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Swelling above collar bones, light headedness, nauseous. Have type 2 diabetes, hypertension, menopause. Please advise

I have asked my doctor about this and she states it is due to stress . For about 8 months I have been experiencing swelling above my collar bones (not all the time). When the swelling is present, I feel light headed, a little nauseous, and want to lay down. I am hypertensive, have type 2 diabetes , menopausal and over weight . When this occurs i check both and my numbers are fine. i do not feel like I am under any stress. When the symptoms first occured, i was under tremendous stress. Please advise.
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
The symptoms that you have described can be due to cervical spondylosis. An nRI scan of the cervical spine will help in detecting the exact cause.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Fri, 21 Mar 2014
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