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2,160 Possible Causes for Neck Swelling

  • Goiter

    A visible neck swelling is rarely present. However, the enlargement may be felt during a physical examination.[healthhype.com] Signs will begin with the swelling of the lower part of the neck.[health.ccm.net] Should patients develop neck swelling or difficulty breathing, they should go immediately to the nearest emergency room. Complications Bleeding Infection .[woundcaresociety.org]

  • Infectious Mononucleosis

    […] side of your neck – swollen glands extreme tiredness or exhaustion tonsillitis that isn't getting better These are glandular fever symptoms.[nhs.uk] Swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, and groin—for which the disease is sometimes called glandular fever—occurs in some people.[britannica.com] If the throat is infected, for example, the lymph nodes of the neck may swell.[web.archive.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    During the physical exam, the doctor will check for a weak or rapid pulse rate, enlargement of the heart, swollen neck veins, swelling of the liver, fluid retention, sounds[advocatehealth.com] Fatigue or weakness Shortness of breath during physical activity Difficulty breathing when lying in a flat position Waking at night feeling short of breath Swollen neck ([dx.doi.org] […] jugular ) veins Abdominal swelling ( ascites ) from excess fluid Lower leg or foot swelling ( pedal edema ) Palpitations (sensation of fast or irregular heartbeat) A detailed[dx.doi.org]

  • Aneurysm

    , back or chest Coughing and/or hoarseness Trouble breathing or swallowing Neck swelling Clammy skin Nausea and vomiting Rapid heart rate General sense that something is wrong[medstarheartinstitute.org] Symptoms of aortic aneurysm may be related to the location, size and growth rate of the aneurysm and can include: Pain in the chest, neck, and/or back Swelling of the head[marfan.org] Symptoms of a ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm include pain in the chest, back and neck, coughing, breathlessness, swallowing difficulties, hoarseness of the voice, swelling[betterhealth.vic.gov.au]

  • Ludwig's Angina

    Bilateral symmetric neck swelling and pain, fever and dysphagia are seen in initial stages.[symptoma.com] This case is of a 76-year-old man who presented to the emergency department with a 24-h history of a progressive tense, tender midline neck swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her oral examination showed trismus, elevated tongue and neck swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Graves Disease

    […] to swell or bulge Hand tremors Heat intolerance Nervousness or irritability Rapid and irregular heartbeat Trouble sleeping Weight loss In addition, the eyes of people with[mountsinai.org] Some people may notice a swelling in their neck because of an enlarged thyroid. How is Graves’ disease diagnosed?[news-medical.net] It may appear as swelling in the front of the neck. Goiters caused by Graves’ disease (diffuse thyrotoxic goiters) can be small or large.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Subcutaneous Emphysema

    swelling as the initial symptoms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pneumomediastinum is usually characterized by chest pain, dyspnea, and neck swelling caused by subcutaneous emphysema.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We present the case of a 22-year-old primigravida with symptoms of neck swelling and difficulty breathing 3 hours after uneventful vaginal delivery.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Thyroid Cyst

    A 75-year-old male patient presented to the outpatients department who had had thyroid swelling for the last 50 years and a discharging neck sinus from the swelling with ulceration[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] My neck seems to swell in the heat and I have started getting hoarse and pain in neck. My internist said to have another ct in 2 months and another sonor in 3 months.[medhelp.org] I didn't have any symptoms other than a small swelling in my neck that grew to a larger swelling. The neck ached and that is the most noticeable change - no aching![gransnet.com]

  • Angioedema

    This patient was suffering two days from swelling on her face and neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Some authors have suggested that swelling anywhere on the head and neck should heighten suspicion of airway compromise and should prompt advanced examination.[airwayelearning.com] Swelling on the outside of the neck is uncomfortable but does not affect breathing.[allergy.org.au]

  • Lymphadenitis

    […] in the neck Pain in the neck Facial swelling Fever and chills Persistent sore throat.[epainassist.com] The symptoms that are highly suggestive of lymphadenitis are swollen lymph nodes, neck mass, and neck swelling, although you may still have lymphadenitis without those symptoms[symcat.com] In the process, the nodes closest to the infection can become sore and swollen — for instance, the lymph nodes in your neck may swell when you have a sore throat.[fortishealthcare.com]

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