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Pain In Neck Intermittently. Any Ideas?

About an hour ago....I got a sharp, throbbing pain in the left side of my neck. It feels like a blood vessel is bursting.....very painful, but then it is quickly over. It is continuing to happen every few minutes...causing me to wrench and cringe during the quick burst of pain. Any ideas????? Reason to be concerned????
Mon, 4 Nov 2013
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Dear Friend
Welcome to Healthcare Magic

Most Probable Cause:
1) Strained Muscles of Neck
2) Inflammatory arthritis , Cervical Spondylosis

Friend there is nothing to be concerned if pain is acute onset , I suggest you to take rest and avoid strenuous excercises that helps to relax muscles and can make no more pain.
Secondly NSAIDS and massage is found to be helpful in treating Left sided neck pain .

If symptoms worsens even after using medications , I would recommend to do EKG and Imaging studies to rule out underlying cause of disease.

Hope this information is useful, please feel free to ask if you have any queries.
Regards
Dr.Kingson John David
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Pain In Neck Intermittently. Any Ideas?

Dear Friend Welcome to Healthcare Magic Most Probable Cause: 1) Strained Muscles of Neck 2) Inflammatory arthritis , Cervical Spondylosis Friend there is nothing to be concerned if pain is acute onset , I suggest you to take rest and avoid strenuous excercises that helps to relax muscles and can make no more pain. Secondly NSAIDS and massage is found to be helpful in treating Left sided neck pain . If symptoms worsens even after using medications , I would recommend to do EKG and Imaging studies to rule out underlying cause of disease. Hope this information is useful, please feel free to ask if you have any queries. Regards Dr.Kingson John David