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Swollen Neck From Caffeine
My kids have swollen glans or aka sore throat. Do I use? They hate haggling with salt and water. And I have no caffeine free tea. What do I do?
Sore throat: If gargling with warm salt water is a problem, perhaps they will sip beef or chicken bouillon, the saltiness of which is soothing to a sore throat. Honey is also soothing (caution in very young whose immune system may not yet be fully developed). Chicken soup provides warmth, saltiness, nutrition from chicken protein, decongestion. If sore throat worsens or high fever, see fp for eval & tx. ...Read more
Is it fatal for someone 111 pounds to have 2, 340 mg of caffeine at once? I had this dose 102 hours ago. It feels like someone is squeezing my neck.
Go to hospital now: 2, 340mg of caffeine? Over 4 days ago? Clearly it's not fatal (yet) in your case. But the fact that you feel like someone is squeezing your neck means that you need to get seen now, not tomorrow, not monday, but now. Good luck! And don't press your luck again like this. ...Read more
What to do if I have ra, sjgren's, psoriasis, extreme reactions to caffeine, and my neck is curved 100% forward.?
See details: See a rheumatologist and have the issues evaluated and treated. ...Read more
What to do if I have ra, sj????gren's, psoriasis, extreme reactions to caffeine, and my neck is curved 100% forward.?
See details: The best advice is to be under the care of a rheumatologist and permit that doctor to discuss the best therapeutic approaches for your problems. One cannot be very specific with you without being able to perform an exam and know the results of lab and x rays. ...Read more
Which digestive/reproductive conditions cause the rectum to be swollen, producing very thin but normal bm's? Happens with caffeine, artificial swtnr?
I've had mild to extreme shoulder blade/neck/shoulder pain for four years, pain increased with caffeine beverages, what could this be?
Possible Migraine: It's possible that this may be a migraine variant. It's possible to see pain in the neck and shoulder area with some folks. Another possibility is a pinched nerve but that wouldn't explain the caffeine connection. Our bodies never read the textbooks, so anything is possible. Have it checked out. ...Read more
44 yof smoker, heavy caffeine use 4 years has minor palps premenstrually for years. This month, they haven't stopped. "Weird" feeling in neck. Labs ok.
Possible causes for a headache between temples and upper neck? Heachaches not common, well hydrated, normal caffeine consumption. Suggested remedies?
Tension: Muscle contraction tension headaches are the most common type of headaches. They ususally improve with analgesics and mild sedatives like ibuprofen, naprosyn (naproxen) with or without butabarbitol. There are many other causes (sinus infection, migraine, tic doloreaux, etc.) and a few rare nasty things as well. If you're not getting better, see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm taking 2 mg of diazepam (3 per day) for a stiff neck. Will caffeine reduce the effect of the relaxant? I have no anxiety, stress, or sleep issues.
Not likely: The sedation effects of diazepam occurs due to effects of this molecule on specific receptors within the brain. Caffeine will likely not affect this to any significant degree. The key is to limit the use of this medication to the least dosage for the shortest period of use. If have been using diazepam for more than a few weeks, then will need to wean off the medication slowly. ...Read more
Frequent occorunces of Vertigo and unstableness. Any sugestions to prevent vertigo? Been told i could have meneirs, avoid caffeine and any high sugar foods but vertigo still ocurs, sometimes feel like my neck or back is "moving" like jelly
Vertigo: Much more information needed to respond in useful way ...Read more
Quit smoking & cut caffeine 2 weeks ago. Have been fatigued, insomnia and mild night sweats (damp around head, neck, chest). Related to abandoned vices?
Withdraw - tobacco: Stopping smoking involves a process of withdrawing. Focus on things outside yourself. Use gum or mints to replace the oral part of your habit. B complex can be used to boost your nutritional needs. Congratulations! You are on your way to a safer and healthier life for you and your loved ones. Check w/your doc to be sure this is what it is. ...Read more
Had negative LP for Meningitis, Was put on Valium to see if it would help. Still having severe neck pain & headache with fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) % Valium. ER again?
Bad headaches from above eyes around top of head to nape of neck began 7/6/13 went away w/tx for sinusitis & returned 1wk later. Only fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) helped.
Headache: Sinus disease can recur, if this is he case, and have nasal symptoms, you need to see an allergist or otolaryngologist to get to the root of the problem. ...Read more
Having some heart racing; thyroid med changed from 150 to 112, how long before this level change will stop my symptoms? Stopped all caffeine too.
The racing heart: May be due to several things and thyroid dose may be just one or even irrelevant ...Read more
If my thyroid swells when I drink caffeine or alcohol does this mean it is not functioning correctly? I have symptoms of low thyroid but tests are ok?
Thyroid coffee: 34 F from Cork notes that her thyroid swells when she drinks force. I suspect what you mean is that the you swallow coffee you and perhaps others can see your thyroid better as you tilt your head back. Cannot imagine how coffee will make thyroid swell. ...Read more
Significantly reduced my caffeine intake recently and now my allergies, throat tightening etc., seem somewhat worse. Correlation or imagination?
No.: Caffeine has been shown to help with bronchodilation (relaxation of the small tubes in your lungs) which helps with air movement. Asthmatics have noted slight symptomatic benefit after ingesting caffeine. This may help your "allergies" depending on what those symptoms may be. Your dose of caffeine would also have to be taken into consideration. ...Read more
I am 4'10 105 pounds. I am slim build in an effort to become thin I tried hydroxycut recommend dose. Can caffeine OD cause throat pain? Had other symp
Throat pain: 19 year old woman with throat pain and concerned about caffeine overdose. Weight loss supplements can be very dangerous. If you have throat pain it may or may not be associated with use of hydroxycut. The best course of action is to be seen by a physician if you have significant pain to rule out important causes of throat pain. If you believe you overdosed on hydroxycut call 911 and go to the ER. ...Read more
Compression: Not from the medications but from an oversized thyroid to compressing you r throat. ...Read more
What to do if I have a sore throat and I want tea, but all my tea have caffeine in it, will that affect me or dose it not matter?
Would iodine in cranberry juice stimulate thyroid nodule to enlarge? also caffeine in coffee? stopped both and cold feet improved. bp lowered also.
I always feel wired/excited feeling in my chest/stomach with fast heart rate and dizzy. No meds, caffeine, sugar or thyroid issue. Heart tests fine?
Thyroid: Please check your thyroid by seeing your medical doctor. ...Read more
I always feel wired/excited feeling in my chest/stomach with fast heart rate and dizzy. No meds, caffeine, sugar, carbs, or thyroid issue,????
I have POTS, forgot to take BB that day- had some caffeine was stressed at work (im a nurse) started to get fast HR, tight throat, hard 2 breath, lasted about 15 min. SVT? Rebound tachycardia?
I am 4'10 105 pounds. I am slim build in an effort to become thin I tried hydroxycut recommend dose. Can caffeine OD cause throat pain? (I had other symptoms last night such as insomnia, anxiety, chest tightness, irregular heart beat)
Fatigue, chronic hives, sharp upper abdominal pain-spreads to back, throat pain-adam's apple area, weightgain, &caffeine causes racing heart. What is this?
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