A member asked:

Had first rib removal surgery for a broken rib and now i'm having sharp pains in right shoulder (same side) under collar bone. could it be related?

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Dr. James Rochester answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes : I would wonder about scar tissue formation causing irritation in pain. Best to talk to your surgeon regarding this. Best of luck with this Dr. R

Answered 2/15/2015



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