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What could cause neck/throat pain?

What could cause neck/throat pain?

Many things: What part of the neck? Viral infection or bacterial infection like strep. Infected lymph nodes, trauma , crick in the neck, foreign body that is stuck. If it is really uncomfortable be seen to have the best answer. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore chest when coughing?

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What could cause a sore chest when coughing?

Cp: CP can be due to various causes. Heart attack, pericarditis, aneurysms, costchondritis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, cancers, esophageal spasms etc. ...Read more

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What could cause breast pain?

What could cause breast pain?

Many causes: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, SSRI's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period & pregnancy. Your Dr can help determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could cause burning chest/lung pain?

What could cause burning chest/lung pain?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pains?

What could cause chest pains?

Many things!: The most worrisome cause of chest pain is, of course, heart problems, but the esophagus is a common source of chest pain, and some chest pains can originate from the lung or the pleura (tissue around the lungs) or the chest wall - muscle, ribs, breast bone. Nerve irritation can also be a culprit. ...Read more

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What could be causing my chronic chest pain?

What could be causing my chronic chest pain?

See details: How would anyone even begin to answer without being able to evaluate you firsthand? As some causes can be serious you should go to the ER. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat?

What could cause a sore throat?

Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no fever. ...Read more

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Chronic sore throat what could be the cause?

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Chronic sore throat what could be the cause?

GERD?: common causes include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), post nasal drip, allergies, abscess, vocal cord or tonsillar issues. Consider seeing a ear, nose, throat (ENT) specialist. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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Sore throat near the collarbone, what could be causing this?

Sore throat near the collarbone, what could be causing this?

Sounds more like --: Laryngitis and trachiitis, which are inflammation of the larynx (voice box) and its downward extension, trachea (wind pipe). These can result from too much singing, shouting, viral or other infections, etc, etc. Resting, ibuprofen, would certainly help. ...Read more

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What could cause aching chest pain?

What could cause aching chest pain?

An Achy Breaky heart: Just kidding, couldn't resist w/ that set-up! Seriously, there are many causes of chest pain (CP) but anterior CP is usually caused by 4 diff etiologies. 1. Cardiac. Heart etiologies are usually triggered by activity. 2. Pulmonary. Usually it is a sharp, pleuritic pain w/ inspiration. 3. GERD. Acid reflux usually causes burning. 4. Chest wall pain. From aching muscles. So need details ...Read more

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What could be causing my bad stomach aches?

What could be causing my bad stomach aches?

Not sure.: 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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Could anyone know what could cause left abdominal swelling?

Could anyone know what could cause left abdominal swelling?

Several things: Colon, small bowel can get full, gas, air. Fluid in abdomen. Local swelling of soft tissue or hernia are also possible in left abdomen. Rarely an enlarged kidney or mass can occur. FIND out by seeing your PCP with full history and good physical exam, and the testing as guided by these factors. ...Read more

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What could be causing belly aches?

What could be causing belly aches?

Too many things: Unfortunately this question is not specific enough to answer. I would be interested in knowing the age of the belly-achee, the type of aches, what it is associated with, if it has been going on for years. A primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist would be trained in how to gather all this information and any abdominal pain is worthy of a visit. ...Read more

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What could be causing my stomach pain?

What could be causing my stomach pain?

Where and when?: There are so many many causes of abdominal pain and so i can't really tell what you have. Upper, middle, r upper/l upper, lower/pelvic areas? When does the pain occur? During/around period time? With meal/food? Common in 20 y/o female is irritable bowel, menstrual cramps, reflux/dyspepsia, maybe gallbladder trouble, or pancreatitis(after alcohol binge) etc.. Please repost. Good luck. ...Read more

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Help! could sore ribs cause breathlessness?

Help! could sore ribs cause breathlessness?

Yes: People with sore ribs typically won't take the usual number of deep breaths or big sighs in a given time period (say per hour) that we all usually unconsciously do. This is called 'splinting' in medical lingo, and can lead to shortness of breath. Rib stuff is hard; you simply have to deal with the discomfort until they heal up. If you are having significant breathlessness, go get an xray. ...Read more

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What could cause my chronic cough?

What could cause my chronic cough?

Possibilities...: The most common causes of a chronic cough include bronchospasm from any etiology, post-nasal drip, gerd or a combination of factors. All of these have different treatments so see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause stiff and sore joints?

What could cause stiff and sore joints?

Sore joints: Pain on movement of joint is usually caused by arthritis, less commonly by infection, injury or tumor. Morning stiffness which eases up after moving the joint, is usually due to rheumatoid arthritis. If loss of motion of joint, it is usually due to osteoarthritis. ...Read more