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Swelling and inflammation in the back of my neck, from hurting it. How to relieve those symptoms at home? I've been taking Aleve (naproxen) and using ice.

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Dr. Donald Alves
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In brief: Unfortunately...

Particularly if imaging was done and negative, you will likely be stiff and sore for 3-5 days (some run longer without a muscle relaxer).
If longer, or distracting / worsening pain, get rechecked.

In brief: Unfortunately...

Particularly if imaging was done and negative, you will likely be stiff and sore for 3-5 days (some run longer without a muscle relaxer).
If longer, or distracting / worsening pain, get rechecked.
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