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Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now,no injury?

?referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent,I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left side of neck without sudden movement have problem for a week now?

Sharp pain in left side of neck without sudden movement have problem for a week now?

Neck pain: Neck pain can be for multiple reasons. Although no obvious injury still that vast majority of neck pain is musculoskelatal. Pain can be neuropathic or even cardiovascular. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side neck....Neck is stiff and the sharp pain is constant...What could this be?

Sharp pain on left side neck....Neck is stiff and the sharp pain is constant...What could this be?

See PCP: Your symptoms are nonspecific in nature. You may have anything from a sprain/strain to disc problem. There many other problems that may exist in between. First see your pcp. Following that evaluation treatment may be instituted or you may be referred to an appropriate specialist ...Read more

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Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random sharp pain in the left side of neck shooting up to my head?

Random neck pain: Pain and aches have many different sources - without a complete history and examination you will not get to the bottom of this - dont seek online answer, try to get to a competent provider for further care. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Today i had sharp pain in my left palm, left side of neck that went up to lower left jaw and chin. It lasted for a several minutes then pain under boo?

Today i had sharp pain in my left palm, left side of neck that went up to lower left jaw and chin. It lasted for a several minutes then pain under boo?

See a doctor: The problem could be in your neck because neck problem could radiating pain to those areas. You shoulder see a doctor to get a complete check up. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under ear and down left side of neck. It is on & off but random. It really hurts, and it's sore to the touch. Heat helps. Is this serious?

Sharp pain under ear and down left side of neck. It is on & off but random. It really hurts, and it's sore to the touch. Heat helps. Is this serious?

Pain in neck: it may be something serious however there's a few factors. If the pain is intense and last more than a day or so I would probably have it looked at. Otherwise if it's mild and comes and goes it may not need further evaluation. Red flags include fever, difficulty in neck movement. If any of these exist or it's getting worse I would have it looked at by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Hi. Head was turned looking at phone. turned to look up & felt sharp piercing pain in left back side of neck in the middle. No other issue. Ideas?

Hi. Head was turned looking at phone. turned to look up & felt sharp piercing pain in left back side of neck in the middle. No other issue. Ideas?

Muscle strain: Sounds like you strained a muscle ( sternocleidomastoid, trapezius ) in your neck. Heat, an NSAID, gentle massage and time should take care of it.... avoid aggravating the muscle while it heals. As always , if symptoms do not improve fairly quickly ( w/in a week or so) see your family physician. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Sharp pain down the left side of my neck to my shoulder. Every now and again, maybe 3 times a month. Should i be concerned?

Sharp pain down the left side of my neck to my shoulder. Every now and again, maybe 3 times a month. Should i be concerned?

Not likely serious: In your age group, this kind of pain is not likely to be coming from a serious condition. You may have a muscle strain that is pinching a nerve intermittently. If it becomes more frequent or constant, see your doctor. ...Read more