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Bruise On Back Of Neck
Feels like there is a bruise on the back of my neck. It's at base of skull to the left of my spine. Started 2 days ago.
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
Can a cut/bruise at back of tongue cause swollen neck and pain swallowing/yawning? Like muscle spasm or affect swallowing glands?
I have fibromyalgia and am having bad headaches. My head feels like it is bruised and the back of my neck hurts?
Dull aches on and off on my left side and left back of neck.Occasionally strong pain for a few seconds.About 15 times/day.Tender to touch.Whats wrong?
I have a hard lump that doesn't move and isn't attached to my skin underneath on back of neck . Also a little tender. What can it be?
Lymphnode?: Could be a lymph node that is working as it should. However, if this does not go away in two weeks then you will need to be examined. ...Read more
Worried about hump on back of neck/top of spine. Had since childhood can be tender and now have neck pain, Worried about cushings?
Be seen : If you are worried about it, I would not hesitate to be seen. Cushings can be easily checked for. There are two spinous processes in the spine between the cervical and thoracic areas that can be quite prominent in certain people and are not necessarily associated with cushings. Again, I would not hesitate to be checked if you are concerned. ...Read more