A 22-year-old female asked:
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i have intermittent pain in my sternum to the left; i can press the spot. feels like the bone, but how could i have chest bone pain? is this serious?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your description suggests costochondritis. If that is the case, it is not serious. You may consult this site and discuss the matter with your doctor. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/basics/definition/con-20024454
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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