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My 3y/o woke up today with a stiff neck no fever but she

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My 3y/o woke up today with a stiff neck no fever but she doesn't want to move her neck it's obviously hurting
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
She doesn't want me to touch the area it looks like a lymph node or a not is there
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 4 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

It can be muscle strain due to awkward sleeping position.

But if there is swelling, it can be from a lymph node.

It can enlarge from an infection.

Fever may not be present always.

She would need an examination by doctor.

You can give her motrin now.

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Wish her healthy life.