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Pain in the front of my neck/throat? Thyroid?

Pain in the front of my neck/throat? Thyroid?

Possibly: If the front of your neck is tender to touch you might HAV a form of thyroiditis. See a thyroidologist. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Front left side of neck/throat hurts not a soar throat on outside?

See your doctor: This could be inflammation or infection in the skin, muscle, lymph node or thyroid in the area. It is difficult to know without examining you. It would be best if you saw you doctor for an evaluation and work-up as needed. ...Read more

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4 y/o sick a lot with large white mass in back of throat behind tongue under the uvula. Not on sides. Another mass on front of neck meds didn't help.

4 y/o sick a lot with large white mass in back of throat behind tongue under the uvula. Not on sides. Another mass on front of neck meds didn't help.

What meds?: This sounds like she may have a throat infection. If she has gotten antibiotics and not responded then it may be a viral infection or abscess. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Front neck/throat hurt. Lump pop9s out of place push it in and it pops/cracks. Severe throat pain at times. It's always bothering me what coukd it be?

Front neck/throat hurt. Lump pop9s out of place push it in and it pops/cracks. Severe throat pain at times. It's always bothering me what coukd it be?

Hyoid bone: You may have a displaced hyoid bone rubbing on the thyroid cartilage. Seek the attention of an otolaryngologist for confirmation. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for sensory loss all over front of neck and throat? Also, shooting pain up side of neck?

Interesting!: Involvement of both sides of anterior neck and throat without other areas of sensory or pain involvement, suggests a non-neurologic cause. Things such as hives, thyroid inflammation, severe lymph node swelling, laryngitis are suggested. These things can also cause localized pain. ...Read more

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Pain on left side front of neck and where carotid artery is. Sore throat feeling sleepy and weak.?

Pain on left side front of neck and where carotid artery is. Sore throat feeling sleepy and weak.?

Possible cause: Would be a throat/tonsil infection probably viral- your symptoms suggest infectious mononucleosis, but would be impossible to diagnose without an exam and some lab/throat culture tests, See your doctor ...Read more

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What can cause pain in front of neck under jaw. Lymph nodes not englarged. Pain comes and goes for months, sometimes dull sometimes sharp?

What can cause pain in front of neck under jaw. Lymph nodes not englarged. Pain comes and goes for months, sometimes dull sometimes sharp?

See an ENT Doctor: You obviously need to be seen and examined. Don't wait until the severity of illness forces you to do this, go while it is not an emergency and get managed. Best. ...Read more

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On and off throbbing pain in front of neck. Normal ekg and blood. I noticed crutch use triggered it and now throbs on and off in wrists. Nerves?

On and off throbbing pain in front of neck. Normal ekg and blood. I noticed crutch use triggered it and now throbs on and off in wrists. Nerves?

Musculo Skeletal: The description of your symptoms and the normal blood work and EKG suggest that this is a musculo- skeletal problem. Muscle strain from using the crutch. Try a little Tylenol (acetaminophen) or some Ibuprofen or Aleve as directed and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Was hit in driver's side rear in mva yesterday, slow speed. Woke up this a.M. With burning pain in front of neck only (4-5/10). Just a strain?

See family MD: Burning pain is a symptom of nerve irritation. You may need the neck work-up. You need to be seen and evaluated by a family physician so that it can be appropriately managed so that the acute pain is controlled and do not become chronic. ...Read more

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Lump on front of neck is sore. Who do I go to to get it checked out?

Lump on front of neck is sore. Who do I go to to get it checked out?

Options.: I would start with your primary care provider. He or she will determine if you need otolaryngology or internal medicine specialist referral. ...Read more

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Felt a soft movable lump in front of neck (more to left), when feel with fingers. Not obvious when look in mirror. Only a slight bulge when look up?

Felt a soft movable lump in front of neck (more to left), when feel with fingers. Not obvious when look in mirror. Only a slight bulge when look up?

Probably lymph node: There are several lymph glands located within the structures of the neck, they will vary in size from the size of a pea to much larger if stimulated. When stimulated they can enlarge quickly and feel tender to touch or compression. A visit with your dr during regular hours should separate the simple transient issues from those needing further tests. ...Read more

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What causes burning in front of neck?

What causes burning in front of neck?

Neck Pain: According to the U.S. National library of medicine and the national institutes of health, or nih, neck pain can arise from issues with the neck muscles, nerves, ligaments, vertebrae and spinal discs. Neck pain can emerge in any part of the neck, including the front of the neck. Front neck pain can be caused by certain medical conditions, throat infections and traumatic injury. ...Read more

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My right neck muscle in the front of neck is bigger than my left. I am right handed. Should I be worried?

My right neck muscle in the front of neck is bigger than my left. I am right handed. Should I be worried?

Depends a lot: On degree of asymmetry. No one is perfectly symmetric, but if you are concerned about its appearance or you have some other symptom, consult with your doctor or a head & neck surgeon in your community. It could also mean that your left side is somehow abnormally weak. ...Read more

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My 3 year old lifted up her foot and kicked me in front of neck. No pain just feels weird. Should I worry?

My 3 year old lifted up her foot and kicked me in front of neck. No pain just feels weird. Should I worry?

Weird feeling: As long as the weird feeling is not I can't swallow or it's difficult to breath, you are fine to just watch and wait. Soft tissue injuries that cause some swelling under the skin can cause that weird sensation. Don't worry unless associated problems. ...Read more

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Pressure in right front of neck 6 months. Tongue sometimes feels strange on that side Gets worse with strenuous activity. No lumps felt anywhere????

Pressure in right front of neck 6 months. Tongue sometimes feels strange on that side Gets worse with strenuous activity. No lumps felt anywhere????

Probably muscular: This well may be muscular discomfort but I recommend that you have an otolaryngologist examine your neck and advise you if any imaging studies are indicated. ...Read more

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I always have an urge to put pressure on front of neck, big toes, and fingertips. Is this some sort of ocd?

I always have an urge to put pressure on front of neck, big toes, and fingertips. Is this some sort of ocd?

Masking pain perhaps: If you are having pain in these areas, as sharp or dull as it may be, applying pressure overrides the pain receptors in these areas. It may actually be giving you some sort of relief. The nature of this seems to be from some neuronal pathway. Nerve. ...Read more

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Stiff neck with pain in the back. Upper front of neck mostly painful to the touch. Right side worse than left. Right side of upper forehead sensitive?

Common: Neck and lower back pain are the most common complaint in this country, perhaps the world. Many have arthritis, some have disc disease, some have very little of anything on xray, MRI or CT scan. Most I see start after an injury, in the case of neck, usually suffen jarring injuries to the neck. I like using botox for this. ...Read more

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Front of neck painful to the touch, should I be concerned?

Front of neck painful to the touch, should I be concerned?

Sounds like your ill: What I mean is that typically when it hurts to touch the skin area, it usually is a possible inflammation or infection. Could be viral or bacterial. If you develop a fever, I would see your doctor to discuss treatment options. It is possible if this is not the case you could have a pulled muscle or nerve impingement. ...Read more

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Can cervical spondyolis radiate to front of neck?

Can cervical spondyolis radiate to front of neck?

Spondylosis: Yes it can; neck pain and radiating symptoms to the chest or clavicle (collar)bone can happen, depending on the level in the neck that has degeneration.... Go see a doctor if you are worried about pain at night/sweats, or other general symptoms, and imaging studies, perhaps including an MRI can be helpful to find the cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in lower jawbone, and mostly front of neck, any ideas?

Pain may be sign: Of infection in the jaw somewhere. Most common reason of course is dental in origin, but could also be muscular in nature (from jaw dysfunction/tmj) or may be neoplasm. You need to be checked by an oral surgeon. He will likely need to see some x-rays. ...Read more

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Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

Will my enlarged gland in front of neck kill me if it stays big no pain or symptoms also will massaging them hurt it and help the swelling?

See ENT doctor: It is unclear how long you have had this, where is it located and how large it is. It could be an enlarged lymph node, a thyroid nodule or goiter, a thyroglossal duct cyst, or other mass. The treatments will all be different, thus it is important to find out the cause. An ear-nose-throat specialist or otolargyngologist, would be someone that could help make this diagnosis and treat it. ...Read more