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Please tell me what to do about abnormally long neck?

Please tell me what to do about abnormally long neck?

There is: Nothing you can do to change what your were "given" however WHO is saying or thinking that your neck is abnormally "long"??? If it is you GOOGLE "Body dysmorphic disorder"
Hope this helps
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If u have a long neck long fingers long legs what does that mean? Does that mean im gonna be tall

If u have a long neck long fingers long legs what does that mean? Does that mean im gonna be tall

No: You are as tall as you will ever be at your age. There are many different types of body configurations which are most likely inherited from your parents. People with some syndromes such as marfan's syndrome can be tall and have long fingers and limbs. If you think you may have one of these syndromes, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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At what age do babies no longer need neck support when being carried.?

At what age do babies no longer need neck support when being carried.?

4-6 months: They usually have pretty good control by 4 months of age. They have really good control by 6 months of age. ...Read more

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I've got a really long, skinny neck and I would like to make it appear shorter. Are there any exercises I can do?

I've got a really long, skinny neck and I would like to make it appear shorter. Are there any exercises I can do?

You could: Focus on movements like shrugs, which will build up the muscles at the base of your neck/shoulders (trapezius). This will "shorten" the appearance of your neck, but based on your name, which appears to be that of a woman, it isn't an aesthetic appearance which is considered "classically" desirable in a woman. It will provide much more "manly" characteristics/appearance. ...Read more

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How long can neck nodes stay enlarged with no signs of sickness? Have had several swollen for 5 months with no decrease. Dr seems uninterested

How long can neck nodes stay enlarged with no signs of sickness? Have had several swollen for 5 months with no decrease. Dr seems uninterested

Ask for diagnosis: Palpable neck nodes that don't go away and large enough to be consider pathologic should be a concern. They can stay that way without disease for some time but certain diseases can do that, unfortunately like some opportunistic infections, mycobacteria but could be a manifestation of other inflammation including aids and malignancy. I can't correlate with the chest ct as history does not say. ...Read more

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How long do neck nodes stay enlarged? Small movable jelly balls on side neck and near clavicle. All drs I've seen give me diff answers (ent, gp)no illne

How long do neck nodes stay enlarged? Small movable jelly balls on side neck and near clavicle. All drs I've seen give me diff answers (ent, gp)no illne

Nodes: Nodes can be enlarged due to a variety of different conditions. The most common being a reaction to infection. Most of these resolve on there own in a short time. If they persist after antibiotics I would suggest a fine needle aspiration (fna) to gather cells that can be examined by a pathologist. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Long time neck pain and hand numbness from carpal tunnel and neck issues I've noticed recently 2 spots on R arm that I can't not feel when touched?

Long time neck pain and hand numbness from carpal tunnel and neck issues I've noticed recently 2 spots on R arm that I can't not feel when touched?

Complex problem: Spinal stenosis/cerv'l disc degen. Freq. Cause neck pain, but not always. Same w/hand numbness:could be carpal tunnel or from neck, both or neither. PT is often too generic to help. Shoulder surg could play a part in causing hand/arm nerve problems. Strongly rec. Osteopathic eval as specific diagnosis via hands-on exam & gentle manip. May help. Consider neuroprolotherapy for CTS or brachial neuropathies ...Read more

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How long do bad neck spasms last?

How long do bad neck spasms last?

Depends: It totally depends what the spasms are from. Spasms result from irritation to the nerves. If your spasm is the result of over-stretching the muscles (whip lash) the spasms may last a couple of days. If on the other hand it is the result of herniated discs that may go on for weeks or even months until the disc quietes down.
If it goes on for more than 3-4 days pls see a doc.
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How long does stiff neck associated with fibromyalgia last?

How long does stiff neck associated with fibromyalgia last?

Can be chronic: U may want to check with u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

How long can ur neck lympnoses be swollen before you start having symptoms of lymphoma?

Neck lymph nodes: Neck lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons: infections, inflammatory conditions, eczema, lymphoma and others. Diagnosis has to be made first. Lymphoma may not cause any symptoms other than enlarged painless lymph nodes. Sometimes patients with lymphoma experience "b" symptoms: fevers, fatigue, night sweats, itching, and weight loss. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read more

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When I play on cell for long time. My neck n hwad hurts, feel sea sick, whst could tbis be?

When I play on cell for long time. My neck n hwad hurts, feel sea sick, whst could tbis be?

Neck pain: Hi, u get positional pain due to bad posture which causes muscle stretch and spasm, decrease the amount of time on cell, try stretch exercises. ...Read more

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Hair falls when I have short hair. Does not fall when I have neck long hair. How? Why? I am 23 male

Hair falls when I have short hair. Does not fall when I have neck long hair. How? Why? I am 23 male

Hair loss: The rate of hair loss is not related to the length of the hair. You can have increased loss with trauma, stress or thyroid abnormalities. ...Read more

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How long can strain neck last?

Family practice: At least 2 weeks usually 4-6 weeks. Depends how serious of a strain. ...Read more

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How long does the neck cta take?

How long does the neck cta take?

A few minutes: The technician puts an IV in your arm and you lay flat on a narrow table. The table slides into a large donut shaped xray tube. You hold your breath for a few seconds, then you feel a hot sensation all over, and it's all done. ...Read more

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How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

How long does the neck MRI without dye take?

30 to 45 minutes: Mri scans can take 30 to 45 minutes. ...Read more

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How long until my neck pain goes away from seeing a chiropractor?

How long until my neck pain goes away from seeing a chiropractor?

Depends: If you had any neck manipulations that resulted in an increase in neck pain I would do see a good pain medicine, a neurologist, or a neurosurgeon. Sudden movements of the neck in and of themselves can result in serious and sometimes fatal injury. I personally wouldn't let a chiropractor do any rapid manipulations of my neck....Ever. ...Read more

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I do desk work at the office. How long after a neck disc replacement surgery can I resume work?

I do desk work at the office. How long after a neck disc replacement surgery can I resume work?

Usually as soon as: It is comfortable to do so and your surgeon has cleared you to return to work. This may also be dependent on use of medication but generally, about two weeks after surgery. ...Read more