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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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What causes hip and low back pain with these symptoms: shoulder and neck continuous pain and cracking?

What causes hip and low back pain with these symptoms: shoulder and neck continuous pain and cracking?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Severe neck and back pain after hearing cracking in neck, can't move it without severe pain down neck, pain still there without movement.

Severe neck and back pain after hearing cracking in neck, can't move it without severe pain down neck, pain still there without movement.

Pinched nerve, slipp: You need an evaluation to be given a diagnosis. This could be slippage or a tumor, or a fracture, or a disc, Sicne this type of pain persists you should be evaluated. It may not be more than a pulled muscle but I can't tell and feel you need evaluation ...Read more

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I saw a chiropractor for neck pain and he did some weird stuff with my neck and I heard a creepy cracking sound. Felt like bones were breaking! The chiropractor said that's normal. Is that really true?

Manipulation: Of joints especially between vertebral columns which have a lot of carefully constructed spaces to maximize balance and cushion will often result in the escape of gases such as nitrogen, which may contribute to the cracking noise which accompany such movement. An example of this is knuckle cracking. ...Read more

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Neck.pain shoulder pain scaping and cracking and popping when I turn my head plus been having painless.muscle twitching in legs when at rest?

Neck.pain shoulder pain scaping and cracking and popping when I turn my head plus been having painless.muscle twitching in legs when at rest?

Neck pain: The crackling and popping in the neck are the facet joints in the cervical spine that are akin to cracking your knuckles. That is not a concern. What is a concern is the neck and shoulder pain associated with twitching or cramping in the legs. This may be a sign of pressure on the spinal cord from a disc. An MRI of the cervical spine and an evaluation with a neurosurgeon would be a good decision. ...Read more

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Recurring red round spot on thigh. When spot comes i get muscle, joint pain, neck pain fatigue, weakness, headaches, decreasing vision, jaw cracking?

See your Dr.: This combination of symptoms is worrisome. You need to have a good exam and history taken to start to define what it is going on with you. You will probably need to have some labs done as well. ...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?

Neck pain: Neck pain is a common symptom from multiple condition. some are sinister and some are common an not so harmful. Please follow the link on non specific neck pain, it may help to answer your question as there are no specifics in the question. http://patient.info/health/nonspecific-neck-pain ...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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