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A 36-year-old member asked:

Swollen lymph node above right collar bone any thing to worry about?

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Dr. Joseph Fay
51 years experience
Yes and No: You need a through physical examination to determine the significance.
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A 18-year-old male asked:

What does a swollen lymph node on your collar bone mean?

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Dr. Greg Hinson
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Most likely...: It means that your body is fighting off an infection. If it doesn't resolve, continues to grow, or becomes painful, see your doctor.
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 56 years experience
lymph chain is right under it as it goes up 2 the neck, or as it descends from the neck.
Sep 13, 2013
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A female asked:

What is a hard lymph node swollen on my right collar bone?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Reactive: The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes "react" to viral infections. This is their job description. They enlarge to help fight the infection. It it's larger than a marble or has been their for more than 2 weeks, have your doctor take a look at it.
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Last updated Sep 12, 2013

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