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my 9 year old has been complaining of pain on the middle of her chest

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
See her doctor.: Chest pain in children can be caused by sore chest muscles, inflammation of rib cartilage, asthma, stress, and (rarely) heart issues. Your daughter ne ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
The : The good news is that only a very small percent of chest pain in children is due to a cardiac cause even though it's the first thing you think of with ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Poland sequence ?: There is a known anomaly called the Poland sequence that occurs in ~1/20000 births where a pectoralis (chest muscle) does not develop.It affects males ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tightness: Your child may have GERD. Try using an antacid . If no relief see a pediatric gastroenterologist
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Any trauma?: In a young kid trauma or excessive exercise should be considered as possible cause.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
LUNG NODULES: There are several causes of nodules in the lungs. Some can be tested by skin tests.To name a few: infectious like ptb, fungal like aspergillosis, b ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with lung doc: Better be safe. She may or may not have asthma. Better check with lung doc.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Asthma: Asthma is a pretty good guess. Wait for the results.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See physician today: Without knowing more detail, if your daughter seems to be having trouble breathing she should be examined as soon as possible. Costochondritis would n ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
How severe?: Take her to a pediatric cardiac surgeon. If the deformity is small it may not need anything. If it is severe, it would have not taken you 9 years to r ... Read More
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