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Why Does The Left Side Of My Neck Hurt
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 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
I am a smoker and I smoke cigarette butts I want know y my neck hurt on my left side like someone stabbed me there?
Many Reasons: Your neck could be hurting for many reasons. See your doctor to find out. Your smoking, however, is by far the more serious problem, as it can lead to lung cancer, heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, laryngeal cancer, chronic pain, depression, and early death, as well as decreased quality of life. Please quit!!!!!! ...Read more
Hi, I have a lump on the lower left side of my head. It's very tender, it makes my neck hurt when i move it from left to right, do you know what it is?
I fell asleep with my head down and to the left and when I woke up, my neck hurt for about 10 minutes & the right side of my head went numb for a sec?
Woke up spinning with vrtigo. Lasted 3 days. Been dizzy on and off for two weeks. Left side of neck hurt when turn that way.Still dizzy ?
Labyrinthritis: An inner ear infection due to virus could cause sudden intense symptoms you describe, and usually, some lingering problem for a few week afterwards. Perhaps you experienced some vomiting and thus, strained left neck, or injured in some other way. See your doctor, and get some physical therapy, both vestibular and for neck. Should recover. ...Read more
I have a little lump on my left side neck.y shoulders and neck hurt now I feel something pushing my left eye.
R/O LIPOMA: If the lump in the neck is movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. You need Us to evaluate for lymph node/DVT/Cyst/LIPOMA. Also full exam and labs. Lymphomas when active tend to elevate the sed rate and CRP levels. Please seek prompt evaluation for this issue especially if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
Change positions in bed. already turned left side. looked up at something & felt bone on upper left side of neck hurt a bit w/each movement. Idea?
Snapping Neck: Doubt if the noise was a bone. Although we don"t know for sure what pops, a bone is the least likely theory. At you age, unless you have hurt your neck severely in the past, ignore it. It will be gone shortly. If it associated with pain and/or weakness check with your HCP for and X-ray. ...Read more
Pleurisy or costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation often caused by a virus in the Cartlidge in your ribs it will hurt when you breathe and if you press on it. If it hurts when you breathe but not if you press on it it's more likely pleurisy. If it's not too bad heat and anti-inflammatories like Motrin will help. This does take a long time to improve so don't get frustrated if your symptoms get worse see your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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