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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: I developed a severe and sharp pain in the right rear side of my neck this morning that occurs when I move my head to the right or to the rear. It does not hurt at all if my head is tilted slightly to the left. Any ideas?
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Probably a poor sleeping position of the head. Aleve is okay!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You probably didn’t sleep well last night. This explains why you have these symptoms. Often happens when the head rests in an unsuitable position at night. Pain medications are often okay and Aleve will help resolve this pain. There is no need to get worried.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Feel free to follow up with me if need be.
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