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Front Of The Neck
Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. He should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend seeing a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside. ...Read more
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
I just noticed a big black patch in front of my neck on the left side. It does not itch or irritate. What could it be?
Needs exam: We can't help you over the internet. You need a physician, possibly a dermatologist, to tell you what it is. It could be an isolated skin issue or a sign of something else going on somewhere else in your body. Follow-up to make sure worst-case scenarios are ruled out. ...Read more
More info: Need a better description of location, size and appearance to make a possible diagnosis. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: It could be any number of things from a simple enlarged lymph node to something more serious. It would be best to have this evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
See a DR: Only an exam by a professional can answer your question. ...Read more
I have had a lump in the front of my neck for months. It doesn't change size and is not too firm or painful. What could it be?
Front of my neck feels oily and sticky even hours after I shower could it be working in the yard today ? If so how do I treat it?
Perspiration/dirt?: I don't think you should be surprised that after working outside dirt accumulated on your skin/neck and then it mixed with perspiration and became sticky. This could happen regardless of when you showered...showering can't prevent getting dirty in the future. Take another one....and enjoy your day. Excellent that you were working outside! ...Read more
For about a week now, I have had a lymph node on the right side in the front of my neck that is a little bigger than the left one.?
Lymph Node: You could have swollen lymph nodes. However the swollen lymph nodes suggest an inflammatory or infectious process happening in your body. If this does not resolve I would seek medical evaluation to determine why you have swollen lymph nodes and why its bothering you. ...Read more
Hi, I was sitting when I got a sudden, severe pain that felt like it was deep in the front of my neck towards the bottom. The pain did go away quickly?
Spasms: In the are you describe spasms of the esophagus can cause severe pain which can be short lived. Spasms of the neck muscles could do it also. I think it is less likely to be from the heart for example. However, it is a reoccurring problem I would seek medical attention. Good luck ...Read more
Hard to tell..: sadly with this little information you are probably not going to get much of a satisfying answer. Usually when there is abnormal bruising it is all over your body, rather in one specific spot, so this is less likely to be part of an overall illness. Usually when there is a single unexpected bruise in 1 area you accidentally hit it or fell a sleep with an ill fitting shirt collar ...Read more
Migraine pain in front of my neck on the right side: Migraines usually have a headache component, diagnosis of Migraine?, on the R side of the neck?Researchers are not sure what causes a migraine, but they know it involves changes in the blood flow to the brain. At first, blood vessels narrow or constrict, reducing blood flow and leading to visual disturbances, difficulty speaking, weakness, numbness, or tingling. You need a Neurologist, a of MRI Head and neck ...Read more