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Lump In Collar Bone Area
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.
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
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
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
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.
About a week ago i noticed this lump on my left collar bone. It's weird shaped, hard & starts just above the bone but is mainly on it. Never broken it?
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. Other causes can be discussed with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i have found a smallish lump under my left collar bone feels like a sack of some sort under my skin?
Lymph node?: Most likely a lymph node, which houses immune cells. Some of these permanently reside in the node and others go in and out. In the context of infection, there would be an influx of white cells as the overall immune response adjusts. However, rarely, a lymph node enlarges due to an influx in cancer cells. For this reason, if it persists, it is worth seeing a physician and completing a work up. ...Read more
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
Supraclavicular lump: Best to get it checked. Peace of mind. ...Read more
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