What causes neck pain? 26 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Vertebrobasilar Circulatory Disorders

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

An intricate web of blood vessels supply the brain with oxygen and vital nutrients. A group of arteries known as the vertebrobasilar arteries feeds the back (posterior) of the brain. Vertebrobasilar arteries ar...

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Hodgkin's Disease

Hodgkin's disease is a type of lymphoma. Lymphoma is a blood cancer that starts in the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps the immune system get rid of waste and fight infections. There are two main types o...

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Thoracic Outlet Syndromes

The narrow space between your collarbone and first rib is known as the thoracic outlet. Blood vessels, nerves, and muscles that extend from the back to the arms pass through this area. If the space in the thoraci...

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Subacute Thyroiditis

Thyroiditis refers to an inflamed thyroid. Your thyroid is a gland in the front of your neck that controls your metabolism by releasing a variety of hormones.Most types of thyroiditis do not cause pain in the thyroi...

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Brain Abscess

An abscess of the brain is usually the result of a bacterial or fungal infection. The infection will cause your brain to swell from the collection of pus and dead cells that form. A brain abscess can form when fungi...

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Spinal Cord Abscess

Spinal cord abscess (SCA) is a rare condition capable of causing permanent damage to the spinal cord. Abscesses are caused when injured tissue becomes infected. The body's immune system sends white blood cells to hel...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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