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What Is The Most Common Cause Of Neck Pain Complaints
Perhaps degeneration: Degeneration is the natural aging process that can but does not always cause pain. It has a genetic aspect, so some have it early in life, but everyone gets some if they make it to the 60's and beyond. Muscle strain is another common cause of neck pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having severe neck pain. MRI of my neck was normal. MRI of shoulder showed a tear in the rotator cuff. Is this common cause of neck pain?
Overlapping symptoms: It turns out that the symptoms of neck and shoulder conditions overlap at least 50%. Paragraph raising the arm over the head and placing it on top of the skull will often relieve nerve type pain and make shoulder conditions feel worse. If the MRI was negative but the shoulder has a rotator cuff tear, make the distinction between a complete tear and partial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sprain/ Strain: Muscle strains & ligament strains are the most common cause of neck & back injuries. There is nothing that causes more missed days from except the common cold. Truthfully, almost everyone in their lifetime will sustain such an injury. These are usually short lived and require no formal medical care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have neck pain and my throat hurts. Are these two symptoms related? What are the common causes of these symptoms?
They may be as : An upper respiratory infection can lead to enlarged & painful lymph nodes in neck making neck feeling painful or just muscular pain or myalgias related to the infection or you could have 2 separate issues occurring at the same time such as an infection & neck issue . See your doctor if the sore throat persists more than a day or you have increasing neck pain just to make sure not a meningitis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Pinched Nerve": Neck pain (cervical spine) which improves with tilting the head to one side and not the other side can be a sign of a pinched or compressed nerve, muscle spasms, sprain/strain, as well as other related and unrelated conditions. After your doctor examines your neck, he or she may order an x-ray or another imaging study and may even refer you to another specialist. ...Read more
What could cause of neck pain, eye pain when I look up or to the sides, but only in one eye, and dizziness?
Too many to say: Neck pain is a very common complaint. Improper support of the neck while sleeping is common. Trauma of course is a cause. As we age or due to occupational reasons, the neck can degenerate and cause neck pain. Rheumatologic conditions can cause neckk pain. Too much to cover here. If a problem, you need a good evaluation, history and exam and nperhaps x-rays and other testing and then treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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