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What could cause pain on right side of neck and behind the shoulder?

What could cause pain on right side of neck and behind the shoulder?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and/or shoulder pain. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side the neck and runs down to shoulder?

Pain on the left side the neck and runs down to shoulder?

Family practice : There probably is a pinched nerve from your neck. If you have a bulging disk or a strained muscle that is irritating a nerve running down l arm. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain and numbness on the left side and middle back pain and numb on the right side?

What can cause lower back pain and numbness on the left side and middle back pain and numb on the right side?

Disk disease?: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. He needs to obtained a detailed history and perform a thorough physical exam. If your doctor is concerned, he/she will order appropriate imaging to confirm his suspicions. Numbness is not normal. ...Read more

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Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Tenderness in the back left side of my head with neck pain and headaches on left side with no injuries?

Headache: Back left sided headache. Tension headache would be most likely. The insertion of your fronto-occipital muscle is in that area and that can tighten and hurt. Could be neck problem referring to that area or a greater occipital neuralgia. That is a nerve that runs behind your ear that can get irritated ...Read more

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Pain in back right side of neck and bump like.

Pain in back right side of neck and bump like.

Requires examination: evaluation, testing, diagnosis and treatment: cannot be diagnosed online. ...Read more

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What causes muscle pain on the left side of neck and ear ache?

Infection : This is most likely inflammation of a lymph node as a result of an infection nearby, such as in the teeth sinuses or tonsils. It is not typical for true muscular neck pain to be associated with ear pain, but tonsillitis, simusitis or dental disease can. Please see an ENT for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What is sharp pain in the collarbone area between neck and shoulder on right side?

MANY possibilities: Numerous possibilities: In that region are found bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, lymph nodes, apex of lung, nerves, and I probably forgot some! If you have a lump there, see a doctor promptly. If pain persists, see doctor to tell him/her where it hurts, when, how often, etc. Without these details and a physical exam, we can only speculate. ...Read more

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Pain on right side of head from base of neck to right eye, pain on right side of throat. No pain on waking up. Ideas.

Occipital neuralgia : involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. see orofacial pain or pain management specialist. You can take Advil (ibuprofen) pm as needed. ...Read more

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Sharp pain from middle right side of back to shoulder blade. Pain is off and on. ?

Sharp pain from middle right side of back to shoulder blade. Pain is off and on. ?

Shoulder blade pain: Shoulder blade pain is often a muscle spasm or a neck problem. Posture can play a role in non-traumatic pain. If the problem persists, see a physician and get your neck and spine evaluated. ...Read more

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I have knot on the right side of the collar bone. also, pain in shoulder radiating down my arm.

I have knot on the right side of the collar bone. also, pain in shoulder radiating down my arm.

Need more informatio: If the knot is new and not due to trauma it needs a thorough evaluation as it may be related to the arm pain and could be a tumor. Ask your physician and you may need second opinion. ...Read more

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Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Tight pain around my heart and pain in my shoulder on the left side and on my neck the left side as well?

Low risk: Your age makes you low risk for heart disease as chest pain, but then one cannot judge just by age. There are multiple other risk factors and contributors to heart disease. Check with your primary doctor. Gastroesophageal reflux can mimick chest pain from heart disease. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side of the neck?

Too vague: Much too vague a description. Some people have a pain in the neck and some people are a pain in the neck. Seriously, you have to be much more specific in describing any problem you have if you want some advice about it. ...Read more

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Pain at the base of skull at the lower left side and pain in upper left shoulder. Pain is dull. What can I do?

Pain at the base of skull at the lower left side and pain in upper left shoulder. Pain is dull. What can I do?

Is there a history : Of trauma or family history of arthritis. You may have arthritis of the cervical spine. I recommend you see an interventional pain specialist. ...Read more