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Pain in left side of neck and jaw, happens very random for a split second then goes awayand it won't happen for a very long time again! No other symptoms?

Pain in left side of neck and jaw, happens very random for a split second then goes awayand it won't happen for a very long time again! No other symptoms?

Many possibilities: These problems can only be uncovered by a complete evaluation by a dentist experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of tmd's. I encourage you to take the next step! ...Read more

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I've been sick for 2 months!! Swollen lymph nodes on left side of body. I've been to the Dr. S office 3 times.

I've been sick for 2 months!! Swollen lymph nodes on left side of body. I've been to the Dr. S office 3 times.

More specifics: Do you mean the swollen nodes at the left side of the neck and not the whole body? If so, it may mean that there is a sinus infection or dental abscess. I can't think of a condition which causes nodes to be enlarged involving much of the left side of the body. Perhaps you need a second opinion by seeing another doctor ...Read more

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I've been a smoker for a very long time, recenty when I have a cigerette my left side of my chest would hurt what is causing this?

I've been a smoker for a very long time, recenty when I have a cigerette my left side of my chest would hurt what is causing this?

Unclear: Unclear, but could be one of many things. Best next approach is to contact your primary care provider and undergo a detailed physical exam. ...Read more

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If we take stealopam medicine for long time. .. does it have any side effects on our body in long run.?

If we take stealopam medicine for long time. .. does it have any side effects on our body in long run.?

Addiction: He Benzos can be highly addicting. They can change brain function and overtime increase depression and anxiety. They should only be taken on extremely rare occasions. ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump on the left side of my neck, what could this be? Had it for a long time but never caused me any pain/discomfort

This: This is difficult to answer without a clinical examination. It could be many things including a cyst, a lipoma, a lymph node, a skin cancer, a benign skin growth, or many other possibilities. Take a look at a picture of a cyst and the different skin cancers at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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My face in left side show in harpic joster mark. In mark is a long time to 10. 12 year So advice give me in this is clean to any madicin Tall?

My face in left side show in harpic joster mark. In mark is a long time to 10. 12 year So advice give me in this is clean to any madicin Tall?

Herpes zoster?: I assume that you are referring to a scar from herpes zoster (shingles)- unfornately, this condition can leave long lasting scars. I suggest a dermatology evaluation, since your scar is longstanding. ...Read more

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For the past 4 days I have had severe pain on the left side of my upper back. I struggle to sit or stand for long time. No specific injury. Cause?

For the past 4 days I have had severe pain on the left side of my upper back. I struggle to sit or stand for long time. No specific injury. Cause?

Lt Upper Back Pain: Hello. Do you have pain if you lay on your left side; rotate from side to side; arch your back? Have you tried topical OTC meds (over the counter) like biofreeze, aspercreme, or bengay? You might have some irritation to your thoracic facet joints. If topical OTCs are not effective, may benefit from Voltaren (diclofenac) gel (dull, ache, throb pain) or lidocaine gel (stab, burn pins&needles pain). PT may help. ...Read more

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LEFT body pain 24/7 for 8yrs. No pain on right. Is it possible left side is shorter/longer/misaligned vs. Right? (Pain disappears during each menstrual)

LEFT body pain 24/7 for 8yrs. No pain on right. Is it possible left side is shorter/longer/misaligned vs. Right? (Pain disappears during each menstrual)

Not neurologic: Your physician will evaluate you. This type of pain is not likely to be neurologic. A neurologist might help clarify the etiology - would note that 8 years helped with the menstral cycle suggests a conversion reaction but your physician needs to evaluate this possibility. I don't think the short left side is he reason ...Read more

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Waking up and feeling very numb on lower left side of abdomen. Lasts for a long time but not painful. What can this be?

Waking up and feeling very numb on lower left side of abdomen. Lasts for a long time but not painful. What can this be?

Asked MD?: This is an odd symptom. Does "numb" mean less feeling or too much feeling, i.e. Paresthesias (pins and needles)? Are there skin changes over the area (as in old shingles)? The nerves supplying the left lower quadrant come from the lower thoracic spinal roots, i.e. From the spinal roots at the lower end of the rib-cage. How long is "a long time"? Has your doctor examined you? What does (s)he say? ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on left side of anus, hurts a little when touched or when ive been sitting for a long time, I pushed it up a little bit

Pea sized lump on left side of anus, hurts a little when touched or when ive been sitting for a long time, I pushed it up a little bit

Hemorrhoid?: It sounds like you have a hemorrhoid. An anal wart can also cause a lump but usually is not painful. If it persists for more than a week or two, it should be examined. ...Read more

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Left side by ear hurts bad for long time ear is ok dr says it's becoming unbearable?

Left side by ear hurts bad for long time ear is ok dr says it's becoming unbearable?

Severe pain near ear: For pain this severe, perhaps you should seek out another doctors opinion and diagnosis to help you. There must be a reason for the pain. It may not be related to your ear. ...Read more

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I constantly get cuts up my left nostril & only on that side. It hurts like heck & lasts a long time. How do I prevent this?!

I constantly get cuts up my left nostril & only on that side. It hurts like heck & lasts a long time. How do I prevent this?!

Vitamin B deficiency: One entity that's easily corrected that comes to mind as a vitamin D deficiency from a diet for in green leafy vegetables which contain vitamin B. We often see these cracks at the side of the mouth and call it Chelosis. If after taking vitamin B complex over the counter for a week this is not start to resolve the problem, I would go to see a dermatologist right away for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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On the inner side of my left toe I got white formations which pretty much seems like skin after staying in the water for a long time.?

On the inner side of my left toe I got white formations which pretty much seems like skin after staying in the water for a long time.?

White toes: Hello ~yes is maceration of the skin from immersion for too long or not drying between the toes when coming out of the water. Keep your skin dry and dry each toe individually after bathing. Thanks ...Read more

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I get deep muscle Paine on my shoulder blade when sitting or standing for a long time. Just the left side and it throbs when relaxed or massaged?

I get deep muscle Paine on my shoulder blade when sitting or standing for a long time. Just the left side and it throbs when relaxed or massaged?

Scapula pain: Pain in this region may actually be referred from a pinched nerve in your neck or thoracic spine from a bulging disc or vertebral spur. Of course examination of the scapula area itself would be important. If symptoms persist see your physician or orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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I have a small knot on the left side of my neck. It has been there for a long time. What could it be? It's not sore and a little bigger than a pea

I have a small knot on the left side of my neck. It has been there for a long time. What could it be? It's not sore and a little bigger than a pea

Several possible: Things, likely benign. Sebaceous cyst, brachial cleft cyst or mass, lipoma just to mention a few. Get it looked at, as it is impossible to diagnose this in this format... ...Read more

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I have stiff tight muscles on left side of my body for the most part of the time. Cause? Any remedy?

I have stiff tight muscles on left side of my body for the most part of the time. Cause? Any remedy?

Need a scan: This symptoms are often seen in patients with spine and brain related concerns. I would get an MRI of the cervical spine and brain. We do use often a muscle relaxant in this situation. ...Read more

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I get extreme stabbing pains in my lower abdominal area on the right side of my body at random times for long periods. Is this bad?

Could be: First, is it random or during/ between cycles? Are your cycles regular, could be an ovarian cyst otherwise. Even mild appendicitis. Start with your gyn doc, then consider gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have a headache in the back of my head and neck left side. It comes sometime when I have a seat for a long time. What is the reason for this?

I have a headache in the back of my head and neck left side. It comes sometime when I have a seat for a long time. What is the reason for this?

Neck pain: It could be due to a strained muscle or due to muscular tension/ posture related. It could also mean something sinister such as inflammation or infection of the meninges which is the sac surrounding the brain and spinal cod. It is difficult to tell without examination. See your doctor ...Read more

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I get pains in my lower chest on the left side when I wake up or haven't moved for prolonged periods of time. Hurts to take deep breaths or stretch.

Costochondritis: Chest wall pain that occurs with movement or deep breathing in someone young & otherwise healthy are often due to inflamation of the ribs or strained muscles adjacent to the ribs. This is often improved over time with rest and possibly anti inflammatory medications prescribed to be taken by mouth or topically as a cream/gel rubbed on the affected area. Still it needs eval by a dr t. ...Read more

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I am suffering from sinus from long time. Few day I am getting one side headache especially back side 0n left. Face feel pain on eyebrows. Mom had sinus?

I am suffering from sinus from long time. Few day I am getting one side headache especially back side 0n left. Face feel pain on eyebrows. Mom had sinus?

Migraine?: Probably more likely to be migraine related. See a neurologist. The international headache society doesn't even recognize the term sinus headache because other than with sinusitis there is no such thing. ...Read more

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Good morning for long time pain in my scapula area and and left side of my upper chest sore to tuch muselbiopcey on monday I don't know what the looking for?

Good morning for long time pain in my scapula area and and left side of my upper chest sore to tuch muselbiopcey on monday I don't know what the looking for?

Unusual case: You have left muscle pains. You are scheduled for a muscle biopsy of this area monday. Ask your doctors what they hope to find with the biopsy. Have a family member present who can write down the answer do you can review later. ...Read more

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I have pain under my right breast and I am pregnat should I worry? The pain comes when I move, or I lay on my left side sometimes and when I get up. And when my braw hits it. ..This has been happining for a long time know it just got worse...

Pain: Pain is always telling our bodies something. It is prudent to report this pain to your doctor. During pregnancy, the breast tissue can change and become very tender. It is difficult to determine if this is tissue or organ related from your question. However, ongoing pains need to be assessed by a doctor. ...Read more

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How long to go back to work after appendecto and ovarian cyst on the left side same time by malpractice surgery?

How long to go back to work after appendecto and ovarian cyst on the left side same time by malpractice surgery?

You need to ask the: Doc who did your surg as that doc knows how everything went and u didn't say what type of surg you had, laparoscopy, robot open? And did you have any problems after like bleeding or infection, etc. Or none, so call you surgeon and ask him or her, and don't go sue the doc unless there was really something that happened or was done that was below the standard of care so get a 2nd opinion if neces. ...Read more

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Random chest pain that comes and goes on left side been like this for a long time ive had ex rays ekgs blood test all fine its like a stabbing pain?

The twinge: This is quite common and harmless. I believe it results from a little fold in the membrane that lines the chest. I'll bet that it vanishes if you inflate your lungs to the maximum. "Texidor's twinge" is knife-like, can be intense, does not take your breath away, and is gone in a short time. It's not even worth a workup. Be thankful for good health and get on with your life. ...Read more

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28 weeks pregnant, I can't sleep on my left side for long time as it pains me a lot. Sometime I sleep on my right side. Am I harming my baby? Pls help

28 weeks pregnant, I can't sleep on my left side for long time as it pains me a lot. Sometime I sleep on my right side. Am I harming my baby? Pls help

No harm: Sleep on either side and don't worry. You don't even have to be on the side. Place a pillow under your bottom to get a tilt. Scientifically left is the answer, but either side is fine. ...Read more

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When I still for a long time and get up, I get pain in my left knee on the left side of the knee cap along the leg. Randomly started. Limp for 10secs?

Knee Pain: Have you ever had knee issues before? Sounds like your knee is getting stiff while you're sitting. You might have a patellar tilt or tight lateral retinaculum that is causing this pain when it stiffens after inactivity. It might be a good idea to seek referral to an orthopedic surgeon and get x-rays done. If those are negative, physical therapy would be a good next step. ...Read more