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I sprained my shoulder 3 weeks ago but I am still in pain my collar bone. Is this normal?

I sprained my shoulder 3 weeks ago but I am still in pain my collar bone. Is this normal?

Ac joint?: If you sprained you shoulder and are having pain in your clavicle, I assume you injured your ac joint, the point of your shoulder. That can hurt for six or more weeks. If there is deformity there, it should be imaged with xrays. Good luck. ...Read more

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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


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Pain around collar bone area. Could it be heartburn?

Pain around collar bone area. Could it be heartburn?

Need 2b specific: There are many possible causes of pain in the collar bone area. In order to narrow the list of possible diagnoses you need to be more specific about your pain - how long are you suffering?, when in the day is it happening?, what helps it? What makes it worse? Etc.
Pain from heartburn is usually in the center front chest area, so this will not be my first guess. ...Read more

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I injured my neck/shoulder last year. I went to pt but its never been 100%. It's swollen, pain in collar bone and loss of rom which is new. Suggestions?

I injured my neck/shoulder last year. I went to pt but its never been 100%. It's swollen, pain in collar bone and loss of rom which is new. Suggestions?

See below: There are a multitude of reasons you may still have persistent pain. You should seek out a good orthopaedic surgeon, if you have not seen one already and get another thorough history and physical exam. I donot have any of your previous history and would start with above. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can tooth ache cause pain in collar bone?

Hello docs. I was wondering can tooth ache cause pain in collar bone?

Generally: No but chest pain can sometimes radiate to the collar bone and the teeth so please see your dentist and your md to get a complete work up; you are young but you never know. ...Read more

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Keep getting shooting pain in collar bone, even sometimes when I reach arm out to do something - what could this be? Top of chest bone hurts too

Keep getting shooting pain in collar bone, even sometimes when I reach arm out to do something - what could this be? Top of chest bone hurts too

Clavicular pain: Could be a separated shoulder

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/separated-shoulder/basics/definition/con-20029283

or sternoclavicular joint injury
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/828642-overview ...Read more

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Pain from collar bone 2 ribs left hand heaviness back pain since last 6 days. 2 days numbness in left hand and left face.

Pain from collar bone 2 ribs left hand heaviness back pain since last 6 days. 2 days numbness in left hand and left face.

Left pain parathesia: Did you have any trauma? Could be thoracic outlet syndrome, TMJ, early zoster (though usually lesions would come out by now and usually no numbness-parathesias), and rarely MS, vascular anomaly, mass or lymph node. Follow up with doctor/urgent care for thoracic outlet you will need orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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I have floppy heart valve. Sometimes get chest pains and pain under collar bone. Did stress ECG dr said some part of it looks like an m. What cn b wrong?

Floppy mitral valve: This needs to be confirmed by echocardiogram. The severity need a to be identified. It can be associated w other chest pain, shortness of breath or palpitations. Increase water intake, avoid caffeine and slowly increase daily activity. Please consult with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Pain under collar bones, left neck/armpit/rib. No infection. 2015 enlarged lymphnode removed left neck, benign. Gastritis=no nsaids​. OTC treatment?

Pain under collar bones, left neck/armpit/rib. No infection. 2015 enlarged lymphnode removed left neck, benign. Gastritis=no nsaids​. OTC treatment?

Tart cherries?: If you are sure that these symptoms are not from something severe, you maight want to try TART cherry juice concentrate- one ounce twice a day for 6 weeks ...Read more

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Pain right collar bone down to centre chest n lung wen breathing. Constant 5yr tonsil/sinus infections on right, neck (occipital) pain, swollen nodes?

MCL pain: Hello, you have pain in mid clavicle radiating to right mid lung and say you have chronic right tonsillitis and other neck lymph adenopathy. This is a far from normal account and you should see a doctor asap to get chest xray and the tonsils looked at and then possibly a biopsy of those lymph nodes to see exactly what is going on. Thanks ...Read more

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What can cause pain below the collar bone?

Many things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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White could cause pain under my collar bone?

White could cause pain under my collar bone?

Pain: Your description needs more info. It can be due to a muscle strain of the sternal head of the pectoralis major. The trapezius or your scalenes can also cause pain as well as nerve impingment. ...Read more

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What could cause pain below right collar bone?

What could cause pain below right collar bone?

Hard to say: There are a number of potential causes and a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause and then treatment options can be given. The coracoid process is just below the collar bone and there are a number of structures that insert on it that may be potentially torn or inflamed. Consider being checked, thank you. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my collar bone. I broke mine a couple days ago. What can I do to minimize the pain?

Not much: Tough break. Slings and figure of 8 braces may help. Don't lie on that side. Sleeping more upright may help in the beginning. Expect pain to continue for 4-6 weeks, sometimes longer, with decreasing severity. One of the benefits of surgery is that pain is decreased because the bone fragments are no longer moving around. Of course, surgery is typically only recommended for certain fractures. ...Read more

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What causes a person to have a pain in their collar bone after moderate exercise?

What causes a person to have a pain in their collar bone after moderate exercise?

Over stress to area: Any area after exercise, beyond the usual muscle aching, usually means that the joints, muscles, or ligaments attached to that bone (clavicle, in this case), are being over stresses, or strained. There is something wrong, often with either the particular movement or the amount ow weight used for the exercise. Recommend a personal trainer at least for few sessions to do & learn proper exercise. ...Read more

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I've had intermittent pain around my collar bone and just under in top of chest for five weeks and it isn't getting better?

I've had intermittent pain around my collar bone and just under in top of chest for five weeks and it isn't getting better?

Get checked: If no better after acetaminophen, an NSAID like naproxen if safe for you, or local heat or ice, then see your clinician. It's not likely a health-threatening problem, but I'm sure it affects your quality of life. ...Read more

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What can cause a sharp stabbing pain under the collar bone?

What can cause a sharp stabbing pain under the collar bone?

Lots of things: Muscolulo-skeletal pain, pinched nerve, pulmonary problem, soft tissue changes. Go to your doctor for a history and physical. ...Read more

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Pain right below collar bone on left side. It feels like someone is pushing on a pressure point. Pain intensifies and weakens kinda like a wave.

Any chest pain: That is not frankly musculoskeletal should be evaluated by a clinician. You are young, but heart or lung problem is still possible. You are on antibiotics, so have been seen recently. You should go back to whoever prescribed them for you. ...Read more

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Acute pain from the collar bone up the neck through the back of the neck to the head and causing headaches?

Location important: Your sketch does raise a question of a brachial plexus problem provoking headaches, or perhaps referred issues from the neck. So, need to search for thoracic outlet syndrome, cervical spondylosis, etc. Therapy can be very successful, but need to have a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in left collar bone and left arm and neck?

Pain in left collar bone and left arm and neck?

Could be anything: Shoulder sprain
Cardiac pain
Cervical spondylosis
Diaphragmatic irritation

Endless possibilities. Needs a proper history and examination. See your doctor ...Read more

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Pain/swelling from collar bone down 2 in, width 3in. Feels like skin is being pulled apart, sensitive to touch. Recently had bronchitis and strep.

Pain/swelling from collar bone down 2 in, width 3in. Feels like skin is being pulled apart, sensitive to touch. Recently had bronchitis and strep.

Costochondritis: It's very possible that you have costochondritis. An inflammation and swelling at the point where your rib meets the cartilage of your breast bone (sternum). Having recently had bronchitis, you may have coughed forcefully, causing swelling and pain at the articulation of the bone and cartilage. This condition usually resolved itself with anti inflammatory medicine, local ice and rest. ...Read more

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What is this sharp pain near my collar bone? Little blisters on bed of red.

What is this sharp pain near my collar bone? Little blisters on bed of red.

Possible herpes?: Based soley on your description herpes or shingles are both certainly something to consider. You should have this examined. ...Read more

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Pain over left collar bone bf neck when taking a deep breathe something chest pain it happens every now and then sometime serious or no?

Pain over left collar bone bf neck when taking a deep breathe something chest pain it happens every now and then sometime serious or no?

Muscular: Sounds muscular, definitely not heart. Is it hurting only when you take a very deep breath or even with shallow breaths? Is there a sore spot when you press different places on your chest? If you're coughing, have fever, and/or feel short of breath, you need to see your doctor. Otherwise, I'd say "not serious". ...Read more

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