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What Causes Cramps In My Neck
What would cause cramps in the left side of neck has been happening a lot since my quadruple bypass 9 months ago?
When I stretch sometimes i'll have a muscle somewhere either in my arm or neck that hurts almost like im getting a cramp what could be the cause?
Been getting a sharp pain and sometime a cramp in my neck when I yawn or open my mouth wide what could cause this?
Can a strain in your neck cause your muscle to twitch, cramp and some trouble swallowing? It felt like a level three strain cause the pain very sharp.
Extreme pain (cramps, shooting, pin and needles) in, under and above left breast. Also in left shoulder and left side of neck. Is this cause of concern?
YES: Never ignore ongoing left sided pain that travels down the left jaw, shoulder chest and breast. I suggest immediate examination and EKG. ...Read more
I'm 32 year old man dealing with chronic reflux and dysphasia now I'm having neck cramps and muscle aches in the back of my neck could this be the cause of it. If so any solutions MRI, GI series and endoscopy check out besides the two problems?
All of above: Reflux can be associated with many symptoms. Chest pain, cough and the like. Maybe also depending on many factors. Best is talk to your doctor. You may need the endoscopy to visualize the esophagus and the MRI to evaluate the state of the intervertebral discs to make sure none are out of place. ...Read more
Dr. Kim, I am a 51 y/o m average health with mild hypertension and elevated A1C. Recently I have been experiencing severe neck cramps when yawning, primarily left side proximal to jugular vein. My concern is circulatory as cramps can be caused by poor O2.
Issues: Both items indicate that you need to see your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more
It can contribute: In as much as SLE makes one prone to certain types if peripheral neuropathy nerve entrapment syndromes (cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel etc) might be more likely to be symptomatic. In addition arthritic changes may result in nerve root or distal entrapment. Consultation with a neurologist might be warranted in your situation. ...Read more
Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?
No,: neuropathic pain has a different character. Nerve impingement is more probable and can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. Someone who is using fluoroscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible, but unlike: Overactive thyroid can cause many, many different symptoms. It can increase your intestinal transit time leading to diarrhea, but continuous cramps is unlikely. Get your thyroid level normalized and you'll know if the thyroid was responsible. Meanwhile, keep looking for other possible causes. ...Read more
I have fever, back ache, occasional mild cramps (im not on my period), throat pain. I had diarrohea before I caught the fever. What could be the cause?
What specific virus causes mild fever, cramps w/Diarr, runny nose, mild sore throat, nausea? Trying to determine length of this.
I could list dozens: ...since your symptoms are nonspecific. Perhaps as good a judge as any as to the expected duration of your illness is to identify from whom you contracted it and determine how long it took them to recover. Tis the season for what you've described... ...Read more
Heat, stretches.: Heat (can microwave some rice in a sock for a cheap heat pack), and gentle stretching. Massage also helps. Also, make sure you stay hydrated and watch your posture. Having a poor posture especially while sitting or working on a computer can predispose you to neck pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Try heat: Then stretching then ice.Get a more detailed answer ›