A 50-year-old member asked:
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what could cause pain in the bone in the middle of breast?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Oct 31, 2014

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Many things: Usually not osteoporosis. See a doctor and get an xray.
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