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A 18-year-old female asked:

Possible reasons for sensory loss all over front of neck and throat? also, shooting pain up side of neck?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Interesting!: Involvement of both sides of anterior neck and throat without other areas of sensory or pain involvement, suggests a non-neurologic cause. Things such as hives, thyroid inflammation, severe lymph node swelling, laryngitis are suggested. These things can also cause localized pain.
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Mutliple: Could be a neuralgia, and i would see a neurologist about it quickly. It could be an early stroke.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2013

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