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Doctors can you tell me why do I have a pain behind my neck and by my back?

Doctors can you tell me why do I have a pain behind my neck and by my back?

See details: It is impossible to answer without an examination and appropriate studies done. The possible causes are many. ...Read more

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Why do I have a pain in my underarm that goes up to my neck?

Why do I have a pain in my underarm that goes up to my neck?

See a doctor: This may be nothing but….It could be a sign of an infection or something else. Best to seek medical effect. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the back of my neck going up to my head. It hurts when i cough. What is the cause.

I have a pain in the back of my neck going up to my head. It hurts when i cough. What is the cause.

Neck strain or disc : Need traction use inversion table daily for 15-20 minutes will relax the neck by traction- there are other inexpensive traction device like trueback, proneck which also helps. Take orally anti- inflammatory medication like magnesium salicylate which is otc and helps relax muscles. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the back of my neck but when i burp it disappears.. What is the cause?

I have a pain in the back of my neck but when i burp it disappears.. What is the cause?

Unsure of cause: There must be a better way to alleviate neck pain than burping. So my recommendation would be to see an osteopathic physician, who can do a full osteopathic structural examination of your neck and back, and see what is causing your condition to be alleviated by burping. It may simply be something related to your diaphragm releasing. But unless a physical exam is done, it's impossible to determine. ...Read more

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For about two consecutive days every month I have a pain on the left side of my upper neck / base of my skull. Any idea what could cause this?

Difficult to answer: It is difficult to assess what could be causing your symptoms without more detail as to the nature of your pain including description, duration, exacerbating events, and additional symptoms. Plus, the non-consistent nature and seemingly non-progressive nature of your symptoms makes it further difficult. I would suggest making a virtual appointment for a more in-depth conversation of visiting PCP. ...Read more

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Which doctor can help with chronic pain in my right arm from finger to neck? Cause unknown but has lasted months.

Which doctor can help with chronic pain in my right arm from finger to neck? Cause unknown but has lasted months.

Neurologist/Primary: Chronic pain can be a challenge. Knowing the cause is very important. If you've not yet had a visit with your doctor, do so. The symptoms you describe may be due to nerve impingement at the neck, due to a disc displacement or bone changes in the vertebral body. Impingement can also occur in the extremity due to large muscles or weight changes. An x-ray or ultrasound can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can a steroid shot used for sinusitis cause pain? I have pain in my right leg, both arms (but mostly right), right shoulder, and left side of my neck.

Steroid Shot: I know of no means for a steroid shot to cause pain in right leg, both arms, etc. Very strange that this should follow a steroid shot. I can't think of any association. ...Read more

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Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Variable: It can be just a spot of accumulation of fat in overweight people but can sometimes be associated with cushing's syndrome which is an excess of cortisol and can have various causes. ...Read more

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What can cause pain and swellin of back , neck?

What can cause pain and swellin of back , neck?

Neck pain/swelling: Can result from trauma/injury such as whiplash, from working with head/neck bent forward, infection, neoplasm. Direct trauma may cause contusions, hematomas, edema, muscle spasm. Persistent problems should be evaluated by doc. Moist heat, stretching exercises, nsaids, massage, physical therapy can lessen pain & spasm. See doc if not improving. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause really sharp neck pains?

Is there anything that can cause really sharp neck pains?

Pain: Neck pain can be from spasm of muscle or nerve compression. Spasm is relieved with position ice/ heat massage. Nerve compression may worsen with above and cause numbness or radiating pain. ...Read more