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Pain one side of my neck why?

Pain one side of my neck why?

More info needed: Please, provide more information about the pain including when it began, any know factor that may have brought it on, what makes better or worse and any other associated signs or symptoms. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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1 side of neck and shoulder blade or upper back on one side feels stiff.Think I slept wrong.No pain,just discomfort.What to do?

LOPSIDED NECK PAIN.: I tend to agree with you but other cases can be ear, tooth or other local infections. My favorite cause of vague discomfort is temporomandibular dysfunction. This means your jaw joint is out of whack due to improperly meshing teeth or many absent back teeth. If this is the problem check that the jaw opens straight up and down, and the joint just in front of your ear may be tender and even click., ...Read more

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Pain-shoulder blade, neck and top of head on one side. Pinched nerve? Treatment?

Pain-shoulder blade, neck and top of head on one side. Pinched nerve? Treatment?

disc problem: Depends on duration, but chronic pain in that pattern could be caused by a pinched nerve in the neck. A detailed physical and neuro exam, if neck movement or talking on the phone in that arm aggravates symptoms, it is consistent, an MRI might be useful, if it is affecting performance or function. Otherwise anti inflammatories, rest about the neck with cardio low impact exercise useful. ...Read more

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Have muscle spasm on my neck lump on the right side?

Have muscle spasm on my neck lump on the right side?

Refer to answer: It could be pulled muscle, or a pinch nervefor pulled muscle keep it warm and massage it. Stop all cereals. Take whole milk cheese.Do less than 10lbs push pull lift for two weeks. Take vit d3 1000 units. Bend forward do forward streching exercise with your neck completely relaxes and try to touch your toes in up and down for ten times twice a day.If it is from pinch nerve should go away. ...Read more

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Coughing and hurting on right side of neck?

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Coughing and hurting on right side of neck?

Neck pain: Could be a host of problems. Lisinopril can cause a dry cough. Irritation of the vocal cords as well as neck pathology. See your ent. ...Read more

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Lump on back of neck below hairline on the right side. Causes?

Lump on back of neck below hairline on the right side. Causes?

Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Pain on lower left neck and left side of face slightly weak?

Pain on lower left neck and left side of face slightly weak?

Face weak.: Lots of reasons for neck pain but if the left side of your face is weak then you need to see a doctor right away. Weakness in your facial muscles is not normal and could be signs of a stroke. There are other causes but you should be seen soon. Bells palsy can also present as weakness. Either way you need a doctor to evaluate this and right now. Early detection is very important. ...Read more

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Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

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Lump on Left side of neck.

Lump on Left side of neck.

Neck mass: A mass on the neck could be many things without more details. If it is in the skin, it could be a cyst. If it is deeper, it could be associated with the muscles, lymphatics, or vascular structures. Other structures that can develop masses would include the parotid or submandibular glands, as well as the thyroid gland. ...Read more

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I have a swallon left side gland on my neck now one on left back side of scull painful when moving head around coughing too?

I have a swallon left side gland on my neck now one on left back side of scull painful when moving head around coughing too?

Swollen lymph nodes: Swollen lumps in the neck in the areas you're describing are typically lymph nodes that have enlarged due to either an infection, inflammation or tumor. Hurting to move your neck or coughing is because of the location near nerves. This problem needs attention. Seek medical assistance soon with a doctor. Antibiotics and other tests may be required. ...Read more

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Tightness on left side of head, shoulder and heaviness on left neck & ear subsides after lying down .y?

Tightness on left side of head, shoulder and heaviness on left neck & ear subsides after lying down .y?

You need an exam: Tightness on one side of the head and shoulder along with neck and ear heaviness, that is relieved by lying down, suggest a mechanical cause. It may be due to several possibilities. These would include, among others, muscle strain in the neck/shoulder area and possibly a pinched nerve coming from your neck. Although the latter would usually cause pain, when turning your head to either side. ...Read more

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Last 3 days pain and tightness right side of chest, back, neck, shoulder, jaw and headache numbness in right arm and hand?

Last 3 days pain and tightness right side of chest, back, neck, shoulder, jaw and headache numbness in right arm and hand?

Thoracic Outlet Synd: There are multiple potential causes for your symptoms, one of which is thoracic outlet syndrome. However, a lung lesion, especially at the top of the lung, could be involved. You need urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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Lump on backside of head numbness on left side, face, arm and leg. With that headaches, but where the lump is on neck area causes dizzness and pain?

Lump on backside of head numbness on left side, face, arm and leg.  With that headaches, but where the lump is on neck area causes dizzness and pain?

Need surgical eval: These symptoms - suggestive of spinal cord being compressed - need evaluation to rule of cancer or growth causing these symptoms. The other explanation could be herniated disc but you need further evaluation and this is very serious so get evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Right side of my chest shoulder and neck hurts?

Right side of my chest shoulder and neck hurts?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with aches around the right chest, shoulder, and neck, can see her primary care doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a tight chest pain, or has past heart disease, she should be seen in the E.R. ...Read more

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I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

See Dr/get eval: These symptoms would warrant an exam. If the pain is severe and chest pain is there as stated, you want to assure it is not your heart involved too. See dr for eval as soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dizziness,uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head,numbness on lips and face and tongue,high pulse rate,fast heart beat.ECG normal.y?

Dizziness,uncomfortable feeling on left side of neck ear&head,numbness on lips and face and tongue,high pulse rate,fast heart beat.ECG normal.y?

Get checked: have a neurologist check you out, especicially your left facial nerve. Numbess is a disconcerting symptom and requires appropriate evaluation. ...Read more

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Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Knot onback of neck left side, dizziness, headaches, tingling on left side?

Get it evaluated: I do not know whether these issues are related but you should have them evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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One side of my neck is swollen..Reasons?

One side of my neck is swollen..Reasons?

Wow: Painful? Fever? Midde of neck? Side of neck? Trouble swallowing? Important questions. No way to answer this without an exam. Go see a doctor. ...Read more