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Causes Of Front Of Neck Swelling
What can cause front neck spasms and pain swelling around clavicle? I have Ehlers Danlos Sundrome could this be dislocation or cervical spine bulge?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Many things: The list of answers to your question is so long it cannot be explained here. Causes range from strep throat or other infection to allergic reaction to swollen lymph nodes or goiter. If the neck swelling causes trouble breathing, that is an emergency. If not, it may not be emergent, but you should probably start by seeing your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Time and sleep: Some questions are hard to answer without an examination. If you have a viral infection that may cause some lymph node swelling in the neck and give you a headache and fatigue then time alone will allow your immune system to fight off the infection. If you have the one tender spot in the neck associated with a tender lump you should be seen by the doctor right away. I hope that helps. Sleep helps. ...Read more
Can anything to do witg the carotid artery cause neck swelling and facial swelling on the left side?
I am experiencing spots on throat (quality: white or yellowish spots), neck pain, neck swelling and headache (occurred: 1 - 3 hours) (side: front, r?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Neck swelling or pain should be examined and can be swollen nodes with strep. ...Read more
Can an infection from a wisdom tooth cause neck swelling and swelling behind the ear plus swelling under the wisdom tooth/jaw? I have no pain with it.
Possibly: I would get to an oral surgeon asap. Infection may be spreading. ...Read more
Neck swelling: A numer of condition cause neck masses, swelling, or limps. Lymph nodes are all over the neck, enlarge to help fight local infections. Thyroglossal cysts can get infected, small lump becoming larger and tender. Goiter, swelling of the thyroid, can get very large. Thyroid and cancer in the lymph nodes, and other sources of swelling are possible. Get any swelling checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Facial and neck swelling that relates to the side I lay down on example lay with left side on the pillow left side swells?
Face swelling: It sounds like something is causing excess fluid in the tissues of the face and neck, which moves with gravity to the lowest side when you lay down and still. Causes may include allergic reactions, infections of the teeth or sinuses, kidney disease, blockages to the veins in the neck, etc. If this finding persists more than a day or two, get it checked out by a physician. ...Read more
Discontinuation: Stopping Effexor (venlafaxine) abruptly can cause many physical symptoms and is rarely recommended. Go to www. Effexor (venlafaxine). Com to read about the symptoms. I don't quite understand what you mean by swelling in your neck. If that is a separate issue, you may need to see your doctor for further evaluation of that. It could be tight muscles from suddenly stopping an anti anxiety med which Effexor (venlafaxine) is also. ...Read more
Left side of neck swelling goes away when laying down then starts swelling when I get up. What could this be?
Vascular malf: This could be a vascular malformation - for example a venous malformation that is swelling when dependent. See your physician for a good history and physical to determine exactly what you have. ...Read more
Millions of causes: Your complain is very general. Things that cause that include severe allergic reactions, heart failure, severe malnutrition, severe fluid overload, sepsis, etc. Swelling is a very non-specific finding and has so many causes that identifying the cause takes more than 400 words allows me to help. If it is causing you problems, then starting with your family doc should give you peace of mind. ...Read more
Left neck swelling w/ soft node, dr says he isn't worried but have slight tight feeling esp after taking supps. Which type dr should I see & what tests?
ENT: ENT doc is specialist of head and neck. He will assess swelling and make recommendations. Sometimes swelling is biopsied of suspicious ...Read more
I suffer facial and neck swelling one day post vitamin d supliment medication biodal 50000iu. Shall I stop it or reduce dosage? Pls advise
I am experiencing neck swelling, neck pain and difficulty swallowing. I have had these symptoms for a few days. It is the back of my neck, right side only.
Why when the patient have neck swelling due to hyperthyroidism, it goes up when he/she swallow? Why doesn't it going down?
The thyroid gland is: Intimately associated with the thyroid cartilages and trachea. When you swallow the strap muscles in the neck elevate these structures. The thyroid naturally follows. This is true for normal and abnormal thyroid glands. ...Read more
Double tooth abscess treated with antib face neck swelling 3teeth need to be pulled no insurance jst health severe pain and slight swelln returned?
Left lateral neck swelling: 'nothing found on US but radiologist wants me seen again by GP'. Sweats, fevers, +malaise, 9+ mos. What could this mean?
Is it normal to have slight neck swelling with a tooth abceswent to the ER they said nothing was wrong I'm confused and my anxiety is driving me nuts?
I hit my hand in to the wall badly few months ago but my left arm and neck swelling a little but no pain but when I lift heavy things I feel pain.
Injury: I am not sure if the pain is in the hand, arm or neck. Anyway if you did hit your hand did you get it checked? Fracture possibility or some type of ligamentous laxity associated with the trauma. ...Read more
Can lymph nodes swell infrequently? I've been to the doc for neck swelling and arm pit pain but 4 docs have said they feel no swelling any ideas?
Yes, and several: Lymph nodes part of our immune defense system for virus, microorganisms & cancer. About 1% of blood plasma (water) which departs arterial-end of capillaries is not picked back up at venous-end, body wide. Lymph vessels return this excess water (& whatever is in the water) from around cells back into the blood stream. Lymph nodes, full of white blood cells, remove items/cells recognized not healthy. ...Read more
Still have fevers chills sweats 5/7, neck swelling & malaise but scans, bloods ok & GP & rheumy still insist only dx OA & FM. What now - or am I nuts?
I've been experiencing the nodes under my jaw and neck swelling up and down. Chewing and the icy weather seems to trigger it. Ultrasound shows nothing?
Need more info: What is your question? I need more information to offer any perspective. Have you had a recent cold? How is the health of your gums and teeth? Any throat infection? Any problems in the ears? What is your tuberculosis status? Have you had a complete blood count? Please feel free to schedule a full consult with a physician for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Tingling under tongue, pain, neck swelling, dizziness, bump on Webb under tongue that burst, little bumps in bottom of tongue.?
Infection: You may have an infection involving the tongue or gums. See a doctor to get a definitive diagnosics ...Read more
I've had swollen lymph nodes and neck swelling for the years. Drs dint know why. Now I am having difficulty eating solids. What could this be?
Woke up with under tounge swelling and neck swelling. Er did at ct. Generalized mild or moderate mucosal thickening of the oropharynx. Meaning?
It means: That there is swelling (mucosal thickening) of the area, as your symptoms suggest. It does not indicate the cause, which could be allergic or infectious/inflammatory. ...Read more
Main salivary gland under tongue is swollen. Neck under the right side of my jawline is swollen a lil also. Neck swelling goes up & down. Any ideas?
Salivary Gland stone: You may have either an infection of the salivary gland on the right side (submandibular gland) or may be a stone blocking the duct of the gland. It probably swells when you eat and then goes down as the saliva passes the obstruction. See an ENT physician to check your salivary glands. ...Read more
Neck swelling due to swollen lymph nodes for 4 years. Now having trouble swallowing. What could this be?
See ENT MD: Swelling in the neck can be from several causes, enlarged lymph nodes, enlarged thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst, and esophageal diverticulum. You should see an otolaryngologist, or ear-nost-throat specialist to evaluate the swelling and reason for difficulty swallowing. The treatment for each is entirely different. ...Read more
Shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. Also neck swelling on the left side but no lumps or nodules. Is it cancer?
Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prominence related to the upper segment of the left lung. May be related to symptoms of shortness of breath & not necessarily cancer. Good luck. ...Read more
My ear was swollen shut and now my face is swelling around my ear in my head neck and cheek. I cam also feel my glands in the back of neck swelling to?
Will a neck ct with no contrast show enlarged lymph nodes? I have neck swelling that is really scaring me. Also tightness. Could it be lymph nodes?
Yes and yes: Ref: http://gamma. Wustl. Edu/docs/Soft%20Tissue%20Neck%20CT%20Anatomy. PdfGet a more detailed answer ›
HDry throat no cough a bit croaky when I talk don't smoke little hoarse intermitent no lumps no neck swelling got acid reflux I think aswell?
Reflux: Acid reflux can cause you to have a hoarse voice, especially if it's a chronic problem for you. I think if you get your acid reflux under control, or better control, this may dissipate for you some. If the lanzoprasol isn't providing full relief you may consider trying another reflux medication. Talk to your doctor about your options, of which there are quite a few. ...Read more
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