Top
20
Doctor insights on: Protruding Neck Bone

Share

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


2

2
I have a hump on my neck? What is it? N my bone is sticking out BADLY. And is there a way to fix this?

I have a hump on my neck? What is it? N my bone is sticking out BADLY. And is there a way to fix this?

See doctor: This should be evaluated by a physician. It sounds like you have a mass on your neck. From the description, cancer is a possibility. See a doctor. ...Read more

3

3
Why is there a soft bone sticking out of the back of my neck? (It is not sticking out of my neck, but there is a little hump)

Why is there a soft bone sticking out of the back of my neck? (It is not sticking out of my neck, but there is a little hump)

Cervical vertebrae: That is a vertebrae at the back of your neck. It shouldn't hurt or be red, tender or swollen. If it is, then consult with your doctor. ...Read more

6

6
How to straighten your neck bone?

How to straighten your neck bone?

Neck curve: There are 7 bones in your neck and there is a normal curve there to balance your head and posture. ...Read more

8

8
What are neck bone spurs and can they heal?

What are neck bone spurs and can they heal?

Removed: They can be removed but not healed part of neck degeneration no foutain of youth still. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
How to help with slivers of bone from lower gum protruding?

How to help with slivers of bone from lower gum protruding?

See your dentist: Bone doen not normally protrude from your gingival tissue and is usually seen after an extraction. If so, see the dentist who extracted your teeth so that the bone can be smoothed down.

The pieces may also be shards of broken tooth... You still need to see a dentist. ...Read more

11

11
My spine is protruding a little at the nape of my neck. Should I be concerned?

My spine is protruding a little at the nape of my neck. Should I be concerned?

Anatomic landmark...: This is probably what is called the vertebrae prominens, or 7th cervical vertebra (C7) and has a distinctive long and prominent spinous process that is easily visible in this area. It's normal. ...Read more

12

12
I have curved back bone to the neck, it's not straight bone. Can this be fixed?

Need more info: Back bone curved could be due to a lot of things, I want more information to answer your question. ...Read more

13

13
Why is there a soft bone sticking from the back of my neck? It seems to get bigger.

Why is there a soft bone sticking from the back of my neck? It seems to get bigger.

Bones aren't soft: This is likely a soft tissue mass like a lipoma. See your primary care for an evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

14

14
What do you suggest if my spine is protruding a little at the nape of my neck. Is this normal?

What do you suggest if my spine is protruding a little at the nape of my neck. Is this normal?

Normal: Anatomically, the spinous processes of C7 and T1 are longer than the ones above it, resulting in a prominence at the base of the neck which is completely normal. ...Read more

16

16
My neck is lordosis and my head is protruding how can I have normal posture. Thank you in advance?

Physical thrapy: Lordosis is normal but poor posture is not. See a physical therapist for exercises to improve posture. ...Read more

18

18
I was told by a neurosurgeon that my neck bone shows aging. I am 21 years of age. What does this mean? Can I reverse it?

I was told by a neurosurgeon that my neck bone shows aging. I am 21 years of age. What does this mean? Can I reverse it?

Aging bones: When bones show "aging" it means that the effect of gradual wear and tear that we all experience is starting to show up as mild degenerative arthritis in your spine or limbs. While this is unusual at age 21, it certainly can happen, particularly if you have had a major fall, car accident, etc. The only thing you can do that will help is regular exercise with stretching. Check another xray in 5 yrs. ...Read more

19

19
Protruding bump on the left side of my upper neck that has moved slightly from 2 days ago, hurts, radiating pain through my back, should I worry?

Protruding bump on the left side of my upper neck that has moved slightly from 2 days ago, hurts, radiating pain through my back, should I worry?

Abscess?: I have a number of questions, including how long it has been there and whether it is getting bigger or more painful. It could be an abscess (red, warm, painful), or it could be an enlarged lymph node, which could itself be infected, or could be an indication of infection elsewhere. A health provider needs to look at it and see if it needs drainage, antibiotics, or other evaluation. ...Read more

20

20
Why does my neck feel like its falling to one side. Plus my 2 neck bones are different sizes. Ones goes away in and one sticks out more? Help please?

Why does my neck feel like its falling to one side. Plus my 2 neck bones are different sizes. Ones goes away in and one sticks out more? Help please?

See a doc: I'm not exactly sure what neck bones you are referring to, but it sounds like your problem may be a muscular or bony problem. See an ortho doc or spine doc right away. Good luck! ...Read more