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Neck Pain Stroke
Is neck pain associated with stroke? No trauma or injury. Pain has persisted for a few weeks. Mri of neck was normal.
Hard hit to head 3 weeks ago. Ct scan 2 hours after hit was clear of bleeding. Having bad head and back of the neck pain now. Worried about stroke.
Take reassurance: A stroke isn't likely to be causing head and neck pain; they tend to manifest with motor/sensory problems or speech issues.If you suffered that significant/traumatic a blow to the head this could be post-concussive symptoms. You really should see your primary care doctor as they should be able to help minimize some of the symptoms and make sure nothing more worrisome is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several ways: This is a common problem after stroke caused by paralysis of the arm. A physician evaluation is necessary to determine what the contributing factors are. Medications for spasticity (muscle spasm), pain medications, bracing, and physical therapy are all options to be considered and tailored to the specific needs of the person. ...Read more
I am experiencing left neck pain while turning head left & a spinning sensation. I also staggered after waking this morning. Could this be a stroke?
If a stroke: You need immediate medical attention - this is FAST F-face drooping- ask person to smile and see if one side is drooping A-arm weakness ask person to raise both arms S-speech slurring T- time to call 911 Also given the symptoms you are describing needs followup with a physician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is going to a chiropractor for adjustments dangerous? My chiro days he dies gentle adjustments but I read u can risk stroke, the treatments have helped my neck pain greatly though
No: Chiropractic medical treatment can be very beneficial. It is very effective in conservative treatment of facet sydrome. Studies have shown that short term treatment to as effective & in some cases more effective than physical therapy for back pain. If there is disc herniation with compression of a nerve root, then adjustments may be counter intuitive. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How likely is this to be a stroke; 3 month HX of vertigo, right sided neck pain and severe headache. Episodes can last 7 days. Migraine or stroke?
4 months post pontine stroke in a previously healthy 44yr old male. Orgasm causes severe neck pain, nausea and dizziness lasting 2-4 hours.
Worrisome: So the stroke victim is apparently not you. Something about this case smells to me like the stroke was due to a top-of-the-basilar occlusion or basilar artery dissection or both. My advice is to lay off the whoopee pending a thorough reassessment by a neurologist including possibly repeat imaging studies viz. MRI and MRA. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right side neck pain & feeling like something in right eye.Lasted 30 sec.Then ache @ base of head-neck w/ feeling of something in eye.Anxiety?Stroke?
Neck pain for months following mva was in back seat rear ended. Bulging and hernaited disks,
pinched nerve c5-t1? Tos can I get a brain stem stroke ?
Neck pain behind my ear that radiates to my shoulder is it sign of stroke or hert attack?Had normal 2d echo, ecg, threadmill stresstest, endoscopy, xray
Could my neck pain and speech difficulty be due to a stroke, nerve damage, brain damage, crystal meth smoking withdrawals, or medication?
The answer is YES.: Neck pain is common with many causes. The fact that you are 54 and use crystal methamphetamine & tobacco is of concern. You haven't told us what type of speech problems you are having. However, I would definitely recommend a prompt medical assessment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Posture: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or worsens i recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: 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/or shoulder pain. This can also lead to muscle spasm which limits range of motion in the neck. See your physician if these symptoms don't improve in 1-2 weeks or sooner if you also have headaches and/or fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Migraine?: All signs of possible migraine headache. Would recommend seeing a headache specialist to see if they may help. Sometimes pain may emanate from the neck and if not better may consider a neck evaluation. Typically though neck pain will not affect the vision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be several : There can be cervical or neck issues that can cause pain in that area such as disc, muscle or joint issues as well as ear or mastoid problems. Problems related to the occipital nerves which are there can cause pain. Tmj issues can cause pain there as well as vascular problems. Tension can cause pain there as well. Infections from head ; neck region can present as neck pain get it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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