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How to treat neck stiffness?

So Wednesday I started to get a stiff neck and it got worse. by Friday I had ear ache and a head ache now Sunday I also have popping and cracking in my nose and my balance is off. When I bend or turn I am dizzy and feel sick. Please help I don t want to be like this for Christmas !!
Fri, 31 Mar 2017
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi i am Dr Ahmed Aly
thanks for using HealthcareMagic site ,
I had gone through your question and understand your concerns ..

You may avoid bad sleeping postures ,vigorous movements and try spinal straightening exercises .
For my patients i may recommend NSAIDs or painkillers like advil tabs when needed , hot gentle massages with topical gels of anti-inflammatory , B12 vitamin supplements and muscle relaxants will be effective for most of cases .
If pain persist i recommend MRI for proper evaluation and management and follow up with her physician .

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