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Could sharp needle upper chest pain below my collar bone be caused by shoulder pain or injury.?

Could sharp needle upper chest pain below my collar bone be caused by shoulder pain or injury.?

Get it checked out: It could be from your shoulder but you should take this pain seriously. There is a slight chance it is coming from your heart. It's a good idea to go to the er. ...Read more

Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Bone Pain (Definition)

Depending on who is using the term, bone pain can be used to describe a pain that seems very deep, as opposed to something more superficial, or the term can be limited to pain that arises from the bone itself. There are other potential causes of deep pain other than pain from the bone including pain from a pinched nerve ...Read more


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Shoulder feels heavy have knots around from collar bone to vertabrain feels like bone is hitting bone my neck pops a lot?

Shoulder feels heavy have knots around from collar bone to vertabrain feels like bone is hitting bone my neck pops a lot?

Please see below: It looks like you have a condition called osteoarthritis of shoulder joint. Pain medications and exercise may be helpful, if this does not help, i would recommend you to see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in neck under left collar bone cancer?

What can cause pain in neck under left collar bone cancer?

Many things: Sure cancer can cause pain anywhere, but pain can be a symptom of many things. Please see a healthcare provider if this is a problem. ...Read more

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Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Pain from right hip bone to rib cage, why?

Could be many things: Depends on exact location, groin or outside of hip? Sharp pain that does not go away for while could be muscle pull but if it lasts > 3 weeks need xray and exam. ...Read more

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Pain around collar bone area. Could it be heartburn?

Pain around collar bone area. Could it be heartburn?

Need 2b specific: There are many possible causes of pain in the collar bone area. In order to narrow the list of possible diagnoses you need to be more specific about your pain - how long are you suffering?, when in the day is it happening?, what helps it? What makes it worse? Etc. Pain from heartburn is usually in the center front chest area, so this will not be my first guess. ...Read more

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Right chest shoulder and collar bone pain from year old injury, what could it be?

Right chest shoulder and collar bone pain from year old injury, what could it be?

Ligament injury: You probably injured the ac joint ligaments and that is the residual problem . Prolotherapy can help you, visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org to learn about prolotherapy and find a doctor. ...Read more

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Just wandering what's causing pain and stiffness in shoulder and collar bone and spine?

Clinical Evaluation: Go see your doctor as you will need a clinical examination to determine the cause of your pain and symptoms. ...Read more

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Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?

Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?

Get evaluated: Although it would be rare for someone of your age to have heart trouble, shoulder pain is often seen with ischemia of the heart. Also, patients with injury to the spleen can have left shoulder pain. See you doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Pain lower back spasms from rib cage,got it overnight while asleep.i d however suffer from rheumatoid arthritis?

Back pain: This could be all muscle, but you do have risk factors for occult fracture because of your rheumatoid. TYLENOL (acetaminophen) OR Motrin for starters. You should have a low threshold to get checked if not improving. ...Read more

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Bad habit of sleeping on arm. Causing shoulder pain, arm numbness, upper chest / collar bone tenderness. Neuropathy? What to do during sleep? Also pt?

Bad habit of sleeping on arm. Causing shoulder pain, arm numbness, upper chest / collar bone tenderness. Neuropathy? What to do during sleep? Also pt?

Sleeping on your arm: Puts a great deal of pressure on your rotator cuff and drives the cuff up into your shoulder blade and collarbone. It is akin to someone clamping you thigh for eight hours it is going to hurt. Furthermore your ac joint also can become inflamed. Finally the nerves in you arm get stretched and irritated. Try sleeping in a recliner, wear a shoulder immobilizer, or sleep with your back supported. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on the left chest while breathing under the collar bone. Gets better with ibuprofen?

Sharp pain on the left chest while breathing under the collar bone. Gets better with ibuprofen?

Could B costo-: -chondritis of the 1st rib, & the NSAID makes it better. A visit 2 a thoracic surgeon would help with the Dx & put Ur mind @ ease. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right side of neck itno collar bone on inhalation. ?

Sharp  pain in right side of neck itno collar bone on inhalation. ?

Scalene the pain: Hope you pardon the pun. The scalene muscles live on both sides of neck. Ive seen thousands of patients who report neck pain/discomfort and without fail, always the scalene muscles are so tight they are painful. get them stretched out. keep your shoulders down and neck stretched up. even when lifting with arms, keep your shoulders down. find s scalene muscle stretch from local physical therapist ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?

Pain in left side of chest, frequent belching, sternum pain while sleeping, pain in neck and shoulder when moving head a certain way worried lung canc?

Probably not cancer: Given those set of symptoms, would think more about GI origin and musculoskeletal, but definitely should be evaluated further. A ct of chest would rule out or rule in lung pathology which may be considered. ...Read more

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Excruciating pain in scapula, "mass" on mri. Bone spur or bone cancer?

Excruciating pain in scapula, "mass"  on mri. Bone spur or bone cancer?

Sorry to hear: This. A scapula is a very odd bone for a primary tumor, and also odd for something traveled to that bone, but it does no get bone spurs. A "mass" needs to be biopsied. However, it is more likely to be from some other place: lung, breast (w), prostate (m)...My last scapular met came from a kidney primary. ...Read more

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What can cause a sharp stabbing pain under the collar bone?

What can cause a sharp  stabbing pain under the collar bone?

Lots of things : Muscolulo-skeletal pain, pinched nerve, pulmonary problem, soft tissue changes. Go to your doctor for a history and physical. ...Read more

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Fell directly on patella. Pain at bottom. Also pain when lightly touching surface of bone. Surrounding muscle tightness. Maybe hairline fracture?

Fell directly on patella. Pain at bottom. Also pain when lightly touching surface of bone. Surrounding muscle tightness. Maybe hairline fracture?

Possibly : The mechanism and symptoms you are describing could certainly represent a patella fracture. You might consider being seen for an X-ray just to make sure it does not need to be mobilized. Non displaced patella fractutes can be treated without surgery, but if it displaces surgery is often required. ...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

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more