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Is it normal for a 16 year old to be getting Cronic back and neck pains?

Is it normal for a 16 year old to be getting Cronic back and neck pains?

Not unusual: Teens spend a lot of time sitting in one postion with school work and on electronics, which can cause muscle fatigue and discomfort. If there is difficulty turning neck side to side or bending forward to reach to toes, then it is reasonable to see your doctor. Regular stretches and range of motion exercises and general physical activity are usually helpful. ...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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I have regular neck pains on my left, probably from gym. I have tried stretching and exercising the neck to no avail. Any suggestions?

I have regular neck pains on my left, probably from gym. I have tried stretching and exercising the neck to no avail. Any suggestions?

OTCs and rest: If you feel that you have a muscular strain to your neck you can try Ibuprofen 800 mg every 6-8 hours, use IcyHot with lidocaine for topical application also should help with your strain. Be sure you have no allergies to the above listed medications before using them. This would be suggested in an otherwise healthy 34 year old male. ...Read more

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Daughter of 7 is complaining of neck pain, nausea and has had stomach pains now for a while.?

Daughter of 7 is complaining of neck pain, nausea and has had stomach pains now for a while.?

Neck pain, nausea, GI: If a fever exists with neck pain movement, this should be seen right away to rule out meningitis. If it has been painful for awhile without fever, chances are that the symptoms are musculoskeletal and the stomach pains/nausea could be dietary (Gastroesophageal reflux) and can improve with Zantac trial OTC and diet changes (no citrus, spicy foods, milk). If it is viral or strain, give Tylenol q 4 h ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with a concussion and WAD2 a month ago. Still experiencing dizziness and neck pains. Attending physio. Is it safe to fly next month?

I was diagnosed with a concussion and WAD2 a month ago. Still experiencing dizziness and neck pains. Attending physio. Is it safe to fly next month?

See your doctor: Given that you are getting therapy, it's best to speak with your treatment team to determine what activities you can actively participate in. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I had tonsilitis for the first time in 13 years. Recently I have headaches and neck pains. I hate my job. I struggle to turn my neck. When I exercise I am better. Today I got suspended from my job.

Two weeks ago I had tonsilitis for the first time in 13 years. Recently I have headaches and neck pains. I hate my job. I struggle to turn my neck. When I exercise I am better. Today I got suspended from my job.

Many stressors: I am sorry to hear that you are dealing with all of this. I am not quite sure what your question is. I do encourage you to continue exercising. It is an outstanding (and healthy) way to manage your stress. Take care. ...Read more

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My daughter is 12 she has been having migraine headaches, neck pains, vomiting wakes up during the night hurting. Has had cat scan, blood work,?

My daughter is 12 she has been having migraine headaches, neck pains, vomiting wakes up during the night hurting. Has had cat scan, blood work,?

Needs To Be Treated: It is possible she might be having Migraine or something else is causing her headache.She is12 years old. Even though 12 years old can get migraine, we can not be sure what is causing her headache without getting detailed history and doing physical examination. I syggest you consult child's Pediatrician to find what is causing her headache. Headache can be due to many causes, Need to follow her tests ...Read more

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Deep clavicle collar bone pain and neck pain and headaches. Extremely stiff shoulders and trapezius muscles. What could cause these interlinked pains?

Deep clavicle collar bone pain and neck pain and headaches. Extremely stiff shoulders and trapezius muscles. What could cause these interlinked pains?

Many possible causes: Your symptoms focus on likely problems with upper back and neck muscles vs. The cervical spine and upper thoracic spinals areas. The problem could be as simple as trapezius or rotator cuff sprain or as complex as a herniated cervical disc with pain radiating to the shoulders and upper back. You need to see your P ...Read more

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Left ear pain that's off and on. Left neck pain that comes and goes. Sharp pains in throat. Ent and 3 drs. Tell me I'm fine. Wont give me a ct/pet scan?

Left ear pain that's off and on. Left neck pain that comes and goes. Sharp pains in throat. Ent and 3 drs. Tell me I'm fine. Wont give me a ct/pet scan?

Rational Testing Rec: As physicians we recommend and advise Rational use of diagnostic tests. A detailed history of present symptoms and physical examination lead to possible diagnosis and their odds of being detected by various means. In your case the odds of finding an abnormality are very low, so your doctors have opted to observe and examine you in follow up to see If these symptoms go away or progress (do CT/PET the ...Read more

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Random neck pains and aching in fingers on left hand. Upper back ache. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray a month ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Random neck pains and aching in fingers on left hand. Upper back ache. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray a month ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Not heart: At your young age, it is not likely your heart. It is most likely muscle spams pressing on the nerves in your neck causing the neck pains and aching in the fingers of your hand. Same for the back ache. This is often due to stress or poor water/mineral intake. Make an appointment with your regular doctor for an assessment and treatment options. ...Read more

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Could neck pain be posture related?

Could neck pain be posture related?

Maybe: Without a history of trauma, neck pain can be caused to poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. ...Read more

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Will hunching or slouching cause neck pain?

Will hunching or slouching cause neck pain?

Yes/No: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. ...Read more

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How to remove neck pain caused by a cold/sickness?

Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen): These are the best over the counter medications for pain related to cold or flu. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of neck pain complaints?

What is the most common cause of neck pain complaints?

Perhaps degeneration: Degeneration is the natural aging process that can but does not always cause pain. It has a genetic aspect, so some have it early in life, but everyone gets some if they make it to the 60's and beyond. Muscle strain is another common cause of neck pain. ...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 cervical neck pain, what to do?

I have cervical neck pain, what to do?

See below: 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 more

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What could cause neck pain that is radiating into shoulder?

Several things: Muscle spasm is the first thing that comes to my mind. It could be a disc herniation in the cervical spine. See your pcp as a starting point. ...Read more

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Do people have neck pain with not much curvature in the neck?

Do people have neck pain with not much curvature in the neck?

There are many: Different neck problems that can cause pain irrespective of the curvature of the neck. Make an appointment with a health care provider to discuss your concerns. ...Read more

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I have a neck pain on my right side & it feels like a shocking pain when I move my head either back forward or move it to my right side?

I have a neck pain on my right side & it feels like a shocking pain when I move my head either back forward or move it to my right side?

Pinched nerve: What you describes sounds like a pinched nerve. It would be useful to see a doctor, preferably a physical medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Right shoulder and neck pain without injury?

Right shoulder and neck pain without injury?

See below: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders. Sit closer to the table and avoid 'hunching' over the plate. If your pain doesn't improve in 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Neck pain after a root canal, what is wrong?

Neck pain after a root canal, what is wrong?

Neck pain: Neck pain after a dental procedure could be due to positioning of your head during the procedure or afterwards. Changes in your biting/jaw could possibly cause neck pain. Also, infections could possibly do the same. ...Read more

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What to do if I have head and neck pain after fight?

CT scan of head: You need to get ct scan of the head to r/o a bleed. ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain and back pain (side: lower).

I am experiencing neck pain and back pain (side: lower).

Check up: Need to go for a doctor visit. Bacterial meningitis can cause neck pain and is very serious. Consult a doctor a lot more information is needed. ...Read more

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I have been upper back and neck pain for Last 15 days....both side of spine. ...especially when I wake up and after gym?

I have been upper back and neck pain for Last 15 days....both side of spine. ...especially when I wake up and after gym?

Back&Neck Pain: Indicates a need for you to see your doctor. MAY be arthritis or pinched nerves. He/she will diagnose and treat accordingly. Also see the work of John Sarno, MD for a mind-body way to help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I take Excedrin every morning for my headaches/neck pain. It works the best out of any meds I've ever taken. Is this bad to take long term?

I take Excedrin every morning for my headaches/neck pain. It works the best out of any meds I've ever taken. Is this bad to take long term?

MOH: Medication overuse headache which results from the repetitive and chronic use of headache abortive medications for three months or more, is a major cause of chronic daily headache affecting 1-2% of the general population. Research studies have shown that as few as 15 single doses a month of a Acetaminophen could be sufficient to cause moh. ...Read more