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Stiff neck or neck pain have been experienced by most adults

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    Mrs Val Smy — 19.10.2017 21:19
    My husband has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's he keeps getting neck pain but this time it has lasted for 3 days and is no better , he is waiting to go to a nerve clinic but they have said it will not be before Dec or Jan. He is in a lot of pain have tried paracetamol and Arnica plus? But he is getting no relief any ideas please

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      Earle — 20.10.2017 14:57
      Hello Val I found the Arnica Plus product you mentioned but the label doesn’t say how much Arnica is in there, so it’s hard to say if more would help. However nerve pain can respond better to either B-vitamins, Valerian or St.Johns Wort oil, so one of these may be worth a try.

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    Mike Jones — 14.10.2017 14:55
    I am suffering debilitating neck pain on my right.During the past 3 months I have had anMRI scan and an Ultra Sound The Ultra Sound results are pending The MRI was clear. I get tired quickly,which I find depressing.Can you offer any unbiased advice please

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      Earle — 16.10.2017 12:24
      Hello Mike I’m afraid we can’t diagnose over the internet and so the ultra sound results will be the best judge. If they still come back without evidence of a problem, please see a local physiotherapist or sports masseur for an assessment of your upper back tissues, as these are connected to the base of the skull and so can cause pain when tight.

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    Joel — 04.09.2017 17:40
    Hi, I'm getting neck pain from the soft area at the base of my skull behind my left ear. I've had it for around a week now I've been having headaches and my throat has started to hurt also have a lack of energy (unsure if related but have see a few websites saying could be. I used to play rugby and had someone land on the side of my head stretching my neck to the right. I've had physio at my club, accupunture and sports massage on the area which helps to get rid of it but it's always comes back. Pain killers help to numb the pain but I don't like taking them and warm/cold creams don't touch it. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks

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      Earle — 05.09.2017 12:13
      Hello Joel This is only an opinion and not one based upon any scans or examinations, but I think you may have to simply manage such an injury as best you can since you've tried much more than the usual painkillers etc. No cream or gel, ice pack or heat treatment is curative and so it may be worth considering a conversation with your doctor about surgery. I would also add that the headaches are quite possibly related but I'm afraid you'll need to see a doctor regarding the throats and fatigue issues.

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