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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
40 years in practice
650K people helped
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The right side of my collar bone hurts? Will sling help?

Dr. Edwin Schuller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
40 years in practice
650K people helped
The right side of my collar bone hurts? Will sling help?

It may: It may help to minimize the pain. But you should be evaluated by your physician asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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12 years in practice
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
24 years in practice
687K people helped
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Why does my collar bone hurt all the time?

Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
24 years in practice
687K people helped
Why does my collar bone hurt all the time?

Seek evaluation: It is not common for you to be complaining of constant pain in your collarbone. I would recommend an orthopaedic surgery evaluation with xrays to help investigate. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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12 years in practice
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
1M people helped
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What are possible reasons that my collar bone hurts randomly?

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
1M people helped
What are possible reasons that my collar bone hurts randomly?

See a physician: If this has been going on for some time you should definitely see a physician. Your pain could be anything from chest pathology (i.e. The lungs) to something involving the clavicle bone itself to nerve associated pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
684K people helped
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My collar bone hurts, should I get an X-ray done?

Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
684K people helped

Injury?: If you had a trauma, get it evaluated. If the pain has been going on for some time, get it evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
20 years in practice
298K people helped
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Could use your help docs! my collar bone hurts when i yawn?

Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Board Certified, Hand Surgery
20 years in practice
298K people helped
Could use your help docs! my collar bone hurts when i yawn?

Joint pain or chest?: Does it hurt at one end or the other, or in the middle? Any other activities make it hurt? Could be either a joint problem (at an end of the collar bone) or from your chest / lungs underneath. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
23M people helped
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When ever i yawn my collar bone hurts. I feel a sharp stabbing pain like a knife being stabbed into it, help?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
23M people helped
When ever i yawn my collar bone hurts. I feel a sharp stabbing pain like a knife being stabbed into it, help?

A pinched nerve: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
33 years in practice
92K people helped
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My collar bone hurts near my sternum hurts when laying on my left side and quiet tender to touch but doesn't hurt along bone?

Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
33 years in practice
92K people helped
My collar bone hurts near my sternum hurts when laying on my left side and quiet tender to touch but doesn't hurt along bone?

SC joint: Might be an inflamed sterno-clavicular (SC) joint. Apply some ice and take ibuprofen. If not improving over the next few days see your PCP. ...Read more

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
684K people helped
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Why is my collar bone hurting and shoulder popping?

Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
684K people helped

Several choices: Did you sustain trauma? Is this from overuse? Have you injured your shoulder in the past? What activities cause the symptoms? I recommend seeing an orthopaedic surgeon who treats shoulder conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Raphael Peralta
Board Certified, Family Medicine
303K people helped
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
1M people helped
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Why does my collar bone still hurt even though I fell weeks ago?

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
20 years in practice
1M people helped
Why does my collar bone still hurt even though I fell weeks ago?

Possible fracture: There may be an occult (hidden) fracture of the collar bone. If you have not had x-rays, then you should see an orthopedist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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