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Thyroid Cause Swelling Above Clavicle
Can sternocleidomastoid muscle cause swelling to lymph nodes at the base of my neck just behind clavicle?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
What can cause front neck spasms and pain swelling around clavicle? I have Ehlers Danlos Sundrome could this be dislocation or cervical spine bulge?
Painless large soft swelling above l clavicle for 4 mos. No palpable nodes there but 3 hard fixed nodes below l ear, normal size. Related? Thyroid ok.
Yes: A painless mass at your clavicle should be investigated. You should see your physician as soon as possible as this could be something very serious. ...Read more
Terrible pain and sometimes swelling of right neck, base of skull to shoulder. What could cause this?
I have had some swelling at base of neck, going into shoulder (trapezius). I recently felt a small lymph node in that area — what are potential causes?
What could be the cause of the swelling between my neck and shoulder? Is that a place for lymph nodes?
Could be: Lymph nodes are all over the body. You cannot feel most of them but the head and neck area have many which can be felt and that shallow pocket above your collarbone is one area where they are appreciated. There are, however, other causes for swelling and depending upon your symptoms, if this doesn't go away see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a soft swelling on the right side between the collarbone and neck. There is no lump and not painful. But sometimes caused light-headed when tou?
Causes a pea size painful cervial lymph node, no infection present. Lots myofascial neck pain and shoulder pain and swelling on that side. Normal CBC, C-spine MRI, ultrasound done 6 months ago. Any other tests would be helpful?
Probably normal: Small lymph nodes (like pea-size) are normal. Most likely it was inflamed and maybe now scarred from some distant past infection. Probably unlreated to your pain problem. Check with your doctor if you remain concerned -- but if she reassures you all is well, then no more tests or exams will be necessary. ...Read more
Would Thoracic Outlet Syndrome cause bad pain in left side of neck, swollen veins and pain / swelling in left side of throat and left shoulder pain?
Swelling in triangle area above clavicle. Goes over mid clavicle to base of neck. Aching in shoulder arm and neck.
This can't be : Diagnosed with the available information. Recommend a physical examination, history and possibly lab or other testing. ...Read more
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
I had someone try to inject me in my neck with meth and now by my clavicle there is a hard lump. The swelling has gone down a bit but still there.
I have swelling in my lymph nodes on the left of my neck/shoulder & above my clavicle. Its painful & I'm running a fever but no other sign of infection?
Swelling in left neck & above clavicle, fatigue, pain/aches, CT scan shows inflamed lymph nodes and lungs pushing down diaphragm. Recent MRSA exposure?
I have a swelling between my collarbone and neck.?t's on left side. But it becomes apparent when I raise my left arm.?
Need more info: This symptom could be a cyst, muscle swelling or large lymph node. In any event the symptom is serious enough for you to obtain a physical examination from your family physician to make an accurate evaluation. ...Read more
I am suddenly having neck spasms and my shoulder muscles are as hard as rocks, what is the best recommendation to relieve the pain and swelling?
I had surgery on my left shoulder they put a nerve block in my neck now I have swelling all the time in the area where the block was inserted what is causing the swelling?
I hurt my shoulder at work its really sore from the bottom of my shoulder blade around to my clavical and a bit up the back side of my neck. Ice helps but it still hurts. Minor swelling. What do I do?
I think you first should get a thorough exam of your shoulder, back and cervical spine areas
You may have an injury to the shoulder but some
of your symptoms may be of a cervical etiology
I think there is an overreliance on mris
Often the mri may show abnormalities which are
not even causing symptoms ...Read more
Palpable bulge by lower neck/ collar bone that moves. Slightly swelling on the shoulder as well. No pain. What could it be?
Started as pain on top of shoulder now swelling and pain radiating to side of neck. Have implanted aicd also have copd. Related?
Neck/shoulder pain: Doubt this is related to the Implant of the COPD as they are in different areas and most likely not related anatomically and physiologically. Have the swollen muscle examined and treated by the Dr. to get some relief. In the mean time, you can try warm compresses and an NSAID if ok with your Dr. Good luck. ...Read more
My mother has swelling on her left shoulder almost near the neck and it is going towards her back. She has no pain. What can this be?
Needs evaluation: This needs to be properly evaluated. Your description fits a simple lump of fat called a lipoma, or cancer spread from somewhere else in the body to a lymph node. You should encourage and support her to seek proper help. If it is nothing, it can end up being ignored. Or, getting prompt treatment might be life-saving. ...Read more
I have a wisdom tooth that has broken and it is causing pain in my shoulder and neck... Is it infection or swelling? How severe is this?
Forget about infection and swelling!
You must make a Dentist's appointment as soon as possible. When you contact the dentist tell him or her what the problem is and you will almost certainly be seen on that day or the next.
Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Why wud my lymphnode on my right side of neck under the jaw line keep swelling up to point my whole right side of face down to collarbone hurt?
Lymph nodes : React to anything abnormal in the are they drain, such as infection on the skin, in the throat, mouth, teeth, etc. Etc. And when the infection is acute and the lymph node swells in just hours/days, it will hurt. Secondly, there are diseases of the lymphatic system and if involves a lymph node it can swell too. This usually not that painful as it is a mslower process. You, go and see a dr! ...Read more
Woke up with crick (stiffness & sore) neck & shoulder. Have no illness, temp, or swelling. What can I do to make it better & prevent in future?
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