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Protruding breast bone

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Schoon
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pectus carinatum: "pigeon breast" usually do to rickets also Marfan's syndrome
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
CARINATUM: Two deformities of the sternum. Pectus carinatum(pigeon chest) and pectus excavatum (sunken chest). Pectus excavatum if severe may produce symptoms, p... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
General Surgery 40 years experience
Bracing for pectus: First off you need a medical evaluation, by a doctor familiar with pectus deformity. If you do in fact have a pectus carinatum deformity, it can be co... Read More
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 46 years experience
Pectus carinatum: Pc is a protruding breast bone. It can be helped by wearing an external pressure prosthesis. Usually takes about 6 months to correct. Same principle a... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 74 years experience
Several: Heart and thymus in young people. Bronchii and Great Vessels reside there. Part of the diaphragm is the and the esophagus pass through. Rarely, the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Probably not: If it's done that all your life and you have no symptoms with it, it's probably just your variant on normal human physiology. Nothing to worry about.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 18 years experience
A number of things: You should see a doctor if it doesn't go away soon. It can range from costochondritis to gastritis or worse.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 31 years experience
Costochondritis: While that is one of the possible causes, there are others. So you are best served by visiting your doctor to make sure it isn't something worse. htt... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
Lower esophagus...: ...just above stomach. Hi. Your gastroenterologist who did the EGD or the barium swallow will be able to explain it to you and to recommend treatment.... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
ER now!: Go to the er now! this could be heart related, an aortic problem, a pulmonary embolism (lung clot), or less severe - an infection or reflux disease. B... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Rib-breastbone joint: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space fro... Read More
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