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Tightness between collar bone and breast on left side. Near funny bone tingling. Went to ER and had blood work an X-rays done. All normal. Constant?

Tightness between collar bone and breast on left side. Near funny bone tingling. Went to ER and had blood work an X-rays done. All normal. Constant?

Glad all is okay: It good to have normal results. I know you still feel all these odd symptoms but it's good to know it is not a sign of something physically threatening. Consider therapy to address your anxiety and learn to manage it. Best! ...Read more

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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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Wierd pain above breast but below collar bone on the left side of My chest what could this be? :

Wierd pain above breast but below collar bone on the left side of My chest what could this be? :

This may be: From a pinched nerve in your neck at C6-7 level (s)
(or the early signs of SHINGLES in that nerve)
This can cause referred pain to your shoulder/upper chest!

Check it out with your Primary Care Provider!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have pain on the left side of my body, rib cage, breast and collar bone. What could be the reason?

I have pain on the left side of my body, rib cage, breast and collar bone. What could be the reason?

Get examined: It seems this is a distribution of a nerve and likely from the long thoracic nerve due to the extent of involvement up and down and not along a dermatome alone. This is probably from your cervical spine. Other things can cause this like zoster but no rashes has been mentioned. Go see your doctor and have an exam and have it explained to you. ...Read more

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Dull pain on and of about two inches below my collar bone. On my left breast, it comes and goes some days.

Dull pain on and of about two inches below my collar bone. On my left breast, it comes and goes some days.

Likely muscle pain: Go see your dr for an ekg just to be sure it's not heart related. God bless u! ...Read more

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Female, recently got a small ball like form above the left breast but under the collar bone. Hurts when touched, had it for 4 days now. What is it?

Female, recently got a small ball like form above the left breast but under the collar bone. Hurts when touched, had it for 4 days now. What is it?

Lymoh node: Had to say without doing an exam, but most likely an infected lymph node. Put warm washcloth on it. Should get smaller with time. Go to doctor if it gets much bigger. ...Read more

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Hard mass in right breast but also feels lumpy and sore in chest below collar bone, what could this be?

Hard mass in right breast but also feels lumpy and sore in chest below collar bone, what could this be?

Go get it checked ou: You need to check it out with your general practioner or your gyne doc. This needs to be looked at, felt, and examined and possible additional testing needs to be done. This could be a lymph node, inflammatoin, or it could be cancer (not to scare you). Please go get this looked at asap. ...Read more

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Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Hard lump above breast but below collar bone? Only on one side. Hard non painful.

Get examined: Chances of a significant illness/disease exist. Not necessarily so, but I would recommend an examination and discussion with a local provider, ASAP. ...Read more

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Something is wrong with my breast bone, sternum or collar bone. What kind of exams/tests do I need to find out?

Something is wrong with my breast bone, sternum or collar bone. What kind of exams/tests do I need to find out?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Pain in right side above my breast but lower then my collar bone. Very sore at times does not hurt then touch?

Pain in right side above my breast but lower then my collar bone. Very sore at times does not hurt then touch?

Costochondritis: You may have costochondritis, it is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your collar bone. It could also be chest muscle soreness if you lift weights, do chest exercises, or have a cough. You can try taking ibuprofen to see if it helps but see your doctor if doesn't improve or if you have associated shortness of breath, heart racing, lightheadedness, or feeling tired ...Read more

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Pain on right side above breast 1-2 inches below collar bone. Diangosis with gallstones waiting on dr appt on 24th?

Pain on right side above breast 1-2 inches below collar bone. Diangosis with gallstones waiting on dr appt on 24th?

Search Elsewhere: Gallbladder disease typically causes attacks of pain localized to the right-upper abdomen (under the breast), often w/nausea+/- vomiting. This pain may move around into the right-mid back or even the shoulder, but I have never seen constant pain by the clavicle. Gallstones w/o symptoms do not warrant rx, and if they did, you would need to a see a surgeon. I would return to your primary md. ...Read more

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Pain below my collar bone but not near breast, have little difficulty in breathing. Xray normal no abnormality reported.

Pain below my collar bone but not near breast, have little difficulty in breathing. Xray normal no abnormality reported.

Pain: Does it hurt when pushing in the area? Any lumps or bumps? Have they done an EKG? I would see your MD if it continues and you have troubles breathing. ...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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What could be causing me to have sharp pain and tightness in the upper right side of my chest above the breast near my armpit under collar bone?

What could be causing me to have sharp pain and tightness in the upper right side of my chest above the breast near my armpit under collar bone?

Strain: If you recently did more or different physical activity than usual or injured yourself you could have injured a rib muscle, shoulder tendon or joint in your collar bone (AC joint) ...Read more

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I had my gall bladder removed one month ago and last week I started having chest pains on the left side by my collar bone and top of breast.

Unrelated: I can't think of any way that that could be related. It's a new problem that should be checked out. Sorry! ...Read more

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I've had a pain in my left shoulder. Low above my breast but below my collar bone. All day, for no apparent reason. Now its pulling in my neck?

I've had a pain in my left shoulder. Low above my breast but below my collar bone. All day, for no apparent reason. Now its pulling in my neck?

Pain: Pain in that area could be due to radiation from a shoulder tendonitis or be due to inflammation or strain of a pectoral muscle from some activity or exercise. Cold or hot packs and NSAIDS like ibuprofen may help. See your Physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more

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I woke up with an ache in my left rib cage and on my left collar bone as well, still remaining. No pain or irregularities in the breast. Help?

I woke up with an ache in my left rib cage and on my left collar bone as well, still remaining. No pain or irregularities in the breast. Help?

Not clear: The reason is not obvious with what you have said. There might be more to the story as there is not enough history provided Are you an athlete. Have you been in any trauma.? The likelihood of a heart issue is small. If this persist however see your doctor tomorrow. ...Read more

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Pain & lump above left breast & below collar bone. Annoying pain but intensifies oblong shaped & feels like a bone, also pain between shoulder blade?

Get it looked at: Definitely get it looked at. Start with you primary physician and they can make an assessment if you need to see a musculoskeletal specialist or other specialist. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about a hollow dent beginning under collar bone. Had breast reconstruction 2/6/14.I have round high profile silicone implants?

Should I be concerned about a hollow dent beginning under collar bone. Had breast reconstruction 2/6/14.I have round high profile silicone implants?

Have it looked at: In some patients reconstructed with implants, soft tissue deficits may appear especially if they are thin or the mastectomy flaps were thin. Sometimes the capsule around the implant may be getting tighter. Best to check with your plastic surgeon. In some patients fat grafting may improve the situation. ...Read more

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My left breast gettin bigger armpit & chest puffy up to collar bone no rash, pimpling or red should I be concern?

My left breast gettin bigger armpit & chest puffy up to collar bone no rash, pimpling or red should I be concern?

Please go to ER: Could be a number of things that need to be evaluated right away. These are very unusual symptoms. Usually redness and pain is present with infection. The symptoms you describe could be due to subcutaneous emphysema, air trapped under the skin. Usually occurs in the chest and neck area. Skin would feel crackly to touch. ...Read more

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I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

I'm 26 yrs 1st time mom (20 months baby)who still breastfeeding. But yesterday morning I found a small lump above my breast below the collar bone& hurt.

WOW: My wife stopped at 13 months and I thought wow. As with my wife and son your baby is not getting anything at this point from the breast feeding except comfort assuming a regular solid food diet so it is time to stop. That said assuming there is no history in your family of malignancy I would see my obgyn to have it checked and proceed from there. ...Read more