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Leominster, MA
A 21-year-old female asked:

I have like a stabbing pain above my right breast close to the center of my chest and it feels worse every time i lift my arms or take a deep breath?

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Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 14 years experience
Costochondritis: The symptoms you describe could possibly be costochondritis. This is an inflammation of the rib cartilage, which if you can see the attached image, is located beneath the breast. Raising your arm on the affected side and deep breaths will aggravate these symptoms.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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