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A 28-year-old male asked:

If i turn my head to the right and swallow hard i feel a quick sharp nerve pain down the side of my neck.

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Dr. Robert Sterling
A Verified Doctoranswered
46 years experience
Yes,TheJigIsNatural: Well, that makes sense.If I put any area of my body into a rather un-natural position to then perform a natural function, I'm bound to feel something weird. Like if I touched my left foot to my right ear and then try to dance the jig. Especially in the neck.Lots of nerves and little muscles that need coordination to accomplish a swallow. So,unless you are watching a tennis match, just eat normally

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