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Question: neck pain
|ama_nan - Wed Aug 04, 2004 10:58 am||
my neck has been hurting where my arteries are. It is not a constant pain and yesterday it hurt more on the right side and today it is more on the left. I have also have these weird headaches but I have always had those
What could it be and why would your neck hurt at this location?
|Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Mon Aug 09, 2004 9:36 am||
Neck pain has many causes.
The most common is most probably muscle strains from wrong positions taken by patient during their work or during their sleep.
A very common cause also, is arthritis of the neck but i think that you are still for that. Other causes might be secondary to inflammation or infection. Referred pain is also another cause.
For the time being, i would recommend following the pain and if it gets worse, i recommend that you contact your doctor to be have a physical exam.
Thank you very much for using our website https://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.
Yasser Mokhtar, M.D
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