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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Costochondriti: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. “Feeling pain in the ribs and sometimes in the upper chest” is likely due to inflammation of the juncti ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Benoit
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds Mechanical: You have muscles (pectoralis major and minor) that stretch from your chest to your armpit, and your increased exercise may cause pain from this stretc ... Read More
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Nerve: You may have pulled a nerve or muscle under your arm I would stop doing yoga until the sensation disappears
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe tendon or mu : Maybe tendon or muscle tear, possibly pulled nerve. You need to see your physician
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
40 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rib injury: It is probably a bruised rib or chest muscle. Since it is still painful, should get it evaluated.
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Dr. Zoltan Erdos
25 years experience Family Medicine
More time: Sounds like a highly moderate impact occurred, and you should be getting more relief soon with relatively quick recovery thereafter. Give it a few mo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
29 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Costochondritis?: Rib bones don't come all the way to breast bone. Last few inches are more elastic cartilage so your chest can rise w/ breath & twist when you do. Wher ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Costochondritis: Sounds like sternum pain/costochondritis but with chest pains may be wise to see your doctor as soon as possible .
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Possibly: These are unlikely to cause shortness of breath. Most commonly these nodules are evidence of a prior infection such as histoplasmosis, especially if y ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Cannot say in: your particular case. without an exam, I can only give general information. and, irritation of the muscles/joints in the chest (costochondritis) would ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Hmmm....: In such situations, that could be all the doctor said, or it could be all that the patient remembers the doctor saying, or it could be just the part t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joyce Vrabec
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Breathing: Yoga involves a great deal of focus on deep breathing. Improving lung expansion does help lung function.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Chest pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a ... Read More
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