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Pressure just below sternum

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! the potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (s... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Below the sternum is your belly(behind the sternum is the Heart). Stomach ailments can case similar symptoms like the heart ailments. If this does not... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
One possible condition is asthma, which may cause the symptom of chest tightness. This is more common among younger patients with allergies and a fami... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Short of breath: Although the pain did not re-occur but you must see a doctor as you have difficulty breathing and still not feeling well. It could be an infection, re... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 40 years experience
An Alien: You may have a deformity in your sternum (example: pectus excavatum) that can sometimes be irritating. If you have discomfort below the "xiphoid" (low... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Be seen: Chest pain and pressure should always prompt you to be seen in an emergency room immediately.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Costocondritis.: Pain is probably from the joints between your sternum and the ribs.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Chest discomfort: You are diabetic which puts you at high cardiac risk. You should be evaluated for premature CAD. If negative then consider other causes such as GI.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Usually muscle : Strain but go see your dr just to be sure there's no clot in the lungs. Take care!
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
Stiff joint: Likely related to sternal-rib joint. Exercise and stretching would help.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anshul Gandhi
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Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Chest Pain: Chest pain appears in many forms, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. Sometimes chest pain feels crushing or burning. In certain cases, the pain... Read More
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