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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Left side of neck sore to touch sharp pain on left side like razor when swallowing tonsils ok no fever pain travels to ear what could this be?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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Left side of neck sore to touch sharp pain on left side like razor when swallowing tonsils ok no fever pain travels to ear what could this be?

Infection: You could have an infection, for example a pharyngitis (throat infection) and the infection could be migrating into your eustacion tube which connects the roof of your mouth (posterior pharyngeal area) to your inner ear, which could be affecting your ear. All a guess without examining you. If persisits, see a dr. For the definative answer. Good luck, hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Tomeo
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
53 years in practice
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Left side of neck is sore to touch, mid down. Also have sinus congestion, discharge. What is it? Is it an infection?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Left side of neck is sore to touch, mid down. Also have sinus congestion, discharge. What is it?  Is it an infection?

Sore nelck: You neck is sore because of swollen lymph glands as a response to your upper respiratory infection. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Left side of neck is so sore, can't move it, severe headache and sore throat. Neck and head throbb when I lay down. Can't sleep ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Left side of neck is so sore, can't move it, severe headache and sore throat. Neck and head throbb when I lay down. Can't sleep ?

Sore throat: For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
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Dr. Vitaliy Krol
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
14 years in practice
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Swollen lymphnodes all down front left side of neck/ear and sore throat at night for several weeks. Fatigue and some achiness follows. What is it?

Dr. Vitaliy Krol
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Swollen lymphnodes all down front left side of neck/ear and sore throat at night for several weeks. Fatigue and some achiness follows. What is it?

Lymph nodes : generally means inflammation or some chronic infection like virus or atypical bacterial infection, but more serious conditions such as lymphoma need to be ruled out if persist for more than 8 weeks. You should see a doctor, perhaps infectious disease specialist for routine blood tests. May also need a lymph node biopsy. Don't delay evaluation ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 years in practice
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Lymph node on left side of neck is pea sized, sore neck, sometimes have to feel for it to find it. Is this cause for concern?

Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Lymph node on left side of neck is pea sized, sore neck, sometimes have to feel for it to find it. Is this cause for concern?

Perhaps: Probably safe. But to make sure, see an ENT doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Leonard Stein
Board Certified, Cardiology
42 years in practice
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Yesterday left hand between thumb and pointer started inching profusely left side of neck under jaw bone sore. Today hand and neck swollen and itchy?

Dr. Leonard Stein
Board Certified, Cardiology
42 years in practice
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Yesterday left hand between thumb and pointer started inching profusely left side of neck under  jaw bone sore. Today hand and neck swollen and itchy?

Possible infection: It is possible this represents infection in hand or a skin reaction & contact dermatitis affecting the hand, possibly an insect bite. The jaw pain may represent an inflammed and activated Lymph node. Would see UR primary care doctor, otherwise could become serious if not treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
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I have no insurance and not able to go to the hospital swollen lymph nodes along left side of neck fever 99-101 sore throat worse when swallowing?

Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
6 years in practice
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I have no insurance and not able to go to the hospital swollen lymph nodes along left side of neck fever 99-101 sore throat worse when swallowing?

See a doctor: You need to be seen by a doctor as you may have a viral or bacterial infection. If the latter is the case you may need antibiotics. Urgent care centers or hospitals will treat you and help set you up with insurance. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Camacho
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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I have had swollen lymph modes for about a month now off and on. It has gotten so bad that its starting to make the whole left side of my neck sore?

Dr. Stephen Camacho
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
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Lymphadenopathy: You need to see your physician, swollen lymph nodes may be a reaction to infection in the body. You can also get serious diseases related to the lymph nodes themselves. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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I woke up with the left side of my neck sore and I don't think I pulled a muscle I feel the little bumps in my muscle almost like a little knots?

Dr. Luis Villaplana
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
30 years in practice
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I woke up with the left side of my neck sore and I don't think I pulled a muscle I feel the little bumps in my muscle almost like a little knots?

Traps: A strain can happen without you noticing. Several hours later or overnight you wake up with symptoms. Ice, gentle stretching. If no better and or other non muscular symptoms, please get seen. ...Read more

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