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Short Neck (Overview)

Klippel-Feil syndrome = congenital short neck syndrome


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Sudden, short head pains?

Sudden, short head pains?

Migraine?: Some varieties of migraine exhibit sharp, icepick like pains, for a few seconds, but other variants may have intense pains lasting 30-60 minutes. Best to seek medical attention, as most of these problems can readily respond to a variety of medicines. ...Read more

Short Neck (Overview)

Klippel-Feil syndrome = congenital short neck syndrome


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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I have a short neck, and I want it to appear longer, is there anyway to elongate it's appearance?

I have a short neck, and I want it to appear longer, is there anyway to elongate it's appearance?

Clothing: Talk to clothing consultant in one of the higher end stores. You may get good information simply off the internet. ...Read more

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Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?

Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?

MFP: Myofascial pain syndrome. In addition to local tenderness, referred pain. Mfp is characterized by other associated symptoms: increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted motion, pain when the muscle is stretched, and a subjective feeling of weakness in the muscle. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances and jaw pain may also be present. See pain management specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Medicine for heavy head tight neck?

Local myalgia: Presenting symptoms include muscle stiffness, and primary tension type headache palpable tenderness, and pain with active muscle contractions. Symptoms usually subside within a short period of time without any residual effects. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation and physical therapy treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a rasping cough and outstretched neck short legs?

What could cause a rasping cough and outstretched neck short legs?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness?

Okay, I'll play: I'll see your dizziness rubbery legs, neck and back stiffness and raise you fever nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Seriously, you must think doctors have truly superhuman powers of divination to expect an answer to a 7-word post that doesn't even contain a verb. Thank you for the compliment, but it isn't true. Read some of the posts here that got real answers to learn how to post a real question. ...Read more

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How can I treat a short neck?

How can I treat a short neck?

Usually not treated : Short neck is a normal variant. Ocassionally associated with various syndromes such as turner's syndrome, but usually just a normal variant. ...Read more

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Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Right side neck tightness , arms tired and fatigued, hip tightness, stiff neck and back, overall pain?

Pain: There are many possibilities for this group of symptoms. Several rheumatologic conditions come to mind including fibromyalgia. I would suggest you see a rheumatologist or a pm&r doctor to help sort all this out. ...Read more

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After neck adjustment at chiro, feel heavy sensation on top of head, jaw ache, a bit dizzy. How long will these effects of spine manipulation last?

After neck adjustment at chiro, feel heavy sensation on top of head, jaw ache, a bit dizzy. How long will these effects of spine manipulation last?

I am VERY leery: of any kind of neck adjustment in a person such as yourself who has known neck arthritis, and is of an age where there may be vascular disease. These issues can intersect especially in the neck, and if you are having any symptoms at all after neck manipulation I think you should be seen by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Can facial neuralgia or trigeminal neuralgia cause long term enlarged achy lymph nodes in your neck?

Can facial neuralgia or trigeminal neuralgia cause long term enlarged achy lymph nodes in your neck?

No relationship: Facial or trigeminal neuralgia is due to irritation of the trigeminal nerve. Enlarged achy lymph nodes are due to a local infection, typically at some site that drains to them. Much of the trigeminal nerve is inear the brain except for the peripheral portions leading up to the face. It is extremely rare to have a "nerve" infection that results in lymphadenopathy. Most likely, they are unrelated. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray , especially if taking birth control ,shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more

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Pain in collarbone, neck and very tight jaw muscles. All due to tmd?

Pain in collarbone, neck and very tight jaw muscles. All due to tmd?

Maybe, maybe not: Pain in the collarbone area is not a common sign or symptom in tmd. However, very tight jaw muscles and neck pain are commonly seen in tmd. It sounds like you may be suffering from myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome (mpds), which is one of several forms of tmd (temporomandibular disorders). Treatment for this is usually nonsurgical, involving medication and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Back side of neck pulse feeling inside or knot, tight with headache?

Back side of neck pulse feeling inside or knot, tight with headache?

Anatomy lesson: The back of the neck has an artery on both sides ( pulse ), muscles and lymph nodes ( glands ).It sounds like you may have a tender l node, some muscle spasm, and a tension headache.Cant exclude infection or various other disorders without a more thorough history and a physical exam, therefore, see your doctor if its bad or persists. ...Read more

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Random intense but short head pain?

Random intense but short head pain?

Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more

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