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Will Keeping My Cellphone Under My Pillow Eventually Give Me Head Or Neck Cancer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
I'm 22 and have 6 to 8 lumps on my head neck and higher back. Their not pimples. It's scaring me I think cancer is in my lymph nodes?
Get them checked: At your age they might be lymph node cancer, which is quite treatable if you get a diagnosis & get started. It might also just be inflamed lymph nodes if your scalp/skin has issues with rash/bug bites, skin infection, etc. You can suffer with the pain of not knowing or get moving and find out. Its up to you to do something. ...Read more
Woke up with pain inside my armpit, can't move my arm up or sideways without pain, read about cancerous reasons or heart attacks. Help? 16 y/o girl
Not those: You do not have cancer and you are not having a heart attack. Common things are common, rare things are rare. Most likely you pulled a muscle in your sleep or you have an infection setting up in the armpit such as an abscess or a folliculitis developing. Pain is obviously not normal, so if it doesn't go away by the time the doctor's office opens, then call for an appointment to find out why... ...Read more
No; not a good idea: Letting your baby sleep on his side shouldn't cause a stiff neck, but this position is not recommended for sleep because of the risk of sids. Babies should sleep on their backs; the incidence of sids is lower than if babies sleep on their sides. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some pain on my arms just below the shoulder anytime I sleep on them. I try to sleep on my sides without laying directly on my arms by curling my shoulders forward while laying on multiple pillows, or by placing the arm on the bed under my pillow a
My neck hurts so much from the joining of my head I can't turn from one side down to my shoulder and Down to my cervical borne ?
Not enough info!: It you have a stiff neck that is new, along with fever, cough, sore throat or any other acute illness, you need to get seen right away to make sure you don't have a serious infection.. Otherwise if your neck has been hurting for awhile, a little more information would help. When did it start? Did you hurt it? We can't tell what's going on from the info you provide. If it is that severe, see MD ...Read more
No: Nothing in your computer tower can cause headaches when in close proximity. ...Read more
My back cracks like 24/7 without me purposely cracking (for example, putting my shoulders back, or getting into a straight posture). I'm only 15. Help?
Joints can make nois: Nothing seriousGet a more detailed answer ›
1/7 head injury after falling from a table, ER: 5 staples in my head. My neck is stiff, hurts at base of head. I cannot turn to the Right. Headaches ?
See doctor: You need a follow up visit with your doctor. Sounds like you had quite a bit of trauma to the head and neck. Best to see your doctor for further treatment plan. ...Read more
Picked my new born baby up forgot to support neck and head my baby head kinda flopped back did I hurt him? Will this cause problems in the future ?
Most unlikely: If damage had been done your baby would be very unhappy particularly with head movementif baby did not cry when this occurred I think you are OK. If baby has full range of motion of his head without discomfort you have done no damage. Do not worry. However, If he seems to have tenderness with head movement see his PCPfor evaluation right away ...Read more
My 2 month baby boy always puts his head to the right while sleeping. How can I make him to put his head on the leftside.?
What will make the center of my back feels like my spine is gonna snap.Only trying to shower or my making up my bed.I have tostop 4 times?
See a doctor: No way to diagnose this without a full history and detailed physical examination. ...Read more
My arms fell asleep due to the blood circulation being cut off by leaving my arms under my pillow, etc. How long will the pain continue for?
Negative: They're not hurting because the circulation was cut off, it's because the nerve was compressed - it's called "compression neuropathy". The duration of symptoms depends on the degree of damage. The degree of damage is related to how long your arms were compressed. Since we normally move in our sleep, there's generally no serious injury unless you're under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ...Read more
My scalp at the roots of my hair aches, and it hurts to move my hair or even put my head on my pillow. There is no skin or scalp irritation and I do not wear my hair pulled up or back. This often happens in the evening. Why does this keep happening?
When I sit the top of my feet turn blue. I'm getting bumps on my face and head chest and back theya want make head slow 2 heal backhow do I treat them?
Challenge: It is challenging to determine the issue on a forum like this. You should make an appointment to see a practitioner who will take your complete history and physical examination and perhaps order some tests. ...Read more