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Doctor insights on: Involuntary Writhing Movements Of The Neck Or Back

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17 yrs Male,weight loss ,involuntary neck movements,takes leg back while walking,irritated,good IQ,moody,on antipsychotic drugs since 6 yrs on doc adv?

17 yrs Male,weight loss ,involuntary neck movements,takes leg back while walking,irritated,good IQ,moody,on antipsychotic drugs since 6 yrs on doc adv?

A few comments: Several thoughts based upon your description. You may have "Spasmodic Torticollis" or even "Tardive Dyskinesia", and either of these might explain your symptoms. Recommend a neurology consult and perhaps a psychiatrist to assess these "antipsychotic drugs". ...Read more

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I have severe pain in neck & right shoulder somewhere around C7 & above, also numbness, migraines, tinnitus, brain noise & involuntary facial movements?

I have severe pain in neck & right shoulder somewhere around C7 & above, also numbness, migraines, tinnitus, brain noise & involuntary facial movements?

Worrisome: Did you have a recent head injury, fall, mva? Symptoms could be from trauma, middle ear infection, pinched nerve, bell's palsy, or other viral or bacterial infection. Need head, ear, sinus, throat, eye, and ear exam and possible bloodwork. See your primary care doc soon. ...Read more

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Small tumor in my back side neck. I doubt lipoma .. How to remove this ?neck movement fproblem, sensation problem , little pain..

Small tumor in my back side neck. I doubt lipoma .. How to remove this ?neck movement fproblem, sensation problem , little pain..

Need to show your do: If you can show it to your doctor, he/she can advise you for the need for biopsy if indicated. You can go to your family doctor or an ENT surgeon and seek their advice for further management or monitoring. ...Read more

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I hear cracking sounds in my neck when I move my head backwards or sideways (normal movement) and in my back when I stretch it. It started two months ago?

I hear cracking sounds in my neck when I move my head backwards or sideways (normal movement) and in my back when I stretch it. It started two months ago?

Ligaments: More than likely these sounds are ligamental snapping and most likely are insignificant unless accompanied by discomfort or sharp pains. If you are otherwise fine,there is no need to consult an orthopedic surgeon or chiropractor. ...Read more

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Having low back discomfort an my balance is off upper back hurts with movement neck stiff what's the cause ?

Having low back discomfort an my balance is off  upper back hurts with movement    neck stiff   what's the cause ?

Degenerative disc dz: a herniated or degenerating disc at one of the three areas ie cervical, thoracic or lumbar commonly causes pain in the other levels. spine pain with balance problems may indicate a disc pressing on the spinal cord. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause involuntary movements? Like laying on back, than rocking side to side for a few seconds?feel like inside are trembling? Or no way.

Can anxiety cause involuntary movements? Like laying on back, than rocking side to side for a few seconds?feel like inside are trembling? Or no way.

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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What can cause left side pain in the back of the neck. Not muscular. Movement doesn't make it better or worse but leaning forward causes more pressure?

What can cause left side pain in the back of the neck. Not muscular. Movement doesn't make it better or worse but leaning forward causes more pressure?

Neck pain causes: Many and not enough info: but consider sitting at computer looking up raises of everyday pains. This leads to Medical student syndrome. Every new twinge your feel the rest of your like make you think I have XXX. Go to uptodate for the best source of looking up Sx. Could be disc, cancer n spine, strain, brain tumor, syphilis, muscle spasm, meningitis early, brain cyst hydrocephalus 2 mention few ...Read more

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