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Lymph Nodes Below Collar Bone
Yes, Nearby: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...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
Lymph nodes: That area of the body is rich in lymph nodes. So it is not unusual to find them there. However, if the node is painful or enlarging it should be evaluated. Lymph nodes serve as filters for white blood cells. I would keep track of it. If it gets bigger or painful(besides you checking it) it should be looked into. ...Read more
My collar bone started to hurt on my right side by my subclavian lymph nodes. It is def inflamed. Is this something to worry about?
LUMPS IN CHEST: IS THIS A NEW PROBLEM FOR YOU. OR HAVE YOU HAD IT FOR WEEKS OR MONTHS? SEE YOUR PCP WHO MIGHT GIVE YOU A GOOD EXAMINATION AND PERHAPS ORDER SOME X-RAYS. DONT WAIT . . . BEST LUCK! ...Read more
I have some shotty lymph nodes in the low neck area, about 4/5 cm above my collar bone they are symmetrical. they are about 1cm. Must i worry?
Was feeling around collar bone for curiosity and felt baby little bumps. Felt like tendons. But idk. Lymph nodes? If so since their small their ok?
Normal: Probably just nodular subcutaneous (fatty) tissue.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you feel lymph nodes in pocket above collar bone? I'm a hypochondriac, and have been feeling around deep in this area. Have to lean forward and really feel around to find it. Scared of lymphoma.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two small lymph nodes movable above my collar bone (Right side) i really need to tilt my head in a suitable position to palpate them. Is it normal?
Need more info: everyone has a chain of lymph nodes in that area, so it is potentially normal to have small palpable lymph nodes in the area you described- however we would need more information regarding the size and consistency of them and if they are tender to say for sure they are normal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 lymph nodes above collar bone. Had an US doc said they are reactive and max 9mm. Should I still push for biopsy? I don't have any symptoms of infec.
Listen to doc: What would be gained by pushing for biopsy? You may watch and wait. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if the lymph glands double in size, become painful, ulcerate, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, you should consult your doctor again, as it would be time for biopsy then. Wish you good health! For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Painful & swollen collar bone lymph nodes rt side told b/c trigger pt massage on neck warm compress helped pain returned next day how long til better?
Ibex: Wait 1 week, no more. Something is brewing. ...Read more
Yes.: Bacterial infections, including strep can cause enlarged lymph nodes that are near the site of infection. If that is the cause, if the infection is successfully treated the nodes should shrink back down. Persistently enlarged nodes, or nodes that continue to enlarge need evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have enlarged lymph nodes in the hollow space above my left collar bone. Could this be lymphoma?
Any other symptoms?: Many things can cause swelling of lymph nodes. Other symptoms you are having may help differentiate between them. Do you have symptoms like fevers, weight loss, night sweats? Infections, inflammatory conditions or some cancers like lymphoma can do this but most lymph node swellings are not cancer. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Dr said I have mono. Lymph nodes swollen on underside od jaw and just noticed one on the left side above collar bone. Is this normal?
Typical for mono: This sounds normal for infectious mononucleosis. Enlarged lymph nodes can occur all over the body, and above the collarbone (the supraclavicular fossa, in medical terminology) is a common site. That said, mono is pretty uncommon above age 25. Discuss with your doctor if any doubt about the diagnosis. ...Read more
My son has calcified lymph nodes in his neck and now has 2 lumps above his collar bone he hasn't been unwell and weighs 15.1kg at 5yrs he also has nf?
Do lymph nodes bruise b4 u can feel them?! I have 1 on my chest on the right side, under my collar bone close to my armpit. Could something be wrong?
Exam: Best to have an exam by your primary care provider. May not be a lymph node at all. It could be a cyst. Doesn't sound like an emergency to see the doctor, but within a few weeks or so should be OK. Hope this helps! ...Read more
All of my lymph nodes on each side of neck from jaw to collar bone keep on having severe stabbing pains, I'm on amox, it's not helping at all?
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