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What does it mean when you have pain in your sternam

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible gas trap: called the splenic flexure syndrome, gas pockets to the left upper corner of the transverse colon causeing pain.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal...: This is usually a musculoskeletal pain due to the coughing. Possibilities include muscle strain, inflamed cartilage or even a rib fracture. All of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It could be a number: Of causes, like: pneumonia, pleurisy, broken rib(s), pulled muscles/ ligaments sprains, or inflammation or infection of liver or other rt sided abdomi ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Many different thing: Could be constipation, infection, ibd or ibs. The question is how long have you had tge pain and what associated symptoms?
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Many causes: There are several potential causes for this of which kidney related conditions like infection and stones may be a possibility. It’s best to see your F ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely acid reflux : Go see your dr for meds. In the meantime, avoid intake of caffeine , spicy foods, soda, alcohol , skipping meals. Also try otc antacids and Omeprazole ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
32 years experience Family Medicine
Usually hormonal: Most of the time it results from the breast tissue change in hormonal care. Generally it is on both sides. If so it isn't anything to worry about. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Really is back pain: Pain in the buttocks usually originates in the lower back. If it is an issue, see your doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
29 years experience Pathology
Not normal...: It is not normal to have pain and bleeding with urination. One possible explanation is inflammation of the urethra (tube that carries urine from the ... Read More
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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovulation: If no other symptoms this can be pain of ovulation.
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