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Tell me about chest problems like a bone sticking out

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
It could be simple?: When you have small lump(bone sticking) it could be what you said and it could be some else, do you have for long time, it dose increase in size, dose... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Location and duratio: Where is it located at ? How long was it there ? Are we referring to the rib bones or the one in the center (sternum)? Is there additional growth or i... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Pectus: In all probability this is a manifestation of pectus excavatum: an upward curling of the sternum ( breast bone) and the lowermost bottom portion of th... Read More
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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
Bariatrics 39 years experience
Not clear : Is the skin intact?people can have costochondritis. Inflammation of the rib and the cartilage .may take Aleve (naproxen) or similar
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Jan Gurley
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Pigeon chest?: It can be hard to tell from your description, but i'm wondering if you're asking about something called pigeon chest, or pectus carinatum. It's a cond... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Dorfman
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Sounds like Reflux: Substernal "burning" is often a symptom of reflux, especially if it gets worse when lying down. Seek the advice of your physician to make sure this i... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
No and yes .: Diabetes is a chronic and degenerative illness associated with insulin resistance and increased levels of glucose, thus I cannot be transmitted. T... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 33 years experience
Pigeon: Pectus carinatum is the technical name given to pigeon chested (sternum and ribs more prominent).
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Likely normal: There are many physical variances in the human body when compared from person to person, the size and shape of the sternum is no exception. At 37 yea... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Outpatient procedure: A bone marrow biopsy, where a piece of bone marrow is removed cannot be done from the chest (sternum). It's too dangerous to do there. Instead, a bo... Read More

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