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Doctor insights on: Common Neck Problems

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Is a swollen neck and white patch on tongue common with salivary gland problems?

Is a swollen neck and white patch on tongue common with salivary gland problems?

White patch: White patch most likely not a problem salivary gland. Could be bad teeth the reason for swollen glands. If persisting not getting better, you should see your doctor. Some rare cause of white patches are precancerous conditions and candidiasis. ...Read more

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Scheduled for endoscopy and colonoscopy. How risky is prep and procedure? Common problems? I have ehlers danlos so hypermobile neck, back, hipsand jaw

Scheduled for endoscopy and colonoscopy. How risky is prep and procedure? Common problems? I have ehlers danlos so hypermobile neck, back, hipsand jaw

Generally quite safe: Many patients complain of the discomfort of drinking so much liquid: nausea, vomiting, bloating, explosive diarrhea. But only VERY rarely do serious things like seizure/palpitations/kidney failure occur. The large volume of polyethylene glycol solution is safest; the smaller volume oral sodium phosphate solution should not be used; it has been linked to dangerously low phosphate levels. ...Read more

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Is neck tension common when sitting for long hours at work?

Is neck tension common when sitting for long hours at work?

Yes!: Long hours at work, especially sitting at the computer at work with poor posture will really upset your trapezius muscle among many others. Take frequent breaks, and stretch often. ...Read more

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When I bend my neck to look up I feel major pain what's the problem?

When I bend my neck to look up I feel major pain what's the problem?

Neck muscle spasm: Neck muscle spasm is probably the problem. If the pain is radiating down an arm or to the jaw, then get checked right away. Also, if you had a recent head or neck injury, you should get checked right away. ...Read more

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Having minor pain that throbs on both sides (left and right) of neck. I have been experiencing this problem for a couple of weeks, it comes and go's.

Having minor pain that throbs on both sides (left and right) of neck. I have been experiencing this problem for a couple of weeks, it comes and go's.

Get examined: Could just be muscle strain . We have carotid arteries on each side of our neck that throbs or pulsates but gets more intense when we are under stress or excited. Get examined so we don't miss any serious underlying condition like carotid narrowing or stenosis etc good luck! ...Read more

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If ur neck in.Front have a slyt pain?Is it thyroid probem?

If ur neck in.Front have a slyt pain?Is it thyroid probem?

Don't know: Where is the pain on the front of your neck? Most thyroid problems are painless, but need more info from you. Feel better! ...Read more

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What is the clicking problem in my neck?

What is the clicking problem in my neck?

Joint Movement: The bones of the neck move to allow us to move our head around. Thus is made possible by articular surfaces. As we age these surfaces can wear down, or be altered by arthritic changes. Unless you are being bothered by neck pain, numbness, tingling or weakness, the sounds can be left alone. If symptoms get worse you can see a spine doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

Pain in neck tonsil peoblem any solution for itv?

More info needed: Why are you taking Moxifloxacin? If you have tonsilitis, that would not be the first medication I would give. Also, how long has this been? Do you have fever? Neck swelling ? How do your tonsils look? Have you ever had EBV mononucleosis (also known as the kissing disease) ? Any sick contacts? ...Read more