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Sharp pain in collarbone at base of neck (broke 1year ago). Painful when try to sit up from lying down and sore to touch.

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

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What is sharp pain in the collarbone area between neck and shoulder on right side?

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

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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?

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

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Repeat bouts of sharp pain under left collarbone that spreads to left neck & shoulder. Painkillers, heat & massage don't work. No previous trauma.

Repeat bouts of sharp pain under left collarbone that spreads to left neck & shoulder. Painkillers, heat & massage don't work. No previous trauma.

Shoulder pain: Consider pectoralis strain, trapezius strain, cuff tear, ac joint sprain, referred cervical radicular pain. Check with your orthopedic surgeon with additional imaging. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right side of neck itno collar bone on inhalation.?

Sharp pain in right side of neck itno collar bone on inhalation.?

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

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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 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?

Cervical pathology: This seems to be coming from your neck. There are different possibilities as to what could be causing it but disc bulges compressing nerve and/or facet joint are two poss. The referred pain noticed on palpation of neck could be nyofascial in nature. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Needs X-ray: Steadily worsening long bone pain isn't normal for someone your age - especially when it isn't a weight bearing bone. I would suggest you talk to your doctor about getting an X-ray. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain when touched directly above collarbone?

Arthritis: Arthritis of either end of the clavicle joint with manubrium or with acromion could be tender. A lymph node above the clavicel could be a soft tissue reason. I would have a physician examine that. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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The last 2 days I've been having a severe sharp burning pain under right collarbone. I'm on morphine for my neck its not even relieving shoulder pain

See your doctor: If you are having pain and you are already on significant pain medication then it is important to have any new pain checked out. Imagine how bad the new pain would be without being on pain medication and that would assuredly bring you to the doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

I won't worry.: Likely muscle strain. Follow up with your dr if it worsens. Cover your nose when u sneeze to prevent the spread of germs (pun intended). Take care and god bless you! ...Read more

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Pain between my collarbone shoulder and neck when I breath in I get sharp pain in my neck I'm also 8 weeks pregnant?

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

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Intermittent sharp pain in upper right chest below collarbone. Veins in right arm much more prominent than left arm.

It could just be: Musculoskeletal pain however i'd still recommend u see ur dr and get checked for a heart and lung condition. More prominent veins on right arm could be from greater use of muscles on that arm than the left. Take care! ...Read more

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I have an numb/ burning/ sharp pain in my collarbone, upper back and ribs. I also get light headed and collapse sometimes?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Sharp pain up the neck, what is this?

Sharp pain up the neck, what is this?

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

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Why is there a kind of sharp pain in the inside of my neck?

Why is there a kind of sharp pain in the inside of my neck?

Pain: Neck pain can occur due to cervical strain, injury, DJD of cervical spine or infection. Suggest seeing a doctor if use of analgesics do not resolve symptoms or fever develops or condition worsens ...Read more

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Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

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

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I twisted my neck and then tried to turn the other way and felt a sharp pain. What does this sound like?

I twisted my neck and then tried to turn the other way and felt a sharp pain. What does this sound like?

Muscle spasm: This could be a muscle spasm and ibprofin and warm compress may help. However, there are other more serious problems which may result and an orthopedic surgeon should be consulted. ...Read more

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Sudden sharp pain in neck lasting a few seconds. Happens randomly very rarely. But scares me. Should I be worried?

Variety of Factors: Neck pain can be caused by nerve injury, stress, muscle spasms or by other health problems. You should consult your family doctor for evaluation of your individual condition and circumstances. ...Read more