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Painful Swelling In Neck
I have had swollen lymph nodes in neck/groin for over three months now. Also, day after drinking alcohol I have painful swelling in neck. Why?
Need further eval: Any persistent swollen gland(s) should be evaluated further. Painful nodes after drinking alcohol is not a common feature of lymphoma- it usually points to other things; but it has been described in Hodgkins Disease. Although most likely due to something else, Hodgkins is seen in Your age group. Please get checked out. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose without seeing and finding out what other symptoms you may have. This could be potentially quite several and recommend you see somebody soon. Hope this is minor and you are better quickly. ...Read more
My nine year old son has some swelling on his left side of the neck. What could that be? Not painful at all
Lymph node: It can be a swollen node and should subside on its own, if it does not see his pediatrician. ...Read more
I have a very large swollen area on the side of my neck. Seems like a bug bite. It's very painful and my neck is stiff. The swelling is not going down?
I had a little bump on the back of my neck for a long time and over the weekend it became very large and painful. What can I use to get the swelling d?
What may be the cause of thickness around the spine just below my neck. my neck is sore almost constantly but the swelling is not painful to touch ?
Your age is needed: When you say "thickness" around the spine I assume you are talking about the musculature in your neck. To answer your question it would be helpful to know your age and occupation and any other symptoms like loss of cervical motion, tingling in your arms. I would suggest that you consult with your family physician to ascertain the cause of this "thickness". ...Read more
Hi doctor on my right side of my neck it is always painful there is no swelling but my neck crackles and snapping slight noise when i turn side wards?
Noticeable swelling right side of neck directly under ear. Painful to the touch. Tripled in size overnight.
Good evening. I've had a chronic head/neck skin infection since 6/2013, with painful swelling, abscess w/odd smelling fluid, tiny hard yellow grain?
Sebaceous cyst: probably infected and you have gone too long without having it evaluated and treated. You may need a surgical excisional or drainage. Call for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
I have a soft swelling on the right side between the collarbone and neck. There is no lump and not painful. But sometimes caused light headed when tou?
I have had a terrible migraine all day. I also noticed a small broad bean size lump to my lower neck (possible lymph node swelling?) but not painful.
Lump: Sometimes these are reactive lymph nodes reacting to either throat, ear or sinus infections. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a painful irritated throat with swelling in the sides of my neck and popping in the ears. What is this?
Probably a URI: It sounds like you may have an upper respiratory infection or uri. It sounds like you may have a mild sore throat, possible swollen glands, nasal congestion, stuffed ears which is common with a uri. Should resolve on its own in a few days, but if not, you may want to get checked out by a medical provider as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
I had stye in my eye which was painful and today I noticed swelling in my right neck beneath jaw & next to ear. The pain is increasing too. Connected?
Likely Connected: A sty represents an infection. The swelling you describe sounds like the lymph nodes in this area are responding to your infection. The job of a lymph node is to fight and prevent the spread of infection. You did not say if the swellings are on the same side as your sty; if they are then the swellings represent nodes. See an ophthalmologist ASAP as you need treatment. ...Read more
Swollen and painful to touch lymph nodes under jaw on both sides + swelling at the base of the "thing" under my tongue.
Swelling causing tight neck?
What causes mild/painful swelling @ dental injection? Tooth is ok, injection pain was immediate and went down neck on Tuesday. Pain now local w yellow spots/swelling. No throbbing, no major bruising, just raised and very tender.
I was diagnosed with an infected lymph node yesterday. It is right under my ear lobe on my neck. It just started throbbing 48 hrs ago and since has only gotten more painful and swelling is getting bigger and spreading. The doctor put me on bactrim yesterd
Elevated d dimer level, CT scan of lungs normal.Left chest/neck/shoulder pain. Leg slight swelling and painful twitches in legs(ultrasound normal)why?
Need more informatio: We need more information on your laboratory finding, your clincial evlaaution, your examination. Your physicians were looking for blood clots, emboli. You need to discuss this with your physicians. ...Read more