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Lump in the neck above the collar bone right hand aching swelling of the collar bone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi Doctor
User :   age 29
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I have this lump n pain on my neck.. just above the collar bone
User :   can please suggest which dr to visit.. i mean specialist
Doctor :   Ok, from when is this lump seen.
User :   from past 8 days
Doctor :   Do you have any other changes in the body like fever, loss of weight.
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   today my right hand actually aching..
Doctor :   You will have to go to a surgeon for complete check up.
User :   which specislist ?? i mean name as in there are names like neurologist
Doctor :   Do you have cough, thoat pain, any changes in the breast
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   You can go to general surgeon
Doctor :   After checking they will explain whether it is simple lump or serious.
Doctor :   How big is it and do you have any more on the other side.
User :   its not that big.. one can make out a difference between right n left collar bones
Doctor :   Ok, few cm?
User :   my left collar bone is not visible now bcos of swelling
User :   yes, few cms
Doctor :   Yes you need to review it quickly.
Doctor :   Also if possible get a biopsy done, they will explain it to you.
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   biospy
User :   where can get this done?
Doctor :   yes, is this swelling just on the bony part, or little above the collar bone.
User :   little above bone
Doctor :   ok, the surgeon will examine and tell you what to do next.
User :   ok
User :   i had called up a hospital now..
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
Doctor :   ok
User :   near by my place..
User :   any surgeon would do ?
Doctor :   ok. It is better to visit the doctor, yes general surgeon.
User :   ok
User :   thanks Dr
Doctor :   You are welcome. kindly login for further medical queries.
User :   ok
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