A 38-year-old male asked:
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i have intermittent chest pain pinpointed to both sides of sternum. it exacerbates when deep breathing.

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: There's no way to know without seeing a doctor. You have some health problems per your profile, so you shouldn't ignore this. Good luck.
Answered on Feb 26, 2014
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Costochondritis: Seems like you are suffering from costo-chondritis of bony rib cage/cortilage. It is due to some non-specific inflammation. You need to take anti-inflammatory medications. Consult your physician for prescription.
Answered on Feb 26, 2014
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