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Neck symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Neck symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Neck symptoms: stiff neck, neck swelling, neck lump, neck pain, bulging neck veins, neck rash, Neck itch, Neck tingling/paresthesias or other types.

This section addresses symptoms of the external neck, and the muscles and tissues that make up the neck. It does not include throat symptoms or esophagus symptoms, from the inside of the throat passages....more »

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Causes of Types of Neck symptoms:

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Neck symptoms: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Neck symptoms

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Diagnostic tests for Neck symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Neck symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • General appearance - e.g. pale and sweating must consider heart attack; photophobia (dislike for light) must consider meningitis or subarachnoid hemorrhage.
    • Pulse rate. If elevated must consider Grave's disease, subacute thyroiditis, early Hashimoto's thyroiditis or meningitis
    • Examine for painful neck stiffness (which suggests meningitis or subarachnoid hemorrhage) or painless neck resistance (may be found with cervical spine spondylosis)
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Neck symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Neck symptoms

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Neck symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Organs affected by Neck symptoms:

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Detailed list of causes of Neck symptoms

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How Common are these Causes of Neck symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Neck symptoms. Of the 833 causes of Neck symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 3 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 40 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 800 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Neck symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Neck symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Neck symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Neck symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Neck symptoms Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Neck symptoms based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Neck symptoms?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Neck symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Neck symptoms:

    Subtypes of Neck symptoms:

    Stiff neck (136 causes), Neck swelling (149 causes), Neck lump (87 causes), Neck pain (148 causes), Bulging neck veins (10 causes), Neck rash (21 causes), Neck itch (16 causes), Neck tingling/paresthesias (9 causes), Neck numbness (11 causes), Neck weakness (12 causes), Neck coldness (8 causes), Neck bruise (20 causes), Neck rash (21 causes), Neck spasm (15 causes), Neck Tingling (12 causes), Engorged Neck Veins (33 causes), Neck stiffness (53 causes), Webbed neck (102 causes), Brudzinski's sign (3 causes), Cervical bruit (14 causes), Buffalo Hump (11 causes), Spasmodic Torticollis (6 causes), Swollen neck lymph nodes (66 causes), Cervical lymphadenopathy (54 causes), Jugular vein distention (6 causes), Goitre (49 causes), Goiter (77 causes), Abnormal involuntary movements of the neck (2 causes), Acne-like neck skin symptoms (17 causes), Acute acne-like neck skin symptoms (17 causes), Acute epiglottitis (9 causes), Acute ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (4 causes), Acute psoriasis-like neck rash (11 causes), Nuchal rigidity due to meningitis (10 causes), Atrophy of the neck (2 causes), Wry neck (48 causes), Cat's cry, Cervical injury (11 causes), Cervical motion tenderness (9 causes), Cervical stenosis (10 causes), Cervicitis (13 causes), Change in volume of cry (15 causes), Chronic acne-like neck skin symptoms (12 causes), Chronic ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (16 causes), Chronic psoriasis-like neck rash (5 causes), Coarse voice (13 causes), Constant neck pain (7 causes), Constant Whiplash pain (5 causes), Continuous neck pain (9 causes), Cry of a duck voice tone (4 causes), Deep voice (25 causes), Deepening voice (4 causes), Deepening voice in children (3 causes), Disorders of the neck in young adults (8 causes), Distended neck veins (12 causes), Edema of larynx (19 causes), Edema of the larynx (3 causes), Enlarged adenoids (7 causes), Enlarged adenoids in children (6 causes), Enlarged tonsils (17 causes), Epiglottitis (14 causes), Epiglottitis in children (10 causes), Excess neck skin (16 causes), Excruciating pain in the neck (9 causes), Subcutaneous crepitation in the neck (7 causes), Milia en plaque (6 causes), Extremely painful pharyngeal spasms (19 causes), Floppy larynx (1 cause), Glottic airway obstruction in children (5 causes), Glottic airway obstruction in newborns (3 causes), Gradual onset of neck pain (5 causes), High-pitched cry (15 causes), High-pitched mewing voice in children (3 causes), High-pitched voice in children (10 causes), Hoarse voice in children (17 causes), Hoarseness in children (40 causes), Ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (16 causes), Intermittent glottic airway obstruction (8 causes), Intermittent acne-like neck skin symptoms (8 causes), Intermittent glottic airway obstruction in newborns (3 causes), Intermittent glottis airway obstruction in children (5 causes), Intermittent ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (6 causes), Intermittent neck pain (5 causes), Intermittent nuchal rigidity (23 causes), Intermittent psoriasis-like neck rash (4 causes), Intermittent supraglottic airway obstruction in children (5 causes), Intermittent supraglottis obstruction (8 causes), Involuntary twitches in the neck (2 causes), Laryngeal Edema (30 causes), Laryngeal edema in children (4 causes), Laryngeal oedema (4 causes), Laryngeal oedema in children (5 causes), Laryngeal spasm in children (8 causes), Laryngitis (23 causes), Laryngospasm (26 causes), Laryngotracheobronchitis (4 causes), Larynx symptoms (231 causes), Accumulation of cervicodorsal fat (2 causes), Low hairline at back of neck (25 causes), Lump in the neck (33 causes), Mild acne-like neck skin symptoms (17 causes), Mild ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (3 causes), Mild psoriasis-like neck rash (3 causes), Neck flexed forward (9 causes), Neck is resistant to passive motions (9 causes), Neck mass in adults (17 causes), Neck mass in children (43 causes), Neck sprain (7 causes), Neck strain following exercise (6 causes), Neck trauma (29 causes), Nose and nasopharyngeal airway obstruction in children (8 causes), Nose and nasopharyngeal airway obstruction in newborns (7 causes), Nuchal rigidity (69 causes), Nuchal rigidity in children (19 causes), Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in children (6 causes), Oropharyngeal and hypopharyngeal airway obstruction in newborns (7 causes), Pain in the neck (27 causes), Painless swelling of a cervical lymph node similar to lymphoma (21 causes), Painless swelling of one of the cervical lymph nodes (25 causes), Pharyngeal edema (19 causes), Pharyngeal muscle spasms (19 causes), Pharyngitis (46 causes), Psoriasis-like neck rash (12 causes), Rash on back of neck in children (5 causes), Recurring acne-like neck skin symptoms (8 causes), Recurring ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (6 causes), Recurring psoriasis-like neck rash (3 causes), Resistance to neck flexion (19 causes), Retropharyngeal abscess (18 causes), Severe acne-like neck skin symptoms (17 causes), Severe ichthyosis-like neck skin symptoms (15 causes), Severe psoriasis-like neck rash (6 causes), Tonsillitis (17 causes), Edematous tonsils (6 causes), Reddened tonsils (8 causes), Tonsillar biopsy (1 cause), Tonsillar enlargement as in case of acute leukemia (6 causes), Tonsil symptoms (24 causes), Stiff neck in infants (3 causes), Streptococcal pharyngitis (5 causes), Subglottic airway obstruction in children (4 causes), Subglottic airway obstruction in newborns (2 causes), Sudden onset of neck pain (5 causes), Supraglottic airway obstruction in children (5 causes), Supraglottic airway obstruction in newborns (4 causes), Tingling sensation down the neck (8 causes), Torticollis in children (17 causes), Weak cry (25 causes), Laryngeal spasticity (8 causes), Larynx bleeding (5 causes), Larynx blister (4 causes), Larynx bruise (2 causes), Larynx deformity (3 causes), Larynx infection (5 causes), Larynx inflammation (7 causes), Larynx itch (7 causes), Larynx lump (3 causes), Larynx numb (7 causes), Larynx obstruction (4 causes), Larynx pain (5 causes), Larynx rash (7 causes), Larynx redness (5 causes), Larynx spasm (2 causes), Larynx stiff (2 causes), Larynx swelling (2 causes), Larynx tingling (7 causes), Larynx ulcer (8 causes), Larynx weakness (1 cause), Neck rigidity (9 causes), Pharynx bleeding (6 causes), Pharynx blister (2 causes), Pharynx bruise (4 causes), Pharynx burning sensation (5 causes), Pharynx infection (5 causes), Pharynx inflammation (6 causes), Pharynx itch (8 causes), Pharynx lump (4 causes), Pharynx numb (4 causes), Pharynx pain (6 causes), Pharynx rash (2 causes), Pharynx redness (5 causes), Pharynx swelling (5 causes), Pharynx symptoms (20 causes), Pharynx tingling (4 causes), Pharynx ulcer (6 causes), Throat blister (8 causes), Throat burning sensation (4 causes), Throat numb (4 causes), Voice box swelling (3 causes), Voice box bleeding (5 causes), Voice box blister (4 causes), Voice box bruise (2 causes), Voice box deformity (3 causes), Voice box infection (5 causes), Voice box inflammation (7 causes), Voice box itch (7 causes), Voice box lump (3 causes), Voice box numb (7 causes), Voice box obstruction (2 causes), Voice box pain (5 causes), Voice box rash (7 causes), Voice box redness (5 causes), Voice box spasm (2 causes), Voice box stiff (2 causes), Voice box tingling (7 causes), Voice box ulcer (8 causes), Voice box weakness (1 cause), Sudden onset of sternocleidomastoid weakness (3 causes), Sudden onset of stiff neck in the newborn (3 causes), Sudden onset of tightening of laryngeal muscles (11 causes), Sudden onset of trapezius muscle weakness (4 causes), Gradual onset of neck mass (19 causes), Gradual onset of retropharyngeal abscess (7 causes), Gradual onset of torticollis (10 causes), Painful pharyngeal spasms (10 causes), Sudden onset of neck mass (16 causes), Sudden onset of quinsy (5 causes), Sudden onset of retropharyngeal abscess (7 causes), Sudden onset of nuchal rigidity (12 causes), Sudden onset of pharyngeal spasm (10 causes), Sudden onset of laryngeal spasm (10 causes), Peritonsillar abcess, Erythematous tonsils (6 causes), Severe tonsillitis (5 causes), Sudden inflammation of tonsils (5 causes), Dysphagia due to quinsy (4 causes), Peritonsillar abscess (7 causes), Decreased vocal fremitus (2 causes), Voice symptoms (550 causes), Hearing voices (7 causes), Voice changes (100 causes), Nasal voice (42 causes), hoarse (417 causes), Voice abuse (6 causes), Sudden hoarseness of voice (21 causes), Phonation, Mewing (1 cause), Low voice and growling in children (17 causes), Vocal cord paralysis (24 causes), Acute cry (5 causes), Chronic cry (3 causes), Loss of voice (65 causes), Brief, sharp, piercing vocal sound (3 causes), Decreased tactile fremitus (5 causes), swollen thyroid gland (14 causes), Enlarged thyroid gland (12 causes)

    Symptoms related to Neck symptoms:

    Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Esophagus symptoms (3079 causes), Stiff neck (136 causes), Neck swelling (149 causes), Neck lump (87 causes), Neck pain (148 causes), Bulging neck veins (10 causes), Neck rash (21 causes), Neck itch (16 causes), Neck tingling/paresthesias (9 causes)

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