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pain below breast bone and above top rib

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked today: This could be a variety of things ranging from anxiety to heart disease. It is important even with your young age to get this checked out right away b ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chest pain: The way you describe your does not sound typical of a heart problem. It looks like you may have costchondritis considering your age. However it is a g ... Read More
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Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Costochondritis: it sounds like the joint where your rib and breastbone meet is inflamed See your fp or chiropractor examine it to make sure. Until then , ice or he ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Anatomy: The esophagus and stomach. Why? Is something happening or wrong?
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A male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: Chest pain need doctor evaluation,especially it caused by physical activity. In this case you need ECG as soon as possible. If pain related to breath ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Need evaluation!: This could be any number of things: pulmonary embolism, pleurisy, costochondritis, pneumonia?? But it is clear you need evaluation. You should go to a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Trauma can displace any rib with a fracture and/or dislocation of the bony and cartilaginous parts of the rib cage. Might need a chest X-ray and/or ct ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Show it to your doct: Depending on whether it is new and growing in size or it has been there for ever and has not changed, you may be better off showing it to your doctor ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Pain: If the pain worsens with deep breath or movement of upper chest it's likely muscular especially in younger patients without risk for heart disease.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: post cholecystectomy syndrome. Other causes, such as retained stone, need to be excluded however. It could also be something unrelated such as zoste ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Piller
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Costochondritis: This is the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. It is inflammation in the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum or breast bone. ... Read More
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