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Sharp Pains In My Neck
Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing sharp splitting pains in like my inner hips/groin area and sharp stabbing pains in my sides.I'm 37 weekspregnantisitcontrations?
Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto your hand recently and make sure that you did not fracture a bone in your hand. Check with your regular doctor first, take it from there. ...Read more
What causes aching pains in my legs, shooting pains in my heel/ankle, stiffness that hurts in my shoulders and neck?
Let me explain: Pain in the elbow could be from the elbow itself or referred to the elbow. When you say I have in the arm this mean to me is coming from other place mainly the neck or the shoulder. Check it out. ...Read more
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
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more
Not quite sure: without an exam, I can only give general information, but moslty when moving triggers the pain it is a muscle or tendon pull that is causing the pain. Rest, warmth, maybe anti-inflammatories. ...Read more
Get it checked: With that sharp pain, i will advice to see your doctor or go to er. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would be good to just get a regular check up to make sure it is nothing else. An MRI can confirm the diagnosis. Therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain management are the non operative treatments for it if it doesn't get better. Thank you. ...Read more
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
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?
Having sharp burning pains in my neck right side radiating down my shoulder and arm hand going numb started today?
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
Shoulder and Neck Pa: For the symptoms you can use ice and NSAID's to help with the pain. It is important that you see a physician for further evaluation. There are many different causes. It can be either from the neck or the shoulder. ...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 am experiencing back and neck pain, also very severe sharp pains in the left side of my face. What's wrong with me?
Uncertain There can: There can be many reasons if these are all related. It is best to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
I've had severe neck pain for weeks and sharp pains in my head and occasionally popping sensations followed by sharp pains in head.
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