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Throbbing neck pain. Right side of the neck. Sudden onset. What could this be?

Throbbing neck pain. Right side of the neck. Sudden onset. What could this be?

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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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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I have severe neck pain (right side) shoulder blade pain (right), what can I do?

I have severe neck pain (right side) shoulder blade pain (right), what can I do?

Pinched nerve: Medication, therapy
diagnostic studies will help find the reason and the solution. ...Read more

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I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

Rhomboid and: Levator scapulae muscle spasm is known to do the same thing with localized sharp back pain radiating to the front under the collarbone. Try warm compresses and firm massage on that side of back. Usually resolves so long as you are not experiencing breathlessness. If you are proceed to the ED for a chest xray to eliminate a pneumothorax or pulmonary embolus. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under right breast to the back, then shortness of breath, then neck pain right side, then numbing of right arm, then voice goes please help?

Sharp pain under right breast to the back, then shortness of breath, then neck pain right side, then numbing of right arm, then voice goes please help?

Lo of possibilities: You may have many different things causing this, but if you have chest pain with shortness of breath and pain up into neck I would seek medical attention as this may be your heart, despite being on your right side. Women are notorious for having atypical symptoms for heart disease. The loss of voice does not fit, but the rest is concerning for a cardiac cause to be ruled out first and foremost. ...Read more

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Who should check out neck pain on the right side?

Who should check out neck pain on the right side?

You can start with: Your own doctor as this could be due to a variety of issues. Your doctor can order the appropriate tests if needed and make the referrals to the consulting specialists if indicated. ...Read more

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Why am I having neck pain when move side to side and down?

Many poss. Causes: Given your age, degenerative causes predominate. I'll assume you did not suffer a trauma to your neck. Infection could also cause neck pain but much less commonly, mostly IV drug users. Best thing is to see a specialist in non-operative spine care. Physiatrists are M.D.'s who specialize in the non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. If you have arm symptoms, seek care soon. ...Read more

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What can cause chronic neck pain, upper right side, c-1 or c-2?

What can cause chronic neck pain, upper right side, c-1 or c-2?

A few possiblities: C1 or C2 (or both) could be 'stuck', causing pain. Several nerves in the region could be inflamed. Tiny muscles around vertebrae could be chronically contracted. Disc injury/herniation. Tears of suboccipital tendons. A good history & osteopathic hands-on exam can differentiate such causes. Manipulation may fix or may need prolotherapy for ligaments, neuroprolo for nerves, or studies to rule out disc inj ...Read more

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Neck pain in the left side of my neck that won't go away. Help?

Neck pain in the left side of my neck that won't go away. Help?

Ligament weakness: Neck ligaments are weak and are inflamed. Prolotherapy can help heal this problem.


Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org for a doctor to help you get full lasting relief. ...Read more

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Hiya, on Ssturday morning I woke up with neck pain on the right side. It hurts through out the day, but hurts more when I lay down.?

Hiya, on Ssturday morning I woke up with neck pain on the right side. It hurts through out the day, but hurts more when I lay down.?

See below: The fact that you woke up with neck pain suggests it may be related to the position of your neck when you sleep. This may be causing muscle strain or a pinched nerve in the neck. Don't sleep with head elevated on too many pillows and try changing pillows or try a cervical pillow which are available online or in stores. OTC analgesics for pain. Soft cervical collar may help. See Dr if not improving ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain at the back of my neck on the MY right side only, it hurts to look up and right but not when I look down or left.?

I am experiencing neck pain at the back of my neck on the MY right side only, it hurts to look up and right but not when I look down or left.?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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I have found on my back low. Two balls mn botn sides one is bigger than the other and it hurts alot I have nauceas sometimes and neck pain constantl?

I have found on my back low. Two balls mn botn sides one is bigger than the other and it hurts alot I have nauceas sometimes and neck pain constantl?

Joint Hypermobility: Late teen female with low back pain and "balls", nauseousness, and neck pain can consider joint hypermobility w. sacroiliac joint subluxation with schmorl's node and pelvic instability causing upper body compensatory chronic muscle spam. JHS is associated with IBS, which includes nauseousness. Fibromyalgia is also associated with JHS.





















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Morning time head back side neck pain?

Uncertain: Is this a chronic problem? If you just woke up this way - it may be related to how you were positioned when you slept. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a severe neck pain on the left side?

I have a severe neck pain on the left side?

See below: 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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Severe neck pain on one side. What can I take for it?

Severe neck pain on one side. What can I take for it?

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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What to do if there is right side neck pain and headaches?

What to do if there is right side neck pain and headaches?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. See your physician if these symptoms last greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm having right side neck pain and headaches, please help?

Neck pain: Neck pain can cause headache is usually structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat, manipulation and massage can help and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr. ...Read more

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I woke up with left side neck pain and stiffness. What could this be?

Wry neck: Sounds like you have a wry neck, from sleeping in an awkward position. Sleep with a heating pad set on low, flat in bed, without a pillow and take Ibuprofen for pain. It should take about a week to improve. ...Read more

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