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Sharp pain In right top shoulder and front of neck when breathing In..more when laying on back. ?

Sharp pain In right top shoulder and front of neck when breathing In..more when laying on back. ?

Pain: Pain could be directly related to shoulder or neck problem. Does touching these areas make things worse? Lung problems, pleurisy, even pulmonary embolus could be a problem. Pericardial symptoms possible especially with lying back making worse. Even a gallbladder or some process under diaphragm could be possible. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in front of neck under jaw. Lymph nodes not englarged. Pain comes and goes for months, sometimes dull sometimes sharp?

What can cause pain in front of neck under jaw. Lymph nodes not englarged. Pain comes and goes for months, sometimes dull sometimes sharp?

See an ENT Doctor: You obviously need to be seen and examined. Don't wait until the severity of illness forces you to do this, go while it is not an emergency and get managed. Best. ...Read more

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What causes burning in front of neck?

What causes burning in front of neck?

Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscles, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and spinal discs. Neck pain can emerge in any part of the neck, including the front of the neck. Front neck pain can be caused by certain medical conditions, throat infections and traumatic injury. ...Read more

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I took a deep breath in and i got a sharp pain on the left side of my neck. It lasted 3 mins. What could cause such pain?

Neck pain: Not sure...But don't dwell on it if it just happened once. We all have some bizarre pain sensations from time to time. Don't let it get da best of u. ...Read more

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I was having my neck check out for stiffness. During the testing i felt a sharp pain shooting down my neck. What can cause this problem?

I was having my neck check out for stiffness.  During the testing  i felt a sharp pain shooting down my neck. What can cause this problem?

Brief episode?: If the sharp shooting pain was brief and resolved then it was probably irritation of an inflamed tendon or ligament. If that pain has persisted then it could be a pinched nerve. Consider seeing a chiropractor for treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain in arm and neck?

What can cause sharp pain in arm and neck?

Nerve Injury or: possibly nerve entrapment such as from a vertebra gone out of whack or disc inj.Strangely, if an upper rib become dysfunctional, it too can cause sharp or achy pain in arm & neck.I recommend a good history & physical including osteopathic hands-on exam to figure out cause.Treatment could be as simple as manipulation, but if other treatment is necessary, your D.O. will be able to do it or refer. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. happened twice at work what's the cause?

Sharp pain in my neck when I tilt my head back. happened twice at work what's the cause?

Muscle spasm: Use ice and take ibuprofen for discomfort. Seek professional evaluation if condition persists. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)

Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)

It can be one of : Several possibilities ranging from: muscular, cervical disc origin, shoulder issue, even gi, respiratory and cardiac etiology. If it does not resolve or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have chest congestion that I can feel up to my neck. When I cough, I get a very sharp pain. What could be the cause of this?

Possibilities...: If it has been present for less than 3 weeks, it is likely acute bronchitis which is usually of viral or bacterial origin. It will likely resolve on its own in a few days to week. If present for 3 weeks or more, it could be chronic bronchitis, a form of copd. This would need a doctor evaluation so treatment could be given. ...Read more

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