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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Cardiology 23 years experience
Chest pain: It could be gastritis, or reflux disease or musculoskeletal or cardiac. You need to consult your physician.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Esophagus: If pain extends up beneath the sternum could be esophageal motility problem, gastroesophageal reflux disease, or esophagitis. Follow up with gastroent... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Substernal pain: May be gastritis/GERD/ with or without H pylori. Burping is not uncommon with this. Would avoid energy drinks, caffeine, smoking, alcohol, spicy food... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Could be: Could be but could many other things as well. See your physician & get evaluated.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Cattelane
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Porter
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Reflux ulcer worse: There are a few things to consider with dull pain or pressure in that area. Most commonly, you may have esophageal irritation, as with acid reflux. T... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Chest pain: Could be gastritis / reflux with or without H pylori. Non H pylori reflux may resolve with ranitidine / prevecid .H pylori needs antibiotics. But i... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
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Sternum Inflammation: Treatments: Warm or ice compresses are applied to the inflamed site. You can also use anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen. Your physician can... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Hernia: Perhaps your doctor can check for a possible hiatal hernia versus other causes
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Giles
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Costochondritis?: Since it's sore to the touch, you may have costochondritis which is inflammation where the ribs join the sternum. The sternum itself may also become ... Read More

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