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tell me about chest problems like a bone sticking out

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
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 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
38 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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Jan Gurley
32 years experience Internal Medicine
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Dorfman
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
TB , yes: Diabetes , no.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Pigeon: Pectus carinatum is the technical name given to pigeon chested (sternum and ribs more prominent).
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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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