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Pain one side of my neck why?

Pain one side of my neck why?

More info needed: Please, provide more information about the pain including when it began, any know factor that may have brought it on, what makes better or worse and any other associated signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain on the left side of the neck?

Too vague: Much too vague a description. Some people have a pain in the neck and some people are a pain in the neck. Seriously, you have to be much more specific in describing any problem you have if you want some advice about it. ...Read more

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Side of the neck (Tip)

Stretch legs, arms, back and neck before, during and after any workout routine. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Knots and pain on both sides of my neck.

Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities, exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more

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Is there glamds on the side of our neck?

Is there glamds on the side of our neck?

Yes: It depends on which part of neck you are talking about. Normally glands in neck are not visible or easily palpable. There are submandibular glands, lymph glands and thyroid gland which is in front as well as on sides of lower part of neck. ...Read more

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The left side of my neck always hurts why?

The left side of my neck always hurts why?

Left sided neck pain: Loaded question - you need to be evaluated by a competent doctor to see why this is happening; need much more information before any treatments could be considered. ...Read more

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Left side of my neck hurts wen I lift weights?

Left side of my neck hurts wen I lift weights?

Muscle strain: Old doctor joke. Patient: doc, it hurts whenever I do this. Doctor: then stop doing it. Technique is imperative when exercising as poor technique can lead to injury eg muscle strain. For mild pain, just avoid those movements that lead to pain. Rice or rest, ice, compression & elevation is reasonable if applicable. However, if pain persists or worsens or you lose strength/coordination, go c ur doc! ...Read more

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Why is one side of my neck thicker than the other side?

Why is one side of my neck thicker than the other side?

Nature and nurture: Usually, differences in body habitus are a function of genetics and environment. Rarely, they can be an indication of pathology, so suggest if this is a new observation that you see your local physician for assessment. ...Read more

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I woke up and the left side of my neck hurts, what to do?

I woke up and the left side of my neck hurts, what to do?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. You should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. Stretch and Ice the area. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for other options. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI. ...Read more

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I have s knot on the left side of my neck it doesn't hurt?

Enlarged node: Sounds like an enlarged lymph node. If this persists see your doctor. Will likely try a round of antibiotics and see what happens. If it persists an fna (fine needle aspirate) to obtain cells for pathology review would be in order. ...Read more

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The left side of my neck hurts/ had a massage. Was that bad?

The left side of my neck hurts/ had a massage. Was that bad?

No: Usually feels good and does no harm. If soreness persists get checked before any additional treatment modalities. ...Read more

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I have a pain on the left side of my neck. What could it be?

pain: Intensity? . Duration? . Other symptoms? . Best to have it looked at by your primary care doc. ...Read more

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What could pain in the side of y neck after working out mean?

Neck pain: Tension of muscle connecting sternum with head (sternocleidomastoid muscle) is possibility. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

Need help. I've got a weird pain on the right side of my neck?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain on the back right side of my neck?

Please help! I'm having pain on the back right side of my neck?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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I got a sudden pain in the side of my neck. Why does this happen?

I got a sudden pain in the side of my neck. Why does this happen?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. He should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve he should see his doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend him to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. He may need to get an MRI to see inside. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a black shapless brown patch on one side of my neck is?

Can you tell me what a black shapless brown patch on one side of my neck is?

No: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have a, knot on the side of my neck just below my left eat what could that be?

I have a, knot on the side of my neck just below my left eat what could that be?

Knot inferior to ear: This might be an enlarged lymph node, a tumor of some type, an abscess, or something else. Let a doctor check this. ...Read more

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Why does the right side of my neck feel heavy and hurts when I move it to the side?

Neck strain?: Hard to tell from your question without a complete history/exam. Did you injury it? Did you overuse it? Is this chronic/acute? Is there swelling, fever, etc? So have a clinician take a further look. ...Read more

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What to do if half way between the back and left side of my neck really really hurts?

What to do if half way between the back and left side of my neck really really hurts?

Muscular pain: Probably it is muscular pain, try icing and anti-inflammatory medicine with proper stretching. If pain continues more than 2 wks, have it examined to rule out underlying arthritis in the back. ...Read more

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I have a mushy knot on the left side of my neck that is causing pain what could it be?

Neck pain: Usually a knot within the muscle tissue is called a "taut band" or tightened up muscle fibers that occur from an injury to the region. ...Read more

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What is wrong when I hurt in the right side of my neck and it goes to the center of my back?

Muscle strain.: Many of the muscles that are in the back of your neck extend further down your back. (trapezius, levator scapulae, rhomboids). So when you injure it, the pain can radiate further down. ...Read more

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I have a slight darkening on the side of my neck what does that mean? It doesn't hurt or anything.

I have a slight darkening on the side of my neck what does that mean? It doesn't hurt or anything.

Acantosis Nigricans: Hi, possibly you have a skin condition called Acantosis Nigricans, which is hyperpigmintation of skin usually around the skin folds, usually it's due to Obesity, Thyroid disease, Polycystic ovary, Insulin resistance and Adrenal gland diseases (Cushing syndrome), but sometimes it's just inherited, see your PMD for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the right side if my neck have had it for ten days now and it's getting no better.?

Neck pain: There are a number of possible reasons but most commonly it is a structural issue and not too serious. Check with your doc and he should be able to give you a better answer. ...Read more