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A 23-year-old female asked:

pain right under my sternum that runs straight through me to my back when i take a deep breath. could it just be a strain? dr says my heart is fine.

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Have they: Checked your gallbladder ? That is another presentation for it when it acts up! all the best. Reflux can do it, but not as likely as the gall bladder. Other possibility is gastritis

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