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A 30-year-old male asked:

Moved forward, had sharp pain go across upper center abdominal area under breastbone. now tender to touch. been this way for 3 month egd u/s ct normal

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Strain: Your normal tests are reassuring that there is no serious pathology. You may have strained abdominal or rib cage muscles or the diaphragm or even had microtears that have not fully healed. I assume you're not experiencing digestive, hiatal hernia or reflux symptoms. If lower chest distress persists, without digestive symptoms, consult a chest surgeon for an opinion.

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Last updated Dec 26, 2018

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