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pain in sternum when eating

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nothing good....: Pain after eating felt in the middle of the chest could be related to cardiac issues but also to your esophagus. Esophageal stricture's can cause disc ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Dyspepsia: The symptom you are having is likely dyspepsia. It may be ulcer related or due to esophagitis or gastritis or may be non ulcer dyspepsia. Please see a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivan Ip
Dr. Ivan Ip answered
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Costochrondritis: If it is tender on palpation, odds are this is an inflammation of the ribs and cartilage, something called costochrondritis.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Reflux: Likely that this is due to acid reflux. See your Family Doctor to confirm diagnosis and initiate a treatment plan
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are many possibilities, from a viral gastroenteritis, to an ulcer, to a problem with your gall bladder, among many other possibilities. I would ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain which include: angina (cardiac), inflammation of the esophagus, bronchospasm, pneumonia, pleurisy or costochondrit ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Chest pain: Any chest pain should be immediately evaluated. Among other issues could be cardiac or gastrointestinal. Go see a Physician, now.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Your question is?: It is not clear what your question is. The presenting symptom certainly sounds like reflux/heartburn. I'm not sure why anyone would scope someone this ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
See a G.I. Doctor: Your surgery was to treat a hiatal hernia, you could still have residual hernia, esophageal spasm or just esophageal reflux. You need to see a good ga ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Swallowing trouble: Swallowing trouble can reflect problems when moving food from mouth to upper esophagus (tranfer dysphagia) or when moving food down the esophagus (tra ... Read More
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