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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

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How u get ride of camel hump on your neck?

How u get ride of camel hump on your neck?

Depends: If it's due to fat deposition, then exercise and weight loss can help. If it's a bone issue, then that's harder to fix as this could be to aging and the spine curvature that comes with it. Good health. ...Read more

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I can see a hump on my neck? Is it a matter to worry?

I can see a hump on my neck? Is it a matter to worry?

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

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How would I go about getting my dowenger hump on my neck removed safely?

How would I go about  getting  my dowenger hump on my neck removed  safely?

Neck: Lipo can be performed it is usually caused by steroid use, high chance of seroma as well as wound dehiscence i would recommend going to your internal physician to get checked out first. ...Read more

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Hump at the back if the neck, doesn't hurt. Could this be from weight gain?

Hump back: Humped back to me would mean high up in the neck area where extra fat can be deposited like in the belly this can purely due to obesity a hump back and increased body weight can also be associated with increased cortisol this can be checked by a simple blood test. ...Read more

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Is there any exercises to get rid of hump on the back of my neck? I slouch Sometimes my hunch isn't big though

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

What is the cause: Of the hump. If it is fat it can be a lipoma. Some medications also make a fatty hump on the neck for example steroids. It can be a cyst. I would visit your physician so they can give you a diagnosis and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old and from time to time i get this pain on the back of my neck it's really tense some say its a stress hump but i don't know what it is?

I'm 16 years old and from time to time i get this pain on the back of my neck it's really tense some say its a stress hump but i don't know what it is?

NECK STRAIN: Perhaps you use your neck for a long time that it becomes tense due to the stress or overuse. You take a muscle relaxant or warm compress over the neck area or see md. ...Read more