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I have been suffering with pain in the right side of my neck for the last 4 days. It doesn't hurt to move my head or touch the area though?

I have been suffering with pain in the right side of my neck for the last 4 days.  It doesn't hurt to move my head or touch the area though?

Neck pain: Common causes of neck pain such as muscle strain, vertebral problems,inflammatIon of thyroid,lymph glands,or carotid artery are usually aggravated by motion and have associated tenderness. Shingles(herpes zoster) may start as an ache for several days before the rash erupts. If symptoms persist or rash develops, get examined by your physician. ...Read more

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I have bad pain in the right side of my neck and under my jaw.

I have bad pain in the right side of my neck and under my jaw.

Hmmm.: Difficult to comment without examining you; could be anything from atypical TMJ to an infected lymph node or muscle strain...Get with your primary care doc to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing pain in the right side of my neck near the collor bone everytime I breath in. what s the disgnosis?

I've been experiencing pain in the right side of my neck near the collor bone everytime I breath in. what s the disgnosis?

Irritated joint: You could have an irritated joint or ligament near your collar bone that gets stretched or irritated with breathing. Try ibuprofen for several days and take according to the label and see if it improves. If no improvement you may need stronger medication after an examination. ...Read more

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I have been having a constant pain in the right side of my neck for more than a month. It is associated w/ short term memory loss. I found online that this could be fybromyglia... What should I do now ?

I have been having a constant pain in the right side of my neck for more than a month. It is associated w/ short term memory loss. I found online that this could be fybromyglia... What should I do now ?

Seek doctor visit: It sounds like it has been rough month for you. The neck pain can be due to anything, however when in context with memory problems i would get more help from a professional. Get yourself to your primary care doctor as soon as possible. Fibromyalgia would not be the first line of thought; there are other things higher up on my potential list. Good luck ... ...Read more

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I have throbbing pain in the right side of my neck that radiates up to my jaw. It comes and goes whenever. What could be causing this?

I have throbbing pain in the right side of my neck that radiates up to my jaw. It comes and goes whenever. What could be causing this?

Pain in the neck: also called cervicalgia is the most common disorder. Most of the time, cervicalgia may be due to a muscle strain or ligament sprain caused by the incorrect head posture, pinched nerve or bulging disc. Many people experience constant neck pain, jaw pain and headaches. See your PCP for evaluation, imaging and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain in the right side of my neck and down my shoulder, it hurts worse with movement and taking a deep breath. should I be worried?

I have pain in the right side of my neck and down my shoulder, it hurts worse with movement and taking a deep breath. should I be worried?

Sounds like: CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY ...ie a "pinched nerve" in your neck.. try sleeping without a pillow, apply ice/heat (whatever helps best) to the BACK OF YOUR NECK! Contact your PCP (primary Care Provider) for an exam and possible imaging of your Cervical spine! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more