Doctor insights on:
Sore Neck And Shoulder For A Year
Ice ;NSAID's: Consider using ice but place a cloth between ice pack ; skin to avoid frostbite. Also take advil or aleve (naproxen) both the ice and the pills will help to reduce inflammation. Time will be the best cure, usually the 2nd day is most uncomfortable. Avoid additional stress, being careful for a few days. If still a problem after a few days, see your doctor. ...Read more
What is the difference of collapsed vertebra in the neck or herniated cervical disc? I have sore neck and shoulder on one side for a few months.
Just by diagnosis: One refers 2 a bone fracture, while the disk is a soft tissue. ...Read more
4 weeks of burning pain on right side of head and face. Throbbing gums on right side. Sore neck and shoulder blade all on right side. Nothing relieves?
I woke up in the middle of the night with a sore neck. I feel like I have a pinched nerve on the top of my shoulder and it hurts to breath.?
Muscle strain: Wakiing up with a sore neck can often be due to sleeping in a uncomfortable posture which results in a muscle strain. For starters try applying ice for 4-5 minutes followed by warm application over the painful area of the neck. Also, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen could help. ...Read more
Woke up with crick (stiffness & sore) neck & shoulder. Have no illness, temp, or swelling. What can I do to make it better & prevent in future?
Sharp and bad left chests pains, sore neck and the left back and feel numb in my left arm and left shoulder side must I be worried?
I get leg and feet cramps at night that makes them acke all day and feel like it will happen at any minute. I've had a sore neck & shoulder blades too?
Be seen: You may need to be seen for an accurate diagnosis which can include multiple possibilities from metabolic and electrolyte abnormalities, to vascular problems, to even spinal cord compression in the neck. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely determine the cause and then specific treatment options. ...Read more
I've been having symptoms which I think is anxiety. Chest discomfort but not localized, sore neck, shoulders, shoulder blades and numb jaw last 9mth?
I woke up with a sore neck/shoulder and upper chest. Found a lump on the same side (left) at top of clavicle. Hours later still painful and up to ear.
Lump: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency Facility as soon as possible. TODAY please! ...Read more
Sore neck since last year but recently worse, only way to get rid is sleep. When press can hear cracky noise. What can I do to help? (exams soon+stress)
I hope U have: Already have seen a physician. If not make sure u do. ...Read more
1 1/2 years ago I got really bad headaches and all the symptoms of meningitis. So did my 21 year old daughter no tap. Beginning of this year started with small headaches. Now I have had severe headaches stiff sore neck no fever. Had spinal tap not meningiti
Consider location: To be considered as you and your daughter had headaches Is if extended family members and/or remote in years family members have had similar headaches as migraines can be familial and come and go depending on triggers. When you and your daughter had problem initially had you traveled or been in wooded areas? An infectious consideration is Lyme disease if in these areas. Both see a neurologist. ...Read more
Dr. Can check throat: Infections of the tonsils, throat, neck lymph nodes, or sinuses, can cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. For some people, ear pressure or ear pain can also cause sore throat, and neck ache or headache. A primary care doctor can check to see if it is a routine problem such as strep throat, which needs antibiotics. For pain, there is Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Motrin, and other OTC cold medicines. ...Read more
See his doctor.: It sounds like he needs to be examined by his doctor. Even though he doesn't have fever, and this may be a viral illness, he should be seen to rule out strep or other treatable illness. Meanwhile you can give him ibuprofen or acetaminophen for the pain, if he has no medical contraindication to doing so. Also, make sure he is drinking fluids. ...Read more
Help, Night sweats 2/3 Times à week Stiff sore neck daily 1 year Sore hands and feet Swollen glands/slow drainage in head fatigue and mental fog?
Night sweats: You should be evaluated by your doctor or hematologist with a complete blood test as well as a chest xray to determine the cause of your night sweats ...Read more
Too many to list: There are numerous causes. Have it evaluated and then you will know. ...Read more
I have had a headache for 6 years straight, and I have a sore neck as well, what is the cause and what can be done? Muscle exercises do not help. Ty
Chronic headache: That sounds terrible. Please see your doctor and ask what medical and alternative therapies you can use to help reduce your pain. Muscle exercises are a good start, but some lifestyle changes, especially diet and sleep can help. Medications may be used judiciously, but I'm guessing that Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleve have not been helpful. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a pea sized lump on my left shoulder (neck and shoulder). It has been painless for a year and now it is sore and pains a bit. Can it be cancer?
After taking my 3rd 500 mg tablet of acetaminophen (one every 4hr) I develop a severe headache, neck ache and shoulder ache.?
Drug reaction?: Assuming you are only taking this and nothing else it could be a drug reaction. You also have to consider your age. If you take it every 4 hours that means you are taking a daily dosage of 3, 000 mg or 3 grams of Acetaminophen a day. Make sure this is okay with your physician. Acetaminophen is heavily cleared by your liver. ...Read more
I am on celexa (citalopram) for 3 years, can celexa (citalopram) cause sore neck, sore jaw and pressure in ears?
Unlikly but possible:
Severe dry mouth or xerostomia can be a side effect of any medication. However the degree would have to be so severe that something like a parotid gland stone has formed which is causing the problem. Additionally your would have many other anticholinergic symptoms and probably more than just the Celexa (citalopram) is involved if at all.
In other words it is possible but an ENT specialist may best to check it. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my chest above my right breast and towards the centre. The pain comes and goes. I also have slight neck ache and shoulder ache.?
I'm a 31 year old female. Very sore lower back, groin area on both sides, neck and shoulder armpit pain. I have a strenuous job and work a lot.?
Not enough info.: Not sure what the question is. Consider re-asking with clarification. Thanks. ...Read more
I have had a tension/mild soreness/ache in my left shoulder/neck for the past 10 years, starting with a sneeze on a bicycle. How can I fix it?
Eliminate the pain:
First thing is to try to determine cause to check for any fracture, calcium deposits with xrays and medical checkup with bloodwork
to look for arthritis/gout. If it turns out to be muscular/tension/bursitis of shoulder neck, then first eliminate pain with ice packs, antiinflammatories, rest and after pain relieved begin physical therapy/myofascial/stretching and finally strengthen muscles. ...Read more
How come I have chronic knots in my right shoulder that never fully goes away? It sends aching up that side of my neck and head and also down my right arm. Has been off and on for a couple years now
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Left forearm burning and left hand aching, right arm pain, shoulder pain and into right side of my neck. I am 54 years old.
Question??: I am not sure what information you are looking for. Do you need advice on possible causes, who to see for evaluation, or have you been evaluated and need more details? Please restate your question. Sorry I could not be of more help ...Read more
Have rash with on chest and seems to be spreading. Itchy, painful, sore neck and shoulder. Also seems I have a swollen lymph node in my armpit.
Painful rash: Is probably shingles until proven otherwise. I agree that you should be seen ASAP and treated medically. ...Read more
Why is the neck sore: The best approach would be to determine the cause of soreness and address the etiology. You may try warm compresses, tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Regular aerobic exercise is generally good for maintaining the health of muscles, ligaments and bones and is a good preventive measure against musculo-skeletal pain. ...Read more