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Pain Under The Chin And Neck
Ear noise+chin pain: NajlaM~ the loud noise in the ear is most likely benign audible carotid pulsation because even mild calcification in the carotid will cause this. However, because of the pain beneath the right mandible,please see an MD to examine your submandibular salivary glands for swelling because blockage of duct with a stone (Whartons duct) to this gland could cause this.thanks ...Read more
Had a crown prep on tooth 30 last week. This week on off pain under r side chin down neck into right chest 2 in under collar bone. This from tooth?
Have had a tooth infection for a month that was diagnosed today. Only symptom was pain under chin and neck. How fast can infection spread to lungs?
Fast: Get in to have this treated immediately. You do not want to risk a mediastinal complication. Good luck . ...Read more
I've been having headaches jaw pain pain under chin and neck pain I'm scared I have tetnus what are they symptoms of that? How would I know if I had it? My legs and back have been hurting as well
Can't open mouth: Tetanus is pretty rare and requires that you had a cut and it was infected with spores typically found in dirt. It is very severe, you become unable to open your mouth or even swallow your saliva, and muscle spasms you can't control. If you might have been exposed (had a cut) then you should get checked and at least have a booster shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A temp crown put on tooth 30 on Oct 28. Tooth throbbed for a few hrs today. Now line of pain under chin down right front of neck into upper chest.
Infection: could b an infection you should speak to your dentist. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I am having swelling in my neck under the chin area n one symptom that can be related is I have very sensitive throat?
Likely from enlarged: Lymph node due to your sorethroat but if it gets worse or bigger go see your dr. ...Read more
I had done ultrasound of neck with eczema under the chin. i did the ultrasound after 5 mins of another person with possible testis US. HIV RISK? PREP?
Emg/nvc of lower and mid back and back of neck. Left leg, both arms, and under the chin all negative and clean. Would this rule out bulbar onset. ?
EMG NCS: A normal EMG ncs in the setting if bulbar symptoms would alert a physician of central nervous system problem as opposed to peripheral nervous system disorder (except for neuromuscular junction disorder like myasthenia gravis). Consult with your physician for proper testing (blood work and brain mri). Best of luck. ...Read more
I have an itchy red swollen area under the chin, on the jawline and on my neck. The doctor gave prednisone. Won't this make it hard for me to heal? If this is yeast, couldprednisone be dangerous?
No: Few days of Prednisone would not affect the healing, but help with the itching and help with healing.The rash you describe is not yeast , therefore it would not be dangerous at all.If it is yeast, your rash would still be there, it may spread but would not be dangerous since it it just a few days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I used to chew but not anymore. My neck yesterday has gotten thicker from right under my chin to the middle of my neck. Should i be concerned?
Not cancer: Typically chewing tobacco can lead to mouth/throat cancer, but that doesn't happen for years and when it does it happens very slowly, so this is not likely to be cancer. That said, you could still have a viral or bacterial infection if it is hurting or you are having a sore throat, but this is unlikely related to your chewing history. ...Read more
Dry skin: Winter often brings dry skin w/it. A dermatologist is the best type of doc to see about this. Generally speaking, lubricating skin from the inside can be helpful. Coconut oil, olive oil, etc. can be good but see doc first. Avoid skin products containing alcohol because it will dry the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more
When I shave the area under my chin and neck have always gotten red. How can I make it stop and go away?
Shaving irritation: Depends. If you are using a regular shaving blade, perhaps try a sensitive skin one. Or try using electric shaver most of the time and when using regular shaving blade, do not shave against the grain to try to get a cleaner shave, as this can cause irritation. Also you may consider a beard to give your skin a rest from shaving. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I can feel alump in my neck just under my chin, and it hurts a bit when i move my head. What could this be?
Get this checked: If just under chin where it meets your neck, it could be a lymph node, called a submental node. These are often associated with infections in mouth or canker sores or dental problems. It could also be deep in the skin such as a sebaceous cyst. Bottom line is, abnormal "lumps" should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Under my chin near top of my neck it is mildly swollen and painful. It hurts all times of the day. What could this be?
Thyroglossal duct : Hello. One possible cause of this swelling and pain would be a thyroglossal duct cyst. See your ENT doctor for confirmation. ...Read more
My neck has been itching for months it is worse when I have been in the sun and when I am hot it is only from under my chin down to my lower neck, two ?
Itching Neck: Itching is usually due to release of histamine. This may be blocked by taking an antihistamine. Topical irritants / allergens may be found in soaps, detergents, anything you apply to your skin. Are you using a sunscreen? This could trigger the reaction. Look at everything you are applying to your skin. Sometimes, a change in how you are cleaning your clothes will explain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump under your chin, so i would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. ...Read more
Hi I'm 17, I woke up this morning with pain in the front of my neck like 2 inches under my chin right in front of my windpipe and it hurts.
Give it time. : As long as you don't have trouble breathing, speaking or swallowing you should heal fine, especially if this is a new event for you & it clears within a few hours. ...Read more