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Pain and numbness inmyleft shoulder thatgoes into my arm been to therapy. Been going on for a year. Had MRI on neck that showed nothing wrong.

Pain and numbness inmyleft shoulder thatgoes into my arm been to therapy. Been going on for a year. Had MRI on neck that showed nothing wrong.

Repeat image studies: You may need repeat imaging studies as it does sound like you are pinching a nerve. The most common site of compression is still your neck. Emg/ncs (nerve conduction studies) may also be warranted. You should be evaluated by a neurosurgeon and /or and orthopaedic spine specialist. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Went to chiropractor who did spine an neck treatment. Now my little toes feel numb? Should I worry?

Went to chiropractor who did spine an neck treatment. Now my little toes feel numb? Should I worry?

No: If the numbness is not associated with any motor weakness or bowel or bladder changes, it is probably safe to give it several days to see if it will resolve. If it does not get better, you would be well served to see a medical doctor for a complete exam and possibly an MRI. ...Read more

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Has anyone found a cure for serious neck and back pain, numb arms?

Has anyone found a cure for serious neck and back pain, numb arms?

See a specialist: These symptoms and signs could mean a serious spine problem you need to see a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Can a trapped nerve in neck cause an itchy arm aswell as numbness and is there any treatment?

Can a trapped nerve in neck cause an itchy arm aswell as numbness and is there any treatment?

Yes.: Nerve impingement can cause numbness or parasthesia which can be felt as an itching. Yes, there are treatment options but you need to see an orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What causes burning numbness and tingling pain in the neck? When my neck is like that I can't handle it. Please help

What causes burning numbness and tingling pain in the neck?  When my neck is like that I can't handle it. Please help

Several items: If spinal cord is irritated by flexion or extension of neck, this can trigger electrical shock-like sensations due to posterior column of spinal cord reaction. May be seen with B-12 deficiency, Multiple sclerosis, cervical stenosis, etc., and needs to be assessed, as there could be risk to spinal cord integrity. Annoying symptoms, but a warning to heed from your body. ...Read more

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Had neck fusion in 2009. I now have numbness in shoulder and neck pain. Can't lift my head in bed either. What's wrong?

Had neck fusion in 2009.  I now have numbness in shoulder and neck pain.  Can't lift my head in bed either.  What's wrong?

Depends: Many patients after spine surgery can have pain again. Usually the disc above the fusion can get herniated. Visit your doctor for a full exam and likely new imaging studies to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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I don't know what to do with my constant neck pain. My neck symptoms are numbness burning and tingling. What could it be? Please help me thanks

I don't know what to do with my constant neck pain. My neck symptoms are numbness burning and tingling. What could it be? Please help me thanks

Time to see a MD: Dear chatty, given your symptoms, it is time for you to be appropriately evaluated preferably by a specialist (such as myself) in sports medicine, orthopaedics, neuro, etc.. When we hear numbness, tingling and burning, we know there are many possible causes including nerve impingement-whether it is due to a 'bulging disc' or foraminal stenosis, etc. You require a thorough examination and work up. ...Read more

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Went kayaking months ago now my neck pops literally every couple mins and hurts if I don't pop it.What could this be a sign of?Poss treatment options?

Went kayaking months ago now my neck pops literally every couple mins and hurts if I don't pop it.What could this be a sign of?Poss treatment options?

First suspect muscle: I would first suspect muscle, or tendon, slippage but there are other considerations we need. You will need an evaluation and imaging. ...Read more

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Reactive lymphadenitis neck gland treatment?

Reactive lymphadenitis neck gland
treatment?

Observation & workup: If it is proven by biopsy , close observation for development of lymphomas. ...Read more

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Best treatment for neck pain ? With normal x.ray

Best treatment for neck pain ?
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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. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

What is the treatment for rashes in the neck area?

Vaseline: Babies have "bull necks", and wetness and formula love to get into the creases and cause irritation. Yeast may even move in, making more fun for everyone. A good antifungal like lotrimin (clotrimazole) kills the yeast, an anti inflammatory such as Hydrocortisone helps the raw irritated skin, and a barrier cream such as vaseline protects the skin from future irritation and allows it to heal. ...Read more

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I need a good treatment for neck pain after sleep?

I need a good treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Check this out: http://www.livestrong.com/article/557668-no-more-neck-pain/.

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Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Change Pillow: You should try different pillow that will keep your neck in a more comfortable and less irritated position when you sleep. This is very personal and depends on how you sleep. Try very flat, contour pillow, etc until you find the best one for you. This should help significantly. ...Read more

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Numbness on toes after chemo treatments will it go away?

Numbness on toes after chemo treatments will it go away?

Ask your : Doc if they could prescribe metanx. It is a vitamin with l- methyl folate, (folic acid) b12, b 6 my patients do well with it. ...Read more

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Can neck pain and facial numbness/tingling have any relation?

Can neck pain and facial numbness/tingling have any relation?

Yes: if it is coming from the spine. irritation/damage of upper cervical nerves can cause both of these symptoms also consider auriculotemporal neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia i would seek medical help and obtain an MRI C-spine, face and brain to see any anatomical causes ...Read more

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What kind of stretching would be a good treatment for a neck sprain?

What kind of stretching would be a good treatment for a neck sprain?

See below: The best way to stretching is not pulling from your neck, it's levering your shoulders with the end of a bed ( or bench) and trying to put the mandibleat 90 degrees. ...Read more

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more