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I have a tightness in the back of my throat and chest and pain when swallowing?

I have a tightness in the back of my throat and chest  and pain when swallowing?

Looks like a problem: A primary care doctor, and ENT specialist, and a G.I. Specialist can help figure out what is causing swallowing problems. Possible causes include nerve problems, tumors (including cancers), infections, damage from acid reflux, esophagus malfunctions or spasms, eosinophilic esophagitis, etc... Normal swallowing is an automatic, smooth, painless event; so anything other than that should be examined. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...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?

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 a lot of pain in my lower back and the top of my hips ?

I have a lot of pain in my lower back and the top of my hips ?

Low back and hip: There are many causes - facet arthropathy, disc degeneration, muscular, hip issues, si joint issues, pelvic issues. Many things can give you this type of pain - please have yourself evaluated further. ...Read more

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I have pain in my back in the middle of what to do?

How long: Need more information. Mid back pain can be muscular or even referred from the heart/ lungs, stomach and even gallbladder. Was there any trauma or injury? Are there any other symptoms. If the symptoms persist more than a week and are not getting better then go see your doc. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on the right side of my face. I also have terrible tooth pain on the right side. Now, I have a dull pain in the middle of my thr?

Start w/ dental exam: Sounds very unpleasant, but hopefully you can get to the bottom of this. The most common cause of pain like you're describing is dental pain, so you should start with seeing your dentist. If your dental exam is normal or if dental treatments don't help, then feel free to be in touch with me on HealthTap or another neurologist or dentist who focuses on headache and/or facial pain. ...Read more

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I have had phlegm in the back of my throat daily (and cough hard);intense knee pain in my right knee;had a few bumps in my lower back to but area.HIV?

I have had phlegm in the back of my throat daily (and cough hard);intense knee pain in my right knee;had a few bumps in my lower back to but area.HIV?

No: If your question is that the constellation of symptoms you just mentioned are peculiar or diagnostic of HIV infection, the answer is categorically: no. You need to see your doctor for assessment, good luck ...Read more

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I have pain in the botton of my legs?

I have pain in the botton of my legs?

Several things: You did not give much detail about the pain so it can be anything from referred pain from the back, myofasical pain, restless leg, neuropathy or even vascular insufficiency. Discuss with you doc. ...Read more

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I have swelling in the back and side of my knee?

I have swelling in the back and side of my knee?

Commonly a cyst: This can be from many things but if you have an internal knee problem like a meniscus tear or wear on your cartilage, you joint can make extra fluid and this can escape out the back of the knee joint and create a space filled with joint fluid called a poplital (or baker's) cyst. Get evaluated by your doctor first and get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

Why do I have sinus pain in the back of my head?

You don't!: If you fire up your computer and call forth a picture of the various sinuses in your body you can see that they are located at the front half of your skull. The maxillary sinuses are behind your cheek bones. The frontal ones are above your eyes, the ethmoidals are above nose and the sphenoid is deep inside the nose below the pituitary. You will notice none at the back of head!! ...Read more

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I have a pain in my left side stomach and have a pain in back side of body?

I have a pain in my left side stomach and  have a pain in back side of body?

Doctor to evaluate: If one has some uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually lower R tummy), diverticulitis (usually L tummy), kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy on L), tumors, intestinal infections, etc... A person with more than brief, mild pain needs a doctor's evaluation to be sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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Why would I have a throbbing pain in the back of my knee?

Why would I have a throbbing pain in the back of my knee?

Baker's Cyst: Do you feel or see a lump in the back of your knee? ...Read more

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I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

I have a pain on the back of my lower left side of head. I have some lose hearing to my right ear and bit of a sore throat.

Middle ear infection: You have not shared any information with us, not even your age or duration of sx or other medical hx which makes any response to your question irrelevant to you. However, the symptoms suggest a middle ear infection with effusion and some mastoiditis and pharyngitis. Your doctor can determine if it is viral or bacterial and manage accordingly. ...Read more

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Help I have a sore throat and sharp neck pains in the side of my neck?

Help I have a sore throat and sharp neck pains in the side of my neck?

Apply Ice: Stretch it out slowly. . If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Why do I have a burning in the back and right side of head?

Why do I have a burning in the back and right side of  head?

Needs to be checked: You need to be checked, need a detailed history and physical examination, and if indicated imaging test like MRI etc to find out what your problem is. ...Read more

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I have drainage in the back of my throat and runny nose, and sometime when I breath in the bottom of my right lung hurts, what's wrong?

I have drainage in the back of my throat and runny nose, and sometime when I breath in the bottom of my right lung hurts, what's wrong?

Inlammation typical: Oftentimes this is narrowing due to inflammation in the upper airway. This can be due reflux or recent infection or post nasal drip among common causes. To get rid of the feeling, have to treat the cause... It can takes months to go away. ...Read more