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What is the most common cause of neck pain complaints?

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 more

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Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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What is the most common cause of headaches?

What is the most common cause of headaches?

Headache: It takes a book to write about headaches. But among the patients I see at Urgent Care, it is migraine headache. I assume because it is more severe and harder to treat with OTC meds so they see doctor more. Other common causes are stress, lack of sleep, and fatigue that can trigger tension headache. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of stomach pain?

What are the most common causes of stomach pain?

Many: It could be food sensitivity, allergies, lactose intolerance (dairy problem) too much food, gas, blockage of some sort, malabsorption, type of food, etc. Keep a food journal and see if you can identify if a particular type of food is the problem. Could be a gallbladder, liver, or pancreas problem as well. Best to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of abdominal pain in people?

What are the most common causes of abdominal pain in people?

Many possibilities..: Finding out the cause of abdominal pain is like solving a mystery: we collect clues from one's symptoms, history, examination+/- tests. Therefore, a "hands-on" eval is critical. In general, causes of abdominal pain can include ulcers, gallstones, irritable bowel, diverticular disease, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, intestinal or gynecologic cancers, urinary tract infections, appendicitis, etc... ...Read more

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What are the common causes of joint pain?

What are the common causes of joint pain?

Arthritis, swelling: Typically, the most common cause would probably be arthritiis where there is damage to the joint surfaces. Also, with many cases there can be associated synovitis when there is more fluid in the joint than normal which will cause increased pain and swelling. Treatment is usually with nsaid, local cortisone injections, and hyaluranate gel injections. ...Read more

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What is the most common source of knee pain?

What is the most common source of knee pain?

Injury: Knee pain is cause by injury to muscle and fascia of the thigh, and degeneration/injury to joint cartilage. Both are treatable. Finding the injury requires specialized examination skills. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of pain in my tailbone/pelvis region?

What are the most common causes of pain in my tailbone/pelvis region?

Strain or bruise: Bruised tailbone can be painful for a long time. If pelvic pain persists, you should see your doctor to make sure you don't have a pelvic infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of neck pain.

What are the causes of neck pain.

Causes Neck pain: Neck pain can be caused by several of many structures in the cervical spine. They include: muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, discs, and nerves. Neck pain can also radiate from other structures like the heart, trachea, esophagus, and blood vessels. If you're suffering see your primary care and they will begin to work things up to help you. ...Read more

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What are the most common causes of back / neck pain?

What are the most common causes of back / neck pain?

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 more

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What is the most common cause for lumps on the neck?

What is the most common cause for lumps on the neck?

Lymphadenopathy: Swollen lymph nodes is a common cause of multiple lumps in the neck. See an ENT doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of abdominal pain?

What are the common causes of abdominal pain?

Abdominal Pain?: Abdominal pain and the associated possibilities of diagnoses are endless. It is important to talk to a doctor to obtain a detailed history, a thorough exam, and tests that can confirm or rule out what we suspect you may have. Without this, we can only take an educated guess based on what's common such as diseases of the gallbladder, appendix, ulcers, diverticulitis, bowel obstructions... ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of mid lower back pain?

Muscle strain: Rhomboid or the top of lumbar erector muscles as they splice with thoracic erectors. ...Read more

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What is the most common cause of freqent nausea?

What is the most common cause of freqent nausea?

Depends: Common causes of nausea vary with age, gender, and health issues. There is a long list of the causes. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/nausea/basics/causes/SYM-20050736 ...Read more

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What is a common cause of dizziness complaints?

What is a common cause of dizziness complaints?

DEPENDS: Dizziness is a symptom and not a diagnosis. There are numerous causes , from anxiety to blood pressure changes hormonal imbalance cerebellar or ear problems , metabolic abnormalities to severe cervical spondylosis. If it is really accompanied with a sensation of rotation(vertigo) it is more likely to be due to a physical cause. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of chest pain and limb pain?

What are the common causes of chest pain and limb pain?

See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Pain in thyroid cartilege - how serious could pain of this type be? What is the most common cause of this type pain?

Pain in  thyroid cartilege - how serious could pain of this type be? What is the most common cause of this type pain?

Perichondritis?: Pain in the cartilage itself can occur and is usually self-limited but if it continues, worsens or recurs, it is likely a good idea to see an internist or an ENT doc. It is al's possible that the thyroid is the problem, thyroiditis can cause pain there. ...Read more