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I have a back pain for four days now. My back and neck are stiff and I get a pulling sensation in my neck going down. I also have a little chest pain.

I have a back pain for four days now. My back and neck are stiff and I get a pulling sensation in my neck going down. I also have a little chest pain.

Rest: At 19 years old, this is probably muscular. I would try rest, heat, massage, anti inflammatories. If symptoms continue, try to find factors that make it better and worse and see your doctor. ...Read more

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My dad had a neck dissection 1 month ago. He says every time he eats he feels a inward pulling sensation where his dissection was done. Why is this?

My dad had a neck dissection 1 month ago. He says every time he eats he feels a inward pulling sensation where his dissection was done. Why is this?

Adherence of skin: On completion of neck dissection, depending on incisions employed, the major vessels are dissected and sternomastoid removed. In order to have viable flaps, blood supply must enter skin from dissection site. Suction caths are used to allow adherence of flaps to underlying dissection site. Until complete healing, skin is densely attached and swallowing can pull skin toward esophagus. ...Read more

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Pain in the waist are on the left side that goes ti the bk the up the left side to the neck an jaw (a pulling sensation is felt in the left neck)?

Pain in the waist are on the left side that goes ti the bk the up the left side to the neck an jaw (a pulling sensation is felt in the left neck)?

Need more info: Abdominal pain can be due to variety of ailments which include kidney stones, pregnancy induced pain and ectopic pregnancy (coz you are a female). A bowel rupture could be a possibility esp if the pain is severe and radiates to neck or the jaw. Simple causes like gastritis can cause that. So get a check up with your doctor. Don't delay things. ...Read more

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I have an intermittent pulling sensation in the right side of my neck on the side. I possibly have swollen lymph nodes there. Could this be the cause?

I have an intermittent pulling sensation in the right side of my neck on the side. I possibly have swollen lymph nodes there. Could this be the cause?

More info: So you actually feel a lump - is that correct?
How long has it been there? Days/weeks?
Do you have fevers/chills/weight loss?

If there is no palpable lump; " intermittent pulling sensation " can be due to many other causes - so have you done any heavy lifting/exercise recently?

If there is a lump have it examined by a medical doctor. ...Read more

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I have bad pain on the back of neck, vomiting, pain in shoulders going down arms. Numbness, tingling, burning sensation. Muscles pulling from spine.?

Go to ER: If you have severe pain in the back of your neck and vomiting, you should go to the er for evaluation and treatment. This is concerning, and you want to make sure you don't have meningitis. ...Read more

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Last few weeks I've had a mild pinprick sensation half way up my neck what is this?

Last few weeks I've had a mild pinprick sensation half way up my neck what is this?

Trapped nerve: I suspect the pinprick sensation is an irritating effect from the trapped nerve you learned of 2 months ago. I assume the trapped nerve was found to be in the neck ("cervical") area. Does the pinprick sensation radiate to an arm or shoulder blade? Has the cause for the trapping been identified? Can this condition disable? Do confirm and follow your treatment plan. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Colombowala hi, I have been feeling a thrubbing sensation on my left side of the neck only when I stand up and it has been noticed 3 days ago, im?

Dr. Colombowala hi, I have been feeling a thrubbing sensation on my left side of the neck only when I stand up and it has been noticed 3 days ago, im?

Seek medical care: Over the past generation, the Saudi Ministry of Health has greatly improved both the quality and availability of healthcare to its citizens. Since your symptoms may indicate a serious issue, I strongly recommend that you take advantage of this. BTW, the Q/A section of Health Tap cannot connect you with Dr. Colomowala. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is numbness caused by neck nerves complete numbness where you can't feel it at all or can it just kind of dull sensation?

Is numbness caused by neck nerves complete numbness where you can't feel it at all or can it just kind of dull sensation?

Numbness: Numbness is caused by a change in the function of nerves. There are many types of symptoms like numbness; those that tingle, some that hurt, some feel like pressure or a "thick" sensation, some have a burning heat quality. Usually with problems in the cervical spine, there tends to be pain associated with the numbness, but not always. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Everytime someone helps me or does something nice I get this tingling tickle pleasurable sensation from my neck and whole back, explanation causes??

Everytime someone helps me or does something nice I get this tingling tickle pleasurable sensation from my neck and whole back, explanation causes??

The Pleasure center: In YOUR brain is connected to your neck which in turn is connected to your back and triggers what you've heard people talk about as that "warm fuzzy feeling inside." Personally, when I see a movie with a particularly emotional scene or a parent lamenting over their child with Cancer and break down...I get a tingly sensation in my nose. Strong emotions can provoke funny feelings of all types. ...Read more

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What could cause a cold sensation to go into my sons (10yrs old) neck and then into his head and remain there for most of the day? (@11-3pm) thank you

What could cause a cold sensation to go into my sons (10yrs old) neck and then into his head and remain there for most of the day? (@11-3pm) thank you

Unusual symptom...: A pediatrician or family doctor can sit down with the 10 year-old and chat, to find out what is meant by a cold sensation. There aren't any cold items inside the body, unless one is drinking cold milk or eating ice cream. So, the doctor will want to know if the sensation is in the skin, which may mean something is irritating the sensory nerves to that area of the skin. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a throbbing sensation in the side of my neck?

Why do I feel a throbbing sensation in the side of my neck?

Carotid bruit: It may be your carotid artery. Please see your doctor and have duplex of carotids. ...Read more

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Something is pulling in back of my head and neck hurts when I turn it?

Something is pulling in back of my head and neck hurts when I turn it?

Strain: Sounds like your neck is the issue, and could be due to soft tissue, strain/sprain, but may be due to a structural issue, such as cervical spondylosis, stenosis, or even a disc problem.
See your doctor, perhaps obtain radiological studies, and consider physical therapy perhaps. ...Read more

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What would cause my neck to hurt with a burning sensation also? Thanks!

What would cause my neck to hurt with a burning sensation also? Thanks!

Need more info: Did you injure yourself? Is it deep in the neck or on the surface of the skin? Is there a mass, lump? Any numbness or tingling in your fingers or legs. Fever? any other signs of infection? See your MD to begin work up ...Read more

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The back of my neck is really hot, feels like a burning and pain sensation?

The back of my neck is really hot, feels like a burning and pain sensation?

Doctor can evaluate: A person whose neck skin was previously fine, and now has a burning pain sensation, may have shingles. . . Which means he needs to get treatment started right away, to try to prevent chronic bad pains afterward. Other skin problems, and problems related to changes to nerves going to the skin, can cause similar symptoms. Of course, he could also just have a sunburn on the back of his neck. ...Read more

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What can cause warm and/or tingling sensation in neck/back after cracking it?

What can cause warm and/or tingling sensation in neck/back after cracking it?

In "cracking" it: You may be PINCHING a NERVE in your neck (at the C1-C2 levels) thus causing abnormal sensations ("parasthesias")
Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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My nerves in the neck is pulling frequently. What may be the reason for this?

My nerves in the neck is pulling frequently. What may be the reason for this?

Neck spasm: Please specify a little more about your medical condition. There are several conditions involving the neck, if you are referring to neck being pulled to one side can be seen with cervical dystonia which can be easily taken care of by Botox injections. ...Read more

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The back of my neck constantly feels painful and has a burning sensation. What could this be?

Neck pain: Constant discomfort with burning sensation in the back of the neck is often caused by chronic tension in neck muscles from stress. They can also be strained or stressed from poor posture while working at a desk or computer or improper pillows. Other possibilities include exposure to wind and drafts, or arthritis of the vertebrae, or old whiplash injury. See your physician for evaluation as neede ...Read more

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I keep having this unpleasant tickling sensation in my neck. It seems to start randomly. What is it, and how do I cure it?

I keep having this unpleasant tickling sensation in my neck. It seems to start randomly. What is it, and how do I cure it?

Neck injury?: Be alarmed about this. Neck tingling, depending on the cause, can be quite serious. The possible causes are, but not limited to, disc protrusion, vascular injury, muscle strain. treatment is to be dictated by the nature of the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would cause an ice cold sensation down the back of my neck and running down my back? It feels like ice cold water but, I'm dry.

What would cause an ice cold sensation down the back of my neck and running down my back? It feels like ice cold water but, I'm dry.

Nerve symptom: This sensation could be due to irritability or mild inflammation of superficial nerve endings in that region. Apparently there is no pain, tingling or pins and needles sensations which are also seen with nerve ending irritability or neuropathy. If symptoms persist consult a neurologist who may also check for deficiencies of vitamin b12, calcium, magnesium, potassium or for diabetes. ...Read more