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Lump above collar bone worries me. Growing slowly.?

Lump above collar bone worries me. Growing slowly.?

See specalist: You may have a ganglion cyst eminating from the joint. Or it could be some other type of mass. See a physician asap. ...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


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I have a damaged vocal cord due to Thyroidectomy, lately i noticed an internal lump above collar bone left to the neck, could it be related?

I have a damaged vocal cord due to Thyroidectomy, lately i  noticed an internal lump above collar bone left to the neck, could it be related?

Perhaps, if: your thyroidictomy was performed for cancer, it could be recurrence in lymph node. Otherwise, lump is probably not directly related to nerve damage. Ask your surgeon for further advice. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump right above my collar bone on the right side of my body. I can feel a heavy pulse when i touch it and it feels like a small rock. ?

I have a hard lump right above my collar bone on the right side of my body. I can feel a heavy pulse when i touch it and it feels like a small rock. ?

R/O DVT ER EVAL!: Although it is unusual you can have DVT(deep venous thrombosis ) = blood clot in this area. Or an aneurysm(dilated blood vessel) in either case I would recommend prompt ER evaluation for Ultrasound or MRA of the area to define the problem. Since the mass feels pusatile , less likely a lymph node or lipoma. Seek ER evaluation promptly! You will also need a full clotting work up. ...Read more

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I have. Bony lump above my right collar bone near throa, doesn't hurts should I worry? I am 53 , basicaly healthy, doesn't take any medications ,

I have. Bony lump above my right  collar bone  near throa, doesn't hurts should I worry? I am 53 , basicaly healthy, doesn't take any medications ,

? Old fracture: This could be an old fracture with a callous formation. If you have never had a fracture, you should see a doctor for further evaluation of the lump. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have a small lump on neck above my collar bone. Its not noticeable until lean my head to the side. Had this b4 but it was a lot bigger & noticeable?

I have a small lump on neck above my collar bone. Its not noticeable until lean my head to the side. Had this b4 but it was a lot bigger & noticeable?

Lymphnode: This is probably an enlarged lymphnode. These drain lymph from particular areas of the body and can be enlarged if there is inflammation,infection or a cancerous process going on.You may have had an inflammation in the head and neck area causing this ...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