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Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

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 pain on the right side of my neck and it hurts when i turn it to the right. Just started today. What could it be?

I have pain on the right side of my neck and it hurts when i turn it to the right. Just started today. What could it be?

A crick in the neck: Sounds like a muscle spasm in the neck.These usually go away in 1-2 days.You may try gentle range of motion movements. See your doctor if you have any numbness , tingling or weakness in neck, back , or arms. ...Read more

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After lifting in the weightroom i felt a pain in my neck, like a stiff neck, a sort of sharp pain on the right side of my neck when i turn it, help!

After lifting in the weightroom i felt a pain in my neck, like a stiff neck, a sort of sharp pain on the right side of my neck when i turn it, help!

Easy on the amount: Of weights, and keep proper form lifting. There are fine neck muscles in neck area that would cause that pain when straining. It should pass, good luck. ...Read more

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I recently developed pain on the right side of my neck when chewing, have suffered from shooting pains on skull for years, could this be TMJ?

Yes, but: It could also be many other things. See your Dentist to evaluate for TMJ and for fractured or decayed teeth. See an ENT or a Neurologist to evaluate skull pain. Go get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just below my ear. What could cause this?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just  below my ear.  What could cause this?

Muscular pain: You could be having muscle pain due to posture or inadequate sleep or some other reason; try warm application over neck and temples for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, contact your pcp. ...Read more

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