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Knot on back of neck due to stress

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Usually: Get a good massage. If that does not get the kink out see your family doc for evaluation and possible pt and treatment for anxiety if present. A coup ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
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TMD: I would ask your dentist to evaluate your lower jaw position and feel for clicking in the jaw joint area in front of the ear. When the lower jaw devia ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Neck pain: Everything except for the swollen lymph nodes sounds like cervical myofascial syndrome. This is very commonly aggravated by stress. Sometimes there ar ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Not likely: If all those tests were done and everything is normal. Don't think you'll get more info from your md. A thorough medical exam would provide equally us ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lipoma: A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump that's most often situated between your skin and the underlying muscle layer. Often a lipoma is easy to identif ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Boger
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Too vague: It may be muscular (spasm or cramp) or could be a lymph node or a growth. See a doctor. Try applying heat to the area and using Excedrin advil or ale ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleksandra Zgierska
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Stress can cause variety of symptoms, in a variety of body parts and systems. It is often the case that stress response for a given person is like hi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get him examined : To be checked for fatty tumor, cyst , lymph gland or muscular knot. Take care!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymph node: What your feeling is a lymph node. Its a small connection of drainage sacks containing the bodies immune cells. When something passes by them that s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes swell and fluctuate usually due to the inflammatory reaction of infection. Cancer at your age would be unusual, but not impossible. If it ... Read More

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