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Woke up with neck pain?

Woke up with neck pain?

Strain? : Proper sleep posture including pillows may be the culprit if no other strains involved prior to sleep. Consult ur primary is persistent over 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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Woke up with a terrible headache,got back to sleep. Woke up again with severe right arm/shoulder pain with no ease?

Woke up with a terrible headache,got back to sleep. Woke up again with severe right arm/shoulder pain with no ease?

See below: Do you have any neck pain? Acute neck pain can cause headaches and may suggest that a disc in your neck is irritated which can also compress one of the nerves causing the arm pain you mentioned. If you notice any changes in your vision, speech, or if you have any significant weakness see your physician as soon as possible ...Read more

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Woke up with severe back and neck ache along one side?

Woke up with severe back and neck ache along one side?

Rib dysfunction?: Since the pain is in the back as well as neck, rib dysfunction may be a prime culprit. Rib problems, due to sleep position or even coughing/sneezing often cause back & neck pain, even headache. It'seasily treatable by manipulation. Osteopathic hands-on examination might help identify the cause and osteopathic manipulation can often hasten recovery, frequently with immediate results. ...Read more

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Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.

See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more

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Woke up with stabbing sharp pain in right shoulder blade.. Seemed to correlate with gas and movement but Was very intense ?

Woke up with stabbing sharp pain in right shoulder blade.. Seemed to correlate with gas and movement but Was very intense ?

Backpain: Right shoulder pain most probably muscular, if have noticed association with gas, you identified the cause and treat it accordingly. If the pain continues to be intense, see your physician. ...Read more

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I woke up with sevre swelling in my right arm and hand?

I woke up with sevre swelling in my right arm and hand?

That sounds bad...: Waking up with severe swelling in one limb sounds bad. A doctor or the E.R. Can check to see if the blood circulation to the limb is blocked. A call to 911 can get one a ride to the E.R. If no personal doctor is available. ...Read more

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Yesterday I woke up with a sore throat, muscle aches and weakeness. Today I'm nauseous with upper stomach pain and diarrhea. Diagnosis?

Yesterday I woke up with a sore throat, muscle aches and weakeness. Today I'm nauseous with upper stomach pain and diarrhea. Diagnosis?

Viral ..: Gastroenteritis or "stomach flue" sometimes caused by the Norovirus the most common! WASH HANDS OFTEN! Separate your DISHES and wash with HIGH TEMPERATURE setting on your dishwasher Eat LIGHTLY! Plenty of fluids. Avoid DAIRY and FATTY foods! Hope this helps!!!!! Good Luck! Dr Z ...Read more

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Woke up in early hours with stomach cramps. Now have diarrhea, shortness of breath and tight aches across abdomen, ribcage and middle back.

Woke up in early hours with stomach cramps. Now have diarrhea, shortness of breath and tight aches across abdomen, ribcage and middle back.

Gastroenteritis: Abdominal discomfort with diarrhea suggests a viral intestinal infection. If there is associated nausea and vomiting, then food poisoning may be the culprit. Shortness of breath is usually not seen in these conditions, however unless you have associated lung problems and pleurisy. ...Read more

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I woke this morning with an annoying pain in my chest. the pain increases and goes to my throat with deep breathing, coughing, or laughing.

Depends...: Unless you have a known heart condition, or you are experiencing shortness of breath, dizziness, fainting, or other significant diseases this is most likely related to muscular type of pain esp. at your age.If pain worsens with movement, breathing, coughing, etc it is most likely that. You can take anti inflammatory meds( for ex.ibuprofen if not allergic), but if symptoms are severe get evaluated. ...Read more

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I woke up with sore knee?

I woke up with sore knee?

Knee pain: Many possible reasons - most commonly overuse. Less likely arthritis flare, infection, bursitis. Treat with conservative measures - RICE: rest, ice (at 15 min intervals), compression (ace wrap or support, remove at bedtime), elevation. If no allergy, take ibuprofen 400 mg every 8 hours with food. ...Read more

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I woke up with neck pain and shoulder pain and have had a little big of upper chest pain.Muscle spasm or sprain?

I woke up with neck pain and shoulder pain and have had a little big of upper chest pain.Muscle spasm or sprain?

Spasm or strain: Sprain vs strain vs spasm: a sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. A strain is an injury of a muscle and/or tendon. Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp. ...Read more

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Woke up with shoulder pain over a week ago, pain in neck, back and now it has moved to left arm with numbness in my left hand. Pain lying down. Ta.

Woke up with shoulder pain over a week ago, pain in neck, back and now it has moved to left arm with numbness in my left hand. Pain lying down. Ta.

Pain: Not being a spinal surgeon can't be sure but it sure sounds from your description that it stems from the cervical level of your spine. See a spine specialist. ...Read more

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I have a headache with right arm pain and chest pain.

See a doctor: Information is too limited to make a suggested diagnosis. ...Read more

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Chest pain with deep breath and feber started yesterday but today I woke up with chest and stabbiibg back pain when I take a deep breath and a low grade fever?

Chest pain with deep breath and feber started yesterday but today I woke up with chest and stabbiibg back pain when I take a deep breath and a low grade fever?

Please be seen: Some of that sounds like pleurisy. However, these are signs and symptoms that could suggest a serious infection including pneumonia. Some heart problems like pericarditis (inflammation of the heart lining) can also cause these kinds of symptoms but is less likely. Best to get a good history and exam to decide. ...Read more

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I am experiencing throat swelling, throat lump or bulge, pain when swallowing and chest pain or discomfort, spit up blood when i woke up (severity: moderate) ...

I am experiencing  throat swelling, throat lump or bulge, pain when swallowing and chest pain or discomfort, spit up blood when i woke up (severity: moderate) ...

Globus sensation or?: Sounds like you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." Alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. Certainly spitting up blood warrants evaluation ASAP please. ...Read more