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Causes Of Pain When Chewing
What is most likely the cause of constant left side rib pain that worsens when swallowing food or liquids??
Depends on your age: Generally at young age you are not expected to have any pain. As you get older and tissues are not as strong will cause pain, sneezing, such as cough the produces a lot of force within the chest cavity, and within the spine. This produces stress on the ribs or back and causes pain, with osteoporosis. However the most common cause of back pain is bulging disc which is pushed out more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What causes a hunger kind of pain in the middle of the upper abdomen. Sometimes eating relieves the pain & other times no. Can it be my gallstones?!
PROBABLY NOT: Epigastric pain that is relieved by eating is typical of ulcer or gastritis. Gallstones, when symptomatic, usually cause pain after eating, especially after fatty or greasy foods. Some other entities can also cause this type of pain, including pancreas issues. I recommend you seek a direct medical opinion. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: This could be many things, however a common cause of pain in the back after eating, particularly under the scapula, is the galbladder. See your doc, as a good history and exam will point them in the right direction. ...Read more
What would cause pressure in the left back side of the neck and sharp shooting pains accompanied by popping noises and causes eye irritation.
Occipital pressure: Could be nerve irritation occipital neuralgia or cervicalgia, or I have seen it with herpetic infection need acyclovir 200 mg 3 tabs TID x 5 days or shingles ( same treatment). rarely lyme ( may not be in islands) Follow up today with urgent care /doctor we take eye issues very seriously ...Read more
What could be the cause of pain at the back side of the left chest? At every posture and deep breathe pain intensify. Any pain relieve drug?
Nothing: A bump at the end of your sternum is probably your xlphoid proccess. A normal bone that many people discover for the first time when they feel around there and think it is new or a problem . Please contact your primary provider to evaluate this further if it dosen't resolve soon ...Read more
What could cause a sharp pain in the back of ribs when breath deeply or straighten back or lay on it? No shortness of breath but fair amount of pain
Maybe pleurisy: What you describe sounds like it could be pleurisy which has many causes, some of which can be serious. There are other possibilities including a problem with the rib itself. These all warrant a visit with a local doctor to examine you and potentially do some further testing. ...Read more
Muscle or nerve: For a young person, the most likely issue is muscle pain in the 'posterior chain" these are the muscles that keep you erect. These include the buttocks and the hamstrings as well as the low back muscles. They could be responding to a problem in the lower back.. Or you could have an si, sacroiliac, issue. You could also have a pinched nerve from a herniation of the lumbar disk in the low back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause be the cause of pain on left front side of neck when taking deep breathes? Mostly after activity but sometimes randomly?
Can be several: The hip and knee receive their nerve supply from the same nerve, the obturator so that a knee problem can present as knee &/or hip pain & vice versa. Usually, pain in the joints after lying down is usually a sign of arthritis as motion keeps the joint fluid bathing the joint surfaces which is how the cartilage gets its nutrition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes lower back pain when you have inflammation around the T10 pain when sitting are laying down stiffness and numbness ?
This requires U 2-: -B Cn by an orthopedic surgeon. Three R many serious & not so serious problems, from arthritis in a segment about @ T-10, 2 a disk or tumor. If I gave U an answer, it would not even B an educated guess. U may even start with Ur PCP 4 starters, & get referrals as needed. With no injury or illness I would think it's not a serious condition. 2 put Ur mind @ ease get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in middle of throat on left side only when yawning and humming. Feels like stinging pain. No other symptoms or known allergens.
TMJ???: AHLAIN YASIN usually what you are describing fit a TMJ problem it is the joint that open and close with eating, chewing ,and yawning. it does get inflamed like any other joint. try ibuprofen 600-800 mg after each meal for a week and apply heat and see if it will go away if not see a dentist or ENT. bilsalamh inshallah ...Read more
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