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Sudden sharp pain jabbing in my right side of my neck and into my shoulder. Feels like a knife digging deep inside. How do I get rid of the pain?

Sudden sharp pain jabbing in my right side of my neck and into my shoulder.  Feels like a knife digging deep inside.  How do I get rid of the pain?

Difficult to tell : You what the treatment should be, because it is difficult to tell what your condition might be. It is most likely musculoskeletal or pinched nerve, but it could be coming from underlying lung or brachial plexus. ...Read more

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Get a quick sharp pain on left side of my head?

Get a quick sharp pain on left side of my head?

Neuralgia: Sharp, fleeting pains in the head area are characteristic of neuralgia which is an irritability of a superficial nerve in the scalp. This is more of a nuisance rather than anything serious and has nothing to do with brain problems. Neuralgia usually resolves on its own. Sometimes Tylenol or Advil helps. Consult your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I've got lower back pain in my right side, leg pain aswell as a ztinging pain in my right gland under my ear, what can this be?

I've got lower back pain in my right side, leg pain aswell as a ztinging pain in my right gland under my ear, what can this be?

Impinged nerve: If your right low back pain is going down the right leg it is possible you may have an impinged nerve at the back. Appropriate testing should be performed to investigate. Stinging pain in the gland near the right ear is likely unrelated. ...Read more

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I have a sharp throbbing pain in my right temple, it stops, then starts a throbbing pain in my right forearm. History of chronic headaches.

I have a sharp throbbing pain in my right temple, it stops, then starts a throbbing pain in my right forearm. History of chronic headaches.

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Also neck X-ray to R/O arthritis GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. ...Read more

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I have pain/tender to touch at my left temple with shooting pains in the left side of my head. Tender/burning in left breast and bone?

I have pain/tender to touch at my left temple with shooting pains in the left side of my head. Tender/burning in left breast and bone?

Have you had before?: Did it start in your head? It could be Temporandibular joint syndrome or a migraine headache. If you are having left sided chest pain that could be concerning and you should be seen by a doctor to make sure it isn't your heart. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in the top left of my head?

I have a throbbing pain in the top left of my head?

Could be: A migraine. If it's the worst headache you've ever had and you have changes in vision, nausea, vomiting then see your doctor immediately. Try otc excedrin. Talk to your doctor about effective long term treatment. ...Read more

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I have what feels like a lump of bone in my upper back right next to my spine on the left side that causes severe stabbing pain. ?

Hard mass with pain: Please see your primary care physician for exam and imaging if indicated. Severe pain is not to be ignored. I am sure you have been worried about things like cancer. Best not to put off the exam so you can relieve anxiety and get help. If the pain is unbearable, urgent care or ER for treatment. ...Read more

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Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random neck pain: Pain and aches have many different sources - without a complete history and examination you will not get to the bottom of this - dont seek online answer, try to get to a competent provider for further care. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my back near the right shoulder blade and radiates down my right arm with a sharp pain just to the middle of my arm.

I have pain in the middle of my back near the right shoulder blade and radiates down my right arm with a sharp pain just to the middle of my arm.

See a spine guy or-: -PCP & get referrals if needed. Sounds like cervical disk in origin so may need an MRI 2 really know. An orthopedic surgeon is also a way 2 determine if shoulder in origin or cervical. ...Read more

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Pain above bellybutton just 2 the right, pain in my right neck & shoulder w/ ntermittent pain in neck like jabs ? I get h/a on r side of base of skull

Pain above bellybutton just 2 the right, pain in my right neck & shoulder w/ ntermittent pain in neck like jabs ? I get h/a on r side of base of skull

Depends: It depends on the severity of the pain and truly how long it has lasted. If it has been consistent (non-stop) pain after 2-3 days then i would go see a doctor. If it woke you up at night and hasn't went away by morning then i would go see a doctor. It really depends on how you are feeling and what you feel is the best time. ...Read more

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I get a lump on the back left side of my neck, pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

I get a lump on the back left side of my neck,  pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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Hi, i've got pain in my left ear left side of my throat , swollen left gland .Pain in the back of my neck that shoots to my shoulders , and voice box?

Hard to say.: The only objective detail in your question is the swollen gland in your neck. The other symptoms of radiating pain could be viral in origin. The other possibility is tmd. This problem of muscle hyperactivity in the muscles of mastication can radiate into the shoulders and neck. If the pain in the ear is not associated with hearing loss, then tmd is the most likely possibility. ...Read more

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I have a weird pain behind my right eye and a slight pain in my right jaw i also have pain in the back of my head on the right side?

See eye dr urgently: While you are young for a disease called temporal arteritis. It is serious enough and potentially blinding if you have it. Need to go to an ophthalmologist urgently to have a complete eye work up. ...Read more

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I have this sharp sudden pain in the right side of my head, kinda in muscles?

I have this sharp sudden pain in the right side of my head, kinda in muscles?

Mm tension HA, but..: This could be a muscle tension type headache, often caused by stress. But please read my prior answers regarding headache to more thorough discussion of difficulty in dx, etc. 'sharp', unilateral, sudden onset, doesn't sound like muscle tension. Once again, see primary care physician, have it treated according to what the doctor's impression is. But, persists more than 1-2 weeks, have further w/u. ...Read more

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I have this pain in my right side of my head just above my right ear. Sudden sharp pain and goes away but constant dull pain. Tender to touch.

Neuralgia: is a condition where there is inflammation of a local nerve on top of the scalp. This inflammation can be sharp, but constant dull pain can be caused by similar process in a more minor branch of the same nerve. The scalp tenderness is classic for this kind of pain. Please visit a pain specialist or family physician for treatment of neuralgia. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain or cramp behind my right ear at the base of my head and down my neck. I can't move at all. Excruciating pain.

I have a  sharp pain or cramp behind my right ear at the base of my head and down my neck. I can't move at all. Excruciating pain.

Trapezius spasm: It inserts at the base of the skull and goes down to both shoulders and middle of your back. You probably aggravated it during sleep when your neck was turned to one side for a long period. You could try some ibuprofen, used as directed and see your physician for a work up because it could also be reflex muscle spasm from nerve compression in the neck. ...Read more

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Hello ! I have a sharp sudden pain on my right side of the neck behind the ear , the pain goes from the neck to the occipit ..For seconds ..Pls help!?

Hello ! I have a sharp sudden pain on my right side of the neck behind the ear , the pain goes from the neck to the occipit  ..For seconds ..Pls help!?

Few causes possible.: Does the pain increase with neck movements, how long you have the pain, any congeniysl bone abnormalities you have of the neck like short neck, any muscular stain possible with weight lifting, sports activities, faulty postion during sleep- being a young male . Pain from side of neck going to occiput region indicates irritation of the cervical (neck) nerve roots. Any problem in ear rare to cause. ...Read more

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