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Pain in the neck: Introduction

Pain in the neck: common problem in majority of the population, occurs due to muscular tightness in the neck as well as the upper back. See detailed information below for a list of 27 causes of Pain in the neck, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pain in the neck

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Pain in the neck: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Pain in the neck

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How Common are these Causes of Pain in the neck?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pain in the neck. Of the 27 causes of Pain in the neck that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 25 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pain in the neck:

The following list of conditions have 'Pain in the neck' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Pain in the neck Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pain in the neck based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Classifications of Pain in the neck:

    Medical Conditions associated with Pain in the neck:

    Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Neck symptoms (833 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Pain in the neck:

    Degenerative disc disease, Neck strain, Whiplash, A herniated disc or a pinched nerve, Numbness (497 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Tenderness (18 causes), Sharp shooting pain, Fullness (19 causes), Difficulty swallowing (702 causes), Pulsations, Swishing sounds in the head, Dizziness (1357 causes), Lightheadedness (1357 causes), Gland swelling (451 causes)

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