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I have a knot in the bs k of my neck that hurts so bad all the time an sometimes I get these pains in top between my shoulder blades what can this be?

I have a knot in the bs k of my neck that hurts so bad all the time an sometimes I get these pains in top between my shoulder blades what can this be?

Muscular: It sounds muscular in nature with the geograhic spread of the pain. Reasons include a dusc herniation, degenerative changea, a possible late instability due to a prior injury or related to progressive degenerative chsnges. You should get it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

No: If new could be irritated hair follicles, if old can be sun damage-need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Muscle pull/spasm top of shoulder that radiates to neck is causing me to feel out of balance. Is this likely to lose balance?

Muscle pull/spasm top of shoulder that radiates to neck is causing me to feel out of balance. Is this likely to lose balance?

Neck spasm: A disc herniation in the neck can cause the symptoms you're describing. Loss of balance can be a sign of spinal cord compression in your neck (myelopathy). If this persists you should get an mri of your cervical spine since this can be dangerous. ...Read more

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My right upper shoulder blade and back of the neck is very painful when I breath and is rising to the top of my neck.... What can that be from?

My right upper shoulder blade and back of the neck is very painful when I breath and is rising to the top of my neck.... What can that be from?

Neck pain that radi: What you are describing are some very significant symptoms. Neck pain that radiates or moves up and down the shoulder and the neck is usually related to impingement of a nerve coming from the cervical or neck area. Your symptoms can also indicate there is a problem in the upper lobe of your lung. Any problem that causes an individual to have difficulty breathing should be thoroughly evaluated b. ...Read more

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I have discomfort possibly muscular in left chest with pain in lower neck top of shoulder?

I have discomfort possibly muscular in left chest with pain in lower neck top of shoulder?

Sounds like it: You don't give your ageso if young would not think the heart unless congenital problem; muscular is sharp pain with movement or touch, heart is deep pressure with numbness radiating to left arm/jaw, can come on with exersize, relief with rest, but if severe comes on with rest ; if smoke or overweight never smoke and lose weight slowly, if strained muscle use excedrin[generic cheap at walmart, ...Read more

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Someone fell on top of me during a basketball game causing neck to pop I had an instant headache and now a little shoulder pain. What could this be?

Someone fell on top of me during a basketball game causing neck to pop I had an instant headache and now a little shoulder pain. What could this be?

Neck problems: You need to evaluated by PMR or orthopoedic doc. Neck injury ca cause headaches or shoulder pain, but there can be other causes as well. You need yo be evaluated by a professional familiar with there problems such as physical medicine or orthopoedists. ...Read more

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I have sudden, dull, consistent pain in my shoulders and neck, what could have caused this, how can I stop it? Earlier this morning (around 12:30am) I started experiencing severe, sudden pain in my left shoulder and neck region (specifically the top of th

As: As this is new and sudden you need to see a doctor for an evaluation. The possibilities include cardiac pain (cardiac (heart) pain is typically more in the chest but can radiate to the left shoulder and neck, and is sometimes associated with shortness of breath, palpitations, and sweating), pain from an artery in your chest (this pain is usually sharp and stabbing and predominantly in the back), lung causes (usually pain is worse with deep breathing), muscular pain (can come on for no apparent reason, is usually worse with movement, relieved by holding still), nerve pain (usually pain radiating down the arm associated with numbness), or several other possibilities. As this is new and you sound very painful please be seen by your doctor. If your doctor can't see you immediately or if you develop shortness of breath, feel light headed, sweaty, or new symptoms then you must go to the er. ...Read more

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Terrible pain in the back left side of my neck down to the top of my shoulder blade and into the shoulder. Is there a painreliever that would be good?

Terrible pain in the back left side of my neck down to the top of my shoulder blade and into the shoulder. Is there a painreliever that would be good?

A few options: Your symptoms suggest a possible pinched nerve in your neck. Over the counter, your options include tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen (aka advil, motrin), and naproxyn (aleve), as well as topical treatments such as aspercreme, capsaicin cream. If symptoms persist you may want to see a physician to discuss prescription meds, injections, etc. ...Read more

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I have recently been diagnosed with frozen shoulder with symptoms of severe pain in the top centre of my neck, my right shoulder, down to my right elb?

I have recently been diagnosed with frozen shoulder with symptoms of severe pain in the top centre of my neck, my right shoulder, down to my right elb?

Self limiting: While it is painful and limits range of motion, with treatment, the disease goes away and near normal function results. Treatment varies with the severity of the affliction. You may consult this site for information and discuss the matter with your doctor for choice of treatment.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/frozen-shoulder/basics/symptoms/CON-20022510 ...Read more

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The bone in back of my neck hurts top of my shoulder and neck bone at front have I pulled a muscle?

The bone in back of my neck hurts top of my shoulder and neck bone at front have I pulled a muscle?

Unclear: That. Is difficult to say given the limited information. I would recommend an evaluation and possibly an x-ray if the symptoms are severe. ...Read more

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After I ran my shoulder was hurting. It hurts on top near the joint. I have a history of shoulder neck and pectoral tension. Wat is goin on?

After I ran my shoulder was hurting. It hurts on top near the joint. I have a history of shoulder neck and pectoral tension. Wat is goin on?

See a physician.: You probably have a trapezius strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will heeelp to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Chest starts hurting on the left side and radiates into my shoulder and the top of my back. Then starts into my jaw and neck Frequent. What's going on?

Chest starts hurting on the left side and radiates into my shoulder and the top of my back. Then starts into my jaw and neck Frequent. What's going on?

Call 911!!!: Regardless, the cause, chest pain that radiates into your shoulder, shortness of breath and jaw pains always a red flag and visit to the ER is warranted. Do not drive, Call 911. ...Read more

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The bottom left side of my neck and the top of my shoulder hurts when I swallow and it doesn't ease it by turning my head or massaging it. What is it?

The bottom left side of my neck and the top of my shoulder hurts when I swallow and it doesn't ease it by turning my head or massaging it. What is it?

Esophogus?: Your description that it hurts when you swallow is concerning for something that is near your esophogus (swallowing tube) or something that involves your esophogus. I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a huge bulge on my spine where the neck joins the shoulder ball of both are bulging and the top of my foot has a bulge?

I have a huge bulge on my spine where the neck joins the shoulder ball of both are bulging and the top of my foot has a bulge?

Foot bulge: I agree with dr. Colen. From the standpoint of your foot, common 'bulges' may be a plantar fibroma if its on the bottom of your foot and is firm but not bony. This is a benign mass with a scar tissue like consistency. Otherwise it really depends on specifically where the bulge is located. I would go see my colleague dr. William r. Adams in paducah. ...Read more

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On/Off sharp pain/cramp on top of shoulder by neck, Is that a muscle or nerve? It hurts pretty bad and it's completely random. What to do?

See answer: In that area of the anatomy sounds more musculoskeletal. Try heat and passive neck exercises. Also try to change positions and see if you get relief ...Read more

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I have been in pain since Monday with my neck and left shoulder blade. I have a swelling at top of spine which is very tender and painful?

Exam: I suggest the use of OTC Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if you are not allergic to these medicines. I strongly recommend OTC BioFreeze to relieve muscular pain. You MUST BE EXAMINED ...Read more

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Started as pain on top of shoulder now swelling and pain radiating to side of neck. Have implanted aicd also have copd. Related?

Started as pain on top of shoulder now swelling and pain radiating to side of neck. Have implanted aicd also have copd. Related?

Neck/shoulder pain: Doubt this is related to the Implant of the COPD as they are in different areas and most likely not related anatomically and physiologically. Have the swollen muscle examined and treated by the Dr. To get some relief. In the mean time, you can try warm compresses and an NSAID if ok with your Dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dull, burning, tingling pain on top of n around right clavicle plus down right side of neck going towards shoulder. What is causing this?

Many things: Your complaints could come from many possibile sources. You should see your primary doctor or perhaps a specialist for a thorough history (your story with many details) and examination. These may prompt further testing and should guide the treatment. Unless it is getting better on its own, see someone. ...Read more

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I woke up in the middle of the night with a sore neck. I feel like I have a pinched nerve on the top of my shoulder and it hurts to breath.?

I woke up in the middle of the night with a sore neck. I feel like I have a pinched nerve on the top of my shoulder and it hurts to breath.?

Muscle strain: Wakiing up with a sore neck can often be due to sleeping in a uncomfortable posture which results in a muscle strain. For starters try applying ice for 4-5 minutes followed by warm application over the painful area of the neck. Also, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen could help. ...Read more

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M have pain in the left side of my neck shoulder an shoulder blade an around my collar bone an top part of my ribs?

M have pain in the left side of my neck shoulder an shoulder blade an around my collar bone an top part of my ribs?

Decisions Decisions: How's your breathing? Feel short of breath or can't get in enough air? If so, then you should go to an Urgent Care for an exam. If not, and it hurts more to move your neck or shoulder, then you probably have a kink in your neck or a muscle strain or good ol' muscle tension from stress or over-work/over-exertion. Balls in your court now. Decide on Motrin, heat and massage or a trip to your friendly U.C. ...Read more

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Headache on top left side crner of head & sometimes right corner 2 Happens randomlyCan it be tumor or anything serious? Neck & shoulder strain b cuase

Headache on top left side crner of head & sometimes right corner 2 Happens randomlyCan it be tumor or anything serious? Neck & shoulder strain b cuase

Hard to say: Ultimately a CT scan or MRI would be helpful for an unusual headache. The symptoms you describe warrant a face to face history and physical exam. This will ensure you get a better diagnosis and treatment plan. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Left side neck starts tingling to top of shoulder goes from mild to intense then cramps by artery with acute pain wrapping around to back of the neck?

Neck/shoulder pain: Neck and shoulder pain often go together and it can be difficult to determine where the pain is originating. Having had a previous history of thyroid cancer, it is important to make sure there is no involvement of the nerves exiting from the spine and traveling across the shoulder (brachial plexus). Mri studies of the neck/shoulder and a nerve conduction study may provide some answers. ...Read more

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20 year old male pain in top of left shoulder by the neck runs up to my left ear?

20 year old male pain in top of left shoulder by the neck runs up to my left ear?

Muscle: Strain of superior trapezial ridge. Try careful stretch, low heat or cold packs. ...Read more