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Left Side Neck And Throat Pain
Actually I am having throat pain in my left side neck feel like having lump in my throat and problem in swallowing something.
Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?
Stiff neck back left side, sharp pain in that area when swallowing. No throat pain just sharp stabs in neck. Head feels heavy when tilt head back?
Get examined: Without being able to see you there is not any way to know what is going on. This cannot be done over the internet. See somebody face to face. ...Read more
My left gland is tender and swollen on neck and left side throat pain no tonsile redness or swelling I see a little bit of white stuff, what can itbe?
I have shingles on left side of my head and neck. Can that cause inner ear pain or throat pain on left side of throat?
Yes: The shingles can cause blisters on the ear drum, swelling of your lymph nodes and pain. ...Read more
Mild throat pain sits on left of Adam's apple. Ear pain on same side. Been 5 days. Smoker for 4yrs. Pack a day. Nodes in the back of neck painful touched?
Onset of infection: Sounds like a throat infection is setting up. The painful nodes are a good sign that your immune system is responding to try and fight the infection, whether it is viral of bacterial. Since it doesn't sound like you are getting much better after 5 days, you need to be checked for strep throat and take antibiotics if you are positive. The other outside possibility at your age is Mono. Get seen! ...Read more
Chronic sore throat, believe its due to GERD but afraid of throat cancer. Throat pain seems to be more on the left side with sore neck muscles to.
Prob GERD: Throat cancer would be EXCEEDINGLY rare at age 19. Best to see an Ear, Nose Throat specialist to have your cords visualized to be certain. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Throat pain for over a month, been talking penicillin for a week with no improvement. Swollen glands on left side of neck. I don't feel sick. Help!
Viral pharyngitis: With throat pain and swollen glands one wants to be sure there is bacterial and not viral infection. If penicillin isn't working and WBC normal use warm gargle with peroxide. Antibiotics induce MRSA as a possible side effect of unnecessary antibiotic treatment. Warm soaks also applied to neck nodes. ...Read more
Had pain in my left salivary gland for 5 months, ear, jaw pain red 1eye, pain in the back of my neck, tight, 1 side throat pain.2 blood test ok. Ct ok.!?
Should I worry about lemierre's syndrome? I heard its rare but people my age still get it. I've had slight throat pain on left side for 5 days?
Think Common First: 2 things-lemierre's is not slight throat pain, but severe pain that often is so bad that you can't swallow your own saliva, which is not consistent with your symptoms.. Secondly, if you take the next 10 million people with a left sided sore throat, maybe one of them will have lemeierre's. The statistical odds are seriously against this. ...Read more
Tested negative for strep, still given amoxicillin (4x daily). After one day throat pain moved only to left side. Good sign that it's working?
Throat pain and a scratchy throat for 4 weeks. Throat pain on the left side. 1st week diagnosed with Strep. 2nd week strep gone. What could this be?
Sore throat: You didn't mention taking antibiotics to treat your Strep throat but most infectious sore throats are caused by viruses which won't respond to antibiotics. Allergies, bad heartburn & mouth breathing are common causes of non-infectious sore throats. See your Family Doc for re-evaluation & appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Could throat pain & fullness on left side only be from a muscle? Have acid reflux and on meds. Had endoscopy that was good 2 mos ago.
Needs eval: Can't tell from the internet if what happened 2 months ago has tondo with now. Are you sick? Could you have strep? Is this the same pain?! see your doc ...Read more
Woke up with throat pain but only on my left side. No fever or funney nose or anything like that!
Cause? Severe throat pain on the left side only when I 'grind' my throat/swallow. I've had tonsil stones for years, seems unrelated. &just got over cold
I have had random ear and throat pain on my left side for over a year. Doc ordered an ultrasound and found a 2.25 CM on that side. Doc says my ear and throat pain must be something else. Is this true?
2.25 cm?: It depends on what the 2.25 cm mass is. If it's a lymph node, I would ask if it needs to be biopsied. Most physicians will biopsy or sample nodes or masses that concern patients. I would personally biopsy something if I wasn't sure what it was. ...Read more
Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?
Yes possibly but: Other causes should be explored. Pain in the areas you mention could be referred from structures in the anterior mediastinum (upper front part of chest), esophagus (GERD), heart, or upper lungs. Without a hands-on physical exam, proper history and possibly testing it would be impossible to narrow it down just based on areas of pain. ...Read more
Yes it can: Either could cause throat pain depending on the extent of the injury and what else is involved in the injury. These alone may or may not but collateral damage from the injury could. ...Read more
I have a sore neck on both sides and can hardly turn my head. Nothing else hurts and I had no trauma. Should I be worried? It started with the typical "inside the back of my throat" pain. When that went away after about 4 days I thought it was over. Then
After: After a throat infection, some patients get enlargement of their lymph nodes, causing a sore neck (lymphadenopathy). Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) and plenty of fluids, and possibly a warm pack, often help. If a patient had headache, fever, feels sick, or has a rash then they should have a medical evaluation, but otherwise the lymphadenopathy usually subsides on its own. ...Read more
To whom this may concern, my son has enlarged lymph nodes on one side of the neck and a significant amount of puss on 1 tonsil no throat pain.
Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain and inability to feel food going down or burping up muscles all on one side. Pinched nerve neck?
Neck stiffness with trouble turning head, throat pain, inability to feel food going down or burping, and burning forearm all on 1 side. Pinch nerve?
Neuropathy: You need to see a doctor, possibly a neurologist, ASAP. This is not an issue which can be solved over the internet. Please go and be evaluated before this becomes far worse. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can you still have eagle syndrome if CT scan says styloid size is normal? Have severe throat pain, dyspaghia, and neck pain one side and feels sharp.
By definition eagle's syndrome is elongation or calcification of the styloid ligament. The condition is diagnosed by both radiographical and physical examination. The differential diagnosis for eagle syndrome is vast, largely due to the variety of symptoms that patients may experience.
Rec.: see orofacial pain or ENT specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Rt sided throat pain, very sore, painful lump under neck/jaw. Pain swallowing and migraine. Going on 3 wks. Getting harder to breathe.?
Hiya, I'm so nervous. Bumpiness at back of throat Dull ear and neck ache on right side Feeling of something stuck/lump in throat Pain in sternum, ma?
Throat: A great number of patients present to the ENT with bumpiness of the back of the throat. This photograph shows some bumpiness that is associated with lymphoid tissue in the back of the throat. This type of finding can be associated with irritation from post nasal drip or allergies. It can also be associated with viral illness and if persistent should see an ENT or PCP. ...Read more
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