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Why do I have severe neck pain from being sick? Went to the doctor and they didn't know what was wrong.

Why do I have severe neck pain from being sick? Went to the doctor and they didn't know what was wrong.

It may be or may not: Be related. Your neck pain may have been coincidental and related to a neck problem directly like a disc issue. Sometimes, myalgias or muscle pains may develop as related to a viral illness. Occasionally, diseases that are autoimmune can be triggered by a illness or even be directly related to an infection like lyme disease. You should get another opinion and evaluation & ask about these. ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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Broke coccyx 10 yrs ago-constant neck/back pain since.Sick of spending $$ on manipulation etc only for it to return. Horrible migrains - what can I do?

Broke coccyx 10 yrs ago-constant neck/back pain since.Sick of spending $$ on manipulation etc only for it to return. Horrible migrains - what can I do?

Different Problems: Firstly, your two problems probably not related. Coccyx pain can be very difficult to effectively treat. Migraines also are difficult to treat, but more options including (1) abortive therapy, (2) preventative therapy. However, you probably want your primary doctor to rule out more sinister reasons for your headaches before just assuming migraines. A MRI of the brain indicated. ...Read more

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Neck pain experienced, patient became very sick and taken by ambulance to hospital, r/o meningitis or brain bleed. What could it be?

Hopefully not: Certainly, there a number of things that can cause this from benign, to more serious things (as you mentioned in your question). I would hope that if you were taken to the hospital they did the proper work up to rule out those more serious things. ...Read more

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Ive been sick with virus, bronichitis over a month but feeling better, however neck pain/stiff has worsened recently. Can that be from the virus?

Ive been sick with virus, bronichitis over a month but feeling better, however neck pain/stiff has worsened recently.  Can that be from the virus?

Yes, if you are: coughing a lot, the neck muscles can be strained. If you are having any change in sensation in your arms or having changes in your thinking, it could be more serious and a doctor visit would be in order ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been having mild headaches with neck pain accompained with back pain, ill feeling and weakness for 3 day?

What do you suggest if I have been having mild headaches with neck pain accompained with back pain, ill feeling and weakness for 3 day?

Get to Dr.: Hard to say, but start by going to your Dr. You could have a variety of ailments- herniated disk, pinched nerve, flu, etc. Need a thorough history of potential triggers and an exam ...Read more

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Last year I had chiari malformation surgery, which helped but recently I've been getting very sick, and also have bad neck pain. Are they related?

Last year I had chiari malformation surgery, which helped but recently I've been getting very sick, and also have bad neck pain. Are they related?

Possible : Probably you should first discuss your issues with the surgeon who did your Chiari surgery. You need to see your physician for an evaluation to be certain there are not other medical problems that may be playing a role here ...Read more

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Can stress make you feel sick like neck pain teeth pain?

Can stress make you feel sick like neck pain teeth pain?

Absolutely: We all go through stressful periods in our lives. Often times this leads to sub-conscious tooth grinding/clenching or posturing of the head/neck. Over time, the muscles involved become over worked and can develop tiny trigger-points (knots) that can be quite painful. Stress-relief and relaxation exercises can help. See a massage therapist, dentist, chiropractor to see what can be done. ...Read more

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Wednesday played soccer landed on my head, headache, felt sick, saw doc that day got sent home, now have neck pain, what should I do ?

Wednesday played soccer landed on my head, headache, felt sick, saw doc that day got sent home, now have neck pain, what should I do ?

Concussion/whiplash: While a headache after a head injury isn't definitely a concussion, it should be treated as such until followed up by a qualified physician. Your neck pain is likely due to a strain from whiplash injury, which can also cause a concussion. Do not play any contact sports until you follow up with the physician that can clear you. ...Read more

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I was ill and had chest tightness two weeks in succession. Ever since i've had back+neck pain, joint pain, tingling, twitching. Answers?

You probably had a -: Viral infection, causing all the symptoms you have described. Muscles aches/pains are common after such an illness. It can last for 2-3 weeks. See a pcp to get some blood works, and nsaids, bed rest till you feel better; also to ensure you don't have something else.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Can depression make you sick like headaches, stomach pain, neck pain tired all the time?

Can depression make you sick like headaches, stomach pain, neck pain tired all the time?

Depression: Often depression can manifest in physical symptoms, which should be checked by your GP. If no problems are found by the GP, have you considered psychotherapy? Meds take the edge off symptoms, but by themselves do not solve problems. The real problem solving of emotional issues takes place in the psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain?

Too many to say: Neck pain is a very common complaint. Improper support of the neck while sleeping is common. Trauma of course is a cause. As we age or due to occupational reasons, the neck can degenerate and cause neck pain. Rheumatologic conditions can cause neckk pain. Too much to cover here. If a problem, you need a good evaluation, history and exam and nperhaps x-rays and other testing and then treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure neck pain?

How to cure neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Woke up with neck pain?

Woke up with neck pain?

Strain? : Proper sleep posture including pillows may be the culprit if no other strains involved prior to sleep. Consult ur primary is persistent over 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Why do I have neck pain?

Evaluation: The best way to understand your pain is to be seen by a spine/neck specialist. A good history and physical examination, possibly with imaging studies, is necessary to understand and treat your neck pain. ...Read more

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