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What Causes Fat Rolls In The 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 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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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
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
Does TB neck lymphadenitis cause infertility? Thick white cheesy vaginal discharge present. Is it sign of TB in genital area?
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 to the chest, and even then sometimes remain without symptoms. ...Read more
Can TB neck lymphadenitis cause thick white cheesy vaginal discharge?no itching. Did TB go in genital area? Periods are regular. Not sexually active.
Chest CT for suspected endometriosis on diaphragm shows small fat-containing bochdalek hernia. Cld cause rt rib/collarbone/neck/face pain & fullness?
No: These are common and would not cause those symptoms. ...Read more
PND: What you're 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
Husbands thyroid US came back normal except for a thick Isthmus at 7mm. What causes this & should we get further testing? His Adams apple is deviated.
Pingueculum: Hard to know without a picture but it sounds like a pingueculum which is a benign growth. ...Read more
If I have a large soft palate that is too close to the throat, when thick mucus runs over the palate it causes gagging. Any suggestions on how to fix?
Fat long fleshy lumps along both sides of throat. Cause a lot of discomfort. Went to the doctor and didn't know what it was.
Lymph node: Throat infection may cause enlargement of lymph nodes, like fleshy lumps, please f-up with your doctor again ...Read more
Any idea what causes thick mucus in my throat causing me to clear my throat constantly iv'e had this problem since my teens I'm now 63?
Could gastritis and acid reflux be the cause of slightly discolored mucus in the mornings? Thick mucus in the back of my throat when I wake up.
No: Coming from airway and if clears easily don't worry about it. ...Read more
I always seem to get sore throats and thick mucus in my throat in the winter, esp. In the mornings when I wake up. What could cause this?
My son has a recurring lump in his throat. Sometimes it cause him to be unable to breathe. He bark coughs constantly and brings up thick white mucus.
If he's school age,: It can be from medical causes like allergies/asthma, neurodevelopmental disorders with chronic vocal tics or primary mental health disorders with anxiety & globus pharyngeus with or without gastroesophageal reflux. See his pediatrician for a history & physical that will determine what studies & referrals he needs. ...Read more
I have constant mucus in my throat. It's thick & clear. Causes 'brain fog.' I'm a smoker and live in a polluted city. What can I do to cure this?
Unrelated: There is no way that mucus in your throat could cause "brain fog," whatever you mean by that. Also, what do you mean by "polluted"? Any pollution in your environment is insignificant compared to pollution of your body by smoking. I'm sure you already know that smoking is bad for your entire body and you should quit. I would start there. You have to face this squarely & be honest with yourself. ...Read more
I am feeling that there is a thick saliva forming in my throat that causes the wheezing. Is there a cure for wheezing?
Pulmonologist: Wheezing is a lower respiratory disease caused by at least 2 problems. One is increased mucus production of the tracheo-bronchial tree and the other is spasm or increased activity of the bronchial musculature which narrows the airway. When incoming air is inhaled, the sound made traversing this blocked lower airway is wheezing. A pulmonologist or allergist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more
I currently have strep throat and have been on antibiotics for 2 days. I just coughed up THICK red and yellowish mucus. Could this be caused by strep?
Maybe reflux: Miriam6, you may be experiencing gastric reflux disease (gerd) where the muscle that's supposed to seal the top of your stomach may not be functioning correctly. Acid gets back up toward your mouth and your body may be producing extra saliva to counteract it. Or you may not be able to describe the feeling of acid where it doesn't belong so it feels like thick saliva. Talk to your primary doc. ...Read more
What would cause you to have a thick clear to white mucus in your throat if sinuses and chest x-rays are normal. Only happens after eating, laying dwn?
Look at diet: Certain foods in your diet can produce phlegm, which is basically mucus. Sweet foods, chocolates, desserts, breads, pasta, anything with gluten, can do this. So you may need a clinical nutritionist to intervene, and help you. Also, not having enough hydration can potentially cause it. Work with your doctor to address this, and you'll be satisfied. ...Read more
Can too much barium intake for example 6 -32oz barium smoothies and two 8oz of the thick barium cause throat pain & swelling, nausea, weakness?
Strange question: I'm not really sure what you mean by this question. Barium smoothies are used for imaging the intestines or the upper digestive tract. They do have side effects which can include those you're concerned about. If you have intestinal problems and have had multiple studies over a long period and have consumed this it's probably okay. If you're drinking this for fun stop immediately. ...Read more
What causes a sore throat, mouth yellow in color, thick phlegm in throat? This has been going on for over a month.
That's a long time: Mono is from the EBV virus, and can cause swollen glands and big tonsils. Strep throat can do the same thing, but strep throat needs antibiotics. Some other infections can cause similar symptoms. Sinus infections can drip cloudy mucus down the throat. This all means that a trip to the doctor would be wise. Be sure to tell the doctor if one has recreational activities like oral sex. ...Read more
Can post nasal drip cause dry mouth? My mouth has been pretty dry for over 24 hours, been clearing thick mucous from throat. Drinking plenty of water
Possibly: If the post-nasal drips are very salty, then you may end up with a sensation of dry throat like after swallowing a mouthful of seawater. On the other hand, your dry mouth may also be from nasal congestion leading to mouth breathing. You need to get checked out for possible sinus infection as well if the problem persists for more than 10 days or gets worse in the interim. ...Read more
Coughing up hard thick yellowish bloody phlegm. Could this be a sinus infection since the air is really dry and cold? Also, causes a sore throat.
Coughing up: Blood at any time requires further work up! See your pcp. Do not put this off. ...Read more
I have thick, gray, mucus with black flecks secreting from my eyes ears and anal. I feel it in my throat and can cough it up from my lungs. What cause?
Unusual : Very unusual could be infection or abnormal bleeding. Consult primary care doctor in person for diagnosis and treatment specific to you ...Read more
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