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I have neck pain on the left side, is possible that my artery

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I have neck pain on the left side, is possible that my artery is clogged causing the pain
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 5 years ago.
Hello, Welcome to justanswer and thank you for your question.

Since how many days you have pain?
Is the pain continuous?
Is the pain radiating to shoulder or arm?
Numbness in arm?
What is your profession?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

hello, today, no it comes and goes, no, no, professional

Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 5 years ago.
Well, most likely your symptoms are due to-Nerve compression.
It is too early to think about clogged artery .
The symptoms associated with Clogged neck artery are-
Feelings of dizziness, blurred vision and loss of vision in one eye signal the possibility of decreased blood flow to the brain from a clogged neck artery.


This seems to be case of Nerve compression or it can be muscle pull.
It may usually take 2-3 weeks for symptoms to get resolve.

Take Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen.

You should Use ice packs to neck region for approximately 20 minutes, and repeat it every two hours. This can be done 3-4 times a day.

Take bed rest, and remain away from lifting any heavy objects.

In case the pain persist after 2 week, please see your doctor.They can advise for- X-ray of cervical spine, If required CT or MRI can be considered.Along with painkiller , your doctor can recommend Physical therapy.

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