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Heard popping sound when i turned my head, now have pain base of neck. What is causing this?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine

In brief: It's normal cracking

Or stress of ligaments, cartilage, tendons and joints of the vertebrae associated with head turning.
See your dr if there's increasing neck or shooting pain, weakness of arms etc.Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=2033. http://www.md-health.com/neck-cracking.html.

In brief: It's normal cracking

Or stress of ligaments, cartilage, tendons and joints of the vertebrae associated with head turning.
See your dr if there's increasing neck or shooting pain, weakness of arms etc.Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=2033. http://www.md-health.com/neck-cracking.html.
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