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crunchy lower back and neck

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i have a crunchy lower back and neck ??
is it possible it could be causein my chest and jaw pain
for months.............im 16.......
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replied February 13th, 2008
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It is possible for low neck pain to cause some pain in the chest. By "crunchy", you may mean crepitance, which is a crackling or grinding sound on movement of the neck or low back. This can indicate arthritis in some patients, but at 16 it would be unlikely unless you had juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (uncommon condition). Check with your family doc about some of the possibilities. Upper neck issues can lead to jaw pain...
Consider going into medicine as a career. Sometimes those with certain medical conditions make the best doctors Smile
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