Can muscle tightness cause throat pain?

Yes. There are several strap muscles , that is muscles that. Are thin and run up and down, in the throat area on the front and just off center that could tighten up and cause throat pain. Could also be heart related, or reflux related.

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My question is what causes the left front big muscle/vein on your neck to be larger than the right plus muscle tightness?

Positional change. The veins in the neck just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydration and changes in pressure in the chest and abdominal cavity. In the neck, the veins decrease with standing and increase with lying down. Straining or laughing increase the the pressure in the chest which can increase the size of the facial veins. Read more...

Can anyone tell me what causes the left front big muscle/vein on your neck to be larger than the right plus muscle tightness and slight pain on left side of neck?

Pinched Nerve/Muscle. Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. He should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve you should see your doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, I would recommend seeing a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. You may need to get an MRI to see inside. Read more...

Negative mri, negative emg..... Can severely tight muscles cause numbness from the neck down to the hand?

Yes. Thoracic outlet syndrome from tight scalene the negative test should be readsuring to you that nothing structural is happening megative emgs are always good news no neuropathy no permament nerve damage. Read more...
Yes. Tos radiates, myofascial pain can radiate, shoulder pain can radiate to hand. Radiating symptoms are not always reliable. Read more...

Can tight muscles in the neck and back cause lightheadedness?

Occipital neuralgia. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. Tenderness over the neck is common. During severe episodes, the pain may be felt in the retro-orbital, temporal areas, dizziness, vertigo and lightheadedness. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or pain management specialist. Read more...