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What Is The Most Common Treatment For A Bruised Collar Bone
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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
When I touch the back of my neck/head, shoulders and my collar bone it hurts, like it's bruised. No injuries. It just started last night?
Collar bone pain: Often this is found with acromioclavicular disorders. The middle age and older set frequently get arthritis of the "ac" joint. But younger folks more often get sprains. Without trauma, a common cause is from overuse. Too much tennis, push-ups, or especially weight lifting can create such high loads that soreness and inflammation can develope - also called distal clavicle osteolysis. ...Read more
I have a hard mass, the size of a quarter, an inch down from the collar bone, center of high chest area. It feels tender, like a bruise.?
Uncertain.: Could potentially be a breast mass, abnormal interpectoral lymph node, or possibly hypertrophic arthritic change of the sternoclavicular joint. First step is to see your doctor for an evaluation and next steps. ...Read more
Why have I got bruised upper left chest just under the collar bone? And I have hard time breathing after my meals. Why is this
In 1week a random bruise has appeared on my chest near my armpit just under my collar bone. A tiny lump is now there as well. What could be wrong?
Lump: The bruise may have injured your collarbone. You may need an xray to rule out a non-displaced fracture of your clavicle ...Read more
Do lymph nodes bruise b4 u can feel them?! I have 1 on my chest on the right side, under my collar bone close to my armpit. Could something be wrong?
Exam: Best to have an exam by your primary care provider. May not be a lymph node at all. It could be a cyst. Doesn't sound like an emergency to see the doctor, but within a few weeks or so should be OK. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Can you get a blood clot in your arm from a bruise caused by being stepped on in the area between the shoulder, breast and collar bone?
My collar bone hurts near my sternum hurts when laying on my left side and quiet tender to touch but doesn't hurt along bone?
Am I suppose to be able to grab something near my collar bone below Adams apple? It's soft and tender. Tender to touch. Ate sharp foods yester.
Varies: There are some structures in the area you are discribing including the thyroid cartilage, the thyroid itself, and the carotid tubercle. But if something is swollen, tender, warm, painful, or just clearly different than your baseline; I would definitely be checked. If nothing else it can be reassuring. ...Read more
Hello, I have a pea sized movable lump about two inches below my collar bone/near center of chest. It does not hurt but is now tender. 31, male.?
Get checked: This type of lump should be assessed by your doctor to determine if it is a cyst, fat mass or a lymph node. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a tender, slightly swollen spot on right side of the collar bone but not in the hollow. It is bellow the lymph node. Should I have it checked?
Swelling: Yes, at your sge it is advisable to check it out. ...Read more
I had a collision in baseball yesterday, my chest/collar bone was sore after, later on I cant raise my arm pasy a point, is also tender. Thoughts?
Annoying painful tickle under right collar bone area that goes to ear and down arm. When I did planks today for p therapy it it got worse. Causes?
Pain in collar bone, around + to back of shoulder blade. Slightly in side of breast tissue. Can move arm fine, but tender to touch. Reason for concern?
Checkup: It would be prudent to get a physical exam- causes are multiple. ...Read more
The side of my neck (next my throat) is tender and sore to the touch. It also feels as if there is a small lump on the SCM muscle near collar bone.
You must see your primary doctor as soon as possible. He will take your medical history, examine you, and then order lab studies.
Once the lab data is returned to your doctor further management may be needed.
Please keep me informed. ...Read more
Non-operative care: A collarbone (clavicle) can be dislocated both at the shoulder - an acromioclavicular dislocation ("separated shoulder") or much less commonly at the center of the chest (a sternoclavicular dislocation). The AC dislocation has six types, types 1-3 are the most common. Generally, treatment is conservative, with early motion and advancing activities as tolerated. Common rugby/footbal/hockey injury. ...Read more
I've a bone growth where my collar bone attaches to my shoulder. It is very pointed & hurts esp when wearing a bra. Ever heard of this? Any treatment?
Osteochondroma: If it really is a bone growth, then it is most likely an osteophyte (bone spur due to arthritis). A much less common diagnosis is an osteochondroma (benign growth of bone and cartilage) your orthopedist should be able to tell you the most likely diagnosis. If it really bothers you, it likely can be removed with a simple surgical procedure. ...Read more
Depends: A bone bruise, as opposed to a bone fracture, does not need to be put in a cast in the sense of protection from displacement. But a cast can be useful to control swelling, potentially help with pain, and may make the hand more functional while you are recovering. I certainly would discuss with your doctor the different options for immobilization that are available. ...Read more
Ice: And rest. Somethings just need time to heal. (i am assuming it is not broken.). ...Read more
My neck to my shoulder is swelling and I have two lumps on either side of my collar bone the area is sore, Treatment?
Your management --:
Includes a proper Dx first, before any treatment could be initiated for you.
With a proper Hx, exam and investigations, your Doc can Dx and hopefully start the appropriate treatment.
Good Luck. ...Read more
Is there any exercise or self treatment for a bone spur / bruised heel? I usually like to do all I can before going to doc!!
Yes: Ice your heels, stretch your Achilles tendon as much as possible. If you still have pain see a podiatrist for further stretching exercises. By the way a bruised heel is not really a bone spur. You have to see why you heel is bruised. ...Read more
Is a cast of the forearm to the tip of the fingers appropriate treatment for a bone bruise for the metacarpals?
Depends: That is a fairly extensive cast for a "bone bruise" as you put it. A bruise does not necessarily have to be immobilized at all; but sometimes we will to control swelling, improve function, or we are concerned there may be more to the injury. Don't hesitate to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Playing hockey thumb got trapped between ball and stick. Tip of thumb is very bruised, swollen, tender to touch where meets next bone. Best treatment?
Resting: Rest, ice pack and anti-inflammatory. May be you need an X Ray to rule out any fracture. ...Read more
I had impact with my had and a solid object at around 40 mph xrays show no break in bones and MRI revels bone bruise is a cast appropriate treatment?
They heal alone: They heal by themselves in about a week or two without specific treatment. Have to be careful how to position the newborn in bed and how to hold the baby when in your arms. ...Read more
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