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Pain In The Back Of The Neck And Shoulder
I have a pain in the back of my neck and shoulders for two weeks now. I sleep with my neck elevated and carry my computer on my right side shoulder.
Muscle strain: Try sleeping with your neck in a neutral supported position. Also carrying heavy items exclusively on one side will strain your neck and upper back. Try carrying your computer in a back pack or different bag that allows you to maintain a balanced posture that you do not have to strain to maintain. ...Read more
Pain in left side of my throat ear red achy eye. Pain in the back of my nose, left jaw bone teeth. Pain in the back of my neck to shoulders?
Pain pain pain! Hurts in the back of my neck, along shoulder blades and diaphragm when I breath deep. What is this?
See orthopedist: Commonly, shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Ribcage/chest pain can be from rib joints. Sometimes, trigger point steroid injection of the shoulder balde bursitis can be helpful along with physical therapy, and medications such as muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories. See an orthopedist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Feel pain at the back of the head-neck-uuper shoulder (just above the shoulder blade), dizziness, what's this? Need advise. Is it in the head or spine?
Muscle pain: It appears to be a muscle spasm in the trapezius muscle. Try some ice if it is a few days old. If longer try some moist heat like a warm compress. Put a wet towel in the microwave and warm it. Test is with your hand, so it does not burn your skin. Then place it on your shoulder for twenty mins each hour. You can also take some Motrin for the pain 600 mg, 3 tabs of the 200 mg tabs. Good luck! ...Read more
Discomfort between and under both shoulder blades at random times & lasts several hours. Headache, pain in back neck & popping in neck shoulders
Pain on the back of my neck radiating to shoulders and upper back, head ache. Feels like a pinch on back in different spots. 2 blood tests ok!?
Need to be seen by: You need to be seen again by your physician even if blood test ok to check simple thing like blood pressure. Otherwise, this could be related to neck/cervical spine problem as it has typical presentation. If better reclined or with some over the counter medication like ibuprofen/naproxen if not allergic to Aspirin or on blood thinners & no ulcer problem. Then spine issue & can get checked on this. ...Read more
Waiting 4 tonsil removal, having pain in the back of neck radiating to my shoulder, pain in the back of my nose is that related to my tonsil prob?
Possibly: When someone feels sick and has an infection it is possible for other related areas to also not feel "right" and have discomfort. Have it checked out if pain worsens. ...Read more
Pain down back of neck, r shoulder and tingling to a feeling of knife stabbs in my shoulder joint should I worry?
Yes: Get checked, it can be several things - all treatable. ...Read more
I am taking Quadtab for two wks now. Is it to blame for the pain at the back of my eyes, dizziness, neck and shoulder pain and headache?
2 trips to ER no answers. Left side pain: lower back of head, neck, shoulder, chest x3wks. Chest xray fine. Heart and lung levels good. Any ideas?
I have aching pain in my upper back and neck and shoulders a little in my ribs at the back. Also chest hurts when breathing in?
Mgt: There are a number of possible conditions which can cause these symptoms. If you are otherwise healthy, muscular pain is a likely cause. Other possible causes include pleuritic inflammation or infection. In your age group, cardiac findings are less common. I would recommend a NSAID and a heating pad. If the pain worsen or does not resolve in a few weeks, please see your physician. ...Read more
Please I have gastritis but I also feel feel pain in my back, neck an shoulder. Could the gastritis be the problem?
Perhaps: The answer to your question is perhaps. Though it would be unlikely to manifest with pain in your neck and shoulder. You defenititely need to see your doctor as something else may be going on. Based on what you are describing I would not assume this is gastritis. The differential diagnosis is quite broad and many other things must be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I do if I think I have a pinched nerve in my upper back in between my shoulder blades that radiating pain in my back, neck, &in shoulder socket?
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe could be from a pinched nerve but it could also be from muscles or tendons that are inflamed or injured. For example, the attachment of the rib head to the spine can be malpositioned and create the pain you describe. It is important to be evaluated by a neurosurgeon or spine surgeon to determine the cause of the pain so that a proper treatment can be initiated. ...Read more
My body getting sharp pain esp at back, chest, neck, shoulder after I fell down in sitting position. I have a problem with my spine in lumbar?
I'm not sure: I completely understand but very likely the fall you experienced is the main cause of your symptoms. Often a fall can result in muscle and soft tissue injuries that cause malalignment and are worse in one position (sitting) or another. Perhaps you are saying you had low back pain prior to this. Your health or sports medicine professional, or physical therapist is the place to start for analysis. ...Read more
I'm having left elbow joint pain an funny sensations lower back neck and shoulder and tired body when I wake up and foggy brain what could this be?
I have possible uctd and burning pain back of neck, right shoulder, and right chest wall. Can this be related to a flare?
Yes: Might want to have your physician do some inflammatory markers to confirm your diagnosis. Getting tests done when you are actively having a problem make the results more likely to be positive and therefore make it easier to make diagnosis. ...Read more
What's the hard feeling thing inside thigh attached to groin. What would cause pain in it with pain in side & back of ribs & shoulder/neck/jaw pain?
Fibromyalgia: 30 y female with widely ranging pains of pelvic, shoulder, neck, back & head regions also has joints that crack. If lab evals (including CRP & sed rate) are normal, then fibromyalgia (FM) to be considered. FM & Hypermobility Syndrome are highly associated & people with latter commonly have joints that "crack ". See Rheumatologist followed by an Osteopath. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing shocking pain in right temple, same pain back of neck, left shoulder&chest&shortness of breath gets worse when laying, bend over, beath in?
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