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Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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I have pain on the right side of my neck and it hurts when i turn it to the right. Just started today. What could it be?

I have pain on the right side of my neck and it hurts when i turn it to the right. Just started today. What could it be?

A crick in the neck: Sounds like a muscle spasm in the neck.These usually go away in 1-2 days.You may try gentle range of motion movements. See your doctor if you have any numbness , tingling or weakness in neck, back , or arms. ...Read more

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I recently developed pain on the right side of my neck when chewing, have suffered from shooting pains on skull for years, could this be TMJ?

I recently developed pain on the right side of my neck when chewing, have suffered from shooting pains on skull for years, could this be TMJ?

Yes, but: It could also be many other things. See your Dentist to evaluate for TMJ and for fractured or decayed teeth. See an ENT or a Neurologist to evaluate skull pain. Go get it checked out. ...Read more

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After lifting in the weightroom i felt a pain in my neck, like a stiff neck, a sort of sharp pain on the right side of my neck when i turn it, help!

Easy on the amount: Of weights, and keep proper form lifting. There are fine neck muscles in neck area that would cause that pain when straining. It should pass, good luck. ...Read more

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I am feeling a pulsing pain on the right side of my neck, I just took some advil?

I am feeling a pulsing pain on the right side of my neck, I just took some advil?

Pulsation: Pulsating pain. Although you can have a primary problem with your artery. Probably the pain is from a lymphnode close to the artery, or perhaps sore muscle. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just below my ear. What could cause this?

I have a sharp pain on the right side of my neck going up to just  below my ear.  What could cause this?

Muscular pain: You could be having muscle pain due to posture or inadequate sleep or some other reason; try warm application over neck and temples for a few minutes (5-7 minutes) and see if it helps. You will most likely benefit from tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If it doesnt improve, contact your pcp. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on the right side of my neck. It leads up under my jawline and hurts under my tongue. My right submandibular has already been taken?

Pain: Should be investigated. Did you mean to say that your right submandibular gland had been taken out? If so, why? Should be seen by either oral and maxillo-facial surgeon or by ear/nose/throat specialist to determine cause of the pain. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Having pain on the right side of my neck down my right arm into my right leg to my knee. It hurts all the time. What is going on? I see my doc thur

Not common: It would not be common to have pain in the neck resulting in associated pain in the arm and leg. They may be two different issues. If there was a disc in the neck causing nerve compression, that would help to explain the arm symptoms, but not the leg. You need to see your pcp and have a neuro exam to help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain on the right side of my neck only for over 1 month (not throat) now sneezing blood from right nostril. Small swollen area in center of neck on R ?

Lump: I would advise you see your doctor and consider and ENT specialty evaluation. None of your symptoms point to a specific cause, but best to be safe than sorry. Most causes of neck lumps are due to infection/inflammation, but benign and malignant growths are possible too. Without knowing your smoking history or other risk factors, it is difficult to reassure you any other way. ...Read more

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I've had pain on the right side of my neck just below my jaw, hurts to swallow, tender to touch, causes headaches, stiff neck, no fever, any ideas?

Possible infection: It is impossible to tell for sure, but you might want to check with a dentist to rule out any type of infection or change in the bone in that area. You also have salivary glands in that area and you want to rule out any type of infection. ...Read more

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