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Popped neck, stiff neck and pain, looks swollen. What can I do to make it better?

In the middle of the night yesterday my neck popped and ever since I ve hadan extreme pain on the right side its stiff and looks swollen I have trouble turning Mt head either way and its hard for me to stand up.what can I do to make it better? YYYY@YYYY I don t have any money can you please send me the answer
Asked On : Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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It seems that you had a muscle sprain in your neck. A bony injury needs to be ruled out after an MRI scan of the neck. Till then you can use a cervical collar for relief. Do a hot fomentation and take a mild pain killer till proper diagnosis is made.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 14 Aug 2012
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