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Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read more

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What causes pain on left side of neck?

What causes pain on left side of neck?

Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or if you experience chest and/or arm pain see your physician. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left side of neck?

What causes pain in the left side of neck?

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 shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more

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Big swollel on left side of neck after having food?

Big swollel on left side of neck after having food?

Zenker?: I'm sending this to the gastroenterologists and they may tell me i'm way off, but i'm concerned about a zenker diverticulum. ...Read more

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What.Would cause left.Side of neck and face to swell. Its been thst way for 6 months?

What.Would cause left.Side of neck and face to swell. Its been thst way for 6 months?

Many causes: Could be inflammation of parotid gland or lymph nodes in neck. Needs evaluation by pcp or ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have a dull throbing pain on the left side of neck when i stand up or when i exercises . What could this be?

Soft tissue: At your age, this is most likely due to soft tissue/muscle inflammation and/or sprain/strain. It would be reasonable to observe for a week or two and try anti-inflammatory meds as well as ice/heat. If your symptoms persist or worsen, see a physician. ...Read more

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I have. Small knot on back left side of neck right by bottom of hairline?

I have. Small knot on back left side of neck right by bottom of hairline?

Lumps and bumps.: We don't have enough info! But any new lump, without any other symptoms, if small and painless, can be watched for a week or two. If it persists, get checked. A lump that has been present and unchanged for years, is probably not serious, but this needs to be confirmed by a doctor, who can then monitor it and see if further evaluation is needed. A painful lump, with fever, getting bigger fast: ER. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of neck extending up head and down neck. What should I do?

Pain in left side of neck extending up head and down neck. What should I do?

Ice it.: Consider taking something cold from freezer, wrapping it in a towel, and place on the area 10 mins. On, and 10 mins off. Good luck. ...Read more