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Knot in neck, muscle knot or could it be something else?

Knot in neck, muscle knot or could it be something else?

Could be: You want to make sure it is in the muscle and not a lymph node. If persistent or growing seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Could mri c if small knots in neck r normal lymphnodes or cancerous?might be normal but if they r not I suspect cancer cause they r not sore. Crp norm

Could mri c if small knots in neck r normal lymphnodes or cancerous?might be normal but if they r not I suspect cancer cause they r not sore. Crp norm

Mri or ct scan: Those small knots on your neck may be small lymph nodes or something else. MRi or Ct scan of neck will be able to measure the exact size and provide other useful information if these could be cancer or not as a step. Those small knots if nodes do not necessarily mean cancer because there are many benign causes of lymphadenopathy than that due To cancer that can happen. Good luck and God bless. ...Read more

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Been sick now knot in neck! swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Been sick now knot in neck! swollen neck gland? Runny nose cough cold

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more

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What happens if i leave my muscle knots in my neck?

What happens if i leave my muscle knots in my neck?

Headaches,: If you leave knotted musles alone and don't get massage or take muscle relaxant you would get headaches and neck pain. ...Read more

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If there is a knot in my neck what does that mean?

If there is a knot in my neck what does that mean?

See below: This could be nothing more than a muscle spasm or possibly a swollen lymph node. See your doctor if it lasts more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Hi i constantly have knots in my neck and shoulders, i also feel like i need to stretch my back all the time but wen I do it feels worse please help?

Hi i constantly have knots in my neck and shoulders, i also feel like i need to stretch my back all the time but wen I do it feels worse please help?

Spine: Without a history of trauma, neck and shoulder pain can be caused by poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck. See your doctor if this pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have this knot on my neck what could it be? Its been stressing me because i don't want anything to be wrong with it

I have this knot on my neck what could it be? Its been stressing me because i don't want anything to be wrong with it

Many possibilities: Rather than describing characteristics of these which would help in diagnosis lets just say that at your age the chances are overwhelming that this is benign. But just in the rare chance that it is something severe, go see a doctor and have it examined. ...Read more

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Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Hello I am strongly craving salt n vinegar am I lacking something? ? Iam also suffering ffatigue n knot in my neck thanku

Craving: We can't answer a question like this without having any information about you not even your age let alone your medical or social history. Its not magic, its medicine. We need information. Are you pregnant? ...Read more

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I've had knots in my neck for a long time and headaches and neck pain why?

I've had knots in my neck for a long time and headaches and neck pain why?

See a doctor: Cervicalgia, is basically a pain in the neck. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain. The headaches and general stiffness in the neck, are symptoms of classic cervicalgia. If your discomfort does not go away with rest, NSAIDs OTC, and moist heat packs, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can a muscle knot in the neck feel like a lump?

Can a muscle knot in the neck feel like a lump?

YES: Certainly muscle cramps and spasms can feel like a lump; however, so can other conditions. Try SAdvil or Aleve (naproxen) for pain ( if not allergic) and BioFreeze linament for the muscle area. ...Read more

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Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Get it evaluated: I do not know whether these issues are related but you should have them evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

I hit my head on a car now I have a bump on my head and it hurts and I also have this knot on my neck?

Whiplash!: With any accident you may end up with broken bones or muscle spasm and tension. Since you are already experiencing some pain and showing signs of head and neck injuries, you need to see a physician or go the er. Don't wait too long, hope you will get better soon. (scdentalimplants, com). ...Read more

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I have knots all over neck and shoulder areas that VERY painful . Massage, pt,muscle relaxers don't help. Thoughts on dry needling?

I have knots all over neck and shoulder areas that VERY painful . Massage, pt,muscle relaxers don't help. Thoughts on dry needling?

Dry needling: can be a little uncomfortable but is definitely useful for this problem. Acupuncture in general can offer many, approaches (including dry needling). You may respond well to Gua Sha (Scraping). Good luck ! ...Read more

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I have bad neck pain which is causing horrible headaches. The pain is originating from tension and knots in my neck and back. I am diagnosed with ?

I have bad neck pain which is causing horrible headaches. The pain is originating from tension and knots in my neck and back. I am diagnosed with ?

Tension headaches : That would be a common diagnosis. Try massage therapy and rwdicing stress. Your primary care provider can give you a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps!. ...Read more

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Hi I was choked and punched on the face now I have a small moveable lump on my cheek. And a knot on my neck. What is it will it go away?

Hi I was choked and punched on the face now I have a small moveable lump on my cheek. And a knot on my neck. What is it will it go away?

After effects. : I'm very sorry to hear that you have gone through this. The knot in your neck could be a muscle spasm, and the movable lump on your cheek would either be a lymph node or a small hematoma. These things should take two weeks or so to clear, and if they don't in that timeframe you should have a doctor take a look at you. ...Read more

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Can muscle knots in the neck be linked tightness in the same side of the tongue?

Can muscle knots in the neck be linked tightness in the same side of the tongue?

Neck and tongue: There are several possible connections here. If the "knots" are swollen lymph nodes due to infection, that could affect the tongue. The Hypoglossal nerve runs down into the neck and back to the tongue, affecting muscle movement of the tongue. The close proximity of tongue to neck can make any discomfort in one, affect the other. ...Read more

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What causes painful muscle knots in the neck/shoulder region? Will massage help? Will trigger point injections helps?

What causes painful muscle knots in the neck/shoulder region? Will massage help? Will trigger point injections helps?

Myofascial pain: You're not alone--This is a very common but poorly understood disorder. We weren't evolved to be spending all day with our shoulders crunched up, typing on computers! Ergonomic changes help some people, and massage and trigger point injections also help some people, as you mention. Discuss ergonomics with your PT, she/he may be a good resource for you. ...Read more