Chronic neck pain may result from neck muscle strains, neck joint wearing and tearing due to aging, and diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and meningitis, according to Mayo Clinic. Injuries to the neck and p... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Applying ice or heat to the neck area and taking over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, can treat neck pain, according to WebMD. Stretching and strengthening exercises may also help to relieve pa... More »

According to Healthline, treatments for neck pain include hot and cold therapy, exercises that stretch the muscles, pain medications, muscle-relaxing medications and surgery. If neck pain is caused by an underlying bacte... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Chronic neck pain that extends down the arm and reaches the hands and fingers may indicate a cervical herniated disc, according to Spine-health. A slowly developing neck pain that manifests while doing particular activit... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

The common symptoms of meningitis include the sudden onset of high fever, nausea, headache and stiffness in the neck, according to Mayo Clinic. More serious symptoms such as disorientation, seizures, skin rashes and disc... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Chronic watery diarrhea is often caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites from contaminated water or food and medications, such as antibiotics that disturb the intestines' balance of bacteria, explains Mayo Clinic. Peopl... More »

Injury, muscle tension or strain, and certain diseases or conditions may cause neck pain, states Healthline. Rarely, the pain may result from cancer of the spine, congenital abnormalities, abscesses, infections or tumors... More » Health Pain & Symptoms