A female asked:
Ive had sharp chest pains dead center of sternum 3x in past week. no carbonated drinks ive taken gas x hasn't help ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy answered
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sternum Inflammation: Treatments: Warm or ice compresses are applied to the inflamed site. You can also use anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen. Your physician can also prescribe cortisone injections. When under treatment, take a lot of rest and avoid unnecessary actions to help heal fast. Can also be Costochondritis I suggest that you visit a doctor.
Answered on Nov 8, 2014
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