Doctor insights on: Pain at base of neck between shoulders
I have acute pain at the base of neck between my shoulder blades; sometimes it spreads to my shoulders? Any treatment or suggestions?
Fatty hump at base of neck between shoulder blades, could this be from bad posture. I have always walked with a slouch?
Buffalo hump: Hi. That is called a dorsocervical fat pad, or colloquially and to us simple endocrinologists, a buffalo hump (BH). Have you been treated with a lot of prednisone? An uncommon condition that commonly causes a BH is Cushing's Syndrome. Like I said it's rare except for cases caused by chronic high dose prednisone. Do you have any hirsutism or amenorrhea? Fractures? Diabetes? High blood pressure? ...Read more
I have a pain in my neck at the base where it joins the shoulder and back post lifting very heavy weights especially overhead bench press.?
Neck/back pain: Pain in this area may be due to strain/sprain especially if induced after a heavy weight lifting set. Consider heat/ice/massage. If persists consider eval by a physician for possible meds or imaging to fully determine etiology. An osteopathic physician may offer manipulation if appropriate to help in your recovery. Meanwhile, cut back on the weights until improved or cleared by ur doc. ...Read more
Her shoulder continuously up to the base of her neck on her left side. Should I take her to the ER?
Not a question!: ALso, you need to provide more information about the patient to help determine the likelihood that this could be an emergency. ...Read more
I have pain between my shoulder blades, tender to touch, and at base of my neck? Can working out cause that?
Yes: Anything that causes strain or spasm of the muscles can cause pain in those muscles or muscle groups. The area your talking about is probably the second most common area of the body to experience this, the first being lower back. ...Read more
I have cronic pain in my neck/ shoulders. The pain seems to move from the base of my scull to between my shoulder blades. I have spasms and I'm stiff.
What is between the shoulder blades and base of the neck (nerves, muscles etc.) that produces pain esp. When one has whiplash..
Nerves, muscles: Trapezius muscle, paraspinals, greater occipital nerves. Heat, gentle massage, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications e.g. Ibuprofen around the clock for 3-4 days usually help. Did you get this worked up after the injury? You do not want to miss a spinal injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have shoulder and neck pain, it is at the base of my head and goes along my neck down along my shoulder and shoulder blade. Like being pushed down?
Muscle spasm.: Absent injury, of which you made no mention, is probably muscle spasm from awkward neck posture while sleeping. Is common in people in thirties and in springtime for some reason. Some think is from cold air coursing over neck while sleeping. Use heating pad while awake to relax neck muscles. Wear a turtleneck to bed. If continues see an osteopath. ...Read more
Pain above bellybutton just 2 the right, pain in my right neck & shoulder w/ ntermittent pain in neck like jabs? I get h/a on r side of base of skull
Depends: It depends on the severity of the pain and truly how long it has lasted. If it has been consistent (non-stop) pain after 2-3 days then I would go see a doctor. If it woke you up at night and hasn't went away by morning then I would go see a doctor. It really depends on how you are feeling and what you feel is the best time. ...Read more
I have had some swelling at base of neck, going into shoulder (trapezius). I recently felt a small lymph node in that area - what are potential causes?
Terrible pain and sometimes swelling of right neck, base of skull to shoulder. What could cause this?
Pain in shoulder and base of neck one one side, paracetamol no effect, it hurts when move that arm why as woke up with it?
Random quick stabbing pains and burning pains mid back and at base of neck and in between shoulder for a few days. Comes and goes. Musculoskeletal?
Nerves w or w/o arth: This distribution covers the diamond shaped Trapezius muscle with others tightens with tension. After a while accumulated lactic acid makes it sore until you relax. This phenom is often with mild cervical arthrosis. Take a mild analgesic and relax till it goes away. ...Read more
Shoulder pain. Upper trapezius inflamed an around the base of my neck, like my chest is pulling everything forward. Neck injury also. Help please.....
What is causing me to have chest pain on the right side of my chest near my shoulder up to the base of my neck? Hi doctor, I am experiencing pain in the right side of my chest that goes sometime to the base of my neck. I am getting over a cold and I have
I have severe pain in my left shoulder that radiates up the left side of my neck to the base of my scalp. Have been seeing physio no change.
See: A primary care physician for an evaluation, x ray of the neck, and maybe some medications depending on the findings. ...Read more
Localized spinal pain, shoulder blade height, that radiates up to neck and skull base, making head turning painful for past 5 mths. What can it be?
Trapezius muscle pai: Trapezius muscle pain with spasm. Are you sleeping on only one side? Do you do a repetitive job? You need a mild muscle relaxant and a good massage. Physical therapy will help you strengthen the muscles that are weak. Warm compresses and stretching will help as well. Good luck! Feel better. ...Read more
Pain severe from the base of my neck left shoulder to under my arm and front shoulder what doctor treats this? Mris ok
I have been having a pressure/throb on and off near the right temple and base of my scull. Sometimes my right shoulder/ neck by spine hurts. Not stiff
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