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I am in severe pain, left neck, shoulder, & clavicle area. I have swelling about 3 inches across, in the cs joint area, very tender to touch. ?

I am in severe pain, left neck, shoulder, & clavicle area. I have swelling about 3 inches across, in the cs joint area, very tender to touch. ?

Abscess: You may be describing an abscess or pus pocket eg painful swelling. Best to go see your Family Doc ASAP for evaluation & treatment as you may need to get swelling lanced & drained then started on antibiotics. Go to Urgent Care or ER if necessary. You may apply warmth/heat temporarily if necessary. In meantime, mark circumference of swelling w/indelible pen to give docs some idea of spread. ...Read more

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Hi, I have severe pain around thec7t1 area, i played rugby for 30 years and displaced my clavicle last year. Is it wear and tear or should I get a scan?

Hi, I have severe pain around thec7t1 area, i played rugby for 30 years and displaced my clavicle last year. Is it wear and tear or should I get a scan?

Neck pain: A good physical examination coupled with radiographs should be illuminating and can provide the diagnosis in order to suggest best treatment. ...Read more

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I broke clavicle years ago but am having severe pain in it all the way to my fingers. Should i see a doctor?

I broke clavicle years ago but am having severe pain in it all the way to my fingers. Should i see a doctor?

Yes: We've noticed more recently that clavicle fractures don't heal as well as we had originally thought. I'd see an orthopedist, get x-rays to see if you have a nonunion and potentially have it fixed if its bothering you that much. ...Read more

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I have the same symptoms as appendicitis. But the severe pain is on my left side. Does this mean I have appendicitis?

I have the same symptoms as appendicitis. But the severe pain is on my left side. Does this mean I have appendicitis?

Get medical Ckup: Any abdominal pain if it persists beyond a few hours is of serious concern especially if it is associated with nausea/vomiting or fever. If the pain is persistent and severe, you should head to the ER to find out the cause. Appendicitis is still a possibility despite the location of the pain but the pain has to be pretty severe to consider this as a likely diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had an epidural in may last year. Since then my neck and left shoulder have caused severe pain plus dizziness. Symptoms connected to procedure?

Epidural: Epidurals done correctly (by well trained md's) rarely cause increased pain that lasts this long (you had it 5/13). More than likely you have some pathology that is not responsive to epidurals. ...Read more