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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Best sleeping position to correct neck hump.Is it best to sleep without pillow so that my neck isnt being pushed forward?
On the left side of my neck the hump as came up and it isn't sore to the touch but it radiates pain up the side of my neck and down my shoulder and it even burns then my left arm has had jolting pains shoot down it. Any idea of what this could be? I just
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
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
Hump on neck below head and above sholders hurts to the touch and causing headaches and neck looks swollen.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
See your doctor: This ahs to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more
Hump in neck: This requires a medical examination to determine the cause of the hump and to treat it if necessary. Call your doctor. ...Read more
Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though
Improve your posture: This is not worrisome is there are no associated symptoms such as pain or weakness. If the contour of your neck lessens with improved posture, it is important to maintain good posture as much as possible by keeping your head above your shoulders. Focusing on strengthening the muscles between your shoulder blades and abdominal muscles and limiting prolonged sitting will helps. ...Read more
I have a big hump on back of my neck that causes me a lot of pain and a lot of time cause me to have headaches. What is this?
BUFFALO HUMP: Or cervicodorsal lipodystrophy, redistribution of normal fat to back of neck/upper back resembling a buffalo's hump. Most common associated w/ cushing disease, excess cortisol state, including exogenous corticosteroids. Certain antiretroviral drugs can cause this (protease paunch). Giant lipoma is also possible. Rarely do these cause headache & neck pain. Best treated w/ suction lipectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a hump ion the back of my neck for years. I lost weight and it did not disappear and the dr says i can have surgery do you recommend it?
3 family members have a buffalo hump . I'm too thin but I think my neck is developing this shape from the right side only.Isit possible to develop 1?
Exam: certainly get examined for the possibility of an endocrine disorder. Cannot diagnose without a photo. ...Read more