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Tightness in neck, pops on stretching, lymph node in neck getting bigger, dizziness and anxiety, redness in throat. Help?

My neck has been feeling tight and when streched it pops and it makes a noice or feels like a noice that something is rubbing like when you rub a ballone. also i notised a lymph node that has gotten biger in my neck and when toched it sends a tingly sensetion in the vain or nerve where the lymph node is and there is like a pain on both sides of my head with a tingly sensation. i also feel a little bit dissy and kind of anxious sometimes and have trouble sleeping like my mind is always thinking. Also my throut is red but it does not cause me any discomfort
Asked On : Wed, 22 Aug 2012
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
I understand your concerns.
Your neck swelling could be due to thyroid swelling or lymph n ode swelling.
Consult a general physician to confirm.
Tightness around neck may be due to anxiety you mentioned.
Thinking is a process and cannot be stopped even in sleeping.
We have to strreamline our thinking by actively engaging in work, leisure time activities, hobbies etc.
Worries cannot cure dieases, worries encourage body problems to go on.
But being happy even though you have problems, can cure your problms.
Be happy.
Wish you a good future.
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Ashish Mittal's  Response

Welcome to HealthcareMagic Public Forum

Your neck swelling can occur due to thyroid swelling and swollen lymph nodes or Both. It is better to get yourself examined by general surgeon.

You may need investigation for thyroid hormones and biopsy from lymph nodes. Derange thyroid hormonal levels is common cause of anxiety which will relieved after treatment. So, do not worry and follow above advice.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Sat, 15 Sep 2012
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