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My dad having a neck pain

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: April 28, 2021 10:04 AM

Anonymous 15 months

Dr, I want to ask about my dad,
He had a neck pain for 5 days, and it has caused a headache and a backache. What should we do to help him? Did we need to bring him to the doctor?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 15 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your father symptoms and other health problems you father might be facing. From your complaints, we believe that your father condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • Muscle tension due to wrong sleeping posture
  • Injury to the neck due to trauma
  • Bad posture
  • Disc degeneration at the level of the neck

Some home remedies that can be done are:

  • Use hot pack on the muscle area
  • Use a soft supporting pillow
  • Maintain a proper posture

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In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Wed Apr 28 2021 10:04:07 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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