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Neck Pain When Looking Down For Awhile
I have a sore throat neck pain when looking down & up, inflamed tonsils, small red lumps far back on my tongue, dizziness, fatigue, could you please help?
Virus: You gave symptoms of a viral, infection. The best thing you can do at this time is to stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids, eat moderately. Things like chicken soup are good. Use ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with the pain. See a doctor if you are getting worse or do not start to feel better in a day or two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment varies and depends on the cause of your pain. I recommend you seeking help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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Could tendinosis ( tendonosis ) be causing my chronic neck pain? It's almost always down the left side. The pain / discomfort is very hard to describe
I have neck pain from a recent fall. An X-ray didn't show a break, but it hurts to move my neck to the side or up and down. How to decrease the pain?
Neck stiffness x2days, difficulty looking down, no other symptoms. Any suggestions? Healthy , no meds , just real bad neck pain .
Is there any way to know if neck pain is meningitis? it hurts when I'm still, move side to side and down. I've had it for 3 days now
See a doctor: The best thing to do is get professional help. Sometimes neck pain is just 'muscle pain' brought about by stress, studying in a fixed position, etc. The meninges - which are coverings over the spinal cord, could be inflamed however-and there are certain tests a doctor can do. If it's been 3 days already, this isn't a life threatening condition- but I'd still see the doc so you can get treatment. ...Read more
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