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Pressure in right front of neck 6 months. Tongue sometimes feels strange on that side Gets worse with strenuous activity. No lumps felt anywhere????

Pressure in right front of neck 6 months. Tongue sometimes feels strange on that side Gets worse with strenuous activity. No lumps felt anywhere????

Probably muscular: This well may be muscular discomfort but I recommend that you have an otolaryngologist examine your neck and advise you if any imaging studies are indicated. ...Read more

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I always have an urge to put pressure on front of neck, big toes, and fingertips. Is this some sort of ocd?

I always have an urge to put pressure on front of neck, big toes, and fingertips. Is this some sort of ocd?

Masking pain perhaps: If you are having pain in these areas, as sharp or dull as it may be, applying pressure overrides the pain receptors in these areas. It may actually be giving you some sort of relief. The nature of this seems to be from some neuronal pathway. Nerve. ...Read more

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Front of neck is painful to the touch ? Advice please?

Front of neck is painful to the touch ? Advice please?

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. If it is bothering you and does not resolve, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Front of neck painful to the touch, should I be concerned?

Sounds like your ill: What I mean is that typically when it hurts to touch the skin area, it usually is a possible inflammation or infection. Could be viral or bacterial. If you develop a fever, I would see your doctor to discuss treatment options. It is possible if this is not the case you could have a pulled muscle or nerve impingement. ...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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Can cervical spondyolis radiate to front of neck?

Can cervical spondyolis radiate to front of neck?

Spondylosis: Yes it can; neck pain and radiating symptoms to the chest or clavicle (collar)bone can happen, depending on the level in the neck that has degeneration.... Go see a doctor if you are worried about pain at night/sweats, or other general symptoms, and imaging studies, perhaps including an MRI can be helpful to find the cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lump at front of neck?

What is the definition or description of: lump at front of neck?

Neck lump: Swelling prominent in anterior part of the neck, such as enlarged thyroid gland. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower jawbone, and mostly front of neck, any ideas?

I have pain in lower jawbone, and mostly front of neck, any ideas?

Pain may be sign: Of infection in the jaw somewhere. Most common reason of course is dental in origin, but could also be muscular in nature (from jaw dysfunction/tmj) or may be neoplasm. You need to be checked by an oral surgeon. He will likely need to see some x-rays. ...Read more

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Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

See ENT doctor: It is unclear how long you have had this, where is it located and how large it is. It could be an enlarged lymph node, a thyroid nodule or goiter, a thyroglossal duct cyst, or other mass. The treatments will all be different, thus it is important to find out the cause. An ear-nose-throat specialist or otolargyngologist, would be someone that could help make this diagnosis and treat it. ...Read more

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I woke up with a lump in the front of my neck I have difficulty looking up and it causes pressure when I sing. I am a singer so this worries me ?

I woke up with a lump in the front of my neck I have difficulty looking up and it causes pressure when I sing. I am a singer so this worries me ?

Lump on neck: We typically don't worry about various lumps & bumps unless they cause pain or pressure or keep growing. These may be due to cysts & glands getting clogged up. Or they may represent an abscess or pocket of pus. Of note, Adam's apple becomes more prominent in adolescent boys as voice changes. Bottom line, b/c this lump in neck bothers you & affects your singing, see your Family Doc & ENT ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

I hit the top of my head on the freezer handle. The top of my head, right side and front is swollen and I feel pressure. The back of my neck is also ?

Common reactions: You describe a minor head injury. If you are knocked unconscious, or if you experience new symptoms (eg,weakness, double vision, seizure, loss of balance) or if you feel worse, you should see a doctor for an exam. Swelling is very common when the scalp is bruised, and neck muscles often tighten up, especially over the 2-3 days following the injury. ...Read more

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My right neck muscle in the front of neck is bigger than my left. I am right handed. Should i be worried?

My right neck muscle in the front of neck is bigger than my left. I am right handed. Should i be worried?

Depends a lot: on degree of asymmetry. No one is perfectly symmetric, but if you are concerned about its appearance or you have some other symptom, consult with your doctor or a head & neck surgeon in your community. It could also mean that your left side is somehow abnormally weak. ...Read more

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My 3 year old lifted up her foot and kicked me in front of neck. No pain just feels weird. Should i worry?

My 3 year old lifted up her foot and kicked me in front of neck. No pain just feels weird. Should i worry?

Weird feeling: As long as the weird feeling is not i can't swallow or it's difficult to breath, you are fine to just watch and wait. Soft tissue injuries that cause some swelling under the skin can cause that weird sensation. Don't worry unless associated problems. ...Read more

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Can a severe anxiety disorder make you hyperaware of body. Ex) feeling pulse in neck, sensations in head, pr pressure on the front neck.

Can a severe anxiety disorder make you hyperaware of  body. Ex) feeling pulse in neck, sensations in head, pr pressure on the front neck.

Yes: Even a mild anxiety disorder can do that. Anxious people are too aware of normal sensations a human experiences 24 hours a day. Normal people's brains filter out most normal sensations and only focus on abnormal sensations. For example, every living person has pulsations with heart beats. Most of us don't feel the normal pulsations. Same with normal intestinal flow that pushes our meals along. ...Read more

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I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

I'm having tightness in the left side of my neck and toward the front of it. It's not constant, it comes and goes. The pressure goes to my head too?

Several causes: are possible. The most likely cause is muscular.If one is involved in motor vehicular accident or sudden stop or fall , sports any of these can cause the pain. The pain is frequently in the sternocleidomastoid muscle This is a large muscle that involves all of the areas you. If persists see your doc. ...Read more

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Need i be worried about pressure in the front of my head, a stiff neck, and mild dizziness after hitting back of my head on an ice rink two days ago?

Need i be worried about pressure in the front of my head, a stiff neck, and mild dizziness after hitting back of my head on an ice rink two days ago?

Yes: Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. It sounds like you have suffered a concussion and need to not exert yourself until symptoms are 100% resolved. See the cdc website for more info: http://j.Mp/12m6hk4. ...Read more

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Does an artery run bk to front @ bottom, on rt side of the neck? What would cause that area to swell & feel a bit of pressure when I noticed it? Tks!

Does an artery run bk to front @ bottom, on rt side of the neck? What would cause that area to swell & feel a bit of pressure when I noticed it? Tks!

Need consult: Dear AmandaV, the neck has many vital structures and I would be concerned about any swelling/pressure there. You need to give a doctor more information and you need to be examined. It could nothing life-threatening, like a muscle but it could also be something like your thyroid or the artery. I hope this helps, Dr. C ...Read more

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Headache all night in back and front of head, and neck hurts after deep tissue massage. Had to ask to lower pressure. Any concern about possible VAD?

Headache all night in back and front of head, and neck hurts after deep tissue massage. Had to ask to lower pressure. Any concern about possible VAD?

Yes.: Vertebral artery dissection has been reported following chiropractic neck adjustments. I can't tell exactly what you had done, but you need to consult with your doctor, especially if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I have been feeling my heart pound ..and occasionally flutter and I when this happens I have a pressure in the left side of my neck to the front. help?

I have been feeling my heart pound ..and occasionally flutter and I when this happens I have a pressure in the left side of my neck to the front. help?

EVALUATION: Could be anxiety but better to get this checked out. Avoid any drinks with caffeine,alcoholic beverages ,stop smoking if you do smoke and avoid use of any illicit substances. Adequate fluid intake and get your electrolytes checked ...Read more