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I have a sharp stinging pain in neck and it happens once or twice in every month

I get a stinging sharp pulsating pain on the left side of my neck that lasts for about 5-10 seconds that come and go. I have to get my hand n push on it because it hurts. It happens every now and again, about once or twice every month. What causes it?
Asked On : Tue, 5 Apr 2011
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You probably have an infected lymph node or abscess which can cause this among a range of possible causes of this problem. Especially if you have fever it could be due to infection. There may be infection in the mouth, gums which can cause lymph node infection. Avoid bad posture at work, use good neck support, avoid wearing tight ties on neck, get enough sleep with proper posture as well. There can also be possible nerve irritation which can cause this problem. Better to get investigated by Surgeon for proper diagnosis and exact treatment.
Answered: Sat, 9 Jul 2011
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