Neck and shoulder pain on left side

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5569747 tn?1370091638 I also have a tendency to sleep on my left side, sometimes positioning my left arm up to sleep on it like a pillow. have done so for many years. I am wondering if that could also be a cause for this ache I am feeling or is it possible it could be something more serious that I should be concerned about. any information would be greatly appreciated.
Avatar m tn For 1.5 years I've been experiencing pain on my left side...neck, then shoulder, then wrist, and now elbow and shoulder. Family Dr. tells me I probably have arthritis and tennis elbow. I am not athletic and can't think of what I might have done to cause this. However, shortly before all this started, I did get really sick with vomiting and diahhrea for over a week. I suspected food poison.
Avatar f tn I have been wearing bite guard for last year and it got better but started hurting again this week really bad and having spasms in jaw and now my neck is killing me on the left side. Pain is going up the left side of neck and down left shoulder into arm. Have not had chance to go to doctor yet but am wondering if anyone with cervical disc problems has ever had it to affect temple and jaw area of face??? Am thinking maybe this isn't TMJ at all....
Avatar f tn For two months had swollen lymphnode in my neck left side . went to Dr. And they claim blood work is all ok and that there is a pen tip spot in there but said nothing is wrong .
Avatar m tn Hi..  I have neck/shoulder pain on my left side.. The pain becomes more when I push my chin on to my neck.. I have had several tests done, including several tests check if he heart is causing th pain - with doctors ruling out that being the cause..   Inhale also had CT and MRI scans done, with no cashed found by specialist doctors..  I am still left with no answers..  I have now had the pain for over 2 years.. The pain still continues..
Avatar m tn I have had a sharp pain in my top back left shoulder, and it's shooting up my head on the left side, and it is very sharp.. It hurts pretty bad, and reply as soon as you can.
Avatar f tn I cannot lay on the left side of my head or it wakes me up throbbing. I have had this for 9 YEARS. I have had 4 MRIs,xrays, been to headache clinic been to pain clinics. I have had 4 nerve blocks and numerous medicines. Seen 2 neurologists. I have arthiritis in my neck and can't lay on my shoulders I have to have shoulders below my pillow. I go to a rheumatologist but that doesn't help. I'm all out of ideals and tied of pain every night.
Avatar f tn I have had significant pain in and around my trapuizius (sp) muscles from inbtwn my shoulder blades to the left of my shoulder blade and upward to right below the top of my left shoulder. It moves to encompass the entire upper t-region of my shoulders, neck, and shoulder blades. I do not have any real pressing issues with weakness, pain, or tingly sensations in my arms, hands, or fingers.
Avatar m tn I have tingling,numbness and some weakness in my leg, but I think its permanent damage from my back and unlike you it on the opposite side of the pain caused by my neck. Spondylosis is just a guess. What do your Neurologist and Surgeon think is causing your problem and what do they think about the correlation between the neck problems and the leg weakness? Do they think the surgery with help with your leg symptoms?
Avatar f tn When I look all the way up, if I support the back of my head there is no pain. The pain also go to my left shoulder now too but still mostly on my left neck. Please help and let me know what I can do to get rid of this pain. I can’t really go out for treatment now since the covid 19 thing. Ps. There is no pain if i keep my head straight. Thank you in advance for all your help, I am greatly appreciated.
Avatar m tn Hi.. I have neck/shoulder pain on my left side.. The pain becomes more when I push my chin on to my neck.. I have had several tests done, including several tests check if he heart is causing th pain - with doctors ruling out that being the cause.. Inhale also had CT and MRI scans done, with no cashed found by specialist doctors.. I am still left with no answers.. I have now had the pain for over 2 years.. The pain still continues..
Avatar m tn But now when I sleep on my side, the opposite arm goes to sleep and then it feels like someone is stepping on my hand.
Avatar n tn I dont know if the back and shoulder pain are related, but because both are on my left side, I thought they might be. Has anyone experienced these symptoms, or know of anything they might be?
Avatar n tn i had pain before in ma left shoulder and a little below the chest in the left side,i went for an ECG but the reports were normal.After few months i had this excruciating pain in my left shoulder,neck and arm.my doctor gave me the pain killer but its ma second day after the pain occurred and i can still feel the pain when i do any moment in ma left hand.
Avatar n tn Iam having the same pain back pain shoulder pain and neck pain all in the left side but it all started right after a breast biopsy and its been giong on for a yr.I have no idea what it could be if you find something out please post it THANKS....
Avatar f tn A little over a week ago I woke up with what felt like a pulled muscle in my neck, which causes stiff neck and pain in my neck and shoulder on the right side. Two days later, it had radiated up to my jaw and ear (still right side only) and sometimes would cause me to feel pain behind my right eye-sort of like a migraine. A day after that I had pain at the base of my skull on the right side alone with an almost burning sensation in my neck and shoulder.
Avatar f tn What could be the cause of pain on the left side of neck going down my left shoulder into my inner arm and sometimes in my left hip? The pain can be felt the most when I move a certain way or reach to get something. At night time it is most bothersome, as it seems to be more painful. This pain started about three weeks ago and at the same time I started jogging, I am wondering if it has anything to do with it. But when I am jogging, I don't feel any symptoms at all.
Avatar m tn Over the years and as the pain has increased i have so many tender places along the band of muscles on the upper left side of my body including the shoulder (under and above scapula) muscles going to my neck, the band of muscles above the ribs, the arm muscles and hands, If i press any of these points it shoots pain everywhere on my upper side. So the muscle aches are concentrated to my shoulder,neck,pec and arm.
Avatar f tn Anyways, a few months ago I went to crack my neck to the left side, my palm under my chin and my other hand supporting the back of my head, I turned to the left, and cracked it, and immediately felt a SHARP shooting pain go down the left side of my neck towards the back of the neck into my upper left shoulder blade area. It almost made me cry out and I was afraid to move my neck back to normal position. But it passed quickly. It has happened a few other times since then, not constantly.
Avatar f tn Now having headaches, sometimes-extreme pain and pressure radiating from my jaw and brain stem region, down the left side of my neck into my shoulder. Sometimes difficult to swallow. Have a hard "lump" that forms on the left side of my neck in back of my lower ear--gets smaller if I massage it, but does not go away. The muscles on the left side of my neck are tense and hard, almost like they are atrophying.
Avatar m tn i a male 44 yr and i been having this pain on my left side of back under shoulder blade for some time and persisting, i had my heart and my Dr says it is OK, but pain still there, pain come when i move a certain way or they way i sit, and sort of radiate to my left shoulder, my Dr has now booked me for liver scan for signs of fatty liver the pain has been on for a while and i am worried, has anymore experienced the same symptoms before
Avatar n tn I would think your neck nodes were swollen. Since you are sick, you may be lying in bed with more pillows and bending your neck wrong. It's just not unusual to have neck pain when you are sick, although a very stiff neck can be a sign of meningitis, so be sure you keep that in mind.
Avatar f tn Today while getting ready for my day it hurt to brush my hair and put makeup on the left side of face and head. Its a dull pain feels like a headache but doesn't at same time. Not sure if I should go into see Dr. or if its just a simple headache. Any suggestions would be appreciated thanks in advance.
Avatar f tn A little over a week ago I woke up with what felt like a pulled muscle in my neck, which causes stiff neck and pain in my neck and shoulder on the right side. Two days later, it had radiated up to my jaw and ear (still right side only) and sometimes would cause me to feel pain behind my right eye-sort of like a migraine. A day after that I had pain at the base of my skull on the right side alone with an almost burning sensation in my neck and shoulder.
Avatar f tn About 16 months ago i begain to have pain in my right shoulder assicated with a small knot as time went on the knot got bigger and now i suffer from from pain that starts with my right shoulder but then it goes up my neck and all the way down my right arm the major pain is in my shoulder and the top part of my arm and the rest of my arm has this tigglling num feeling that is painful and as of few months ago i have a samll knot on the left sife of my shoulder with the same begaining pain that st
Avatar f tn Still, I have extreme neck pain when I sleep on either side after only a few minutes. But my left side is worse than my right. I recently made a cotton neck roll to place between me and my pillow (to help support my neck) and it has helped slightly. I tried memory foam pillows but they are just to big or high for my comfort. I also have a long neck. During the day I do have some neck pain, but it's not really that bad (it used to be so bad but I fixed it with physical therapy).