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A 19-year-old female asked:

when i put my head straight back and rub my throat (the ball in my throat) i feel it more on the left side then on the right it's been like this for a whole is this something to worry about?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Get checked: The best way to examine the neck is with neck muscles relaxed and not stretched back. However there is normally no asymmetry with respect to structures on either side of the midline Have your Physician examine your neck and throat for peace of mind.

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