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I am in severe pain, left neck, shoulder, & clavicle area. I have swelling about 3 inches across, in the cs joint area, very tender to touch. ?

I am in severe pain, left neck, shoulder, & clavicle area. I have swelling about 3 inches across, in the cs joint area, very tender to touch. ?

Abscess: You may be describing an abscess or pus pocket eg painful swelling. Best to go see your Family Doc ASAP for evaluation & treatment as you may need to get swelling lanced & drained then started on antibiotics. Go to Urgent Care or ER if necessary. You may apply warmth/heat temporarily if necessary. In meantime, mark circumference of swelling w/indelible pen to give docs some idea of spread. ...Read more

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Hi, I have severe pain around thec7t1 area, i played rugby for 30 years and displaced my clavicle last year. Is it wear and tear or should I get a scan?

Hi, I have severe pain around thec7t1 area, i played rugby for 30 years and displaced my clavicle last year. Is it wear and tear or should I get a scan?

Neck pain: A good physical examination coupled with radiographs should be illuminating and can provide the diagnosis in order to suggest best treatment. ...Read more

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I broke clavicle years ago but am having severe pain in it all the way to my fingers. Should i see a doctor?

I broke clavicle years ago but am having severe pain in it all the way to my fingers. Should i see a doctor?

Yes: We've noticed more recently that clavicle fractures don't heal as well as we had originally thought. I'd see an orthopedist, get x-rays to see if you have a nonunion and potentially have it fixed if its bothering you that much. ...Read more

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What are some causes of severe pain in the left rib cage?

Could: Be musculoskeletal. You dont have cancer right? Sometimes you can get a rib fracture - this happens is rowers... Competitive ones. ...Read more

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What can cause severe pain in left side up and under my ribs?

What can cause severe pain in left side up and under my ribs?

Many possibilities: Chest pain with deep breaths can be due to a number of causes, including costochondritis (a rib/cartilage pain, a rib fracture, muscular strain, a pneumothorax (partially collapsed lung), any number of lung diseases, and even heart disease. Although costochondritis is common, be sure to see your doctor to rule out other more serious causes, or the er if severe pain or short of breath. ...Read more

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What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can cause a sharp minor-severe pain in left abdomen? No fever. Feel naseous.

Many possibilities: There are many possible causes of left sided abdominal pain. The most common include constipation (which can be so painful that it can feel like appendicitis), diverticulitis, ovarian cysts & ectopic (tubal) pregancny. It could also be an infection (stomach flu, parasites), irritable bowel syndrome or colitis. Of these possibilities, ectopic pregnancy is the most serious.Good idea to see a doctor! ...Read more

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I have severe pain in left pelvis, especially when weight bearing and sleeping on L side since Oct. what could cause this if xray of L hip is normal?

Hip pain: You may need additional tests, severe pain since October should be evaluated! Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more