Stiff Neck, Swelling And Warm To Touch

Reviewed on 1/17/2023

Swelling and warmth of any part of the body or characteristic signs of inflammation, which can result from injury or infection. A stiff neck can be related to muscle strain or damage to any of the structures in the neck. Pay attention to all your symptoms. Seek immediate medical care for trauma or injury that produces worrisome symptoms, and always describe concerning symptoms to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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