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pain under xiphoid process

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper abdomen: Your tests appear to have ruled out gastritis,peptic ulcer and pancreatitis. Has the gastroenterologist ruled out common duct stone, cholangitis, hepa ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Consider gall bl : We would first consider reflux and hiatal hernia but since that is ruled out then you may have a dysfunctional gallbladder. People can have gall bladd ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on force: Of blunt injury. You could have injured your liver. If you are short of breath, you need to see a doctor quickly because lack of oxygen in the blood ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Xiphoid process : Yes it can feel like a knot especiallif its calcified.
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Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Area of discomfort?: Is the pain reproducible when you press upon the bony tissue, or is it related to the soft tissue below the xiphoid process? Gastritis can present wit ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: You need to describe the pain better. This could be due to muscular or skeletal issues, gi, lung, or cardiac problems. A simple examination or radiolo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibilities inclu-: de:- 1: Chondritis/Costchondritis of the X process or adjacent ribs; 2: Adjacent structures: Lungs= pneumonia or pleurisy; Heart: Angina or pericardit ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Xiphoid prominent: Loss of 110 lbs ( congratulations ) on way to have ' six pack ' abdominal wall , xyphoid will get prominent due to loss of fat , don't worry , jus ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain?: Your xyphoid process is under your sternum and in the middle of your chest, so radiaition to your shuolder could be simple heart burn or could be card ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Get examined and perhaps undergo some imaging studies. You know this is not normal. Go and get seen.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Weinstock
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Most likely inflammation of the cartilage. With the movement exacerbating the pain this would make internal disease less likely
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