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Funny looking lump on DS (2) collar bone

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Washersaurus Mon 25-Jun-07 11:51:36

I noticed quite a while ago that DS has a funny lump on the end (by his throat) of his collar bone on one side.

It doesn't seem to bother him at all but looks a bit funny, does anyone have any ideas as to what it might be? Should I dash himn of to the doc's?

Tanee58 Mon 25-Jun-07 14:13:16

I'd say check it with the doc asap. Not to worry you, but at least you'll be reassured.

Rosa Mon 25-Jun-07 14:22:57

I would get it checked for peace of mind. My dd had a lump on her collar bone but that was becuse she broke it and we knew about it ...It has just about gone now.

worrymummy Mon 25-Jun-07 14:40:14

My DS (19 months) has exactly the same thing...I took him to the doc and then a specialist who did not seem to have a clue or be at all concerned. He is going to have an xray in a few months when he can sit still a bit better. I am giving him a course of homeopathic medicine although I am not convinced that it will make any difference at all.
How old is your DS? Is it quite pointy/sticky outy? I did find out some info on the internet and I can't remember what it's called now but it doesn't seem to be anything that needs to be treated.
I would be v interested to know if you find out anything else...

Washersaurus Mon 25-Jun-07 20:07:49

DS is 2 next month. The lump is a bit pointy - really it looks like one side of his collar bone is a bit more pronounced than the other.

Initially I thought I was imagining it as it was difficult to see as he is so wriggly.

I will take him to the doctors but thought I'd check here first to see if anyone had any ideas what it might be.

worrymummy Fri 29-Jun-07 20:13:21

yes at first i thought it was just a bit pronounced but then my sister noticed it, i mentioned it to the health visitor and she said to get it checked out when i am at the doctor.

I normally never go to the doctor but as i'm pregnant I took him along for the appt to book a scan. Initially the doctor said it might go away by itself but then he said it would be worth getting an appt with an orthopedic doc as I could always cancel it.

Anyway it doesn't seem to be going away and now I keep thinking the other side is starting to look the same way.

I don't know of anyone else who has heard of this so would be interested to know what happens as the docs I were not very helpful!

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