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Pain In The Back Of The Neck And Sore Throat
A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more
Possibly: However, probably more often it is felt at the area at the back of the mouth and just beyond that. ...Read more
Muscle pain: Pain in the back of the neck/head as well as forehead can be due to muscle pain; which can be due to posture as well as strain due to over activity. You could try applying ice on the back of the head and see if that helps. Also, try tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if you are not allergic and can take them safely. ...Read more
Need more info: There can be many causes of severe head and neck pain. As such, these symptoms should be evaluated thoroughly by your primary care physician, neurologist or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to identify the cause. Once this is determined then appropriate treatment(s) can be considered. i hope all goes well and that you feel better very soon. ...Read more
Can pain in the lungs, throat or esophagus cause referred pain to the muscles in the back of the neck?
I have a cut in the back of my mouth on the gums where the lower jaw meets the upper acompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the jaw and a sore throat ?
Not normal: This is not normal and requires a formal a medical workup please see your orthopedic spinal specialist. ...Read more
Pain in left side of my throat ear red achy eye.Pain in the back of my nose, left jaw bone teeth. Pain in the back of my neck to shoulders ?
What could be the cause of upper back and neck pain with shoulder pain and sensation in the face?
Many causes: There are numerous reasons to have neck or and back pain and this requires a complete workup to find out why. However, the nerves that supply sensation to the face do not come from spinal cord in the neck but the lower part of the brain. You need to see a neurologist to workup your abnormal face sensation issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See MD: If present for more than a week, see MD for exam. Otherwise may be URI which is self limited to about a week. OTC meds. ...Read more
Would an infected tonsil or a stone cause a pain in the back of the neck and sore swellen , achy upper spine? And tight muscles in the upper back ?
It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blocked salavary gland swollen tonsels or in the worse case cancer anyway they should be checked if last longer than two weeks and are new. ...Read more
Acute pain from the collar bone up the neck through the back of the neck to the head and causing headaches?
Location important: Your sketch does raise a question of a brachial plexus problem provoking headaches, or perhaps referred issues from the neck. So, need to search for thoracic outlet syndrome, cervical spondylosis, etc. Therapy can be very successful, but need to have a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Can a toothache cause pain in back of head like the base of your head close to the top of the neck?
What can cause constant pain inside the front of my neck? Not like a sore throat, but in the neck.
Several poss. causes: Thyroid enlargement, muscle spasm, lymph node swelling, vessel problems, etc. If this is a concern, i would recommend you have your primary care doctor look at it asap. If your doctor is an osteopathic physician who can, besides doing all the md assessments, also look at causes such as claviclular locking, rib or hyoid dysfunction which are common causes of such pain, that would be a bonus. ...Read more
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