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What are the causes of excessive night sweats around neck and shoulders?

What are the causes of excessive night sweats around neck and shoulders?

Fever: Night sweats are often caused by fever in the evening or at night. Sometimes the fever is mild and goes unnoticed, or you may even feel cold or have chills. When the fever breaks you sweat. Take your temperature in the evening. ...Read more

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Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Cause of fat pad at base of neck?

Variable: It can be just a spot of accumulation of fat in overweight people but can sometimes be associated with cushing's syndrome which is an excess of cortisol and can have various causes. ...Read more

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What causes a pad of fat to develop at the back base of the neck?

What causes a pad of fat to develop at the back base of the neck?

Corticosteroids: Increase in corticosteroids, either endogenous or administered as medication, can cause a "buffalo hump". ...Read more

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How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back? (bottom of neck)

How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back? (bottom of neck)

Not really: Poor posture can cause spine issues over a long long long time. If there is a "fat pad", it needs to be checked and confirmed by ur pcp. This could b a sign if medical condition. Call ur doctor and have it checked out. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive hair to grow on chin and neck of a woman?

What can cause excessive hair to grow on chin and neck of a woman?

Pcos: It means that she has high testosterone state in her body. One of the most common causes of that is polycystic ovarian syndrome. It is associated with irregular periods. There are multiple treatment options for it. The specialists that deal with it are the gynecologist and sometimes the dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?

How can an underweight 21 year old trying to gain weight and get in shape lose excess chin and neck fat, and define the jawline?

Fat distribution: Nobody really understands why different people lay down fat in different places or what we can do about it. This would be a great time for you to continue working out hard in the gym; as you pound your body into shape with resistance and aerobic training, your jawline may normalize but you'll surely look great. No body is perfect but you'll have a big plus. ...Read more

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Sleeping on side brings pressure on one shoulder and thick pillow causes neck to be out of alignment, please advice what's the right position 4 me?

Sleeping on side brings pressure on one shoulder and thick pillow causes neck to be out of alignment, please advice what's the right position 4 me?

Need examination: You need a good examination to determine the cause of your symptoms. You are too young for degenerative conditions of the shoulder and neck. Neck or shoulder injuries could be responsible for ligament injuries in the neck and shoulders. The treatment could entail physical therapy and exercises. So see your pcp or a good physical therapist. ...Read more

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I’ve recently come off Lexamil and qlaira. Can this cause excessive weight gain and body pain especially at the neck area?

I’ve recently come off Lexamil and qlaira. Can this cause excessive weight gain and body pain especially at the neck area?

Weight gain: Lexamil is known to make the patient experience weight changes as a side effect.
Qlaira side effects includes stomach and body aches among others ...Read more

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I am fairly healthy and do moderate exercise but I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. What could be the cause of this? Also after I shower my head and neck and back continue to sweat.

I am fairly healthy and do moderate exercise but I sweat excessively when exercise, especially on my head. What could be the cause of this? Also after I shower my head and neck and back continue to sweat.

Sweating: I do not think this is abnormal. Sweating is part of the exercise response. Some people do sweat more than others, but this is part of there physiology. Perhaps a longer cool down time after exercise would help. ...Read more

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What causes fluid retention in the space between the clavicle and neck? My endo says its fat but it comes & goes. I'm 127# and 5'4". Ddx?

What causes fluid retention in the space between the clavicle and neck? My endo says its fat but it comes & goes. I'm 127# and 5'4". Ddx?

I agree with your: Endocrinologist. You have ideal body weight and if u have no other issues such as hypertension, diabetes and elevated lipids, this fatty tissue is benign. This is not fluid and this area is not a common location for fluid collection. People with cushing's (elevated adrenal steroids) develop 'buffalo hump' where swelling is in the upper back of the area you're describing. Take care! ...Read more

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Can any plastic surgeon do a deep plane facelift? I'm interested in the deep plane facelift to get rid of excess fat and skin in my neck. Do I need to see a specialized plastic surgeon to have this procedure done or will anyone educated in plastic surgery

Can any plastic surgeon do a deep plane facelift? I'm interested in the deep plane facelift to get rid of excess fat and skin in my neck. Do I need to see a specialized plastic surgeon to have this procedure done or will anyone educated in plastic surgery

No: Deep plane facelifts are not performed by all plastic surgeons. The best way to find out is to ask the surgeon directly. Most will be straightforward and tell you how they perform their facelifts and why. ...Read more

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Sudden extreme fatigue and muscle aches started 2 nights ago, Neck achy, excessive sweating and 101 fever. Cause?

Sudden extreme fatigue and muscle aches started 2 nights ago, Neck achy, excessive sweating and 101 fever. Cause?

Fever and aches.: Could be flu or viral if not better soon or you are worried go to er or local doctor ASAP ...Read more

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Sml rt sd bochdalek hernia cont fat-nthng protrudng on ct. Pain& fullness mid+rt ribs esp post-pran. Choke feelng-rt neck. Cld hernia cause? Go 2 er?

Sml rt sd bochdalek hernia cont fat-nthng protrudng on ct. Pain& fullness mid+rt ribs esp post-pran. Choke feelng-rt neck. Cld hernia cause? Go 2 er?

Unrelated: The bochdalek hernia is not related to the other symptoms, and has likely been there since birth. These are fairly commonly found on ct scans, and are almost always a symptomatic. They can cause symptoms when bowel is protruding in tot he chest, and even then sometimes remain without symptoms. ...Read more

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Can allergies and chronic sinusitis cause excessive post nasal drip and swollen neck glands for 8 weeks? In sched for sinus surgery in 2 months.

Can allergies and chronic sinusitis cause excessive post nasal drip and swollen neck glands for 8 weeks? In sched for sinus surgery in 2 months.

Yes: Both conditions can cause your problem. Do note that sinus surgery would help if you have obstruction at the sinus openings. Else you should consult an allergist prior to undergoing the surgery. ...Read more

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Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Can excessive burping cause my throat to damage over time? Have a hard time gargling, can't swallow, choke on air daily. Neck pain, and acid reflux.

Acid reflux: Acid reflux can be damaging over time. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. Do you
also snore? Have you been evaluated for sleep apnea? Is your. Diet healthy? Do, you drink a lot of soda or caffeine? Thing to talk to your doctor about. ...Read more

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Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?

Salty, thick, excessive saliva, trouble swallowing, breathing struggles, excessive sweating on neck and back, foggy headed, blurred vision, etc?

Breathing struggles?: Anytime you have to struggle to breathe, you should go to the emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Call 911 if necessary. ...Read more

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Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.

Can excessive belching cause throat damage? Can't gargle, difficulty swallowing at times, choking, neck pain on both sides, acid reflux problems.

Belching: The excessive belching is caused by some underlying condition, such as your reflux disease. The belching itself is more a symptom than the cause you need to get treated. Seek help form a GI dr. Who specializes in this area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes excess mucus in throat and nose?

What causes excess mucus in throat and nose?

Allergies: It is due to allergies most of the time and also can be caused by viral upper respiratory infections. ...Read more

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Why does excess thyroid cause exophthalmos?

Why does excess thyroid cause exophthalmos?

Medscape answers: "…etiology of thyroid-related orbitopathy is autoimmune-mediated inflammatory process of orbital tissues, predominantly affecting fat & extraocular muscles. Lymphocytes, plasma, & mast cells are cellular constituents in this process. Deposition of glycosaminoglycans & influx of water increase the orbital contents. Obstrxn of superior ophthalmic vein also contributes to orbital engorgement". ...Read more

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What causes thick phlegm in throat and chest which is chronic?

What causes thick phlegm in throat and chest which is chronic?

PND: What your describing could be several things. But the first thing that comes to mind is post nasal drip. It can become quite thick and cause a lot of clear phlegm expectoration. If you find yourself clearing your throat constantly. It may well be this. You should see your pcp in case its something more severe. ...Read more

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Can excess earwax in the ear cannal cause a throat infection?

Can excess earwax in the ear cannal cause a throat infection?

No: The external ear canal is "blocked" from the middle ear by the ear drum (tympanic membrane)... ...Read more