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Chest pain in center of abdomen below sternum

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
See a doctor: If you are not forcing yourself to vomit you need to see a doctor vomiting could be traumatic to the digestive system you ought be having an ulcer or ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends entirely: on location and size of cyst, but other causes need to be excluded, such as angina, ulcers, gallstones, because they can become serious. Consult with ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthm ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
more of same: Very likely sle related. Is the pain worse with a deep breath or cough? This is key! if so, it's more pleurisy or pericarditis. If not, it may well be ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Galli
26 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
More details?: Chest pain is always of concern although at your age, I would focus more on some muscular sprain. However cardiac disease , reflux disease can also c ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
GERD,ULCer & more.: These r a few common causes, also gastritis, esophageal diverticulum. U need 2 b cn buy a gastroenterologist . 2 avoid serious complications. Get in ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Cattelane
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
More info needed...: Chest pain in a 48 year old male that radiates to the shoulder could be a sign of acute coronary artery disease. Without knowing anything else, this i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Gallbladder: If you are having pain under the right rib cage, it may be your gallbladder. See a physician if your pain is persistent/severe.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Many possibilities: Many causes are possible including a stomach ulcer, pleurisy, esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus) and muscle pull. Best to seek medical atten ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: need to know how long, is it better or worse with food/activity/other, are there other associated symptoms, does pain radiate up/down/left/right/throu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Need to have a: basic exam and a chest xray to diagnose your condition. An EKG is needed for the chest pressure.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Abd pain: Possibilities include: appendix , gall bladder, ulcer, .... Get in to your doc.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Seek attention : If the pain has been present for a long time and is getting worse it would need to be evaluated. If the pain is minor and does not interfere with any ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Lau
22 years experience in Anesthesiology
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Talk to doctor: Your dull ache pain in ribs may be due to pain in ribs where they join with bone -sternum .The pain intensity changes with posture also .Consulting ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Chest pain: This can be caused by a number of conditions e.g. Heart disease, pulmonary disease, infections, gastric acid reflux, inflammation of the costral-chonr ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Splenic flexure: I would think this is splenic flexure syndrome caused by constipation. You need to be checked out.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Coger
Specializes in Clinical Psychology
Yes: See your doctor to rule out cardio problems.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Er: You should be evaluated immediately to rule out any cardiac issues.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve aff ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Costochondritis: Costochondritis, or Tietze's disease results from irritation of the cartilage that joins the upper ribs to the breastbone. Pain is typically manifest ... Read More
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