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Doctor insights on: Pain Above The Right Clavicle

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Why hasn't my clavicle healed fully?

Why hasn't my clavicle healed fully?

Possible nonunion: A small percentage of clavicle fractures may not heal and result in a nonunion. Most clavicles heal in 3 months or less. Certain factors may result in delayed healing such as smoking, how displaced the fracture was at the time of injury, and other systemic disorders that slow bone healing. Delayed Union or nonunion may require surgical treatment and is best evaluated by an Orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the function of the clavicle?

What is the function of the clavicle?

arm suspension: Clavicle attaches the arm to the central skeleton. It supports and suspends the arm and helps locate the arm position in space. ...Read more

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How does fatty deposit in the clavicle feel like?

How does fatty deposit in the clavicle feel like?

In clavicle = none: Inside the bone u can't touch only an mr can show fat inside a bone. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about normal pain after a clavicle break?

Can you tell me about normal pain after a clavicle break?

Yes.: They can cause quite a bit of discomfort. Using a sling for comfort and support is very helpful. Your doctor may prescribe pain pills and/or anti-inflammatory medication. Icing the shoulder 4-5 times per day will help as well. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the right clavicle is bigger than the other?

What does it mean if the right clavicle is bigger than the other?

How much bigger?: A slight amount of asymmetry is normal. For example, one breast is often slightly larger than the other. ...Read more

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Help! need to know if there's anyway to make clavicles less bony?

Help! need to know if there's anyway to make clavicles less bony?

No: It is what it is. Strengthening the muscles around your clavicle ( pecs, neck muscles, deltoids) can make them appear less bony. ...Read more

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How can I keep my broken collarbone (clavicle) in place all the time?

You can't: The clavicle or collarbone is impossible to immobilize completely. The good news is within one to two weeks, the fracture site becomes sticky. That means that the fracture is starting to heal and typically you do not feel the same amount of pain and you no longer feel the fracture pieces moving. In some situations, delayed healing can occur. ...Read more

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