A member asked about a 60-year-old female:
Throbbing pain in vaine, neck on left side? what to do?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Throbbing NOT= vein: If the pain is throbbing and you can feel that in your neck area, this suggests likely arterial--the carotid artery. I am not sure what other medical conditions you have and/or medications you are taking, thus difficult to advise you. If this is severe and persisting, I would recommend an evaluation. If sudden in onset, an arterial dissection (bleeding into the wall) is a possible cause.
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Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Be seen: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
I have a throbbing pain in the left side of my neck and is off and on, when I do physical activities
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
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Last updated Oct 21, 2017
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