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Sternum pain heat

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Esophagus: After a bypass your stomach can only hold a small amount of food or liquid . Any excess stays in the esophagus . It isn't supposed to be there so the ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Try: I do not know how severe is the lesion in your sternum. Assuming is not serious...In general ice or heat (topical) works as antiinflammatory. Inmediat ... Read More
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Maybe: There's no harm in trying. I generally find ice to be more effective if an acute injury. Apply for 20 minutes 3-5 times/day in the first week. Be care ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning w /food: May be reflux/GERD. Consider use of ranitidine / prevecid. Also check for h pylori a bacteria that sometimes accompanies GERD. Avoid caffiene, alcohol ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See doc: See your doctor to see which specialist can help.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Might not be GERD: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! the potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (s ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Wright
35 years experience Cardiology
See ur doctor: Given your age & symptoms, this could be a variety of things some of which are serious. See your doctor soon or if worsen go to the er.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: Heat is a stressor. Vasodilation and increased cardiac output act as our compensatory mechanisms to release heat fom the skin. In a structurally or ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Many thoughts: Best to see doctor for evaluation and treatment. Don’t sit there and suffer. When your treatment may very well be simple.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Unlikely but...: Many things can cause squeezing chest pains. Heart attacks are extremely rare in 19 yo women. However, spasm of the esophagus caused by acid reflux ca ... Read More

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