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My boyfriend has persistent pain in his neck. Why?
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many possible causes
Too many possibilities to list them all: arthritis, disc injury, thyroid problems, swollen lymph glands, strained muscles, referred pain from another part of the body, problems with the shoulder, rib dysfunction, pinched nerve, etc.
A good history & physical examination, including an osteopathic hands-on exam could help find and possibly even treat the problem.

In brief: Many possible causes
Too many possibilities to list them all: arthritis, disc injury, thyroid problems, swollen lymph glands, strained muscles, referred pain from another part of the body, problems with the shoulder, rib dysfunction, pinched nerve, etc.
A good history & physical examination, including an osteopathic hands-on exam could help find and possibly even treat the problem.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Has a girlfriend
Only kidding but stress can play a role as well as multiple other reasons that should be evaluated if persistent and painful enough to limit his activities.
This can range from disc problems, arthritic issues, other organ structures within the neck region and even heart or vascular reasons.

In brief: Has a girlfriend
Only kidding but stress can play a role as well as multiple other reasons that should be evaluated if persistent and painful enough to limit his activities.
This can range from disc problems, arthritic issues, other organ structures within the neck region and even heart or vascular reasons.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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