Strange symptom I just experienced (thoughts?)

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    I was sitting at the table eating a salad when I suddenly had a small popping sensation at the base of my skull where it meets the spine. Now from the top of my cheekbone (right side of my face) all the way to the almost clavicle really my throat the muscles are sore and stiff. It has been about a half an hour since it occurred and I still have the soreness/stiffness in those areas.

    Has anybody had this before? I tried googling the symptoms and I get a lot of different things they don't really seem to be what I'm talking about.
     
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    uh... no clue. if the stiffness continues, you might want to go the ER. Stuff with the spine ain't nothing to screw with.
     
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    I doubt it would be Bell's Palsy. At face value, it seems like a pinched nerve. If you start to notice any paralysis, worstening of symptoms, or discomfort radiating lower than your collar bone, get down to the E.R.
     
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    I'm home...doc thinks I may have pinched a nerve, causing face/neck discomfort... says if not gone by Wednesday to go see a specialist. Hope he is right, LOL.

    There is discomfort in my clavicle and lower back of neck...all right side.
     
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    Lol. This is how we know we're all getting a little bit older. I would like to say I got a pinched nerve saving a child from an oncoming train , but nooooo...I got a pinched nerve eating ******* arugula.
     
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    It's called TooMuchTimeInP&RForum-itis and it's chronic.

    Seriously though I wonder if you slipped a disc in your neck - the pop - that caused a pinched nerve? Most peoples posture at a computer is pretty bad.
     
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    Speaking of strange symptoms. I have recently begun seeing things. Sort of. When I awake, I frequently see an object as if it were only a few feet away from me. As my eyes adjust, the object gradually retreats to it's actual position (about 4 feet further away). I also tend to perceive it as something it isn't (I see a person rather than a 4 foot tall speaker) but I think that's fairly normal - just my mind making sense of what I can't quite make out.

    So, what do you think? Should I write it off as the cost of aging? Maybe ask for an eye appointment or perhaps a referral to a neurologist? Or is it time to put in a call to Major Sidney Freedman?
     
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    Yeah, I figured if I put up a poll Sidney would win hands down.
     
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