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3 yr old normal speech until tonight. When talking her jaw moves left and right not up and down and she had a slight head/neck jerk. Is this bad?

3 yr old normal speech until tonight. When talking her jaw moves left and right not up and down and she had a slight head/neck jerk. Is this bad?

Hard to say: Video this without her noticing what you are doing. Then schedule a visit with her pediatrician to review the video. It's just too difficult of a question to guess here. Seeing the video will help your pediatrician decide. Is this a new behavior? Is it worse if you are looking? Is there a family history of seizure disorder or tics? Does it resolve with sleep? ...Read more

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Random recurring pain in back of neck. Who should I talk to about this?

Random recurring pain in back of neck. Who should I talk to about this?

Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
If your pain persists, you should seek help from pain management doctor, neurologist, physiatrist, spine surgeon. .. ...Read more

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What does a blue vein popping out of my neck when I talk mean?

What does a blue vein popping out of my neck when I talk mean?

That is: Most probably your external jugular vein seen in certain people you shout, or blow into a trumpet. It means nothing.

However in people who have heart problems or other chest pathology any little effort even speaking can make those veins on the side of your neck to bulge. To be sure go to check it out, see a professional. ...Read more

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Can having a herniated disk on neck cause problems talking (both speech &words to come out) if so why?

Can having a herniated disk on neck cause problems talking (both speech &words to come out) if so why?

No: A herniated disc has no direct effect on word finding or speech. In rare cases a large spur on the front of the spine can cause swallowing problems that make talking and swallowing uncomfortable. ...Read more

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My neck is stiff everyday but it goes away when I sleep it feels like I can't talk very load or very tense I'm not sure if it's my anxiety or else wis?

My neck is stiff everyday but it goes away when I sleep it feels like I can't talk very load or very tense I'm not sure if it's my anxiety or else wis?

Anxiety,: Anxiety can cause a variety of symptoms such as stiff neck, tension headaches, dizziness, dry mouth, sweating, difficulty taking a deep breath, shaky feeling, and these symptoms goes away when you sleep. Sometimes, it is even hard to fall asleep. Please consult your doctor and get a physical to rule out other causes of the symptoms and refer you to a therapist to help you deal with your anxiety. ...Read more

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Bruise and swollen neck, can hardly talk. What do I do?

Bruise and swollen neck, can hardly talk. What do I do?

Possibly serious: This may be a sign of a serious condition with bleeding into the neck. It may put pressure on the airway, making it difficult to breathe. You should see a medical professional as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have a swollen right gland in my neck what could be the cause of out also it hurts to talk and breathe and swallow?

I have a swollen right gland in my neck what could be the cause of out also it hurts to talk and breathe and swallow?

Probably lymph node: Sore throats can be painful and annoying. Most sore throats are caused by a minor illness and go away without medical treatment. This combination of symptoms sounds like an inflammed node associated with a sore throat, either viral or strep. Soreness in throat can be related to tonsils if still present. You should see physician to determine bacterial or viral and the need for antibiotics. ...Read more

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I want to talk the doctor because im I have a problem in my neck which I don't know what is it. It's bumpy itchy red in color and rough..

I want to talk the doctor because im I have a problem in my neck which I don't know what is it. It's bumpy itchy red in color and rough..

Must be visualized: You will need an in-person examination. Skin afflictions cannot be diagnosed without photo documentation. ...Read more

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I get really hot and my face and ears and neck get real red, I do this when I am in crowds or have to talk to a stranger, I'm only 22, what is it?

I get really hot and my face and ears and neck get real red, I do this when I am in crowds or have to talk to a stranger, I'm only 22, what is it?

Classic social anxie: This is classic for social anxiety disorder. Physical social anxiety disorder signs and symptoms include:

blushing
sweating
trembling or shaking
fast heartbeat
upset stomach
nausea
shaky voice
muscle tension
confusion
diarrhea
cold, clammy hands

www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/social-anxiety-disorder/ds00595
social anxiety disorder — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments. ...Read more

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Why does my left neck vein bulge when I'm talking, laughing, lying down, bending down, or just when I'm sitting upright? It's very visible.

Why does my left neck vein bulge when I'm talking, laughing, lying down, bending down, or just when I'm sitting upright? It's very visible.

JVD: Jugular venous distension: most of time is normal in some individuals. The question is whether or not there is something compressing it nearby: sup. Vena cava syndrome or whether or not there is a disease in the heart or lungs that increases the pressure in the venous system (congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary emboli, copd, lung cancer. Get checked for lung and heart. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland, the whole side of my neck is swollen it hurts to swallow, talk, sing on that side. What could be wrong. It really hurts?

I have a swollen gland, the whole side of my neck is swollen it hurts to swallow, talk, sing on that side. What could be wrong. It really hurts?

Infected lymph nodes: Usually, a person who gets enlarged lymph nodes from an infection in her throat, head, or neck, will get rid of her infection and then her nodes will shrink down to regular size. Once in a while, a person gets infectious germs spreading to one or more neck nodes, and the germs get the upper hand. The result is a big abscess in the node (s), needing antibiotics and further care. Must see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hello! My four year Son was recently detected with a bifid uvula incidentally. Also has prominent neck veins even on talking but growing well. Worry?

See Peds: Bifid uvula should not be a problem if no other facial abnormalities. Ask peds about prominent neck veins. ...Read more

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Lump in the right side of my neck. Small and dsnt pain when touched. The area from ear to the lump has become sensitive. Gets warm if talking for long?

Lump in the right side of my neck. Small and dsnt pain when touched. The area from ear to the lump has become sensitive. Gets warm if talking for long?

Exam: It's best to have any persistent lump in the neck examined by a physician to check for enlarged lymph gland, cyst or growth. An otolaryngologist may be consulted. ...Read more

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I talked to the radiologist and he said it is the main artery that runs from neck to head that was the big white spot but when I question him if it could be a tumor he said he didn't know and know reason he didn't give me what it is and it was there in pr

I talked to the radiologist and he said it is the main artery that runs from neck to head that was the big white spot but when I question him if it could be a tumor he said he didn't know and know reason he didn't give me what it is and it was there in pr

Carotid artery: Is main one the other one vertebral, most common problem is atheromatous plaque formation and narrowing the lumen or dislodging ultimately leads to stroke. You must speak to your doctor who ordered the test, will put together clinical and radiological findings together to give you the right answer. ...Read more

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Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

If you are having: Problems talking and vision changes acutely, then you need to get someone to take you to the er now. If you have these symptoms always with your migraines and you have had full workup, it may be a different story. However, if these symptoms are new, have someone get you to an er or call can ambulance to rule out a stroke. Please do not take these symptoms lightly if they are new onset. ...Read more

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Neck pain and my left fingertips have been tingling for a week? I feel it more when arm is raised like talking on phone. Or when l'm sleeping.

Neck pain and my left fingertips have been tingling for a week? I feel it more when arm is raised like talking on phone. Or when l'm sleeping.

Several things: Possibilities include a pinched or inflamed nerve in the neck, inflammation of the nerve bundles in the shoulder (the "plexus") and problems with one or more nerves running out through the arm. In the us I would recommend seeing a neurologist or physical medicine doctor. Don't know how easy it is to see one where you are. ...Read more

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Randomly hard heart beat. I was just talking and felt it beat hard in my neck for a second. Normal bpm/bp could GERD or my anxiety cause this?

Randomly hard heart beat. I was just talking and felt it beat hard in my neck for a second. Normal bpm/bp could GERD or my anxiety cause this?

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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If my CT results say numerous small subclinical lymph nodes in left and right neck. Which ones are they talking about and could this be lymphoma?

If my CT results say numerous small subclinical lymph nodes in left and right neck. Which ones are they talking about and could this be lymphoma?

Small lymph nodes: Generally less than 1-2 cm are probably "normal" in the sense that the body generates an immune response to inflammation or injury and that response includes "bigger" lymph nodes. That size range statistically unlikely to be lymphoma. ...Read more

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I get sharp and constant pain in my right ear the right side of my tongue gets tingly and its hard to talk still able to. It comes from the neck?

I get sharp and constant pain in my right ear the right side of my tongue gets tingly and its hard to talk still able to. It comes from the neck?

Not likely: The nerves that supply the ear and tongue are cranial nerves that exit directly out of the brain. As such, cervical spine problems are not likely a cause of what you are describing. Consider a visit to your primary care doctor to make sure you do not have a ear infection among other possible causes. ...Read more

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Awful pain on neck between chin & jaw, right side. Hurt to talk & awful swelling from right cheek to ear& entire jawline. In floor crying @ times.???

Awful pain on neck between chin & jaw, right side. Hurt to talk & awful swelling from right cheek to ear& entire jawline. In floor crying @ times.???

Time for the doctor: A person with "awful pain" or "awful swelling" needs to see her doctor to be diagnosed and treated. Having both awful things means a trip to the doctor's office now. If she has no primary care doctor to go to, she can go to the ER. The doctor can examine to see if this is a tooth abscess, a lymph node abscess, or something else. ...Read more

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I have pain my throat increase when I talk feels like I have a lump in my throat pain to touch and pain when I lift my neck up?

I have pain my throat increase when I talk feels like I have a lump in my throat pain to touch and pain when I lift my neck up?

It could be just: Be from a viral infection. See your dr if your symptoms persist. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/cold-and-flu/tc/sore-throat-home-treatment. ...Read more

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I used to be a singer > my sister died and I couldn't stop screaming my neck always hurts and the muscles around my throat I talk very deeply now?

I used to be a singer > my sister died and I couldn't stop screaming my neck always hurts and the muscles around my throat I talk very deeply now?

Trauma needs to heal: You most likely damaged the muscles of your throat and/or your voice box. Usually it takes a couple of weeks to heal. If it has been longer than that you should see an ENT doctor for an evaluation. Try to find an ENT who specializes in voice problems. ...Read more

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Dad has tongue cancer. Having full glossectomy & neck dissection r/o 4 lymph nodes. Worried he won't survive : (prognosis? Only 63yrs old. Talk eat?

Dad has tongue cancer. Having full glossectomy & neck dissection r/o 4 lymph nodes. Worried he won't survive : (prognosis? Only 63yrs old. Talk eat?

Consult Oncologist: We can not answer your question about prognosis of your father 's condition. I suggest you ask this question to the oncologist who is treating him. ...Read more