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Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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Was in car accident 5 yrs ago (rear ended) & still tingling upper bk & extreme pain. Lump/swelling where neck and back meet. What should I do?

Was in car accident 5 yrs ago (rear ended) & still tingling upper bk & extreme pain. Lump/swelling where neck and back meet. What should I do?

NEEDS DIAGNOSIS: You could have risk to your spinal cord, or could be suffering disc problems in the neck. Even possible that accident did cause trauma to brachial plexus. Please see a physiatrist or neurologist asap, and get both diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Hard small symmetrical lumps deep under skin in the middle of neck.Also, small hard symetrical lumps 2in below middle of neck.pain when pressd hard?

Hard small symmetrical lumps deep under skin in the middle of neck.Also, small hard symetrical lumps 2in below middle of neck.pain when pressd hard?

Not sure: it is not likely anything serious. It could simply be the bones of your spine you are feeling or a small fatty growth under the skin. See your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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I have pulsing occipital pain and neck pain on the right side when I look down/bend over;on same side I can feel some rope like lumps. What is this?

I have pulsing occipital  pain and neck pain on the right side when I look down/bend over;on same side I can feel some rope like lumps. What is this?

Varies: There a variety of potential causes; from a pinched nerve in the neck with associated spasm to a viral illness with lymphadenopathy. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated for it. ...Read more

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I am 40 year old female. On the back of my head I have a lump. It's hard and it hurts. Causing headaches and neck pain. I also have a lump on my neck ?

I am 40 year old female. On the back of my head I have a lump. It's hard and it hurts. Causing headaches and neck pain. I also have a lump on my neck ?

Lump: without exam would be hard to figure out. You should see your physician to have it examined. Could be lymph node but without seeing it and doing an exam would be impossible to diagnose. ...Read more

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Woke up and my occipital bone has a small dime size lump that hurts to touch ..having headaches and neck pain ?

Woke up and my occipital bone has a small dime size lump that hurts to touch ..having headaches and neck pain ?

Possibly lymph node: This could be from an insect bite, a lymph node or a small abscess in a hair follicle. Apply heat and give it a couple of days. If it doesn't go away, or gets worse, have a doctor take a look. ...Read more

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I tried to slow a sneeze by holding it back this gave me a pain in neck, now I feel a swelling in the left side of neck and a small lump what to do?

I tried to slow a sneeze by holding it back this gave me a pain in neck, now I feel a swelling in the left side of neck and a small lump what to do?

Subcutaneous emphysema?: You might have cervical subcutaneous emphysema caused by withholding forceful sneeze. You should go to the hospital for an Xray and evaluation. Do not hold a sneeze. ...Read more

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Have lg lump thats squishy in triangle area above collarbone on each side at base of neck & pain/swelling going up sides of face w/ numbness. Plz help?

Have lg lump thats squishy in triangle area above collarbone on each side at base of neck & pain/swelling going up sides of face w/ numbness. Plz help?

GET AN EXAM: Your symptoms described above are concerning You need to see your DR for an exam. There are many possibilities as to the cause of this, and only with exam will one be able to give you a correct DX ...Read more

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Hi doc , my boyfriend has been experiencing headaches these past few months , also he has a lump on the back of his neck, pain behind eyes .?

Needs evaluation: Consistent and persistent symptoms and signs as you describe require prompt evaluation by a qualified physician. ...Read more

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I get a lump on the back left side of my neck, pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

I get a lump on the back left side of my neck,  pain radiates from there throughout my entire head and face. Tremors, pins & needles, numbness.?

See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more

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I am experiencing Severe neck pain and neck lump or bulge. Arm pain also been experiencing for several months. No accident what could be wrong?

I am experiencing   Severe neck pain and neck lump or bulge. Arm pain also been experiencing for several months. No accident what could be wrong?

Difficult to know: Without a physical exam it is difficult to know if what you are experiencing is due to a pinched nerve and subsequent muscle spasm, a lipoma pressing on a nerve, or herniated disc in your cervical spine, among others. The arm pain may be referred from the neck or it could be a separate issue -good physical exam by an MD or DO should be able to better differentiate what may be going on, so see Dr! ...Read more

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Extreme weight lose lose appetite and thirst night sweats lump on right under my ribs tired and back n neck pain?

Extreme weight lose lose appetite and thirst night sweats lump on right under my ribs tired and back n neck pain?

See physician ASAP: There are many and various illnesses which could cause symptoms that you have described. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical, labs and imaging (if needed) or specialist referral. Take good care. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on the back of my left ear. It is painful to touch and doesnt move. Slight pain in neck and ear and slight hearing loss.

I have  a hard lump on the back of my left ear. It is painful to touch and doesnt move. Slight pain in neck and ear and slight hearing loss.

Be seen: I would not hesitate to be seen, especially if there is hearing loss involved. The most likely explanation is that you have an ear infection with fluid in the ear reducing your hearing and the lump you feel is an inflamed lymph node. Lymph nodes become enlarged and tender in infectious conditions. ...Read more