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I have had a pain in my left shoulder & neck for about 14 hrs. It is dull & hurts more if in certain positions. Could be heart related or sleep wrong?

I have had a pain in my left shoulder & neck for about 14 hrs. It is dull & hurts more if in certain  positions. Could be heart related or sleep wrong?

Shoulder & neck pain: Your left shoulder and neck pain lasting 14 hours, dull and positional are unlikely to be cardiac, and more likely due to musculoskeletal as in sleeping wrong. But it would be virtually impossible to determine the cause based on your descriptions alone. If seriously concerned, please see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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My neck muscle feels tight when I sleep wrong. Does the tempurpedic pillow help?

My neck muscle feels tight when I sleep wrong. Does the tempurpedic pillow help?

Possible: A comfortable pillow that supports your head well is important for good sleep. But if you "sleep wrong" you may still have neck pain in the morning. ...Read more

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Hey I got head numbness on right side and neck muscle tight during sleep and I have been diagnosed with multilevel of degenerative disc disease?

Hey I got head numbness on right side and neck muscle tight during sleep and I have been diagnosed with  multilevel of degenerative disc disease?

What is the question: You have not asked a question. However, a 26 year would not likely have enough degenerative disc disease to cause your issues. Get another opinion. ...Read more

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Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture also.

Could sleeping on a poor pillow be the cause of tight neck muscles and tight muscles throughout the head? Have very poor posture also.

Maybe? But see a doc: Many things can cause neck pain. Certainly sleeping on a pillow that's not the right fit for you can cause such things. I note that you talk about foot numbness in "conditions". That raises the possibility of disc issues in your back, and possibly your neck. To further assess that, you really need a good physical examination and some imaging to look into the issue. Please see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Virus & tight left leg w achiness w achiness now in left arm & shoulder my left arm feels cold a little like its asleep & occasional tight neck muscle?

Muscle Spasm: Are you under a lot of stress? this could be causing you to have muscle spasms. You need to go see your Dr. and have a check up done to make sure you don't have any kind of Rheumatologic problem. Have you had any falls or injuries? If you have a pinched nerve you can also have these symptoms. Feel Better Soon ...Read more

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Very tight muscles around neck from sleeping wrong. It's been 2 days, how do I make this better?

Very tight muscles around neck from sleeping wrong. It's been 2 days, how do I make this better?

Try cold pack: To neck in evening and see if that helps soothe the discomfort. If not, switch to heat. If both fail, will need to see dr for rx muscle relaxant and/or pt assistance. ...Read more

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My head feel heavy and my back neck muscle tight and i have flu last days now it is better?

My head feel heavy and my back neck muscle tight and i have flu last days now it is better?

After the "flu"...: If you were suffering of the flu or a similar type of illness even when it is resolved your muscles may stay sore for a few days and it should resolve soon as long as everything else is doing better. Continue with the recommendations given if you saw a doctor for this and if not drink plenty of fluids and rest while you are still feeling sick. If worse try to see your dr. for evaluation soon. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my head that hurts when i leave a certain way and my neck muscle on the left is tight. Is this tension?

I have a spot on my head that hurts when i leave a certain way and my neck muscle on the left is tight. Is this tension?

Could be: Band like headaches could describe tension headache and neck pain can result from muscle tension. Examination to rule out any associated neurological or eye abnormality is prudent. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more