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Sharp Neck Pain Left Side
More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Worse with stress? ...Read more
See below: The most common cause of low back pain is usually due to arthitic changes in the spine although in some cases there is a more serious problem. See your physician sooner than later if you have fever, chills, night sweats, or back pain that wakes you from your sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Pain with movement in areas of the body which have high tendencies of injury could mean a musculoskeletal injury. It is good to know more history including onset of pain, the frequency (constant or intermittent), previous similar history, does the pain radiate to other locations, any previous trauma to the area, have you taken any otc meds, does it hurt if you push on the area of pain. ...Read more
Not sure: Left lower quadrant pain could be caused by intestinal issues, ovarian problems in women, urinary tract issues, uterine issues, referred pain from other structures in the abdomen (gall bladder, appendix, etc). Sharp pain accompanied by nausea should be evaluated by a dr. Though. Good luck. ...Read more
Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The facet joints is the site where the vertebral body meet in your back. We ften recommend, rest, antiinflam meds, pt and it pain persist diagnositc and therapeutic facet injections/cortisone. May need MRI and consult with pain physician. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Left sided abd. pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Other risk factors? ...Read more
Differential is huge: Could just be from your pregnancy (you stated in your history) If you're having fevers, sharp flank pain could be kidney stone. Could just be musculoskeletal. Maybe gastrointestinal. Everyone online will be guessing based on your 1 line history. Please go and see a doctor - as the list of differential diagnoses is long. ...Read more
Go to ER: If you think you are having heart-related pain, particularly if the pain is mid-chest and radiates to jaw/neck/arm + have any shortness of breath / difficulty breathing + any nausea + any sweating (or combination of these), then should get seen and evaluated. Positive family history / smoking / cocaine/amphetamine use increase level of concern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple causes: Without knowing your history, it is difficult to give you a direct answer. Usually neck pain is caused by irritation of a spinal structure-e.g.-disc, facet joint, nerves. These in turn lead to muscle spasms. Other structures that reside in the neck may also be responsible for the pain-esophogeal inflammation , carotid artery dissection, myocardial infarction, etc. Bottom line, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello I have a hard lump on back of head left side behind ear. Every morning I have jaw head neck pain left side. Doctor says feels like bone?
Is a head CT with contrast sufficient to rule out a brain tumor? Reason I had it was head and neck pain left side for 6 months. Pain still present.
Usually: certain type of tumors can't be well visualized on CT and requires MRI, such as meningiomas, but neck pain is rarely cause of tumor in the brain. tumors can occur in the spinal cord, including the neck spinal cord, but neck pain is usually due to problems with the neck itself, such as disc or arthritis. ...Read more
Extreme fatigue, neck pain, headaches, abdominal pain, lft. Lft chest pain ear and sinus pain (left side). Blood work (no), 2exray (scarring), ab CT , ?
I have a sharp pain left side of neck that's on off. Heat helps. Posture and stretching seems to bring it on more. Is this serious? I'm 18 and scared.
Unlikely: Many neck issues in your age group are brought on by poor posture esp slouching or lack of exercise. Use of. Computers, carrying a heavy backpack can also aggravate your neck and upper back muscles. Try to look at your posture to make sure you sit and stand fully erect. That's a place to start. ...Read more
I have chest pain left side around heart. Pain can be sharp or dull and can be stabbing or achey. Pain in left arm, shoulder, neck. Dizzy, rapid heart ?
Sharp pain neck up left side.had Stroke from Carotid 1 yr ago Have some unreality feeling and feel faint and strange smell 2x a week GP not worried?
These symptoms: could be a type of Seizure or more small strokes. See your Neurologist asap. ...Read more
Pain lower left rib cage sharp muscus in throat cough comes and goes pain left side tired all the time fever starting to go to right side hurts dizzy ?
Sharp pain left side throat when swalling, nose bleeds left nostril only. Lasting a week so far, no fever or other symptoms.
Pain in center of chest. Echo EKG normal. Have anxiety and 7 months pregnant. Pain left side neck and left shoulder blade also?
Psychotherapy: Ask your OBGYN for a referral to a psychologist for an eval. A few sessions might tell if talk therapy can guide you thru this or if preg-safe meds are needed too. This is important to do now to reduce the risks of severe post-partum depression/anx. That's harder to treat - and the baby demands are greater. Planning for the life changes is easier w/ help/support. Help (like it says) can help. Best ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Last 2 days on off pain left side from ear to neck around left shoulder area. No fever no difficulty breathing. Just uncomfortable. Should i worry?
Woke up with back pain left side. Hurts to breathe. Neck jaw tingling. 26 yo. Been 10 hours. How to tell its my heart?? Heart attack?
Mild pain left side where the neck and jawline meet.Feels like someone putting finger pressure in spot.Left ear seems muffled but not bad pain. Ideas?
I have the symptoms - acute pain left side of neck at base of cranium, left sinuses, pain gone after bowel movement. Diagnosis?
Go see your DR for a: Thorough exam and accurate dx. Possibilities include muscle strain, carotid artery narrowing, sinusitis, intestinal problems etc. Based on your age, you may consider a screening colonoscopy, ekg , blood test to check for diabetes, kidney, prostate, liver & cholesterol problems etc. Stay active and maintain ideal weight .God bless u! ...Read more
Throbbing pain left side of neck (do have anxiety problems) EKG and echo blood work normal. Almost 7 months pregnant. Anything to worry about?
Likely muscle throb: Women, pregnant or not, w/ throbbing in side of neck who have had med tests to rule out serious problems are left with a couple of poss. causes: nervous tick (if due to anxiety), nerve irritatio: mechanical-due to pregnancy or just due to spinal or rib dysfunction irritating nerve.In pregnancy, meds are a bad idea, but osteopathic hands-on exam may find cause & gentle manipulation may fix it. ...Read more
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