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Sharp Pains In My Neck
I'm having sharp pains in my neck on both sides I can barely turn my neck either way and there is a little swelling on both sides but very noticeable?
I have been dealing with sharp pains in my neck, left shoulder and upper part of my back into my spine. What could be causing this? What can I do?
Pain: I must tell you that these symptoms could lead down many different roads… you have to be seen in be examined… sorry. ...Read more
What can be done to get relief from sharp pains in my neck and shoulder? I am seeing a chiropractor, but no relief yet after a week.
I have had a lump on my neck for a couple of months now. For the past week it has been giving me sharp pains in my neck. My lymph glands also swollen?
Infection: Viral or bacterial infection coming from or originating from the head and neck region. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: Unusual face pain or headache needs a doctor's evaluation. Someone with such symptoms should bring a diary to his doctor, listing the aches and pains, how long each lasted, what medicine was used, what activities were done that day, which foods eaten, etc... In the face area are nerves that can cause pain, the TMJ (jaw joint), sinuses in the bones, etc... The ENT and neurology doctors can help. ...Read more
Probably neuralgia: A 30 yo male with recent bells palsy and having sharp pains behind the angle of the jaw just below the ear is most likely having some nerve pain. Some studies suggest herpes simplex type I virus as the cause of bells. Pain and nerve dysfunction may result from viral infections; e.g. Shingles. Prednisone helps to control inflammation & damage to the nerve. Taper gradually as the doctor advises. ...Read more
Whydo I get sharp pains on my neck specialy wen I lay down to sleep its realy bad pain comes and goes but really hurts?
Mild sharp, short pains in my neck and shooting sharp pains from under right arm to hand. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and X-ray 2 weeks ago. Heart issue?
Heart issue?: Even with your recent normal heart workup and young age anything is possible. I would recommend a discussion with your PCP or to see a cardiologist if this continues to worry you. However, the first thing that jumps to my mind is a possible 'pinched nerve' in your neck. Try to rest, relax, ice, and take some anti-inflammatories. If not better ask your PCP if this could be coming from your neck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been suffering from on going ear pain for over a month now. It comes with sharp pains in my head, neck and back of my ear. All on the right side. I've seen my primary doctor but he said its nothing. It prevents me from sleeping unless I take pain k
Probable muscle pull: There are a series of muscles behind the ear involved in the movement of the head. Pulling one of these muscles could easily cause the pain you describe. If that is the case there are some conservative measures you could do to make it better. There are also some pinched nerves that can cause pain in that area. To sort it out completely a little more info would help. Such as pain moving. ...Read more
I'm having severe sharp pains in the back of my neck and head whenever it is exposed to sunlight, what could this be caused by?
I experienced a two weeks of cluster headaches. I still got blurred fuzzy vision with occasional sharp pains in my head with stiff neck. Pls help?
Likely migraines: Cluster headaches are headaches on one side of the head with eye tearing and/or nose running on that same side of the head that make you agitated and pace that last 15-180 minutes untreated. Migraines last 4+ hours untreated and are more often associated with nausea and blurred vision. The distinction matters since we treat them differently. Feel free to consult me if you'd like to further discuss ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had sharp pains in the front of my neck, sides, and underneath my jaw. Stiffness of these parts as well. Could this be connected to my tmj?
Yes: Yes. Common TMD symptoms. See a TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I might have Occipital Neuralgia due to sharp shooting pains in my head and neck, is there any point seeing a GP?
I'm having sharp shooting pains that run up my neck into my head that cause me to get very dizzy & nashuated to my stomach? What should I do
I have been have very sharp pains in the back of my neck, shoulders, lower back and my right arm will go numb more than 5 times a day and I get dizzy?
Very strange: Most likely you have some element in the spinal cord which could effect all of part of your body, check it out. Good luck. ...Read more
I get random pains in my neck (feels like my right cartoid) that are quick, sharp, with a burning/pulling sensation. What could this be?
Tell me how U....: .......Measure total bone weight, I personally have no idea. ...Read more