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What are the causes for neck pain. When I feel tensed emotionally, I feel sever neck pain. Some muscle on the back of neck bulges and it feels pain.

What are the causes for neck pain. When I feel tensed emotionally, I feel sever neck pain. Some muscle on the back of neck bulges and it feels pain.

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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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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What are signs of symptoms of cervical cord compression Cuz I'm really scared. Sever neck pain shooting arm pain and weakness getting worse?

What are signs of symptoms of cervical cord compression Cuz I'm really scared. Sever neck pain shooting arm pain and weakness getting worse?

Numbness & weakness: You have some of the sx with pain and radicular pain, but numbness and weakness of the arms and hands also may be present. Why are you waking? See a surgeon or pain doc for am evaluation NOW. A physical exam and EMG will aid in the diagnosis as well as imaging. ...Read more

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I had brain mri report in hypoplastic right vertebral artery it is any dangeous I have sever headqe, neck pain and left side chest pain?

I had brain mri report in hypoplastic right vertebral artery it is any dangeous I have sever headqe, neck pain and left side chest pain?

This is: A relatively common anatomic variation, present in up to 10% or so of the population. It is generally asymptomatic. There is some evidence to suggest a higher incidence of future posterior circulation stroke. ...Read more

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Mood swings, anxiety not sleeping headaches neck pain sever cramping of stomach bowle?

Mood swings, anxiety not sleeping headaches neck pain sever cramping of stomach bowle?

That's a lot!: Sounds like a lot of the physical symptoms that can occur with stress. If you are not typically an anxious person and are under a lot of stress right now, see your doctor to discuss medications and counseling. If you have these symptoms and your life is calm and you can identify nothing to cause it, see your doctor to have blood work and exam done. ...Read more

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Having sever back and neck pain. With numbness in the arm and short of breath. Dr said I have spine arthritis. Pt first then surgery how long recovery?

Having sever back and neck pain. With numbness in the arm and short of breath. Dr said I have spine arthritis. Pt first then surgery how long recovery?

Ask surgeon: Surgical recovery varies due to level of repair, patient characteristics, age, pre op activity, etc. Direct this question to your surgeon, as there will be variations based on multiple factors, including surgeon preference. Especially in spine repair, it never hurts to have two or even three opinions. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was recently in a rearend accident and I have sever e neck and lowback pain what should I do? I'm not a fan of painkillers. Help!

I was recently in a rearend accident and I have sever e neck and lowback pain what should I do? I'm not a fan of painkillers. Help!

Pain from accident: Go see a primary care do (doctor of osteopathy), who offers osteopathic manipulation (omt). If you can't find one, you could look for a do who does full time omm (osteopathic manipulative medicine). If you cannot locate one, check online @ aoa-net. Org and look for a link to a do near you. ...Read more

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Female 21 history of sever migrains sence 4th grade intence migrains with neck pain looking to try any holistic options no meds have worked thus far?

Female 21 history of sever migrains sence 4th grade intence migrains with neck pain looking to try any holistic options no meds have worked thus far?

TCM: Traditional Chinese medicine look for signs of disharmony in the whole body, not just the brain or headache. As their predecessors have done for 5, 000 years, they relieve migraines by using acupuncture and Chinese herbs to correct imbalances. Call East-West center near you. ...Read more

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Constant discomfort, slowly going blind in right eye, arms turn two different colors, circulation cut off at joints, loss of smell, constant neck pain?

Constant discomfort, slowly going blind in right eye, arms turn two different colors, circulation cut off at joints, loss of smell, constant neck pain?

Vision loss: Have you seen an eye doctor? What is the cause for your vision loss? You need an immediate evaluation by a neurologist to find out why you are loosing your vision. Good luck ...Read more

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I have sever migraines all over my head, neck pain, nauseous, eyes twitch & go blurry, dizziness, blackouts & nose bleeds....What is wrong?

I have sever migraines all over my head, neck pain, nauseous, eyes twitch & go blurry, dizziness, blackouts & nose bleeds....What is wrong?

That's a lot: You need to see your doctor to get it all sorted out. No way you can get an accurate diagnosis based on just that one sentence. ...Read more

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What causes neck pain?

What causes neck pain?

Too many to say: Neck pain is a very common complaint. Improper support of the neck while sleeping is common. Trauma of course is a cause. As we age or due to occupational reasons, the neck can degenerate and cause neck pain. Rheumatologic conditions can cause neckk pain. Too much to cover here. If a problem, you need a good evaluation, history and exam and nperhaps x-rays and other testing and then treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure neck pain?

How to cure neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Woke up with neck pain?

Woke up with neck pain?

Strain?: Proper sleep posture including pillows may be the culprit if no other strains involved prior to sleep. Consult ur primary is persistent over 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Why do I have neck pain?

Evaluation: The best way to understand your pain is to be seen by a spine/neck specialist. A good history and physical examination, possibly with imaging studies, is necessary to understand and treat your neck pain. ...Read more

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How to remove neck pain?

How to remove neck pain?

Posture: 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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Ways to deal with neck pain?

Ways to deal with neck pain?

Neck pain: Neck pain may result from numerous different reasons. Some more serious than others. I would recommend trying heat alternating with ice (20mins on for each alternating). An over the counter anti-inflammatory would be helpful. Massage and or acupuncture if you prefer to avoid medications. If the pain does not subside see a physiatrist, a doctor that specializes in musculoskeletal medicine. ...Read more

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How can I relieve neck pain?

How can I relieve neck pain?

Anti-inflammatory: 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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