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The stiff neck could be due to a pulled muscle or you could be having a viral infection that could be causing the stiff neck along with the other symptoms that you are having.
I would recommend that you should take some over the counter anti-infammatories like Motrin 400 mg three times daily to see if that helps reduce your inflammation and the pain.
These symptoms should go away in a week or two at the most.
Viral infections usually also settle in up to a couple of weeks time.
So the botXXXXX XXXXXne is that this does not seem like anything to worry about and you should be fine.
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I was concerned about some of the things I have been reading online such as a heart problem can appear like this as can cervical artery dissection.
But thank you very much for the information.
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