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Pain just under sternum

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Acid reflux: Are you on any medications? How old are you/ For reflu would try prevecid 30 mg a day and ranitidine 150 mg a day also for the first 2 days try maal... Read More

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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 39 years experience
Pain: Clearly all is not fine;it's possible you have esophagus pain;stay engaged with your physicians till the cause is found and treated
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See a GI doctor: Pain in that are can be due to ulcers, gall bladder problems or pancreatitis. A gastroenterologist can find out fairly quickly.
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Fo... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Hello. : Hello. You can try drinking slightly flattened ginger ale or eating crystalized ginger. You can make ginger tea by pouring boiling water over freshly ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Chest pain: You are correct that at your age this isn't likely to be heart. It could be costochondritis or perhaps esophageal reflex. If this is a regular occuren... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig MacArthur
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Yes: Sternal bone pain is frequently musculoskeletal in origin. If the pain can be produced or worsened by pushing on sternum (or more commonly on the join... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
See a doctor now: It could be angina. Have it checked, do not delay.
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
ER can evaluate: A older person with severe pain at the breastbone or below it should go to the ER to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), the... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are a number of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen for am accurate diagnosis. Among the more common conditions is reflux disease... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Retrosternal pain: More description of symptoms is needed in order to make a differential diagnosis. How long did the pain last? Any associated sweats, arm or jaw pain, ... Read More

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