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Gas sternum

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 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 40 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
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A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 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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A member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Could be: Could be but could many other things as well. See your physician & get evaluated.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Cattelane
Emergency Medicine 25 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
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Porter
Pediatrics 14 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
A Verified Doctoranswered
14 years experience
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
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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
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
A lot of symptoms!: Substernal discomfort of any kind is not to be ignored--its a warning sign that something may be wrong inside your chest. Please see my many healthta... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
All of above: Your symptoms could by any of the above. Cardiac pain is not described as "stabbing" but rather as not painful pressure or heaviness. It occurs with e... Read More
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