Stiff Neck

The causes and symptoms of stiff neck are various, let me jot down some of them and their links which might help to learn more about it.


1. Whiplas-—Whiplash is when the soft tissues of the neck are injured by a sudden jerking or “whipping” of the head.

Symptoms:Depressed mood ,neck Pain ,Dizziness and Fatigue

2. Sprains and Strains: Definition Sprain refers to damage or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule.

Symptoms:Irritability ,Knee joint – tender ,Back pain and Bruises.

3.Torticollis :It is sa twisted neck, referring to the head being tipped to one side, while the chin is turned.

Symptoms:Neck lump ,neck Pain ,Headache and Facial asymmetry.

4. Meningitis : Meningitis is an infection¿that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Non-…
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Symptoms:Drowsiness, neck Pain ,Bulging fontanelle and Disorientation .

5.Tetanus :Tetanus is a disease caused by the toxin of the bacterium Clostridium tetani that affects the central nervous system.

Symptoms:Abdominal pain ,Fecal incontinence ,Abdominal cramp and Stops breathing.

6.Cervical spondylosis :Cervical spondylosis is a disorder caused by abnormal wear on the cartilage and bones of the neck

Symptoms:Numbness of skin , Incomplete emptying of bladder, Finger numbness and Pain .

7. Encephalitis :Encephalitis is an inflammation (irritation and swelling) of the brain, usually caused by infections.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Symptoms: Chorea ,Flat affect ,Indifferent mood and Impaired judgement

8.Subarachnoid hemorrhage: Subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding¿between the middle membrane covering of the brain and the brain itself. S…
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Symptoms: Hemianopsia ,Pain ,Alteration in consciousness and Blindness .

9. Head injury :A head injury is any trauma that leads to injury of the scalp, skull, or brain. These injuries can range from…
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Symptoms: Communication disorders ,Personality change ,Oversensitive hearing and Bleeding eye .

10. Lyme disease: Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease characterized by a skin rash, joint inflammation, and flu-like sympto…

Symptoms:Visual problems ,Lethargy ,Low grade fever and Arm pain
11. Tuberculosis: Definition Tuberculosis (TB) is a potentially fatal contagious disease that can affect almost any part of the…

Symptoms:Loss of appetite ,Abdominal pain ,Drowsiness and Coughing up yellow sputum .

12.Mononucleos: Mononucleosis is a viral infection causing fevers, sore throat, and swollen lymph glands, especially in the neck..

Symptoms: Loss of appetite ,Abdominal pain ,Abnormal heart rhythms and Pale stools .

13.Histoplasmosis: Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection caused by Histoplasma capsulatum, which primarily affects the lungs but .

Symptoms: Malaise ,Joint pain ,Headache and Pain.

14. West Nile virus: West Nile virus is transmitted by mosquitos and causes an illness that ranges from mild to severe. Mild, flu-…

Symptoms: Diarrhea ,Stuporous ,Confusion and Swollen lymph nodes .

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Disclaimer: This information is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advise or help. It is always best to consult with a Physician about serious health concerns. This information is in no way intended to diagnose or prescribe remedies.

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