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Can back of neck and shoulder pain cause headaches? Been hurting for 2 days, need relief:/

Can back of neck and shoulder pain cause headaches? Been hurting for 2 days, need relief:/

Neck problems do -: cause a headache, referred to as Tension headaches. Get yourself seen to by your PCP to get evaluated. Try Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim ( if no hx of having side effects), plus a Muscle relaxer would be beneficial. Check with your PCP if no relief. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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I am taking Quadtab for two wks now. Is it to blame for the pain at the back of my eyes, dizziness, neck and shoulder pain and headache?

I am taking Quadtab for two wks now. Is it to blame for the pain at the back of my eyes, dizziness, neck and shoulder pain and headache?

May be side fx: Joint pain and visual changes have been reported with this combination of medicines, it is a good idea to report them to your medicine prescriber. These symptoms may also be unrelated to this medicine, but it is hard to know the answer. ...Read more

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What causes ur spine to go straight up and down, with no known injuries?Nd can this cause neck, back&shoulder pain including headaches?

What causes ur spine to go straight up and down, with no known injuries?Nd can this cause neck, back&shoulder pain including headaches?

Weakness: Straightening is usually seen due to muscle tightening. It can be due to muscle guarding after an acute sprain such as whiplash or as a result of weakness. Weakness will result in the muscles tightening in an uncomfortable attempt to maintain posture. ...Read more

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I've been having dull achy neck and shoulder pain with headaches and been thinking about taking some garlic pills and silver pills to fight infection?

I've been having dull achy neck and shoulder pain with headaches and been thinking about taking some garlic pills and silver pills to fight infection?

Unrelated: The symptoms described are unlikely to be due to an infection. Garlic and silver pills are also unlikely to help. Need a diagnosis first which may be obtained from your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy and tingly feeling in neck, arm&hand. Neck stiffness and shoulder pain and headache,tingling&burning in face &head on same side.What it could be?

Itchy and tingly feeling in neck, arm&hand. Neck stiffness and shoulder pain and headache,tingling&burning in face &head on same side.What it could be?

Residuals of dentals: So sorry you're feeling this way. From your conditions listed certainly it would appear that your symptoms should have something to do with the dental problems you were having. Has that tooth been since extracted? Have you spoken with the dentist or oral surgeon about your current status? If you'd like to look me up at: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi KeyCode: PDXFNR we can speak in more depth. ...Read more

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Neck shoulder pain headache shoulder pain from a injury neck feel like it posing and cause headaches . Why?

Neck shoulder pain headache shoulder pain from a injury neck feel like it posing and cause headaches . Why?

Gravity: Shoulder, neck, ; headache pains are causally related in 40's female post-cervical injury. Head weighs about ten pounds ; injured ; strained neck muscles become spastic to prevent painful cervical tilt; a cervical self-preservative splinting process. The trick is to resolve muscle spasm to prevent muscle deconditioning and weakness from disuse. Few weeks of disuse can further weaken muscles. ...Read more

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Lump on the middle of the left lower neck (two weeks since noticed). Recent low level neck/shoulder pain, Headaches & Potential swollen shoulder. ?

See doctor: This is something you really need to talk to your doctor about given that it has been present for over 2 weeks and you are having systemic symptoms. Don't delay ...Read more

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Following a vertigo(BPPV), I keep having the dizziness, neck & shoulder pain, headache, tingling and numbness in my extremities.MRI w/o contrast- neg?

Following a vertigo(BPPV),  I keep having the dizziness, neck & shoulder pain, headache, tingling and numbness in my extremities.MRI w/o contrast- neg?

You may have a: neck problem ,like a pinched nerve or herniated disc causing your symptoms .See your doc or have a consult with a Neurologist.They are also Headache Specialists. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more