When to Call A Doctor
Call your doctor immediately if you cannot move your shoulder after a fall or other traumatic injury or if your collarbone is painful, swollen, tender or deformed.
Remember that a fractured collarbone sometimes can pierce a lung or damage nerves and blood vessels. For this reason, it is especially important to call for emergency help if you feel short of breath, begin to cough up bloody fluids, or have numbness or tingling in your arm or hand.
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