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5 year old blocked nose and caugh conplaing of lower front part of neck pain. Troat seems to be ok. Why this neck pain.

5 year old blocked nose and caugh conplaing of lower front part of neck pain. Troat seems to be ok. Why this neck pain.

Possibly referred pa: In the head and neck, many nerves run close to each other and so pain in one spot can be felt in another spot- the pain the your child's neck might be coming from the congestion process, ear problems or if this is caused by a virus infection a lymph node in the neck
I would take them to the doctor if there is any high fever or problems swallowing ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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O have savear lower neck pain I don't know if I pulled something it hurts so bad I can hardly get out of bed?

O have savear lower neck pain I don't know if I pulled something it hurts so bad I can hardly get out of bed?

Get checked.: Back pain without injury could have a variety of serious causes. If you can not move your legs, you may have a slipped disc or some blood supply issues. Please see that you are seen urgently either at an urgent care or emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the best exercises to strengthen upper and lower back/neck pain?

What are the best exercises to strengthen upper and lower back/neck pain?

Extension: Neck&back pain can result from repeated flexed postures-examples of this are texting, writing eating. We are frequently in this forward bending position. This can result in disc herniations leading to pain. Repeated extension exercises can help reverse this and strengthen the back. I recommend the book "treat your own back" by r. Mckenzie. Yoga also improves strength and flexibility of the spine. ...Read more

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I can't seat for more than an hour in front of desktop computer for neck pain. Why is it happening?

I can't seat for more than an hour in front of desktop computer for neck pain. Why is it happening?

Muscle strain: You might check the position of your computer screen. Keeping the screen at eye level and directly I front of you will help avoid muscle strain in your neck. ...Read more

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I have neck pain from a recent fall. An X-ray didn't show a break, but it hurts to move my neck to the side or up and down. How to decrease the pain?

I have neck pain from a recent fall. An X-ray didn't show a break, but it hurts to move my neck to the side or up and down. How to decrease the pain?

Neck injury: X-ray will not show small hair line fractures. Injury can depend how bad the fall was. See your doctor to be further evaluated. You will need blood work to evaluate what kind is arthritis you have. ...Read more

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What's good for lower ACHING neck PAIN!

What's good for lower ACHING neck PAIN!

See below: Chronic neck pain is often related to abnormal wear on the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae). This develops over time and is often the result of posture, occupation, genetics, and normal wear and tear. Often symptoms develop over time or can occur suddenly. Prevention including smoking cessation, proper ergonomics, and posture are the best ways to avoid pain. ...Read more

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Causes of lower back, shoulder and neck pain?

Causes of lower back, shoulder and neck pain?

Posture: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. Sit closer to the table and avoid 'hunching' over the plate. If your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain and back pain (side: lower).

I am experiencing neck pain and back pain (side: lower).

Check up: Need to go for a doctor visit. Bacterial meningitis can cause neck pain and is very serious. Consult a doctor a lot more information is needed. ...Read more

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How do you minimize shoulder/neck pain when playing front row in the scrum?

How do you minimize shoulder/neck pain when playing front row in the scrum?

Impossible: Concern for techniques to decrease injuries of certain body parts during rugby is an oxymoron. Physical mayhem absent protective and shielding appliances, as in football for example, begets biomechanical injuries not able to be predicted nor prevented. On the other hand, if the gravitational field could be reduced or eliminated, then the physical dangers of rugby might be markedly reduced. ...Read more

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I'm having neck pain since yesterday on the lower left side of my neck near shoulder. Only 19 yo male?

I'm having neck pain since yesterday on the lower left side of my neck near shoulder. Only 19 yo male?

Acute Neck Pain: Recent onset of pain in the absence of major injury is typically muscular and benign. Trial of rest, ice, nsaid's should help. If not improving then pt including mckenzie exercises could be recommended buy you'll need a doctor's prescription. Usually, symptoms that resolve relatively quickly after onset indicate a benign problem. Give it a couple weeks, and if no better (or if worse) get help. ...Read more

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What can cause upper back/lower neck pain after standing up for for a couple of hours? Incorrect posture, spinal deformation or something else?

Trigger points: Pain in the midline of the back or around the shoulder blades is usually muscular. Trigger points, fairly specific areas that when pressed reproduce or trigger the pain, are common and muscular. Levator scapula syndrome is a variant near the top of the shoulder blade. Good posture, avoid looking down at computer screens. Try ice/heat, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

Lots: Could be inflammation of throat, enlarged thyroid, swollen lymph nodes, tumor, other. ...Read more

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I havw been having head pain and neck pain on the right side sometimes on the front of my head aswell?

Couple possibilities: 1-sided headache, esp if throbbing is often associated with 'migraines'. If this type of pain is new to you, though, consider sinus problems (causing 1-sided pain with referral to remainder of side of head and neck.)more commonly, cervicogenic causes, ie coming from neck muscle, upper rib, or vertebral dsyf tightens down muscles in neck, up side of head into face. Osteopathic manipulation can help. ...Read more

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Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. Is it dangerous?

Neck pain/lower headache pain on left side after exercise been like that since Friday. Is it dangerous?

Probably Okay.: Please see your primary care provider far evaluation with a specific history and exam. Please call us for further evaluation if you prefer. Meanwhile try local measures as if you have a muscle strain. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing, lower back right side, pain for about 2 weeks. I have also been experiencing headaches and neck pain.?

Rule out meningitis: If any fever or chills also, u should go to the er to be evaluated for meningitis. Especially if you've had any recent spinal injections. ...Read more

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Front left neck pain. Very intense for a couple mins then goes away. No lumps no chest pain associated. Has been going on for past 4 days?

Muscle: My first choice is muscle but you need a full evaluation to make the diagnosis. There can be other causes of this like disc, joint. You need to see your physician. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing right lower neck pain that radiates to my right shoulder blade. It feels like my shoulder is constantly pulling?

I have been experiencing right lower neck pain that radiates to my right shoulder blade. It feels like my shoulder is constantly pulling?

Neck & shoulder pain: You need a diagnostic work up to know what is happening. Please start by seeing your family doctor. He/she may refer you to a specialist if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing right lower neck pain that radiates to my right shoulder blade. It feels like my shouldst is constantly pulling?

I have been experiencing right lower neck pain that radiates to my right shoulder blade. It feels like my shouldst is constantly pulling?

Neck, shoulder pain: May be cervical disc disease/ muscle strain, . Cervical spine MRI can determine the pathology. Steroids short term, motrin like products (if not allergic), muscle relaxants like Flexeril, and nerve meds like gabapentin as well as kinesiotape, and PT (once you know pathology) may help resolve he pain. Vit D l, tumeric (1/2 teaspoon/ day), fish oil 2000 mg /d help as well. F/u/ w/ ortho ...Read more

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I have a few annoying issues I am not sure if they are connected or not. Chronic night sweats 6 months. Chronic neck pain on the front and sides?

I have a few annoying issues I am not sure if they are connected or not. Chronic night sweats 6 months. Chronic neck pain on the front and sides?

Menopause: Not knowing age/hx/meds......perimenopausal sweating, osteoporosis, Vit D deficiency....can be considered. Certain unusual infections like TB gives night sweat and weight loss. ...Read more

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Will strengthening the trapezius muscle decrease neck pain?

Will strengthening the trapezius muscle decrease neck pain?

Depends: This totally depends on the cause of your neck pain. Strengthening the muscles supporting your neck can help the pain but strengthening some but not all of these muscles can make it worse. You need to work with a physician and/or physical therapist and craft a specific plan to treat the specific cause of your neck pain. ...Read more

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Remeady for lower back pain and neck pain.

Education/exam: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc
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Tell me if dental problems cause headaches, neck pain and pain in the lower back?

Tell me if dental problems cause headaches, neck pain and pain in the lower back?

It's extremely rare: Irregularities in the positions and the alignment of the teeth can and do cause a host of problems, among which headaches are not uncommon. Certainly spasm in the muscle of mastication can cause neck pain. Lumbago is among the uncommon sequelae, and frequently has other etiology, but just to make the point, chronic neck spasm can cause a curving of the back with raising of the hip and sciatica. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headache, with a dull pain in the lower left side of my head. Feels like something needs to pop. Neck pain also?

I am experiencing headache, with a dull pain in the lower left side of my head. Feels like something needs to pop. Neck pain also?

Head and neck pain: Pain is non specific, neck pain from neck muscle spasm, cervical spine diseases can radiate up to the head and ear on the same side. Try ibuprofen, warm compress to neck, see neurologist if no improvement. ...Read more

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Because I'm having so much neck pain & the lower part of head going towards my neck hurts can something bust or can it b serous I'm 21?

Because I'm having so much neck pain & the lower part of head going towards my neck hurts can something bust or can it b serous I'm 21?

Not if: It is a muscle spasm--they tend to hurt most where the muscle attaches--in this case, at the base of your skull. If you are having fevers, though, should see a dr. Asap. If not, cold compresses to area and Ibuprofen should help with discomfort & can postpone dr visit to if does not improve on own after 5-7 days. ...Read more

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I have pain around the area of lower left rib cage, radiating pain, diffused. At the same time and side, left dull shoulder & neck pain. What is it?

Many causes: There are numerous causes of left shoulder arm chest neck pain in the most serious one can be heart attack in older patients, or it could be a simple sprain or overuse syndrome or inflammation of the ribs or muscles of the chest, simple viral infections can cause diffuse muscle pain and aches. In a young person like yourself most likely it is activity related based on over use of some kind, . ...Read more

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How can I prevent spondylosis? I sit in front of a computer all day and have noticed that I usually have some sort of neck pain. I am concerned that this could turn into spondylosis. How can I prevent this? .

How can I prevent spondylosis? I sit in front of a computer all day and have noticed that I usually have some sort of neck pain. I am concerned that this could turn into spondylosis. How can I prevent this? .

Posture: Spondylosis basically means arthritis of the spine. This occurs naturally with the aging process. Some patients are genetically predisposed to this condition while others aren't. Proper sitting posture with a good lumbar support can help reduce strain on your neck and hopefully reduce your chances of early spondylosis. ...Read more

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Have had a hard pea size small bump on the top front of my scalp, doesn't hurt but recently have had neck pain and headaches.?

Have had a hard pea size small bump on the top front of my scalp, doesn't hurt but recently have had neck pain and headaches.?

? related: Neck pain and headaches are common. So are skin lesions, like pimples, on scalp. Infection can be a common cause. You might have fever, shooting pain with looking down, weakness in arms or legs. If things do not improve with OTC anti-inflammatories and rest, then time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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7 yr old having headaches and neck pain past few weeks yesterday noticed a bulge on lower neck/ upper back that is painful to touch?

7 yr old having headaches and neck pain past few weeks yesterday noticed a bulge on lower neck/ upper back that is painful to touch?

Neck mass in child: Your child may have tonsillitis, adenoiditis and/or suppurative lymphadenitis. The child has a tender neck mass with headaches. I would recommend taking the child to the pediatrician immediately to evaluate for a neck abscess. Children this age develop parapharyngeal or peritonsillar abscess and infected lymph nodes very easily. These types of infections are very serious and may need surgery. ...Read more