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My left collarbone is sticking out more than the right side.

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My left collarbone is sticking out more than the right side. It feels tight and uncomfortable. What could be causing this?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Salar replied 7 years ago.
there are not many causes
1. normal anatomy since birth and you just noticed it.
2. misalignment of the bone due to trauma
3. swollen lymph nodes or tumor underneath.

The best way to confirm this is by examination from your doctor and chest xray.