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Short Neck (Overview)

Short neck is a trait in which a person has a shorter neck than normal, compared to the average person from the same ethnic/racial group.


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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

Short Neck (Overview)

Short neck is a trait in which a person has a shorter neck than normal, compared to the average person from the same ethnic/racial group.


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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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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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Does scoliosis have anything to do with me being short and having a short neck?

Does scoliosis have anything to do with me being short and having a short neck?

Maybe: There are certain genetic disorders that that can affect you your stature and have related scoliosis. See you orthopaedic spinal specialist for a complete physical. ...Read more

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Ct neck shows scattered subcm short axis dimension lymph nodes anterior posterior cervical chains bilat. 2 x triple neg breast cancer surv. Biopsy?

Ct neck shows scattered subcm short axis dimension lymph nodes anterior posterior cervical chains bilat. 2 x triple neg breast cancer surv. Biopsy?

Imaging/biopsy: You have been through a lot. Imaging with ct scan provides information and helps guide next steps, but is not diagnostic. A biopsy obtains tissue for pathology to make the diagnose of lymph node. The timing of biopsy in relation to your overall health will be best addressed between you and your doc. Take family or friend with you. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me: are u fat if you have a short neck?

Can you tell me: are u fat if you have a short neck?

The length of ones: Neck does not determine if a person is obese or not. ...Read more

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I have a short neck, is there anyway to elongate it?

No: Medicine can't change this. I doubt surgery could correct this, and even if it could, it might be much more of an undertaking then you want! ...Read more