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Symptoms - pain and pull in area between neck and shoulder,

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pain in collar bone and...
Symptoms - pain and pull in area between neck and shoulder, pain in collar bone and throat, feels like there's a lump at the bottom of my throat so it's hard to swallow.
Had these symptoms for over a week.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago
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Thanks for this question.

How old are you?

Any other medical issues?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

32

raynaud's disease, asthma, allergies

Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

Did you start any new meds lately?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

No

Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

no rash?

no injury?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago

No rash or injury

Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

This is very unusual. It could be the start of something like shingles. You can get pain in a nerve distribution prior to the rash. This is called the "prodrome"

Another possibility is a thyroid enlargement.

With asthma and allergies you are more susceptible to shingles.

I suspect that is the cause and it will develop a rash soon.

I would get in to your primary doctor or urgent care to get checked and on anti virals.

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 years ago

please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. If you have more questions, just reply

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