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Can back of neck and shoulder pain cause headaches? Been hurting for 2 days, need relief:/

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Neck problems do -

cause a headache, referred to as Tension headaches.
Get yourself seen to by your PCP to get evaluated. Try Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim ( if no hx of having side effects), plus a Muscle relaxer would be beneficial. Check with your PCP if no relief.

In brief: Neck problems do -

cause a headache, referred to as Tension headaches.
Get yourself seen to by your PCP to get evaluated. Try Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim ( if no hx of having side effects), plus a Muscle relaxer would be beneficial. Check with your PCP if no relief.
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