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A 24-year-old female asked:

Dull neck pain in the back of the neck on the right side where shoulder meets. sharp pain when swallowing in that area.

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
See a physician: This may be something as simple as a rib that is out place, but with a sharp pain during swallowing, i would recommend seeing a physician and having an examination, possibly imaging to make sure something more serious is not occurring. If everything bad is ruled out, then consider manipulation and physical therapy. Again, i would first recommend evaluation by a physician.

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