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The left side of my neck was pulsating last night and it hurt. I was wondering what that could be. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.

The left side of my neck was pulsating last night and it hurt. I was wondering what that could be. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.

Many causes: Pulsations of the neck one side of the neck can have many causes. These can Can be benignOr rarelySerious;Seek immediate medical attention for passing out lightheadedness or localized neurologic symptoms ...Read more

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When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too.?

When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too.?

Physical: Always start with a standard history and physical exam/lab. I suspect you either have benign hyperkinetic circulation or high blood pressure, less likely a thyroid issue. See www. Thepmc. Org website to clear the 1st 2. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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I have a pulsating pain on the left hand side of my neck?

I have a pulsating pain on the left hand side of my neck?

Vague: Would need to go to a doctor or emergency to provide a thorough history, exam, and evaluation. Often depends upon what might have caused the pain, duration, severity and if it has occurred before. See someone soon. ...Read more

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I have a bad headache on the front left dude of my head it's pulsating and my neck is stiff my eyebrow hurts?

I have a bad headache on the front left dude of my head it's pulsating and my neck is stiff my eyebrow hurts?

Frontal headache: A frontal region headache can range from an annoyance to completely debilitating condition. Common causes for frontal headache are underlying conditions like tension type headache, frontal sinusitis, giant cell arteritis or migraine. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have been getting pulsating sensation on the left side of my neck. I also have been experiencing some headaches in back left. Also, occasional dizzy?

I have been getting pulsating sensation on the left side of my neck. I also have been experiencing some headaches in back left. Also, occasional dizzy?

There are several: Types of headaches, sinus headaches being one of them, along w/vascular, muscular, and tension. You won't know what you have going on until you see your doc ASAP. He/she can rule things out and identify what is happening and treat if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can see artery pulsating on left side of neck when standing straight. Not seen before. Mild discomfort of left side too..

Can see artery pulsating on left side of neck when standing straight. Not seen before. Mild discomfort of left side too..

RU thin?: Your normal carotid artery is often visible, especially in thin people. Aneurysms are not visible and are diagnosed by ultrasound - they are extremely rare in the neck. Carotid disease is not painful. That would be caused by something else, usually muscle strain. ...Read more

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Off/on get this pulsating feeling in left side neck under jaw, does not hurt. Is uncomfortable. I wasn't stressed. Ideas?

Off/on get this pulsating feeling in left side neck under jaw, does not hurt. Is uncomfortable. I wasn't stressed. Ideas?

TMJ/TMD?: 24yo female has unilateral jaw pain which might represent Temporomandibular Joint, TMJ, disorder. Masseter muscle spasm is commonly associated with left neck & jaw symptoms; as well as with temporomandibular joint disorder, TMD. See comments: ...Read more

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Have tachycardia sum brady did squats 1st in long time feel weak sat, and right neck vein pulsate hard periodicaly does so why left neck vein pulsate?

Have tachycardia sum brady did squats 1st in long time feel weak sat, and right neck vein pulsate hard periodicaly does so why left neck vein pulsate?

Many possibilities: Depending on your size (very thin?), and your position (up or down, leaning left or right), you may be seeing either your carotid artery or your jugular vein. Interpretation of your visible pulse would require a reasonably complete physical exam including your BP, pulse, presence or absence of volume overload, or murmur (aortic insufficiency?). What you see may be normal or not, depending. ...Read more

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25-year old female. Slight fever, visibly pulsating vein in left side of neck, dental abscess. Could I have endocarditis and/or aortic regurgitation?

25-year old female. Slight fever, visibly pulsating vein in left side of neck, dental abscess. Could I have endocarditis and/or aortic regurgitation?

Maybe/not: These are diagnoses best made in the office or hospital setting. You may just have a bad tooth. If you feel bad enough go to the ER and have it checked out. ...Read more

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I press my neck and hear blood flow in left ear, not pulsating. Not in my right. Though my right ear bruises up with sound. Afraid of some blood cloth.

I press my neck and hear blood flow in left ear, not pulsating. Not in my right. Though my right ear bruises up with sound. Afraid of some blood cloth.

See your Dr: While a 21yo male, if healthy, is unlikely to have "blood clot" issue, what you describe might be related to the vessels, and should be evaluated further to be certain. See your dr, might be able to clear issue with exam, or ultrasound or other test. Meanwhile, stop pushing on your neck ;). ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in vaine, neck on left side? What to do?

Throbbing pain in vaine, neck on left side? What to do?

Be seen: Multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a throbbing pain in the front left part of my neck that comes and goes, is that normal.

Hi, I have a throbbing pain in the front left part of my neck that comes and goes, is that normal.

No It Isn't!: There are several things that could be causing it most fairly simple but some that could be more troublesome. You should get an appointment to see your md as soon as you can & describe what is going on so they can check it out. Better to be safe! ...Read more

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My left side of the neck is throbbing and is painful if I try to lay down. It feels stiff and also it hurts when I swallow?

My left side of the neck is throbbing and is painful if I try to lay down. It feels stiff and also it hurts when I swallow?

See a doc today: Your description is particularly concerning because of the pain on swallowing. Along with the neck stiffness and pain when trying to lay down, the situation is concerning for infections that can be serious such as a blood clot, retropharyngeal abscess, or a meningitis. Therefore, see a doctor soon as possible to get diagnosed and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in lower head/neck area. Back left side only. It comes for a few seconds at a time, frequently. Feel as cracking my neck always.

Throbbing pain in lower head/neck area. Back left side only. It comes for a few seconds at a time, frequently. Feel as cracking my neck always.

Facet, disc, nerve: You may have irritated a higher cervical facet joint. Less likely you could have a cervical nerve root irritation or an occipital nerve irritation. Try gentle heating pads, ice, range of motion of your head and neck, gentle stretching, and go see your doctor to see if physiotherapy, medications like antiinflammatories, anti-spasmodics, nerve medications or injections may help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain left back of my neck going to the top of my head to the left side of forehead, should I be worried?

Probably not: Though a simple musculoskeletal neck pain, with perhaps some irritation of the occipital nerves, is most likely cause, only an evaluation by your doctor can rule out more worrisome causes. ...Read more

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I have like pulsing pain in the left side of my neck, its like my vein is trying to push too thick of blood through. Should I be worried?

I have like pulsing pain in the left side of my neck, its like my vein is trying to push too thick of blood through. Should I be worried?

No: No the vein does. It pulsate your feeling of pulsation is a combination of artery in the neck and muscle spasm. Try to relax and apply heat pad on the area you will feel better ...Read more

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I have a pulsing pain in the left side of my neck that I only feel when im standing and it hurts more when I inhale, could this be serious? I

Unusual: Since you state that increasing your intrathoracic pressure makes you have a sensation of blood vessels pulsating or backing up in your beck - it is possible you have a chest mass in the medistinum. This should be seen by a doctor. Maybe it is just your jugular vein? It is more usually see to distend when you do a vlasalva maneuver - which is to increase intrabominal pressure. See a doc. ...Read more