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Had bypass surgery, no pain, clavicle protruding and is noticeable, walks with a walker. What to do?

my father in law had bypass surgery 2 months ago- about a week ago my wife, noticed his left side of the clavicle was protruding half inch maybe an inch and is very noticeable. he has no pain and the area is not inflamed and is normal looking besides it protruding. the doctors here, say they have no idea. he is 57 years old and weighs 280lbs and is 5 8 . he walks with a walker, due to bad knees, he had one replaced and the other needs to be replaced. thank you for any insight you may have.
Asked On : Sat, 19 May 2012
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Hello n welcome ....
Usually after bypass surgery it does not happen as u explained. but sometime due to some weak muscle or more pressure of chest band tightness, it may.
Its better to have a check up done with the surgeon, who performed the surgery.
Good luck ....
Answered: Sun, 27 May 2012
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