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What could cause a huge bump on one's collar bone?

What could cause a huge bump on one's collar bone?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Tests were fine. Recently been tired a lot. Noticed tiny bumps on each collar bone, been getting aches/pain along shoulders/ collarbones. Anything?

Tests were fine. Recently been tired a lot. Noticed tiny bumps on each collar bone, been getting aches/pain along shoulders/ collarbones. Anything?

Probably not: The aches and pains may well be strain due to activity. If the bumps spread or you start to have other problems, do discuss wit your medical provider. ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my collar bone ~2 years. It's one smooth red bump, like a small blister filled with blood. It popped a month ago and still thr?

I have a red bump under my collar bone ~2 years. It's one smooth red bump, like a small blister filled with blood. It popped a month ago and still thr?

Cherry angioma?: Or some other type of noncancerous cyst if stays the same and round and same color, have it taken off by dermatologist just to be sure not changing espec. If grwoing or changing ...Read more

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Small, hard, non movable bump directly on my collar bone, it's been there for a few months, what could it be?

Small, hard, non movable bump directly on my collar bone, it's been there for a few months, what could it be?

More info needed: What part of the collarbone, close to breastbone or close to shoulder? Tender to touch? Painful? How long there? Any recent injuries? Any history of broken collarbone as child? Might be healed fracture site; might be a-c joint separation; might be bone cyst. See doc for exam; radiograph may b needed to further define lump. ...Read more

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I have a red pea sized non painful moveable bump on my right collar bone. What could this be?

I have a red pea sized non painful moveable bump on my right collar bone. What could this be?

Lymph node: Likely a lymph node. If it gets bigger or it doesn't go away after a week or two, have your physician look at it. ...Read more

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Small, hard, stationary, very painful bump on medial aspect of collar bone? . .. Sudden development. No trauma. 37 yr old female. Non smoker.

Small, hard, stationary, very painful bump on medial aspect of collar bone? . .. Sudden development. No trauma. 37 yr old female. Non smoker.

See ur doc: This could be many things but better to know than guess. A history and exam, with possible biopsy if needed, can answer the question. Be healthy and well! ...Read more

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Bump on right side below collar bone with pain and right shoulder hurts. What is this?

Bump on right side below collar bone with pain and right shoulder hurts. What is this?

Hard to say: There are a number of possibilities, and usually a detailed exam and appropriate tests can determine the diagnosis and treatment options can then be given. The coracoid process is a bone structure just below the collar bone and there are a number of structures that insert on it and may be inflamed or even torn. Consider being checked, thankyou. ...Read more

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I just found a small bump on my neck right above my left collar bone. Do I need to be concerned?

I just found a small bump on my neck right above my left collar bone. Do I need to be concerned?

Yes: Depending on where exactly the bump is, this could be anything from swollen lymph glands, through infection, to cancer. You should be especially concerned if you smoke. Get yourself checked. ...Read more

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So I'm really freaking out I have this bump on my neck just above my collar bone I can move it and it doesn't hurt it's about 2cm long just under skin?

So I'm really freaking out I have this bump on my neck just above my collar bone I can move it and it doesn't hurt it's about 2cm long just under skin?

Don't freak: Just go to the doctor and get it checked out. It might be a swollen lymph node, it might be a benign little fatty tumor called a lipoma, it may be nothing. Don't freak out! It's a waste of energy. ...Read more

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Spontanious sharp pain (comes and goes) below left collar bone. Doesn't worsten with movement...Slight bump. (22 year old + anxiety). help?

Spontanious sharp pain (comes and goes) below left collar bone. Doesn't worsten with movement...Slight bump. (22 year old + anxiety). help?

Does not: "sound" serious! Are you "poking" at it???? A strained neck muscle can cause a pain in that area. Ge it checked out by your Primary Care Provider so you can reduce your anxiety and (i bet) stop "poking" at it!
Hope this helps!
DR Z ...Read more

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3-4 soft mobile bumps on neck. Both right & left side. Left side is 3.5" above collar bone, 2nd left at ear level. The right is 2" above collar.?

Could be sick.: Lymph nodes often enlarge in areas of infection or inflammation. If you have symptoms in that anatomic region, then perhaps there's a good reason for them to be swollen. If not, and they persist beyond one month, you might want to consider them getting checked out and perhaps even removed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Hi I have back and left chest pain until left neck and there is small bump or lump in my lower left collar bone. I feel severe chest and neck pain?

Get checked out!: You could be having a heart related condition so get checked out today. Go to the Emergency Room now.

It could also be muscular in nature and still need to be checked out by your local doctor. ...Read more

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Hard lump/bump above right breast but below collar bone. Also have pain on upper right arm. What could it be?

Hard lump/bump above right breast but below collar bone. Also have pain on upper right arm. What could it be?

Be seen: I definitely would not hesitate to be seen. In that area, the most common cause would likely be a swollen lymph node, which can often come before or after a febrile illness. Although it would be unusual in your age group, I would not hesitate to be seen by a general surgeon if it does not resolve to make sure it is not a neoplastic process. ...Read more

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I have small bumps directly under nose, on chest near collar bone&on shoulder into my upper arm on right arm. I'm not sexually active at all.

I have small bumps directly under nose, on chest near collar bone&on shoulder into my upper arm on right arm. I'm not sexually active at all.

Rashes are tough: Rashes are tough to diagnose without history or pictures. A common rash under the nose is impetigo caused by Staph. Consider a video consult so that we can look at it. ...Read more

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I found a tiny bumb on my collar bone. Can it be cancer?

I found a tiny bumb on my collar bone. Can it be cancer?

Probably no: ...But any nodule or lesion than fails to go away should be properly evaluated by a health professional. ...Read more

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What to do if I found a tiny bumb on my collar bone could it be cancer?

Very unlikely, check: Many of us have various lumps and bumps that have been present for a long time and we're not aware of them, until something happens to bring our attention there -- someone else points it out, you bruise the area, you have pain. We always assume it's NEW, but may have been there a long time. Bumps on the collarbone may be extra bone, muscle, scar, or a lump in the fat or skin. See a Dr. For exam ...Read more

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Fracturing of collar bone what's the cure?

No cure: Fx clavicle must be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Collar bone pain years after break?

Did it heal: Has it always been painful? Did it heal? Did it just begin to hurt again? Where exactly does it hurt. More info needed. ...Read more

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How can I fix my dislocated collar bone?

How can I fix my dislocated collar bone?

Need an orthopod: You need to see an orthopedic doctor or go to the er to have this evaluated if it is very painful. ...Read more

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Could surgery hurt around the collar bone?

Could surgery hurt around the collar bone?

Yes and no: Each and every surgery carries risk of complications and untoward consequences and outcomes. If you are in need of surgery due to a fractured collar bone, you need to consult with your orthopedic specialist regarding your options, risks and complications. Typically, those surgeries are less complicated than others and heal fairly quickly. ...Read more

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Why does my collar bone making popping noises?

Why does my collar bone making popping noises?

Arthritis: It is likely some mild arthritis causing some clicking and popping. Unless it is hurting I would not focus too much on the noise. Lots of shoulders make noise. ...Read more

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Why is the area around my collar bone inflammed?

Why is the area around my collar bone inflammed?

Lifting weights: I see that you are 21 years old. The most common reason for this in a presumably healthy and active person is resistance exercises with the upper extremity. Classic examples include lifting weights, push-ups, and even certain yoga positions such as downward dog or plank. These activities cause a lot of force to go through the ac joint and collarbone. ...Read more

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My collar bone hurts, should I get an X-ray done?

Injury?: If you had a trauma, get it evaluated. If the pain has been going on for some time, get it evaluated. ...Read more