Neck Pain

Neck pain can result from many things such as poor posture, osteoarthritis, muscle strains, worn joints, nerve compression, injuries, and other health conditions. To prevent neck pain, maintain good posture, avoid carrying heavy bags on your shoulders, and sleep in a good position.

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Do I forget things often due to the lump on my head?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had pain in the back of my neck, and I have had a lump on my head under the hair for three to four months. Sometimes I forget the things to do. For example, I go to take milk from the fridge, but I take butter and come. Then I realize I have taken butter instead of milk. I have also...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. A lump under the skin is commonly seen due to infection. Apart from that, cystic growth due to sebaceous gland blockage can also cause this, or it can be due to stress. As you mentioned you are getting forgetful, I would like to know your...  Read Full »

I have been having pain in my lower neck and arm for the past year. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having pain in my lower neck and arm for the past year and have been on conservative treatment since then. But it is not fully cured. My MRI scan immersion is as follows - posterior disc bulge at C4-C5 level with mild immersion on the thecal sac, posterior disc bulge at C5-...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Avoid lifting heavy weights. Avoid arching your back. Instead, bend your knees to pick up things from the floor. Avoid sitting for long hours. Av...  Read Full »

My head feels numb after a slip and fall. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I slipped on a wet concrete floor due to the rain. I fell flat on my back and then hit the parietal bone part of my head. I now have a bump there. I went to the ER and they did a CT scan. It showed no fractures. She checked my knee reflexes. They were good. But I still have pain in the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think there is anything to worry about if the CT (computed tomography) brain is normal. This might just be a simple musculoskeletal pain due to local trauma. I suggest you try tablet Emanzen D (Serratiopeptidase) SOS for pain over the head. Take it with an a...  Read Full »

My husband has had GERD and cervical problems for a long time and is not recovering. What can be done?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has some problems, and we are unsure how to do them. He has a GERD problem, due to which he suffers a lot of gastric issues, including a heart-burning sensation and a bad taste in his throat. He also suffers from cervical problems, which cause a lot of pain in his neck, upper b...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I would suggest the following: Diet modification. For details, please follow up. Drink plenty of fluids. Exercise daily. Avoid milk and other dairy products. Include soya milk in your diet. Low salt diet. Avoid sugar intake. ...  Read Full »

Why do I have persistent pain sensation in the right side of my neck?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had persistent poking pain sensation for four years in the right side of my neck near the intersection of my jaw and ear. Pain originating below the jaw in the stylohyoid or digastric muscles that shoot up to the head and neck. I had previously done an endoscopy and was diagnose...  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay B K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinic.com. I understand your concern. As I can see, you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) an orthopantomogram (OPG), mainly taken for dental problems. However, the styloid appears to be prominent; the proper X-ray for an elongated styloid would...  Read Full »

I throw out my upper back and neck and it is causing pain. What to do about it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 and about every two months I throw out my upper back and neck causing pain in my upper back, shoulders, neck, and down my arms. I am a waitress and I am assuming that is what is causing my issues but is there something more I should be doing? Chiropractic work seems to help but...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description is suggestive of a trigger spot in the upper back and neck. Most likely this is postural and result of your professional requirements. You need to see a good physiotherapist who could help rectify your postural issues. You are already on Fluoxetine ...  Read Full »

Is surgery the only remedy for neck bone fracture?

Query: Hello doctor, The patient is a 17-year-old male. He has got injuries and fractures of the head and neck in an accident some days ago. There is a pain in the head and neck. He can move his hands and legs. He is conscious and can talk. He is getting irritated due to a tight collar in the neck. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The patient has second neck bone fracture along with head injury with small hemorrhages (areas of bleeding) in the brain. He requires surgery for neck bone fracture which can be do...  Read Full »

I have pain and inflammation spreading from my fingers to my left shoulder, along with restricted movement in my neck. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain, inflammation, tingling sensation, and numbness that spreads from my fingers to my left shoulder. Sometimes, my neck hurts badly, making it hard to move and breathe. In my chest and below my left boob, I also get pain. Sometimes, my left arm gives out, and I cannot control it....  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, I am afraid that cervical neck prolapse is a possibility (compression on the nerve roots supplying the left arm). MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the cervical spine is required after consulting your treating phys...  Read Full »

How can I overcome the pain on the right side of my chest that persists even after taking the medications?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in the right side of my chest which is accompanied by neck pain. This pain extends to my back and waist. It increases at night and hurts if I try to move the right side of my body. For example, when I move my right hand, I feel a sharp pain in my chest. I was diagnosed with ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems to be musculoskeletal pain from the attached images (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) due to the deficiency of vitamins and minerals, lack of exercise, and sitting and sleeping in the wrong posture. I suggest you do the following and ta...  Read Full »

My arm has become stiff due to cervical spondylosis. How to get it treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 55 years old. I have been diagnosed with cervical spondylosis due to wear and tear on my dehydrated spinal discs. My pain is in my neck and arm. I have occasional fevers and night sweats. I am already using a cervical collar for a week now. I am using a hard collar during the day and...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandan Mohanty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Sorry to hear about your condition. Your symptoms match the diagnosis of cervical spondylosis. Unfortunately, along with neck pain and arm pain, you also seem to have developed weakness in your left arm due to pressure on your nerves in the neck. A physiotherapy is a re...  Read Full »

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