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Dull neck pain in the back of the neck on the right side where shoulder meets. Sharp pain when swallowing in that area.

Dull neck pain in the back of the neck on the right side where shoulder meets. Sharp pain when swallowing in that area.

See a physician: This may be something as simple as a rib that is out place, but with a sharp pain during swallowing, i would recommend seeing a physician and having an examination, possibly imaging to make sure something more serious is not occurring. If everything bad is ruled out, then consider manipulation and physical therapy. Again, i would first recommend evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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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


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Have trouble swallowing. Have to gag food back up & try to re swallow. Happens numerous times a day. One side thyroid thicker. Neck pain sometimes. ?

Have trouble swallowing. Have to gag food back up & try to re swallow. Happens numerous times a day. One side thyroid thicker. Neck pain sometimes. ?

Dysphagia : There are many potential causes of dysphagia, or trouble swallowing. Some of them have to do with the esophagus, and others are neurologic in nature. Because your symptoms are so prominent, you should see a gastroenterologist promptly. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having neck pain and it hurts when I swallow the back of my neck when I swallow and the neck pain could possibly be from sleeping wrong I'm not sure. Maybe you can help me out?

I'm having neck pain and it hurts when I swallow the back of my neck when I swallow and the neck pain could possibly be from sleeping wrong I'm not sure. Maybe you can help me out?

Muscle pain?: It may be due muscle discomfort from your sleeping position. Of course, it really needs a proper evaluation my your primary care. If it is severe, and/or unrelenting then you should see your primary care doctor next week. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can an infected molar cause deep neck pain, ear and throat pain? My back bottom molar is infected. The pain in my neck is worse while swallowing.

Can an infected molar cause deep neck pain, ear and throat pain? My back bottom molar is infected. The pain in my neck is worse while swallowing.

Absolutely: If you haven't already, get thee to a dentist ... And pronto. What you're describing could develop into deep tissue neck abscess, which can be dangerous. Don't want to alarm you, but i want you to seek attention very soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of neck pain and difficulty in swallowing?

DISH: Exaggerated bone spurs on the front of the spine may do this. Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis, if you're a googler. Unlikely if you're 35. I would treat these as two separate problems. See an ENT for swallowing issue. Try pt, nsaids, etc for neck. Obtain doctor's eval if not improving. ...Read more

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Recently I am experiencing that after smoking i feel pain in neck when I do swallow action ?

Recently I am experiencing that after smoking i feel pain in neck  when I do swallow action ?

See a doctor: Asap. And stop smoking. This noxious habit causes numerous medical conditions which caught early are treatable, but need urgent diagnosis. Please go and be seen quickly and get this worked out. Hope things are better soon. ...Read more

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What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

What causes lower neck pain when swallowing?

Lots: Could be inflammation of throat, enlarged thyroid, swollen lymph nodes, tumor, other. ...Read more