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Pain in left side of neck artery

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 47 years experience
Unlikely: Many neck issues in your age group are brought on by poor posture esp slouching or lack of exercise. Use of. Computers, carrying a heavy backpack can ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 36 years experience
Get Checked out...: Was there any recent injury? Did you perform any activities that worsen the pain? Consider seeing your pcp or ed doc for exam and possibly ct or MRI s... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Go see your DR for a: Thorough exam and accurate dx. Possibilities include muscle strain, carotid artery narrowing, sinusitis, intestinal problems etc. Based on your age, y... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 36 years experience
Likely muscle throb: Women, pregnant or not, w/ throbbing in side of neck who have had med tests to rule out serious problems are left with a couple of poss. causes: nervo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Muscle spasm: Tight contracted muscles can cause pain like that. Try otc analgesics (ibuprofen, aleve) plus heat and gentle stretching.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 25 years experience
Could be...: I assume the arm is in a sling or likely shoulder immobilizer. Was this a surgical repair? Could be related nerves/reflex distribution of pain fiber... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
RU thin?: Your normal carotid artery is often visible, especially in thin people. Aneurysms are not visible and are diagnosed by ultrasound - they are extremely... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Watch it: Check it every week or so. If it does not double in size, nor becomes painful, you may leave it alone. An occasional enlarged lymph node in the neck i... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Painful: Cervical lump needs evaluation could be a lympgadenopathy or a carbuncle and less likely a tumor
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Cunningham
Phlebology 35 years experience
Likely to be more: constant than to come and go. Neck pain & headache are common problems, though, & unlikely to be carotid artery dissection. If you've had ne... Read More