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Why is my left shoulder and neck tingling?

Why is my left shoulder and neck tingling?

Not normal: If your symptoms are this intense, you need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My chest is aching?

My chest is aching?

More info please: Your question is too vague. Please provide more details. Describe it as much as you can. ...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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My neck has a rash on my neck and now my neck muscle hurts?

My neck has a rash on my neck and now my neck muscle hurts?

Rash: on neck with pain makes one think of shingles. But I can't be sure without an examination. Since there is a treatment to shorten the course of this disease you need to get in right away to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im suffering from neck pain its hurting but when i touch my neck it feels like my left side of my neck in the back feels swollen what does this mean?

Im suffering from neck pain its hurting but when i touch my neck it feels like my left side of my neck in the back feels swollen what does this mean?

Muscle strain: This may be a muscle strain but with your many condition you need to discuss with your physicians. Consider heat, a neck pillow, physical therapy. You will need to consider imaging in addition the history and physical. ...Read more

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Pain in my arms and legs, head ache in my right temple with swollen fingers. I am always tired. What is wrong?

You need to see a Dr: It is hard to tell you exactly what the problem is because it could be many things but it is important that you see a doctor very soon. It could be a rheumatology related issue like lupus or a vasculitis. ...Read more

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My right ear is blocked and keeps popping. My neck is stiff too?

My right ear is blocked  and keeps popping. My neck is stiff too?

How long?: If it has been a few days, you may have an ear infection. The neck pain on that side can be from swollen lymph nodes. But all of this can also be secondary to TMJ pain in your jaw if you clench or grind your teeth. Let your doctor look at your ear and see what is going on. ...Read more

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Why is my back lower head and neck feels so hot and pain?

Why is my back lower head and neck feels so hot and pain?

Head neck pain: Impossible to say without more information. Could be an injury. Could be an infection such as the flu. If this has lasted for longer than 3-5 days, see your physician for an examination. ...Read more

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For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

For days now both my upper arms ache and my left shoulder aches. Also upper left chest muscles are sore and down left side of neck feels stiff.

Aching upper body: Would check for strep throat, even if not symptomatic, or mycoplasma infection may also be TMJ or bruxism ( grinding teeth at night ), reflux check for h pylori as well, check ESR, CBC, CPK, ANA for autoimmune process, though less likely check EKG, troponin, check CXR and for lymph nodes / thyroid would follow up with doc ER today. ...Read more

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I have sharp shooting pains in my left ear, jaw pain and now pain is running down my neck and my head behind my ear going toward the top of my head. What is the problem???!

I have sharp shooting pains in my left ear, jaw pain and now pain is running down my neck and my head behind my ear going toward the top of my head. What is the problem???!

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. You should consult a doctor at your earliest. Women often have atypical pain from heart disease and that needs to be excluded. ...Read more

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Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Severe headache, my head is throbbing and I have pain above my eye brows, it feels tight and painful. The back of my skull gets shooting pain as well?

Cervical Facet Dz: The cervical facets in the neck can develop the osteoarthritis you mentioned and can cause headaches as well. Typically facet injections can help relieve the pain and reduce headaches. If these are short lived then the nerves supplying those joints can be ablated for long term relief, this is called radiofrequency ablation or rhizotomy. Botox injections to the neck and head can also be helpful. ...Read more

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For the past few months having extreme pressure in my head , my neck is wobbly ,and my left muscle in my shoulder/back is tight and burning and hurts?

For the past few months having extreme pressure in my head , my neck is wobbly ,and my left muscle in my shoulder/back is tight and burning and hurts?

See a doctor: You should see a doctor for a detailed examination. It is possible you have migraines or nerve compression but there is no way to be sure with all your symptoms without an exam. ...Read more

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Why is my left arm and face tingling? If i turn my head far left, the back side of my left arm pains.

Why is my left arm and face tingling? If i turn my head far left, the back side of my left arm pains.

Pinching nerve: Your symptoms sound like a pinching nerve causing parasthesias. I would see a dr. And get a clinical exam and the proper testing to diagnose your condition and then get the appropriate treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes aching pains in my legs, shooting pains in my heel/ankle, stiffness that hurts in my shoulders and neck?

What causes aching pains in my legs, shooting pains in my heel/ankle, stiffness that hurts in my shoulders and neck?

Some arthritis: Certain inflammatory joint diseases can cause diffuse symptoms like you describe. You may want to check if you have ever had an arthritis profile/bloodwork completed. If not, talk to your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Having pain in my upper rightt arm and can't lift over my head...Pain is not in my shoulder...?

Having pain in my upper rightt arm and can't lift over my head...Pain is not in my shoulder...?

Neck problem : The pain can be originating in the neck and should be looked at by a doctor to find out where it it originating. The proper treatment of that area can be done. ...Read more

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I have calcium growth on my C5 & poor curvature in my neck. I love to read but it causes my neck to ache. How should I position myself for reading?

Elevated table: Try to keep your chin up and head back maintaining your normal cervical curvature. An ergonomic angled and elevated reading table would be helpful. ...Read more

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I feel hot on my back and my neck is aching I took my temp 98.8 do you think Im just tripping cause my granny said I am not hot my legs/arms is aching?

I feel hot on my back and my neck is aching I took my temp 98.8 do you think Im just tripping cause my granny said I am not hot my legs/arms is aching?

Flu: sometimes the flu can present with muscle aching. The symptoms include headache, muscle aches and cough. Your symptoms are pretty non specific. If they worsen or change and if your temperature increases you could have a viral illness and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a tooth ache & bitter taste. My neck & ear ache as well. If this is a tooth abscess, is it an emergency?

I am experiencing a tooth ache & bitter taste. My neck & ear ache as well. If this is a tooth abscess, is it an emergency?

Dental emergency: It sure sounds like a dental emergency. Get to a dentist as soon as possible for treatment of the tooth along with antibiotics if there is an infection, which is likely. Infections can spread and cause serious consequences so do not delay! ...Read more

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Hard painful lymph node on left side of the back of my neck, bones ache, fatigued and weakness, no signs of infection but some blood levels are high?

Hard painful lymph node on left side of the back of my neck, bones ache, fatigued and weakness, no signs of infection but some blood levels are high?

Neck node: What are those blood high levels? I like to know. You have to see your doctor for thorough examination, diagnostic tests and biopsy. Thanks. ...Read more

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My neck aches - I turn to the other side - it still aches? Still too

My neck aches - I turn to the other side - it still aches? Still  too

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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My neck is always aching and i don't know why .. :(( please help me..?

Probably trauma: At your age, the most likely explanation is that you are doing something that is causing it to hurt. You need to figure out what it is and stop doing it. Common causes are holding the phone with your head, carrying things with your head, suspending your head while doing something else (like watching tv) or straining the neck muscles in exercise. ...Read more

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Too much partying last night, and now my neck aches what can I do to relieve it?

Too much partying last night, and now my neck aches what can I do to relieve it?

Party neck: Firstly rest and do stretches and perhaps get massage. Secondly do not party too much. ...Read more

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What can I do about my neck and the aches it causes?

Neck ache: Firstly you ned to see your pcp to evaluate this. Then he may decide on pt or some other akternatives. ...Read more

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Could I have whiplsah if my neck aches when i don't move it?

Yes: The aching comes from injury not from the movement, the movement will increase the pain. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why does my neck and shoulders ache so bad all the time?

Doctors can you tell me why does my neck and shoulders ache so bad all the time?

Muscle spasm: 30's person with chronic neck ; shoulder aching likely has chronic muscle spasm due to posture straining these tissues. Try heat, massage ; gentle range of motion exercises if no trauma was involved. A workplace ergonomic evaluation might be in order. Good type of doctor to evaluate is an osteopath. Unusual explanation could be thoracic outlet syndrome, which can have an insidious evolution. ...Read more

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Every time the back of my neck aches i feel like I have balance issues! are they connected ?

Blood pressure: This could be blood pressure related, or local circulation. A cerebrovascular study may be warranted. ...Read more

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Why could my neck ache when I wake up?

Why could my neck ache when I wake up?

Bad bedtime habits: It could be a number of things. But, in my experience it is best to start with simple things: bad pillow, bad mattress, stress, poor sleeping habits, or poor posture throughout the day are often causes of neck pain when someone wakes up. Try changing some of your before bed routine, eliminate bad habits, and try basic stretching of your neck muscles prior to going to sleep. ...Read more

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I've had a neck ache for three years. My neck ache starts when I do hard work.

I've had a neck ache for three years. My neck ache starts when I do hard work.

"A pain in the neck": ...Is is a common medical condition. The reason producing neck pain are degenerative disc disease, stress and neck injury. Other causes of neck pain and muscle spasm. Investigation is required to identify an underlying cause and source of the condition to get the right solution. Rec.: see pain management physician for investigations and further assessment. ...Read more

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I have an limpoma on my neck it just aches and want it to be removed wont be removed until i lose 45kg is this rights?

I have an limpoma on my neck it just aches and want it to be removed wont be removed until i lose 45kg is this rights?

Fear: There may be a fear that to remove the lipoma they will need to put you to sleep. With significant weight they may be fearful that you will have an airway or ventilatory problem with surgery. ...Read more

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Why my neck, gums, muscles aches ?

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Why my neck, gums, muscles aches ?

2 separate problems: 1. Tender gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. Untreated gingivitis can lead to the tooth loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome. 2. Neck and muscle pain; see your PCP for evaluation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a high fever and my neck aches?

I have a high fever and my neck aches?

Go to ER asap: It could be nothing but one of the things to consider is a meningitis process. The physician needs to get a good a history and get some lab w/u and possibly consider brain and or neck imaging. In addition, a lumbar tap might need to be entertained. ...Read more

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What to do about my neck-ache and headache?

What to do about my neck-ache and headache?

See your doctor: See your doctor to rule out any significant pathology. Most neck pain and headaches could be benign, but some could be due to life threatening causes-- which will hence need emergent treatment and intervention. ...Read more