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Why is my collarbone thickened and jutting out?

Why is my collarbone thickened and jutting out?

Clavicle: Most common cause of changes to the clavicle are related to new bone formation after fracture. If there is no known trauma, i recommend evaluation and xrays. ...Read more

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I have a severe bone bruise on my ac, along with thickening of the tendons and nerves and fluid under my collarbone, I am a cna doing a lot of lifting?

I have a severe bone bruise on my ac, along with thickening of the tendons and nerves and fluid under my collarbone, I am a cna doing a lot of lifting?

Probably work: Related repeated motion type of injury. You probably got advice to rest this area. Consult with your doctor for possible workers compensation benefits and alternative functions at your workplace. ...Read more

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What to do for a broken collarbone?

What to do for a broken collarbone?

Collarbone: Depends on extent of clavicle fracture, if displaced, discomfort and how long ago it occurred. If not complicated, traction helps ease pain until heals. Consult your doctor for x-ray and tx recommendations. ...Read more

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What could cause pain under my collarbone?

What could cause pain under my collarbone?

Many Possibilities: Under the clavicle you have muscles, lymph nodes, the lung and the pleura (lung Covering). So anything that may affect these parts may cause discomfort or pain. The bone itself may cause some pain if it was injured. You may need to see your doctor if it goes on for a long time. ...Read more

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How to figure out if I broke my collarbone?

How to figure out if I broke my collarbone?

Exam: This is usually based on history, exam, and x-ray. Recommend you see your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your collarbone hurts?

What does it mean when your collarbone hurts?

Several options: Multiple conditions could cause pain in the collarbone, such as a fracture, a lesion within the collarbone, pathology in the upper lung, etc. See a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does collarbone grow stronger as you get older?

Does collarbone grow stronger as you get older?

No: As we get older our bones tend to demineralize and become weaker. The best way to compensate for this age related change is exercise, healthy intake of calcium and vitamin d as well as appropriate estrogen and testosterone replacment when not contraindicated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are my collarbones supposed to show?

Can you tell me are my collarbones supposed to show?

It's : Normal for them to be prominent especially if you are lean or if you just don't have body fat in that area ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are my collarbones supposed to show?

Can you tell me, are my collarbones supposed to show?

Yes: This is normal, especially in thin individuals, they make become more prominent with weight loss ...Read more

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Collarbone is enlarged on one side, what does that mean?

Collarbone is enlarged on one side, what does that mean?

Need more info.: Would need more info. To make determination. History of injury or illness, exam and x-rays would be helpful. I recommend appt. With orthopedic surgeon for this determination. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i make my collarbones less obvious?

Please tell me, could i make my collarbones less obvious?

Unfortunately no: The clavicle is very superficial bone without much soft tissue or muscle coverage; unfortunately, there is no way to truly make the collarbone less prominent; you may want to focus on scapular (wing bone) stabilization exercises. ...Read more

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Could it be strange that i want my collarbone and hipbone to show ?

Could it be strange that i want my collarbone and hipbone to show ?

Probably yes, & not: only Strange but most likely unhealthy as well; as you have to lose a bunch of weight. Also It might a take awhile, depending on how much you weigh at the moment. At 40 it might be difficult, but not impossible. Discuss it with your PCP first, to ensure you do it in a Healthy way (should you decide to go for it). Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right collarbone. What do you reocmmend for the pain?

I have pain on my right collarbone. What do you reocmmend for the pain?

Injury?: If you had an injury it is always best to obtain an xray to make sure there hasnt been a fracture. For pain, tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen usually works well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: repair of a broken collarbone?

Surgical treatment: Surgical repair of a broken collarbone commonly involves an incision paralleling the course of the collarbone centered over the area of the fracture. It involves realigning the fragments and holding them in position to heal in a more normal anatomical alignment. Typically it is held with a conforming plate and several screws. Healing time is typically 6-12 weeks. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one of your collarbones to stick out more than the other?

Is it normal for one of your collarbones to stick out more than the other?

Yes: This is not abnormal, especially if there has been a previous injury to one. If it is causing you pain or discomfort, go see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Does a broken collarbone heal even without using a sling or figure of 8 band?

Does a broken collarbone heal even without using a sling or figure of 8 band?

YES: depends whether the fracture is displaced or not. non-dosplaced fractures heal even without sling- however you may get disfigurement. orthopedic referral is required for open fractures and fractures causing neurovascular compromise or tenting of the skin. an xray is necessary to diagnose dosplacement. talk to your physician if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's weird that i want my collarbone and hipbone to show ?

No: I suppose everyone has a different definition of "weird, " but in my opinion every person has a different body image and different needs and things that make them happy, so if this is your thing, i don't see anything wrong with that. ...Read more

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I broke my right collarbone 3 months ago. Should I remove the plate or not, and if yes, when. ?

I broke my right collarbone 3 months ago. Should I remove the plate or not, and if yes, when. ?

Plate is unusual: The clavicle is the most common fractured bone in the body. Vast majority of time it requires a sling, immobilizing shoulder, pain control, then some physical therapy. If a plate is needed, probably needs to be there at least six months, but that is orthopedic (which I am not) assessment who did the surgery. ...Read more

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Can you help me, i broke my collarbone about 13 months ago and im just curious should I take the plate out?

This question: is best for the surgeon who treated you. A unknown doctor on the internet simply doesn't have adequate information to be making recommendations. Take care. ...Read more