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Causes Of Swelling Near Right Clavicle
Can sternocleidomastoid muscle cause swelling to lymph nodes at the base of my neck just behind clavicle ?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
What can cause front neck spasms and pain swelling around clavicle? I have Ehlers Danlos Sundrome could this be dislocation or cervical spine bulge?
Hard to know what caused that but you must set up an appointment for your wife! Hope all goes well.
Please keep me posted. ...Read more
What could be the cause of the swelling between my neck and shoulder? Is that a place for lymph nodes?
Could be: Lymph nodes are all over the body. You cannot feel most of them but the head and neck area have many which can be felt and that shallow pocket above your collarbone is one area where they are appreciated. There are, however, other causes for swelling and depending upon your symptoms, if this doesn't go away see your doctor. ...Read more
Right sided back pain and swelling next to the shoulder blade, Ice has made no difference, what is the best cause of action?
See your physician: First, you need to find the cause. A number of problems can produce the symptoms that you have. You need to see your physician. A thorough history and physician exam, probably with Xrays or the area may provide the answer. Sometimes, further tests are required. Once you can identify the specific cause, it can be properly treated. ...Read more
What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable ?
Various: 44y female w. spinal stenosis, disk degeneration, loss cervical lordosis & history shoulder surgery w. severe unilateral Superior trapezius painful muscle spasm, esp. shoulder blade. POTENTIALLY CAUSAL: crossed Trapesium muscles, see below, large breasts, anterior sloped shoulders, swan neck, asymmetric shoulders, tilted head, thoraco-lumbar scoliosis & repetitive stress on computer looking left. ...Read more
I have had some swelling at base of neck, going into shoulder (trapezius). I recently felt a small lymph node in that area - what are potential causes?
Terrible pain and sometimes swelling of right neck, base of skull to shoulder. What could cause this?
I have swelling bruising and a very strong tingling sensation on my left collarbone what would cause this?
Exam: although this sounds traumatic, suggest a physical exam and blood testing. ...Read more
9 yr old son with left shoulder aching for appx 2 weeks. No know. Injury or swelling, redness, warmth. Possible causes?
Joint Pains: Any chronic pain without a known source of injury should be reviewed by your pediatrician. ...Read more
I have slight swelling in my right armpit, could working out the knots in my shoulder blades cause this? I just had mammo & ultrasound, both clear.
I have a swelling on the left side of my rib cage, at the same time I have frozen shoulder, was massage on the back spinal cord area. What causes it?
Rib cage swelling: There may be many different reasons why you have swelling around your rib cage. Possible causes include, but are not limited to: rib contusion, rib fracture, costochondritis, shingles, and intercostal neuritis. I would seek a formal evaluation from a qualified medical professional - especially if your swelling is associated with chest pain and/or associated skin lesions. ...Read more
Can a cortisone injection in my shoulder be the cause of a lot of pain and swelling in my forearm and wrist?
Not typically: Unless you are having a reaction to the injection. Probably unrelated. ...Read more
What causes swelling in lower back and limited range of motion in the shoulder area as well as Charlie horses?
I have a soft swelling on the right side between the collarbone and neck. There is no lump and not painful. But sometimes caused light headed when tou?
Cervical steroid injection caused severe shoulder pain. 18 days later getting worse. Huge bruse and swelling band on arm?
Get checked: You would certainly want to be checked immediately. There are multiple potential causes, from potential complications from the epidural to conditions that may be unrelated to the neck or epidural but could still be dangerous such as an axillary vein thrombosis. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
What could cause chronic elbow pain with swelling. Pain radiates to hand and wrist. Sometimes to shoulder. At times jabbing pain. Have had for a year.
See physician: To be sure. However, this could be a couple things, including a chronic bursitis which is causing pressure on the ulnar nerve causing the radiating pain. There are a number of other structures in the elbow that can cause chronic inflammation though and thorough history and physical is necessary with possible imaging. ...Read more
Many: Thre are many rheumatologic conditons that could cause your symptoms. One would need to know your history, your overall health, medications, allergies, history and other information. You need a good exam, lab studies and perhaps x-rays. I would recommend you see your pcp, a rheumatologist or an orthopedist. You could have anthing from a minor problem to a severe problem. Get checked out! ...Read more
Can acne on shoulder and arms cause mild, painless swelling of one posterior cervical lymph node (~1cm)? How long could it last?
Causes a pea size painful cervial lymph node, no infection present. Lots myofascial neck pain and shoulder pain and swelling on that side. Normal CBC, C-spine MRI, ultrasound done 6 months ago. Any other tests tests would be helpful?
Probably normal: Small lymph nodes (like pea-size) are normal. Most likely it was inflamed and maybe now scarred from some distant past infection. Probably unlreated to your pain problem. Check with your doctor if you remain concerned -- but if she reassures you all is well, then no more tests or exams will be necessary. ...Read more
Would Thoracic Outlet Syndrome cause bad pain in left side of neck, swollen veins and pain / swelling in left side of throat and left shoulder pain?
I recently noticed the area above my right clavicle was swollen and hard. Now my other one is swelling. What's wrong?
Swelling : I am not sure but would get examined to be sure you are okay. It could be swollen lymph nodes which is concerning ...Read more
I have a deep pain 2 inches below my clavicle, towards my armpit and I have just noticed swelling. Could it be serious?
I think my daughter might have broken her clavicle but there's no bruising or swelling but when i touch that area she says it hurts ?
May not see bruise: The clavicle is one of the more common bones to break in the body.In kids it can crack & be maintained in place by its surrounding fibrous sheath & the only initial sx may be point tenderness at the point of the crack. Within a day or two a bump may arise over the surface of the bone.If the kid doesn't want to use the arm/shoulder & complains about that location it is worth a visit. ...Read more
If I press just under my right clavicle it is super tender. It feels like a major bruise, yet there is no visible bruise or swelling.
Continue to monitor: I would continue to monitor it. It depending upon where along the clavicle you are experiencing the tenderness it could be a bone bruise, muscle or joint sprain or even tender lymph nodes. In the absence of trauma, decreased function or worsening of symptoms, watching waiting would be appropriate. Certainly, see your primary care physician if it worsens. ...Read more
My dad, 48, diabetic, recent right clavicle injury has lead to swelling and increased pain after a recent fall. Seen doctor, still in pain? What now?
Have it re-evaluated: If symptoms have increased, have it re-evaluated. ...Read more
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