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What does a lump on collar bone indicate?

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I have developed a lump on the tip of my left collar bone (at the bottom of my neck). Should this be of concern. If so, what type of doctor should I visit?
Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in General Health
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
hi and welcome

Detailed Answer:
First,this is not something to worry about since this is probably just swollen lymph node or some benign subcutaneous lesion. Rarely this can be something more serious.
If this continue to gow fast,you need to se ent doctor,othorinolaryngologist and then ultrasound and needle biopsy can be done. Wish you good health. Regards
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