How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask DrRussMD Your Own Question
DrRussMD
DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 65289
Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
24257177
Type Your Medical Question Here...
DrRussMD is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have had a crick or stiff neck for about 3 weeks. It was

This answer was rated:

I have had a crick or stiff neck for about 3 weeks. It was getting better but I put ice on it and it got worse and then I used a massager and it got worse again. It hurts in my ears and I have a headache -- not like a splitting headache but just enough to know my hear hurts. Now, I've gotten a crick in my right shoulder. I've tried creams, advil and even the shocking thing but nothing seems to help. What can I do now?
vrt
Hello
You need an exam
This can be a disc problem.
So you might even need an MRI
It can be more serious than you think.
See your doctor asap.
If it gets a lot worse go to the ER.
You can use ibuprofen, and try heat.
And rest. Until you see the doc.
Let me know if you have more questions.
Please don't forget a positive rating.
DrRussMD and 5 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you