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Indigestion And Collar Bone Pain
Yes you should: Pain collar bone could coming for both ends, one toward the breast bone the other toward the shoulder the one from the shoulder is more common. ...Read more
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
Left collar bone pain at the corner close to the central for 2 months. Have seen cardiologist. Labs and echo are all fine. What' d be other cause?
Musculoskeletal: Central clavicular pain could be due to inflammatory or traumatic pain in the joint between the sternum and clavicle; or the upper ribs and sternum; depending on the history associated with this pain. ...Read more
Mal-union: Is not normal to continue with pain unless the bone has developed a mal union or a non union, if that is the case need to be corrected. ...Read more
Shoulder pain: Any kind of uncommon pain should be evaluated by a physician. Please consult with an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in shoulders for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: This sounds like it could be a pinched nerve in the cervical spine, which can cause radiating pain down the neck into the shoulder and down the arm. Alternatively, there could be shoulder pathology causing similar symptoms. Even upper lung pathology can cause similar symptoms. This can be difficult to differentiate so see a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Collar bone pain when I get up from laying down. Along with excruciating chest, stomach and back pain. What could it be.
Collar bone pain: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-14% percent of the adult population in the US leading to nerve problem. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist. It is a conservative non-surgical treatment. ...Read more
Possibly: The rotator cuff is located beneath both the acromion and the clavicle. The body has a tough time deciding where the pain is because of the low density of nerve fibers and organs in the area. Therefore rotator cuff pain can be across the back, in the clavicle or down the arm. You should get it checked out. ...Read more
Unracked a barbell, stood in the squat position-it felt like a giant nerve around clavicle moved. Now have collar bone pain and muscle tightness..
I have intense bone pain in hips, ribs, collar bone, shoulder blades, never below the waist. Also, extreme mental and physical fatigue. What to do?
See a doctor:
The answer probably does not lie in talking about it on the internet
i would recommend that you be evaluated by a physician
there are many things that could cause these symptoms but it won't be figured out without some face to face interaction
best wishes in feeling better. ...Read more
I've been experiencing bone pain in my arms and legs. It is worst when sitting still or sleeping. Also, I have a swollen collar bone on one side.
You must see an Orthopedic doctor. You will be examined, lab data will be obtained, and almost certainly several images will be taken.
Please let me know what develops. ...Read more
I feel pain in my left side of neck, like if a vein is swollen, left collar bone pain everyday, left ear, left jaw, left shoulder, left varicocele?
Neck pain: Perhaps you have an infection or another condition that requires a doctor to examine you. Please visit one soon. ...Read more
Get a medical exam: A medical examination can help you here. An x-ray of the clavicle can show if there is any fracture. But this is only likely if you have had some serious trauma. Otherwise it could be some internal disease of the clavicle...This too should show up on a plane film (x-ray) of the clavicle. ...Read more
Deep clavicle collar bone pain and neck pain and headaches. Extremely stiff shoulders and trapezius muscles. What could cause these interlinked pains?
Many possible causes: Your symptoms focus on likely problems with upper back and neck muscles vs. The cervical spine and upper thoracic spinals areas. The problem could be as simple as trapezius or rotator cuff sprain or as complex as a herniated cervical disc with pain radiating to the shoulders and upper back. You need to see your P ...Read more
If you have collar bone pain for 4 weeks could it be from torn ligaments? Had CT and it was negative. Had steroid injections with no relief
Yes possibly with a:
History (hx) of an accident or injury to that part of the body. Otherwise you might be having referred pain from a cause in the neck/spine. Any numbness/tingling in fingers/arms etc, or a hx of injury to the neck even in distant past (long ago).
You might benefit from a MRI of the c spine, if the hx suggests. ...Read more
Hard lump on collar bone. Pain runs from chest to arm. Dosent hurt when moves it. Fatigue and naseau.?
Multiple causes!: Need to see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Collar bone pain, swelling. X-ray, CT scan nl. Labs for sed rate, cpk, creatinine kinase, CBC all nl. Pcp, pain dr stumped. Any ideas or suggestions?
Do you lift weights?: If you lift weights (benchpress), that might be the culprit. The muscles and ligaments that attach to the collarbone are shown in the diagram. If your pain is at one of these places, you likely have a strain from lifting. If you've fallen on your outstretched arm, the same thing can happen. Also, ask your doctor about osteonecrosis (dying bone due to lack of blood supply). Hope that helps! ...Read more
No: These issues would be unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Skintag in center of collarbone. Was cut open, sore, red, now feeling pain in neck area, not sure if it's vein or bone pain. Is this serious?
Chest, shoulder, collar bone and breast bone pain and bellow. No heart issue. Worsen when bending and movement. Which specialist should I go?
Collar bone: Unusual area to develop cramp like pains, get it checked by an md ...Read more
If it concerns you-: -then a visit to your dermatologist is in order. It needs eyes & hands on evaluation. ...Read more
It depends: A lipoma, a benign fatty tumor, has a characteristic feel. It is squishy, rubbery, and moves easily under the skin. A doctor diagnoses a lipoma by feel, location, and absence of other symptoms. If the lipoma doesn't grow and isn't causing symptoms, most doctors leave them alone. If a lipoma grows or becomes painful, an ultrasound or biopsy might be needed. ...Read more
Doubt it: Collar bone has little to do with posture. ...Read more
What to do if I broke my left collar bone and can't workout for 3 weeks how workout with right hand?
Broken collarbone: Has your doctor told you it is ok to work out? If you are clear to work out, you could trying doing some exercise with a dumbell or a resistance band in your right hand. Just make sure you are safe and don't overdo it as your balance may be off. Also, make sure it doesn't cause too much pain in your left collarbone. ...Read more
I got a mole near my collar bone and I want it removed without it leaving any marks/scarring is this possible?
No: A nevus (aka mole) is a common and usually harmless lesion. Removal requires either cutting it out with a scalpel and closing skin with suture or removal by some destructive technique (laser, dermabasion, cautery, etc). All techniques will result in some form of scarring that will leave a visible mark. If the mole has any suspicious features for cancer, a sample should be sent to a pathologist. ...Read more
What to do if I have hair one or two inches below my collar bone and I want it mid arm. So how long did it take you?
WHAT???????: This makes no sense @ all. Try again! ...Read more
Hi, very tiny lump on right side of the neck, maybe, middle to lower. Not collar bone. It seems to be flattening. I hate google!
I have a squishy feeling lump on my upper rib cage below my collar bone that is painless and immobile. I am a 21 year old female?
Sub clavicle lump: Painless is good, immobile is not, so get it looked at by a physician ...Read more
I'm a female who broke her collar bone and had the surgery to fix it. Am I able to have sex? If so is it ok to lay flat on back?
Ok: You can do whatever is comfortable. Don't hang from the chandelier ...Read more
I can palpate my 2 supraclavicular lymph nodes. They aprx. 1.2 cm above my collar bone. They are small and rubbery. Is it normal?
Merits evaluation: Although lymph nodes above the clavicles are usually not prominent enough to be felt, they are not necessarily abnormal. However, a careful exam, possibly including chest X-rays, would be appropriate. Disease in the head and neck, throat, lungs and blood can cause enlarged supraclavicular lymph nodes. Disease can include cancer, infections and autoimmune disease. ...Read more
When I touch the back of my neck/head, shoulders and my collar bone it hurts, like it's bruised. No injuries. It just started last night?
Collar bone pain: Often this is found with acromioclavicular disorders. The middle age and older set frequently get arthritis of the "ac" joint. But younger folks more often get sprains. Without trauma, a common cause is from overuse. Too much tennis, push-ups, or especially weight lifting can create such high loads that soreness and inflammation can develope - also called distal clavicle osteolysis. ...Read more
I'm a 37yr old female with almost all the symptoms of hypothyroidism but I have also had a lump above my left collar bone for about 3mths?
Get evaluation!: There are several causes for hypothyroidism, including causes that cause the gland to grow quite large. You would do well to consult an endocrinologist. A doctor that studies endocrine system including thyroid. This Could be goiter, a cyst, or something more insidious. Only a careful history and examination and blood tests and perhaps imaging studies of thyroid gland will tell. Don't delay!! ...Read more
Not sure if I have a palpable supraclavicular lymph node or not. Should be able to feel tissue and tendons deep in hollow above collar bone?
Probably normal: People can easily feel muscles, tendons, and other irregularities if they try, this site or elsewhere. Anything you have to work hard to decide if it's abnormal probably is not. Repeated poking can cause tenderness and swelling -- and what was previously normal becomes nonspecifically inflamed and that much harder to diagnose. If you remain concerned, see a doctor. In the meantime, hands off. ...Read more
On my left side my underarm is swollen and under my collar bone on my left side hurts as well. What could cause this? And should I see my pcp
Am I suppose to be able to grab something near my collar bone below Adams apple? It's soft and tender. Tender to touch. Ate sharp foods yester.
Varies: There are some structures in the area you are discribing including the thyroid cartilage, the thyroid itself, and the carotid tubercle. But if something is swollen, tender, warm, painful, or just clearly different than your baseline; I would definitely be checked. If nothing else it can be reassuring. ...Read more
I broke my collar bone 6 years ago, and I never had surgery. It significantly shortened the length between my sternum and shoulder (1 inch).?
Clavicle malunion: When the clavicle heals in a shortened position, it affects the position of the scapula (termed pseudo-winging), thus affecting shoulder function. If the deformity is "significant", corrective osteotomy (re-break bone) may be needed with a bone graft inserted between the cut ends. The goal is to restore the clavicle to the correct length. Consult with a shoulder specialist who has experience. ...Read more
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