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I have a hole in the back of my throat what could this be?

I have a hole in the back of my throat what could this be?

Throat anatomy: There are actually supposed to be holes or channels where air and food/water pass. This is normal anatomy. There is a channel between your nose and mouth and the mouth and the lungs and the esophagus below. Sometimes, though, there can be what appear to be holes or deep pits in the tonsils. These are also normal and they are called crypts. If this doesn't match, have a doctor look. ...Read more

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Why would i be getting pain that seems to be coming from a vein in the back of my left hand, what could this be?

Why would i be getting pain that seems to be coming from a vein in the back of my left hand, what could this be?

Vein: We see that after an IV or a trauma to the vein. It is a form of superficial phlebitis or might be a sore tendon and not the vien. A dioc would have to be sure. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my mouth. What could be the reason?

I have a lump in my mouth. What could be the reason?

Several: Lumps and bumps in the mouth can be soft, hard, or in between. Some lumps and bumps are anatomical variants of normal structures in the mouth, while some are a result of trauma or some disease process. Your dentist can provide you with some answers after a thorough exam and any indicated x-rays or studies. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

I have a bump in my ear and it hurts what could be the cause of this?

Pimples: The bump is the cause of the pain. Why is there a bump ? Oil, dirt sweat, sebum can fill breaks in the skin leading to your " bump". Topicsl Hydrocortisone can decrease the inflammation. ...Read more

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I have a pain at the top of my windpipe, behind it. What could be causing this?

I have a pain at the top of my windpipe, behind it. What could be causing this?

Foreign body/throat.: This might be many things. It can be just irritation, or it can be asore throat from infection it might be pneumonia but there would be fever, etc. Another possibility is that it could be a foreign body that was accidently swallowed and is stuck somewhere in the lungs/windpipe. If this has been going on for a while, you should see your doctor for an xray to be sure nothing is there. ...Read more

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I have a lump/ball in the back side of my hip that has been causing lot of pain. What could it be?

I have a lump/ball in the back side of my hip that has been causing lot of pain. What could it be?

Painful hip lesion: This could be any number of things such as a lipoma (a benign fat tumor), or an abnormality of the bone structures that could be from inflammation or other abnormalities. It is very important to see your physician for physical evaluation and proper diagnostic procedures. ...Read more

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Have a n the back middle of my neck what could this be?

 Have a n the back middle of my neck what could this be?

WHAT do you have?: Please try again and tell us WHAT you have in the back middle of the neck? Lump, pain, sore, blister, rash? ...Read more

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I have a small pain in my left testicle and was wondering what it could be or the cause of it?

I have a small pain in my left testicle and was wondering what it could be or the cause of it?

Epididymitis: inflammation of the tube which carries sperm from the testicle to the ejaculate is a common cause of testicular pain in young men. It may be associated with STD's and other bacterial infection....CHECK THIS OUT with your Family or Primary Care Provider! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a few lumps a the side of my pelvis what could this be?

I have a few lumps a the side of my pelvis what could this be?

Lumps on pelvis: Hard to say without doing a physical exam. You should see your doctor if these lumps are painful, new, or getting bigger. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the arch of my foot. What could it be?

I have a pain in the arch of my foot. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), poor circulation, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more

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I have pressure in the back of my neck. What could this be?

I have pressure in the back of my neck. What could this be?

You may suffer from : Tmj problem or bad posture, get consult with chiropractic and neuromuscular dentist. ...Read more

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I have a hard knot at the base of my neck/top of my back with pain in that area of my back regularly. What could this be?

I have a hard knot at the base of my neck/top of my back with pain in that area of my back regularly. What could this be?

Msk: The most likely answer is that you have partially torn a muscle in your upper back, from chronic strain, and that muscle has balled up into a knot. This can cause a lot of pain and dysfunction. Book an appt with me and we will discuss it further. ...Read more

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I sometimes get a pulsing pain in the area of my left ovary and i was wondering what could be causing it.

Ovarian cyst : Each month on your cycle an unfertilized egg is released from your ovary and may cause pain. If you are sexuality active you may need to be screened for sexuality transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia which can cause pelvic inflammatory disease. Often women are asymptomatic. ...Read more