U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

Fullneww right below sternum

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Retrosternal pain: More description of symptoms is needed in order to make a differential diagnosis. How long did the pain last? Any associated sweats, arm or jaw pain, ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Vital signs: I would suggest starting with your vital signs and evaluating if your heart rhythm is irregular or abnormal during an episode.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Chest pain: You are correct that at your age this isn't likely to be heart. It could be costochondritis or perhaps esophageal reflex. If this is a regular occuren... Read More
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 31 years experience
GERD?: This could be gastric esophageal reflux disease, or gerd. But, 20 year olds can develop heart diseases... 5, 000 young people 17-2... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Reflux?: Dear ZBriggs, these symptoms sound like gastric reflux to me, even though they could be other things. Many times, reflux doesn't feel like a burning... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
No: The sternum is not flexible.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Sternal pain: Pain in the sternum can be caused by injury, strain, or inflammation of joints where ribs attach. Pain is aggravated by cough, deep breath, chest move... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Sternum: Depends on the extent of the fracture & complications. Consult your orthopedic doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Beasley
Pulmonary Critical Care 15 years experience
Depends: It depends on the reason for the pain. If it's traumatic injury or post-surgical pain, it can last for many months if not a year or two. If there's an... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Costochondritis?: You can experience sternal pain after intense work out that focuses on chest muscles, after trauma (like being punched in the chest), or if you develo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Several strucures: Off the top of my head some include...The diaphragm, part of the the small intestine, some areas of the heart and pericardium may be sub sternal in so... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership