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4,243 Possible Causes for Neck Pain

  • Meningitis

    Neck pain and stiffness – this does NOT apply to sore throat pain in the front of the neck. It refers to severe pain in back of the neck.[askdrsears.com] See How Neck Pain and Headache Can Occur Together Stiff neck.[spine-health.com] METHODS :A 43-year-old male patient presented with 'neck pain for 15 days, exacerbated accompanying motor and sensory dysfunction of lower limbs with bowel and bladder dysfunction[paper.medlive.cn]

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Seek medical attention when you have rapid onset of throat pain (overnight for example), severe throat pain, sore throat with no other symptoms, neck glands that are large[campushealth.unc.edu] […] in the neck or jaw Cold and flu symptoms can last between 2 and 14 days.[familydoctor.org] Take an oral pain reliever (see info below).[campushealth.unc.edu]

  • Insect Bite

    Symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Initial symptoms may include fever, nausea, vomiting, severe headache, severe neck pain, muscle pain, and lack of appetite.[nextcare.com] Later bites are less severe. biting flies ( Tabanidae ) any exposed skin painful and immediate Painful welt, several hours. bed bugs appendages, neck, exposed skin usually[en.wikipedia.org] Not everyone develops this symptom, instead you may have fluey symptoms, such as headaches, joint and muscle pain and a stiff neck.[saga.co.uk]

  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    […] cough lasting more than three weeks unexplained weight loss lumps in your neck.[your.md] Pain, pressure, or a strange feeling in the back, neck, jaw, or upper belly, or in one or both shoulders or arms. Lightheadedness or sudden weakness.[northshore.org] […] sore throat with high fever lasting a few days along with swollen neck glands. 36 This is a re-emerging condition and is being seen more commonly in present times.[dovepress.com]

  • Influenza

    Most studies (24) were of mechanical neck pain alone.[web.archive.org] […] patients with neck pain and neck disorder associated with headache or radicular symptoms.[web.archive.org] Practice Pointers Mechanical neck pain is caused by a variety of injuries and disease processes, including whiplash, myofascial neck pain, and degenerative cervical spine[web.archive.org]

  • Pharyngitis

    Two days later he complained of right-sided neck pain and a palpable mass was identified.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] or neck pain?[aviva.co.uk] You can present with difficulty swallowing, drooling, stiff neck or pain and difficulty breathing.[singhealth.com.sg]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Abstract A 60-year-old woman with diabetes and symptomatic urinary tract infection presented to us with a painful neck swelling for 2 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sinusitis

    Although the sphenoid sinuses are less frequently affected, infection in this area can cause earaches, neck pain, and deep aching at the top of your head.[masseyeandear.org] Cough Ear pain, pressure, fullness Reprinted from Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Vol 117, Donald C.[web.archive.org] Pain in your neck, with earaches, and deep achiness at the top of your head could be a sign that your sphenoid sinuses are involved (though these sinuses are affected less[web.archive.org]

  • Skin Infection

    Some common types of skin infections are: Boils A boil is a red, painful, lump on the skin that usually develops on the neck, face, armpit or buttocks Cellulitis Cellulitis[dettol.com.ng] Skin infections that may appear as pustules or boils at the site of visible skin trauma, such as cuts and abrasions, and areas of the body covered by hair (e.g. back of neck[momsteam.com] , armpit, groin, legs, or buttocks) MRSA may look like a bump on the skin that may be red, swollen, warm to the touch, painful, filled with pus, or draining.[health.ny.gov]

  • Acute Bronchitis

    […] sputum Persistent chills Shoulder and neck pain Symptoms generally worsening Read more about pneumonia » Seek medical attention promptly if pneumonia is suspected.[ada.com] Signs that acute bronchitis may actually be ‒ or may have developed into ‒ pneumonia include: A very high fever; of 38 C or above Sharp chest pain Coughing up blood or bloody[ada.com]

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