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A 50-year-old member asked:

What could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is a painful inflammation of the cartilage in your ribcage or sternum. Rest and regular use of NSAIDs such as Advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin for a few days is generally first line treatment plan.

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A 23-year-old female asked:

What causes pain in the area below the breast bone?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 17 years experience
A number of things: You should see a doctor if it doesn't go away soon. It can range from costochondritis to gastritis or worse.
Albuquerque, NM
A 56-year-old female asked:

What is it when you have pain in the middle off your breast and under the bone?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Costichondritis: This could be inflammation of the joints between the ribs and sternum, this is called costichondritis. Usuall nsaids help with the pain.

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