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Hi. slept on stomach , woke up & bent head down gently to stretch. felt upper right part of neck to be sore & strained. Idea on how to treat?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Strain

Treat an acutely strained neck muscle with cold applications intermittently for 48 hours and then switch to warm applications intermittently.
Rubbing in a liniment like Bengay and taking an anti-inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) with food also helps. It may take several days for healing to occur.

In brief: Strain

Treat an acutely strained neck muscle with cold applications intermittently for 48 hours and then switch to warm applications intermittently.
Rubbing in a liniment like Bengay and taking an anti-inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) with food also helps. It may take several days for healing to occur.
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