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a little red around the lump on my collarbone?.

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hey guys, my question is I have lump on my collarbone, right one, it's hard, fixed, and kind of rubbery feel to it, what could it be? Doesn't really move, but only slightly.

Other things I have is really fatigue, and somewhat dizzy. I get dizzy a lot at work. My skin has gotten a little red around the lump. My skin is itching a lot at night, like I can't even fall alseep. It's itchy only at my ankles/feet, and face.

That's it.

I'm 20 year old female, so what could it be?


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replied February 28th, 2011
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Hello and thank you for posting your health query on E health Forum.

The description and the location of the lump indicates that it might be a inflammed lymph node.

Presence of a node that is painful on pressure, has surrounding redness is associated with inflammation. Treatment with antibiotics will treat the infection and resolve the lymph node enlargement.

The itching can be resolved by OTC antihistamines like Zyrtec and application of cold packs.

Evaluation of your condition would include Blood tests and if needed a excision biopsy.

You might seek consultation of your treating doctor for additional information and further treatment.

I hope this helps.


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