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Neck pain, boil in ear. X-ray showed spondylitis. Help

Hello Doc, I have severe neck pain on right side of ma neck and ear. I visited an ent doc and he examined and there was a small boil in my ear which was removed but i had terrible pain afterwards. Also, I had an x ray done and the doc said no need to worry everything was fine and it was just the initial stage of cervical/ spondylitis and I just dn need to take any pillow etc. Now everyday I have throbbing pain in the same neck area and it goes to my throat and head as well. Its unbearable and suddenly i have got tearing pain in ear and throat whch shifts from one side to another. Pls help
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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It seems that the cervical spondylosis that you are having is associated with a nerve root compression causing all these symptoms. You need to get an MRI scan of the neck done to find out the exact pathology and the extent of affection.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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