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I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

Depends what it is: From. Try gentle stretching exercises. However, you will need to see a physician for a physical exam to see where the pain is coming from. You can also try massage, acupuncture, heat/cold, and ergonomic changes until you see your physician. However, i would recommend seeing a physician as neck pain can be complex and the pain generators can be a number of things. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Best way to sleep to reduce neck hump.on back?where should i use the support pillows?

Best way to sleep to reduce neck hump.on back?where  should i use the support pillows?

I can't help you: with pillows or their placement, but if you are having issues with posture, spine alignment, etc. I recommend that you take up yoga. Very helpful in reinforcing good posture, strengthening your core and counteracting effects from slouching, bad posture using computer, watching tv, etc. ...Read more

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Best sleeping position to correct neck hump.Is it best to sleep without pillow so that my neck isnt being pushed forward?

Best sleeping position to correct neck hump.Is it best to sleep without pillow so that my neck isnt being pushed forward?

Position: Yes, lie flat in bed without a pillow. You can use a hot water bottle or heating pad set on low or an ice pack, whichever you feel more comfortable with ...Read more

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My back neck has a hump (the hump is soft) and it didn't use to be there and it seems to get bigger? Also I feel I lost weight after I found out that

My back neck has a hump (the hump is soft) and it didn't use to be there and it seems to get bigger? Also I feel I lost weight after I found out that

See a doctor: A growing mass and weight loss can be concerning. It's worth having someone see you in person and get a good examination and history. ...Read more

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What dowager was the hump on neck named after? Why?

What dowager was the hump on neck named after? Why?

Dowager's Hump: A dowager is a older woman who is dignified. Older women often had a kyphotic spinal hump, thus came the term dowager’s hump. ...Read more

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BUFFALO hump on neck and back with servere pain and chest discomfort lose of sleep ?

BUFFALO hump on neck and back with servere pain and chest discomfort lose of sleep ?

Make appt: I would make appointment to see your dr. for workup including cortisol levels. Elevated levels or long use of prednisone can cause sleep disturbances and buffalo hump. Do you have puffy face and weight gain? The chest pain may not be related. A good doc will help you sort these out! ...Read more

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Fatty hump at base of neck, what is this?

Fatty hump at base of neck, what is this?

Lump for how long?: There is a great deal of information that must be learned before you can better understand your specific neck mass. If you are having difficulty breathing, swallowing, or speaking, or if it is very painful, you should seek urgent medical attention. Otherwise, masses in general may be benign or cancerous. A long-standing, unchanging, non-painful fatty mass may be a benign tumor called a lipoma. ...Read more

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How to lose the hump behind my neck i am 55kg and 5'4"tall?

How to lose the hump behind my neck i am 55kg and 5'4"tall?

See doctor: Hump behind the neck suggests and endocrine issue and needs to be evaluated by additional history, physical examination and some tests. In the mean time - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form. ...Read more