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How do you tell if your collarbone or clavicle is broken?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
X-ray: Also, the fracture can usually be easily felt.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
X ray: X ray to be sure, but swelling over the area, bruising, tenderness, and crepitation (crunching sounds) when pressed.

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