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A 30-year-old male asked:

Pulled something upper center abdominal area. tender to touch next morning mouth was burning. pressure in chest. hurt to walk egd was normal?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
Pulled : Likely muscle or cartilage. Anti inflammatory heat or ice and TIME. Typically can take 6-8 weeks to heal completely. You should also watch for signs of a hernia which they would have seen on exam if present now.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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