I am 37 years old female. I having a trobbing (vein) in the left side of my neck with no pain. I happens a couple times a days and last for a few minutes. It has been going on about a week. But today it is happening more than usually!
A throbbing in neck could be caused by some partial blockage in the vein, a main vein in the neck... I forget what that is called/named. If the condition continues it would be a good idea, I think, to have a doctor check it out. I believe a Primary Care doctor (don't need a specialist) can listen to the vein with a stethoscope and hear if there is any unusual flow noises, even if it isn't throbbing at the time of the check.
It is unlikely that you have this condition at your young age, but if symptoms continue a medical check-up should be done.
My hubby has heart problems and started feeling as if his heart's palpitations were felt in his left aorta....I took him to the ER and it ha been diagnosed that is related to his heart illness. He's still at the hospital as there are more tests scheduled to take place this upcoming week... :(
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.