ENT Knowledge Base

What is your symptom?

Neck

Neck

Neck pain is a very common medical condition all over the world. It can be simply caused by neck strain or whiplash. Certain kind of diseases such as pinched nerve, herniated disc also cause neck pain.

To make a accurate diagnosis, reviewing the history of symptoms is of vital importance. Apart from examination by professionals, CT scan is also used in making diagnosis.

Treatments of neck pain include pain-killers and surgical options which depend on the causes of symptoms

Lump in the Neck

Acute infections, tumors and cancer can all cause a mass or swelling of neck. The common causes of lumps in neck are mass in salivary glands or thyroid gland. Surgery is often performed to remove the lumps or masses. Medical advice without delay is recommended if lumps in neck present in both kids and grown-ups.