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Sharp Pain In Collarbone And Neck
Sharp pain in my collarbone & neck on the right side when I inhale, tence up or cough. It's been like this for the past 2 hours. Should I be worried?
Sharp pain in collarbone at base of neck (broke 1year ago). Painful when try to sit up from lying down and sore to touch.
Have it looked at: I would recommend having it looked at. Consider seeing and osteopathic physician whom could adjust it if it is out of alignment. ...Read more
MANY possibilities: Numerous possibilities: In that region are found bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, lymph nodes, apex of lung, nerves, and I probably forgot some! If you have a lump there, see a doctor promptly. If pain persists, see doctor to tell him/her where it hurts, when, how often, etc. Without these details and a physical exam, we can only speculate. ...Read more
Weird sharp pain in the muscle above my collarbone by my neck on the left side. Should I be worried?
I get a sharp pain on my right side in the collarbone area between my neck and shoulder. It's also sore to the touch and recurring. What could this be?
Consider rib pain: My first guess is that your 1st rib on the right side is out of alignment. Your description of the pain and location certainly match this. An adjustment from a chiropractor or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) who performs manipulative medicine can fix this problem. Could also consider it to be a transient muscle spasm. ...Read more
Repeat bouts of sharp pain under left collarbone that spreads to left neck & shoulder. Painkillers, heat & massage don't work. No previous trauma.
I have a knot between my breast that is painful when touched. I have also been experiencing a sharp pain in my neck right at the collarbone area. Could these be connected. I had 2 disk replaced in my neck in 2009 so I am not sure if the neck pain is comi
I have a sharp pain in my neck and collar bone come and goes feels like a needle is been pushed in only lasts about 2 sec?
Cefrvical: Quick pains like this may come from the collar bone. If numbness occurs you must get it checked ...Read more
Scalene the pain: Hope you pardon the pun. The scalene muscles live on both sides of neck. I've seen thousands of patients who report neck pain/discomfort and without fail, always the scalene muscles are so tight they are painful. Get them stretched out. Keep your shoulders down and neck stretched up. Even when lifting with arms, keep your shoulders down. Find s scalene muscle stretch from local physical therapist ...Read more
I have a tingling burning in my left shoulder blade and when I press the back of my neck under my skull I get a sharp pain in my collar bone?
I have a sharp pain on my collarbone. I'm a 27 year old female. I can't remember injuring it but it's been getting worse for the past two weeks.
Muscular: Most likely non cardiac painGet a more detailed answer ›
Inconsistent pain (feels like a ball stuck above collarbone) instant sharp pain mostly after soda. Goes away with burping. What could it be?
Transient spasm: This fleeting symptom may be a spasm of the lower throat or upper esophageal musculature. Perhaps a gas bubble from the soda gets temporarily trapped. ...Read more
Severe sharp pain below my collarbone on the right side. Hurts badly when I move my arm and lie down or move. Hurts a bit when I breathe. What is it?
Collarbone pain: Possibly comes from the acromioclavicular joint. Ligaments from the joint join the coracoid process. The pectoralis minor muscle from the chest also attaches there. Could account for your symptoms. ...Read more
Diagnosed with costochondritis week ago under collarbone pain subsided but area is still a bit swollen get sharp pain near chest when I twist normal?
Costochondritis: Typically Costochondritis is a common malady which. Usually lasts 3-4 weeks and can resolve with rest, (avoid actitivities which increase pain)use of anaprox (naproxen) 550mg 2x a day. Many times the cause of its onset is hard to determine but can be secondary to minor repetitive trauma, or post upper respiratory infection (viral or bacterial) ...Read more
Hi I've had a stiff neck with lumps for the past 3days with sharp pulsating pain in my lower neck/top shoulder/ collarbone area?
When I sneeze, I have a sharp pain in 1 spot on my left shoulder. It hurts right under the collarbone next to where the shoulder starts to form. It doesn't do it every time I sneeze, just violent 1s?
Pain between my collarbone shoulder and neck when I breath in I get sharp pain in my neck I'm also 8 weeks pregnant?
Need to be examined:
Pain between collarbone (clavicle) and shoulder accompanied by sharp pain in the neck taking a breath could be due to various causes, among them:
-a nerve leaving the cervical spinal cord to travel to the arm is being compressed by a herniated or bulging disc
-thoracic outlet syndrome (see: bit. Ly/1BRx6lO)
-and other causes, some of which could be serious
You need to see your physician ...Read more
I have chest pains and also a sharp pain near my collarbone and breast through my back when breathing in. What can it be?
I have an numb/ burning/ sharp pain in my collarbone, upper back and ribs. I also get light headed and collapse sometimes?
Injuries?: Any injuries to the head/neck region recently? Before you answer "no", think, even subtle situations? Talk to your doctor about your concern, they can start with some simple tests to rule out serious causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Swolen thyroid, off and on sharp pain slight swelling in neck/jaw/ear/collarbone, started after nasty lower throat and lung bug 2 months ago. Infection?
Post infectious: This sounds like post infectious thyroiditis. Please have some bloodwork done to see how your tosh and t4levels are. You may have high function then low but it will get back to normal and MD should follow your labs every 2weeks for a while. ...Read more
A bump on my left side neck above collarbone when felt, not swollen. Off & on sharp pain in left ear. Itchy eyes & skin. Muscle pain+twitches, what is it?
Lump on neck: The lump on your neck can be a number of things but could be a swollen lymph node. Did you have any viral illnesses recently or come in contact with a cat that might have scratched you? Itchy eyes are usually a sigh of allergies. If the lump does not go away it needs to be checked by your doctor. ...Read more
See below: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more
Come & Go Neck Pain: What are you doing when the sharp pain attacks your neck? Bending your head forward? Tilting it back? Turning your head abruptly to one side or the other? Anything traveling into the base of your skull? If attacks are noted more with tilting your head back or turning your head to the sides, then your cervical facet joints might be intermittently getting irritated. ...Read more
I twisted my neck and then tried to turn the other way and felt a sharp pain. What does this sound like?
Sudden sharp pain in neck lasting a few seconds. Happens randomly very rarely. But scares me. Should I be worried?
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