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I've had a headache for a week and a half and a pain on the left side of neck and shoulder, what could be causing this?

I've had a headache for a week and a half and a pain on the left side of neck and shoulder, what could be causing this?

Need more info: There are many reasons why you might be having the symptoms that you are reporting- pitched nerve, infection, tmj/tmd, etc. Are the symptoms chronic or acute, trauma related, change through the day or just upon awakening...? Should see a doctor to discuss the history and have a thorough exam. ...Read more

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I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

I have pain in left side of neck top of shoulders pain in left hand and now sore throat on left side?

Symptoms unrelated: This Q & A box is not designed for diagnosis. However it is most likely your symptoms are not all related to one particular problem. If your symptoms persist see your physician or consult a Health Tap physician online. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

?referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent,I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Mild pain on left side neck, shoulder, & arm and back. Occasionally comes and goes. What can be the cause?

Mild pain on left side neck, shoulder, & arm and back. Occasionally comes and goes. What can be the cause?

Cervical radiculitis: Your symptoms can be due to a wide variety of conditions, and for this reason only a thorough history and physical exam can provide you with an accurate diagnosis. However, people with a cervical radiculitis (irritated nerve root in the neck region) often report symptoms as you describe. I would recommend you see a physician such as a physiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having sufficient amount of pain in the left side of my neck and shoulder. Are these signs of an impending heart atack? I am not having chest pai

Possible: Go see your dr for a comprehensive exam. Typical heart attack symptoms are squeezing chest pain in mid sternum with radiation to left arm, accompanied by sweating.Nausea, feeling of passing out etc atypical presentation such as stomach or neck pain may present in women and older folks. An ekg is in order. If heart condition is ruled out, you could have arthritis and/or muscle strain. God bless u! ...Read more

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I am having sufficient amount of pain in the left side of my neck and shoulder. Are these signs of an impending heart atack? I am not having chest pai

I am having sufficient amount of pain in the left side of my neck and shoulder. Are these signs of an impending heart atack? I am not having chest pai

You never know: Your age and sex and this symptom pattern indicates that you need to have an ekg and a cardiac stress test. Please do not exert yourself until these have cleared you. See a cardiologist. ...Read more