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Bones In My Neck Catch And Painful
What should I do about this bone in the back of my neck the bone is sticking it is so painful I barely can keep my head up?
Pain: Anyof the buldging disc of vertibrea can cause pain, cervical coller and antiinflamatory drug will help. Best to visit the orthopedic for advice, MRI of neck will provide more information and treatment. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
After playing volleyball I feel pain at the bottom part of the neck on the back side where the spine starts. Pressing the spine bone is painful. Help.?
Overuse injury: Their are several muscles that attach to that area that are involved in extending the head and reaching back at the same time. The action of hitting a spike uses muscles attached to this area. Repetitive use that injures this area can result in a type of injury similar to "tennis elbow" or "shin splints". Ice and rest is very important to prevent significant injury. See doc if not improved! ...Read more
I have a muscular type pain from my left back shoulder up into my neck. It is painful all the time and my neck bones are cracking a lot.
From last night I have a pain in my neck under the right jaw bone in the front. It is painful periodically. Should I be concerned immediately or wait?
Yes: It is not normal to have pain in neck even periodically. Go to your physician. They can determine if serious or not, or refer you to someone who can help. ...Read more
Been having neck pain and stifness for a month, headache for a week now. If I press on my neck bones it is painful. Cant turn head. Cause pls?
Neck pain & stiff:
Hello. Facet joints are responsible for allowing you to comfortably turn your head from side to side and extend it. You may benefit from a short course of oral steroids (7 days) or Toradol (5 days if your PCP approves) to reduce pain and stiffness in your neck.
Have you undergone any PT or chiropractic treatment? These may also be beneficial to get the function of your neck back under control. ...Read more
I have enlarged nodes on my left side, neck in multiple areas including next to collar bone., one is about an inch long, if they are touched it, sends pain n burning sensations that lasts awhile. Also groin nodes painful. And feel hard. I've had tingli
The right side of my neck was sore. So I went to rub it and found a lump on the side of my neck on the bottom right before collar bone. It is painful.
It may be an: Abnormal lymph node. You should see your doctor for a complete assessment. ...Read more
I've had painful enlarged lymph nodes in my neck and over my mastoid bone for over a year. My doctor is trying to evaluate me. Possible causes though?
There are too many: But if this has really been ongoing for a year, a biopsy might be in order. ...Read more
Lump on right hand muddle of clavicle. Painful underneath the bone. Back of my neck feels like I gave a trapped nerve. Can't sleep well?
Need an anatomy-:
-muddle= middle? Clavicle is in front of Ur chest wall & is more intrinsic 2 the shoulder, .
Sorry, try again! ...Read more
I have a painful lump above my collar bone and another one on my neck near my thyroid. Blood tests show no infection. What should I do next?
See your doctor: You could still have an infection with normal blood tests. If it is not an infection you might need the lumps biopsied. ...Read more
Lower back pain, rt arm-very painful. From shoulder to finger. Burning neck pain. X-ray says C6 and C7 bone on bone. Next is MRI then what?
Depending on the MRI:
Findings and their correlation tot he symptoms/signs, and if no response to non operative treatments, your surgeon might advise surgery. He'll discuss the procedure with you.
If nerves are pinched or the cord, then surgery would be the correct option for you.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pulsating painful artery or vein above collar bone in "gully" at base of neck. Bulging when lying flat. Subclavian? I have fam hx of brain aneurysms.
Pulsatile pain: Get it checked out promptlyGet a more detailed answer ›
I have swollen glands in my r groin, l nipple and back of my neck near my occipital bone. All areas are painful and sensitive. Could it be from general liver detoxing?
No.: There is no such thing as "general liver detoxing" that would cause any symptoms. Multiple swollen, tender glands sounds more like an infection. See your doctor if it persists. ...Read more
Swollen, sore red joints 1st 2nd finger joints-other painful areas: jaw, hips, bones in top of feet...Neck. Also have fatigue. Could this allbe oa?
Varies: May or may not all be from same cause, if it is it suggests something more systemic. A good medical checkup with some basic lab work would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on my left cheek bone. I have chronic medical issues with my thyroid (which was radiated because od graves disease) recently I was put on prescription vit d because a blood tests showed my vit d (at a 12). Over the last year I jave b
Not related: The thyroid is located far from the cheek bone. ...Read more
Neck: Typically a fall or significant injury are needed to fracture bones in the neck. If you have pain in your neck and you had an injury like this you see a doctor today in the er. After examining you, x-rays may be done as well as a ct or mri. These imaging studies are needed to tell if there is a fracture. Most neck injuries are muscle strains. ...Read more
I've have done self manipulation of my neck for 15 years now. Now my bones in my neck make a crunching grinding noise with movement &i'm always dizzy?
Advise against: Though many chiropractors do cervical manipulation it isn't necessarily advised by others in the medical profession. Significant risks are present with respect to damaging arteries running in the back of the relatively exposed neck area which feed the brainstem and this can be fatal in some cases. I wouldn't recommend continuing this practice. The american academy of neurology advises against it. ...Read more
Evaluation: Discuss it with the person that you are concerned about and get evaluated if needed. ...Read more
Need more info: Back bone curved could be due to a lot of things, I want more information to answer your question. ...Read more
Bones aren't soft: This is likely a soft tissue mass like a lipoma. See your primary care for an evaluation. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I was told by a neurosurgeon that my neck bone shows aging. I am 21 years of age. What does this mean? Can I reverse it?
Aging bones: When bones show "aging" it means that the effect of gradual wear and tear that we all experience is starting to show up as mild degenerative arthritis in your spine or limbs. While this is unusual at age 21, it certainly can happen, particularly if you have had a major fall, car accident, etc. The only thing you can do that will help is regular exercise with stretching. Check another xray in 5 yrs. ...Read more
Why does my neck feel like its falling to one side. Plus my 2 neck bones are different sizes. Ones goes away in and one sticks out more? Help please?
See a doc: I'm not exactly sure what neck bones you are referring to, but it sounds like your problem may be a muscular or bony problem. See an ortho doc or spine doc right away. Good luck! ...Read more
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