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Small sharp bone

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Not clear : Is the skin intact?people can have costochondritis. Inflammation of the rib and the cartilage .may take Aleve (naproxen) or similar
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Could it be...: ...the xiphoid process?

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Local treatment: Drink soothing fluids, honey and tea may provide relief. Local irritation usually resolves in a day or two. Watch for signs of infection and difficult ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
I : I can understand your concern. Most small pieces of bone will pass safely, but there is a chance that it will be a problem. If you continue to have ... Read More
Dr. Cary Goldstein
35 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: If it was small enough to swallow, it will probably be elimanated in about 1-2 days.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Bone pain: Won't know till you see your doctor for evaluation. You may need an xray and/or more sophisticated imaging.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Fordham
22 years experience Family Medicine
Monitor : Should pass without incident can monitor diapers for passing or for any discomfort. This should end well and I hope you all stay well.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lundin
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Nerve issues from the spine or the hip area cam radiate to the groin.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Alignment of Bones: There are many bones in the foot. Those bones have structures like tendons/ligaments/muscles interacting with them. It could be that the alignment of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Wood
28 years experience Hand Surgery
While : While it is possible it is a knot of healing bone (callus) from a small crack, you would likely have had more pain in the area from the injury. Often ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Tailors bunion: bone spur or tailors bunion deformity. The shoe rubs on the skin and the skin rubs on the spur causing the pain. As we age the bone or knuckle gets bi ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: More information is needed please. Did you sustain any trauma to this area? Are you taking any blood thinners? Do you have any medical issues that ... Read More
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