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How long is a simple stiff neck supposed to last?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: There no simple
If you talking aout minor injury it should not last more than few days. If the stiff neck have other cause you have to address that cause for it to go away.Thank you.

In brief: There no simple
If you talking aout minor injury it should not last more than few days. If the stiff neck have other cause you have to address that cause for it to go away.Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Days.
Try filling a tube sock with rice, heat it in the microwave to where it is not so hot it will burn you and leave it on your neck for about 20 minutes several times a day.
Avoid the motion that gave you the problem.

In brief: Days.
Try filling a tube sock with rice, heat it in the microwave to where it is not so hot it will burn you and leave it on your neck for about 20 minutes several times a day.
Avoid the motion that gave you the problem.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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