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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

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Neck pain and swelling of the neck and shoulder?

Neck pain and swelling of the neck and shoulder?

See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and sometimes shoulder pain. ...Read more

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Can optic nerve swelling have any relation to severe neck pain and tingling in the neck?

Can optic nerve swelling have any relation to severe neck pain and tingling in the neck?

Could be: If you have optic nerve swelling, with loss of vision, you could have optic neuritis. If when you flex or extend your neck, you have electrical shock-like pain or tingling, this could be a Lhermitte's sign. Although several causes, I would evaluate for Multiple Sclerosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have swelling feeling around my left side of throat and neck pain all day?

Why do I have swelling feeling around my left side of throat and neck pain all day?

May be infection: The feeling of swelling in the throat could represent swollen lymph nodes, which may be a sign of infection and could also cause slight neck pain. See a physician if your symptoms are persistent or if you develop additional symptoms such as fever. ...Read more

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21 year old daughter with shoulder pain and neck pain and her right ribs slightly sticking out with a slight swelling just below her right rib cage. ?

21 year old daughter with shoulder pain and neck pain  and her right ribs slightly sticking out with a slight swelling just below her right rib cage. ?

Related symptoms?: It's hard to know if these symptoms are related or not. Be sure that she has a thorough physical exam, and that a good history of the problem is taken by a doctor. It sounds like some imaging such an x-ray, ultrasound, ct scan, or MRI may be in order to get a better view and definition on things. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of head pressure and neck pain. I've gone to physical therapy and he said I had a lot of swelling in my neck. What does this mean?

I'm having a lot of head pressure and neck pain. I've gone to physical therapy and he said I had a lot of swelling in my neck. What does this mean?

Muscle tightness: I suspect that these may be muscle tension headaches but you need an evaluation especially with imaging of your neck to be certain what is going on. ...Read more

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40 y/o w male with a soft, painless, swollen auxiliary lymph node under Rt arm x 4 wks. Neck pain and bi-lat swelling parotid & saliva nodes x 1wk?

40 y/o w male with a soft, painless, swollen auxiliary lymph node under Rt arm x 4 wks. Neck pain and bi-lat swelling parotid & saliva nodes x 1wk?

Give priority to...: 40 y/o male w a soft painless, swollen auxiliary lymph node under Rt arm X 4 wks. Neck pain and bi-lat swelling parotid & saliva nodes X 1wk? Need to see PCP for Physical Examination, Labs & Imaging studies if indicated. One should give priority to this concern. ...Read more

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Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?

Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?

UnlikelyButGetChecke: Hashimoto Disease is an auto immune disease which affects thyroid gland.It can pain in any joint and muscles. It can increase your risk of getting a rare kind of thyroid cancer called Thyroid Lymphoma.That is a very rare occurrence in some. But it is not cervical Lymphoma. Since you have a concern about it and have a nodule in thyroid gland . Get it checked by your endocrinologist asap. ...Read more

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I have headaches neck pain decreased range of neck motion feel dizzy at times. Also the bumps on the back of my head r gone i think cuz of swelling?

I have headaches neck pain decreased range of neck motion feel dizzy at times. Also the bumps on the back of my head r gone i think cuz of swelling?

Clarification: Is this all the time or these symptoms come and go during the course of the day? If these are persistent you may benefit from being evaluated by your primary doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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