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Have stiff neck, burning sensation on back and feeling dizzy. What's wrong?

Nov 2013
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Have a fuzzy head,dizzyness and stiff neck it also my gait which is affected. I have had 4 MRI scans with no positive diagnosis in fact the last time I saw my doctor he said that he said that he did not know

what was wrong.Any ideas? I also have a burning sensation in the small of my back
Posted Fri, 5 Apr 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 2 hours later

Thank you for posting your query.

The most likely diagnosis could be migraine with mild cervical spondylosis.

This can explain stiff neck, dizziness, headache, etc.

MRI is often normal in these conditions.

Treatment would involve physiotherapy with neck extension exercises.

In addition, medications such as amitriptilyne would be useful.

symptoms may occur with that too.

I hope it helps. Please get back if you have any more queries.

Wishing you good health,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad

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