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Sore Neck And Shoulder For A Year
See a doctor: Cervicalgia, is basically a pain in the neck. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain. The headaches and general stiffness in the neck, are symptoms of classic cervicalgia. If your discomfort does not go away with rest, NSAIDs OTC, and moist heat packs, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Stretch?: With the information given, the first suggestion is stretching. You can use a broom handle and your good arm to push the stiff shoulder to a comfortable limit and hold it. You can also use the hand on the bad side to crawl up a nearby wall to that same comfortable limit. If you are really stiff, a physical therapist may help. Failing this see your primary provider or a sports specialist. ...Read more
I repeatedly punched a door and now neck and shoulder pain is almost unbearable for a week. Stiffness in neck and hurts to cough or sneeze.what I do?
Hard lump in back of neck one inch from hairline in trapezius or between sternocleidomastoid. Have had for a year and I tense my shoulders, what is it?
Many possibilities: How big? increasing in size? painful? history of infections? history of cancer? how deep? what does it feel like? swollen lymph nodes in the area? redness to the skin? does it move or is it fixed in position? drainage? fever? itching? fatigue? Large number of possibilities, benign cyst, fatty lump (lipoma), enlarged lymph node would be common, have a doctor check it. Most serious, but rare, cancer ...Read more
Last two days i'm been have stiffness in shoulders neck an upper chest. Would getting a massage help?
Yes: You may also 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
I have a dry throat and stuffed nose for a few days, coupled with a bruise type pain under my jaw. Diagnosis?
URI: Might be a URI. See your MD for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
What can cause a lump on my neck with soreness neck has been sore for 2 month and massage therapist noticed the lump
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?
I have had a numbness (no sensation at all) in my neck and throat for over a year, also shooting pains up left side of neck sometimes.?
Uncertain: You need an evaluation. The neurologist would be the best place to start. ...Read more
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 pain in my spine for over a year and now it is getting worse and spreading to ribs and shoulder blades. Pain to breath,headaches,seizures.
I am a 33 year old female with shoulder pain, upper back pain. Smoker on and off for 10 years. Also boxed for the past year. Is this lung cancer?
Would not make that: assumption but this does need to be evaluated to provide an accurate answer. ...Read more
Been having neck pain and stifness for a month, headache for a week now. If i press on my neck bones it is painful.cant turn head. Cause pls?
Neck pain & stiff: Hello. Facet joints are responsible for allowing you to comfortably turn your head from side to side and extend it. You may benefit from a short course of oral steroids (7 days) or Toradol (5 days if your PCP approves) to reduce pain and stiffness in your neck. Have you undergone any PT or chiropractic treatment? These may also be beneficial to get the function of your neck back under control. ...Read more
Had sore sternum and back pain between shoulder blades.Sore throat for weeks and a swollen lymph node in left neck choke on food.I have acid reflux?
A sharp pain in my shoulder that lasted for a few minutes and left my shoulder soar what could be wrong shoulder pain for two weeks?
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