I have had a sore neck for almost week (since 9/9) with headaches, I have had headaches before, but the stiff neck is new. no other health problems. is this something serious? or should i wait it out, i do not have any insurance. I am 27, and a full time nursing student, so I am use to long hours at the computer and reading books. I was worried about menigitis but without a fever I feel that I would be wasting money to see a Doctor, but I dont want it to get worse it that is what it is.
Yes I am taking Ibuprophen and applying ice. Last night I woke up at 3am and could not sleep because any position I laid made my neck hurt even worse and now my right arm is very sore. I am starting to think it is a pinched nerve. Do you know any measures I can take to help? thanks so much.
Finding a pillow that works for you is also very important. For me it is The Original Contour Pillow. I have only been able to find this on line. It was not very expensive last I ordered one. Around $20.
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