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Dr. Raju A.T

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Posted on Tue, 27 Mar 2018 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: sudden neck pain on the right side going to the upper shoulder: have experienced this many times since 5-6 months and thought that it was because of the pillow as I woke up in the morning with the pain but today, after many days without pain, it recurred while i was sitting in the office in normal sitting posture. don't know what's happening and which doctor should i consult
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 27 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need some more details

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Do you exercise regularly ?
Do your such pains in any other part of the body ?
Have you checked your Vit D levels ?

Waiting for your response,
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Follow up: Dr. Raju A.T 6 minutes later
I don't exercise, no pain anywhere else in body, 7 months back Vit D was 8 and I'm taking 60k tablets once per month
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 33 hours later
Brief Answer:
Repeat the levels

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Sorry for the delayed response.

Thanks for the information provided.

Both lack of exercise and low Vit D levels can cause such muscle spasm and subsequent pains.

I suggest you to get the Vit D levels checked , if on the lower side may have to start the supplement Vit D 60k once weekly for next 6 weeks.

Also, exercising regularly can avoid such musculoskeletal problems.

Hope, I answered your query.

Wish you good health.

Regards,
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