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chest wall hematoma

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
External pain: Chest wall pain comes from the skin, bones, cartilage, or muscle of the thorax, and does not arise from the internal organs (heart, lungs). It is usu ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Guyton
46 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Various: Pain involving the rib cage or breast bone can be caused by muscle strain, virus, costochondritis, or rarely a tumor.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest wall pain: Chest wall pain is very common ie with lifting or straining. Costochondritis defines an area of pain and inflammation on the breast bone area. Some ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Musculoskeletal: Chest wall pain is musculoskeletal pain -- that is usually caused by nerve irritation or musculoskeletal injury.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be : A heart attack, or angina, or muscle spasm, or lung lining inflammation, to name a few. The treatment depends on what the diagnosis is.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Depends: On the cause. Unable to comment without further info. See your doctor for full evaluation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on where: Depending on where in the chestwall an infection is, the symptoms will be different. Symptoms also depend on how big and how bad the infection is. A s ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Youmans
27 years experience Interventional Radiology
Cheat pain: Absolutely, although pain related to a direct injury usually does not present in this fashion. However, heart attacks can result in chest pain, press ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
10 weeks seems long: But it depends on the pain (worse with cough and sneeze; always there: getting worse or just not completely better). Have you taken any medications fo ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
15 years experience Rheumatology
Absolutely: Please do.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Normal people sometimes have a chestwall deformities. One should not worry about Marfan syndrome unless one has several of the physical appearance fea ... Read More
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