Lump In The Left Neck And Aching In Several Parts Of The Body?
Hello doctor, I want to ask. A few weeks ago my neck was sometimes a bit stiff and painful when it was moved in the morning, then a few days later there was a lump appearing on my left deep neck. It’s been 2 weeks but the lump hasn’t disappeared, and around the lump also starts to swell but doesn’t interfere with the activity, only if it’s pressed it hurts a bit. Also sometimes my left ear is buzzing. Then for the past few days my body has been feeling rather weak and sometimes my fever suddenly started. And lately my body often feels achy and uncomfortable, like in my right hand and left leg, left breast and sometimes up to the fingers. Also my chest is a bit heavy, and when breathing fully as if pressed …
The emergence of a lump around the neck accompanied by systemic symptoms (a number of other body organs, for example fever, weakness, weight loss) is a symptom to watch out for because it can be associated with serious conditions. Here are some conditions that can cause lumps around the neck:
Enlarged lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy)
Inflammation / infection of lymph nodes (lymphadenitis)
Related to these conditions you should immediately check yourself a doctor to ascertain the cause of your complaint and get the appropriate treatment. Your doctor will ask for a history of complaints, conduct physical examinations and supporting examinations such as blood tests, ultrasound or tissue biopsy. Do the examination if it is recommended by your doctor because it can be very important to help your doctor ascertain the cause of your complaint.
Following are suggestions regarding your complaint:
Perform a healthy lifestyle
Perform routine health checks, at least once a year or according to your doctor's recommendations
Do not squeeze lumps that arise
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