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Causes Of Pain In Neck
Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more
Various: Acute severe pain in the testis might be testis torsion & an emergency. Severe pain of fairly rapid onset & relieved by gently lifting scrotum on that side could be epididymitis requiring antibiotics. Dull ache could be due to varicocele or hydrocele. Pain can be related to sexual stimulation without ejaculation. Suggest see a urologist if there is any doubt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes Neck pain: Neck pain can be caused by several of many structures in the cervical spine. They include: muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, discs, and nerves. Neck pain can also radiate from other structures like the heart, trachea, esophagus, and blood vessels. If you're suffering see your primary care and they will begin to work things up to help you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
DISH: Exaggerated bone spurs on the front of the spine may do this. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, if you're a googler. Unlikely if you're 35. I would treat these as two separate problems. See an ENT for swallowing issue. Try pt, nsaids, etc for neck. Obtain doctor's eval if not improving. ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Hard to say: This could be coming from the back of your neck. The cervical muscles attach to the base of your skull so this may be the source of the spasms. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
What could be the cause of upper back and neck pain with shoulder pain and sensation in the face?
Many causes: There are numerous reasons to have neck or and back pain and this requires a complete workup to find out why. However, the nerves that supply sensation to the face do not come from spinal cord in the neck but the lower part of the brain. You need to see a neurologist to workup your abnormal face sensation issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical vs emotionl: It is possible but you should see your doctor to rule out any physical causes. ...Read more
A few things: Could be due to migraines or food sensitivities. Could be secondary to stress or medication rebound. While you are young, it is still worth getting evaluated as severe temple pain can be associated with some serious complications, such as vision problems that you would want to avoid. ...Read more
Cervical strain: Tight neck muscle in suboccipital triangle can do this. ...Read more
I have TMJ. Could it cause constant pain in neck and shoulders, mild headache (starting from base of scull), and plugged ear?
Would muscle spasms in shoulder and upper back and shoulder cause stinging pain in neck when i try to stretch , sleep. Dr. : stress and back spasm?
Possibly: Yes it could, but so could other more serious issues like a pinched nerve in the neck. Even if it is a muscle spasm, the more important question is what is the cause for e spasms. Are you over working them or is it compensatory response to a more serious injury in the neck. Bottom line- go get checked out. ...Read more
It can contribute: In as much as SLE makes one prone to certain types if peripheral neuropathy nerve entrapment syndromes (cervical radiculopathy, carpal tunnel etc) might be more likely to be symptomatic. In addition arthritic changes may result in nerve root or distal entrapment. Consultation with a neurologist might be warranted in your situation. ...Read more
Sudden ear pain, loud ringing, intensified in hours, fluid movmnt when pops causing icrutiating pain, sore neck, lymph nodes, mucus, becoming intolerable?
See doc asap: That kind of sudden intese pain along with reaction in lymph nodes is a history that suggest possible ear infection. In any even the pain is screaming - go get it seen! you may need some antibiotics or done some injury to the ear that got infected. This is not something for self treatment without a medical exam. See your doc or go to an urgent care center. This can get worse without treatment. ...Read more
Sudden ear pain that intensified in hours, loud ringing, fluid movement when pops causing icrutiating pain, sore neck, lymph nodes, mucus, just awful pain?
Many possibilities: Most common reasons of neck pain are compromised posture (work, sleep etc), strained neck, and lack of exercise; these are likely muscular pains. Other factors involve trauma, genetics, underlying medical illness etc. Consult your pcp for starters. Also try doing warm compresses for about 10-12 minutes twice daily. ...Read more
Can a shoulder issue cause pain in neck and face or does pain always go downwards. My collarbone sounds like crackers being crushed up but it all hurt?
I am currently taking voriconazole for histoplasmosios. Can this cause neck pain? Neck pain started about 2 weeks ago, and hasnt let up. It only hurts on the left side. What can I do?
Neck : Neck or muscle pain is not listed as a side effect of voriconazole. This pain is likely caused by something else. Possibly a muscle spasm or strain. Have you tried any pain medications? If not try tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin. Also a heating pad may help. If the problem worsens or persists see your doctor. Best of luck. ...Read more
Has a wisdom tooth removed about 4 months ago. but some of the tooth is pushing thru. could It cause temple pain eye pain neck pain and dizziness?
Can a migraine cause tooth pain? Severe headache, neck pain, sensitivity to light, tooth ache, feeling lightheaded
Yes, but: It is just as likely, or more, that the tooth has caused the other distress. See your dentist if this has happened before or if it continues past a normal 'migraine' for you. Migraines are a very specific thing and don't usually impact teeth or jaw. Rather the temple(s) are most common. Have a dental exam. Best! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in right shoulder blade. Circular motion with head cause pain in neck when I go to the right. Heart attack, lung cancer or just muscle sore?
Hard immovable lump in neck...Causing pain in neck and chest.Left lower part of neck, have to push hard to feel it not on other side of neck ?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor. This is something that should be checked out asap. ...Read more
I have postero-central & paracentral protrusion of c4-c6 vertebrae, causing pain in neck & shoulder. What is the line of treatment? I'm on pain meds.
The neck is held up by spinal bones, ligaments , tendons and muscles. Likely you have a tension type muscular skeletal dysfunction.
This is treated by OTC meds like Advil, Tylenol. Also good for headache.
Massage, chiropractic manipulation can also relax the muscles and realign the natural curve in your neck.
See a doctor if not better in 24 hours for examination. ...Read more
Neck pain: Please see your primary doctor about this. She/he will take your history, examine your neck and order appropriate lab tests. It won't take long to get the answers and your doctor will decide what treatments are necessary, if any. ...Read more
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