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My Left Clavicle Aches
I'm a 26 year old male and I am experiencing some aching in my chest area underneath my left clavicle. It gets worse if I sit or lay down. What is it?
Depends: You need a good physical exam and better history. depending on how long and under what circumstances , and if the pain is sharp, changes with change of position. Differential diagnosis: 1)Mechanicl musculskeletal pain, worse with active or passive movement. 2) inflammatory ie pleurisy, a lung problem , infection, TB, virus, Lupus, shoulder bursitis, pericrditis 3) heart disease ie pericardial ...Read more
Shoulder clavicle ligaments got separated in a car accident 3 mnt ago. Left shoulder juts out now.Also aches wen it's cold n I carry stuff wit d arm?
AC separation: Type 1-3 ac separations are typically treated without surgery. A type 3 indicates you tore the capsule and cc ligaments. If you walk thru most football or hockey locker rooms alot of players have this. A type 5 indicates the clavicle has pierced thru the trapezial fascia. These are generally fixed but can carry a high failure rate of 20%. I would see a shoulder specialist to identify yours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to say: Hard to say. The clavicle articulates with the sternum medially. Sometimes the sternoclvicular joint can beome quite enlarged, often from an injury or an arthritic condition. This might be what you are describing. An exam and possibly an xray can usually determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I woke up with a sore neck/shoulder and upper chest. Found a lump on the same side (left) at top of clavicle. Hours later still painful and up to ear.
Lump: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency Facility as soon as possible. TODAY please! ...Read more
Swelling in left neck & above clavicle, fatigue, pain/aches, CT scan shows inflamed lymph nodes and lungs pushing down diaphragm. Recent MRSA exposure?
I Been having sharp stabbing pains right below my left breast, and a dull ache in my left collarbone what could it be?
Where my collarbone and shoulder blade would meet in the middle, theres a dull point that aches when i put pressure on the left neck muscle?
Trapezius Spasm: You are describing the insertion of the trapezius muscle that starts at the base of the neck. Spasm of this muscle (from lifting something heavy, neck arthritis, sleeping wrong) is best treated by anti-inflammatories (advil, Motrin etc.) rest and stretching. If you develop worsening pain, pain going into your arm or numbness, you should have your neck evaluated for a possible disk herniation. ...Read more