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Dull pain under left collar bone, slight lump in same area. Im also having an issue with my left arm, feels slow an hard to move. Chest feels heavy.

Dull pain under left collar bone, slight lump in same area. Im also having an issue with my left arm, feels slow an hard to move. Chest feels heavy.

Brachial plexitis: By your description, it may be that you have inflammation or compression of the brachial plexus, which are an accumulation of all motor and sensory nerves controlling the arm. This resides just under your collarbone e. Need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...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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Diagnosis is costochondritis but I have no pain. Lump starts at underside of collar bone. Also several harder lymphnodes in my groin, jaw, ear areas?

Diagnosis is costochondritis but I have no pain. Lump starts at underside of collar bone. Also several harder lymphnodes in my groin, jaw, ear areas?

COSTOCHONDRITIS IS: Caused by virus mostly. As a part of viral illness, there can be lymph node enlargement at different parts of the body. We have groups of lymph nodes allover our body, like check points to catch bacteria/viruses, they get swollen, kills the germs and over time comes back to their normal small, non-palpable size. Unless you have any other issues (e.g. Unprotected sex/std), you will be ok. ...Read more

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16yo girl. pea sized lump under skin in area behind collar bone and muscle from head to neck. haas been there 6 mths. shrinking or same size. pls help?

16yo girl. pea sized lump under skin in area behind collar bone and muscle from head to neck. haas been there 6 mths. shrinking or same size. pls help?

Probably OK: If the lump is pea sized and not enlarging it is probably a reactive lymph node. Contact your doctor if it starts to get bigger. and relax, it sounds benign ...Read more

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Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.

Worrisome: Based on your age I would be less concerned about breast cancer, but you describe a hard lump so this concerns me. Is the area red or painful? This might indicate infection; please see a doctor ...Read more

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Lump on left side of collar bone causes?

Lump on left side of collar bone causes?

Nonspecific: Unfortunately this is an extremely nonspecific description. A soft fatty lump may be a simple lipoma, which is benign and does not require treatment. If you have had prior fracture of the collar bone, you may be feeling a bony callus or a residual deformity from the fracture. If the lump is tender or has unusual coloration or has been rapidly changing in size, then you need evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a fatty lump on under my collar bone, help?

Lipoma: Most likely is a benign lipoma or fatty mass. It could be excised. You should have it examined to make sure there are no adjacent lymph node swelling that could indicate a more serious mass. ...Read more

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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

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42 yes old female found lump under my left collar bone?

42 yes old female found lump under my left collar bone?

Potentially serious: You need a thorough examination to check for breast lumps and enlarged lymph nodes. Please see your PCP urgently. ...Read more