A 59-year-old male asked:
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my boyfriend and i were lying in bed watching tv when he noticed a small sharp bone sticking out from his chest. he said it doesn't hurt ?

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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Not clear : Is the skin intact?people can have costochondritis. Inflammation of the rib and the cartilage .may take Aleve (naproxen) or similar
Answered on Apr 8, 2016
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Could it be...: ...the xiphoid process?
Answered on Apr 8, 2016

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