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What causes pain in the left side of neck?

What causes pain in the left side of 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

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

What causes pain in left side of abdomen and diaphram?

Number of things: This could be something as minor as gas to as serious as an ulcer or spleen injury. In that general area, you have your stomach, spleen, parts of large and small intestine, diaphragm, and a portion of your pancreas. Cardiac issues can even cause pain in this area. With all of these structures, a physical exam is recommended to be sure to not miss serious issues. ...Read more

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What can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

What can cause sudden swelling of the upper left part of my chest (outside rib cage)?

Possibly an Insect--: bite, seems the most plausible explanation; other would include a trauma to the affected site. Both these would cause other symptoms as well. Suggest you see your PCP for a detailed History and an Examination and possible need for investigations; All these elements would be required to provide you with the answers you seek. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the right side of the chest near the belly?

What causes pain in the right side of the chest near the belly?

See a doctor : Their multiple causes of right sided chest pain . Could be constochondritis, muscular strain, pleuritic, intra thoracic disorders and referred pain. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

Multiple things: 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 more

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What causes pain in the right side of lower abdomen?

See your doctor: Many things can cause pain in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. Some of them are dangerous. See you doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of head?

What causes pain in the left side of head?

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

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What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

What causes pain and some swelling in the lower right front of my neck?

Many things: Could be taut muscle band or muscle spasm called a tender point or a trigger point. This could also be a tender lymph node, especially if you were recently sick. Other things could be a boil or a lipoma. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the lower left side of back under ribcage?

What can cause  pain in the lower left side of back under  ribcage?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left side under ribs?

What causes pain in left side under ribs?

Eval: Causes of left upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: angina, heart attack, pneumonia, injury, enlarged spleen, ruptured spleen, pancreatitis, infection / abscess of the spleen, renal infection or stone, aortic aneurysm, cancer, shingles and obstipation. Get medical care if your pain is on-going. ...Read more

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What causes pain under right rib cage in back? The pain is including the ribs.

Long list: Any change in whites of eyes? Dark urine? Can be hepatitis, rib issue, pleurisy.. See a doctor if this is not very short term or getting worse. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of right side pain under the ribs?

Right Upper abd pain: Causes of right upper abdominal pain include but are not limited to: bile duct inflammation; gallstones; gallbladder cancer; gastritis; hepatitis; kidney infection, stone or cancer; hiatal hernia; peptic ulcer; pericarditis; liver hemangioma, abscess or cancer; fecal impaction; bowel obstruction & injury. It is best to have chronic abd pain evaluated. Severe abdominal pain = medical emergency. ...Read more

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Cause of pain in left breasr?

Cause of pain in left breasr?

Growth vs trauma: Single breast pain can be from growth, contusion, fibro cystic disease, mastitis, abscess or changing bras. If the pain persists or you develop other symptoms then you need to have an exam and further testing by your doctor. If any deformities or knots then you need to seek out your doctor now. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

What causes pain in the lower left side of stomach?

Left Lower AB pain: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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What causes pain in right side under ribs?

What causes pain in right side under ribs?

Many reasons: It depends on what brings the pain on, what it feels like, where exactly it is located, how long it lasts, what makes it better, and what makes it worse. Only a dr. Can help you figure this out. Possibilities include an ulcer, irritation of the stomach or duodenum (small intestine), gallstones, congestive heart failure, muscle spasms, pinching of nerves that exit the back, or spasms of intestine. ...Read more

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What causes pain in lower right side of abdomen?

Possible appendix: It could be your colon or possibly your appendix. If pain persists, listen to mother nature and see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

What causes swelling at the top of right hand and swellng in right lower leg ?

Swelling leg anhand: Swelling could be caused by a number of things. Was there any trauma? Could be hypertension dvt, heart disease, kidney failure. Elevate both above the heart to see if a reduction is noted. If not, discuss with your doctor. ...Read more