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Breast Bone Tenderness
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I have chest discomfort in the center of my chest a little on left. Its about 2 inches above the breast bone. It is tender to the touch. Feels kind of like a sore. It lasted all night at work, but now the pain isnt really there even when i touch the area.
Likely muscular: Hello, if you can really pinpoint almost exactly where the pain is located on your chest (i.e. 2 inches above the breast bone), than it is likely rib pain or some sort of muscular chest wall pain. Do you lift weights or work out? I would rest for a few days, take Tylenol or Ibuprofen if it comes back again. It does not sound concerning for heart pain. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have sudden pain top of right breast bone.Pain is constant, also feels tender to touch and worsens when i extend my arm forward should I be concerned?
I have a lump under my breast bone that is severely painful especially when i eat the lump moves and is tender and i feel a sharp pain from it?
Normal...: It is your Xiphoid process. Leave it alone.....it will not bother you. More you touch it worse it will be. See PMD if too worried. ...Read more
What to do if I have breast bone that is also sore and tender. Is more likely that I have thyroid nodule (s)?
Doubtful: Tenderness of the breastbone and thyroid nodules usually have nothing to do with each other. If you have tenderness to the breastbone, please see your doctor you may need an x-ray and definitely you need a physical exam to evaluate the problem. If you have thyroid nodules, you also need to see your doctor for the proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. Slightly tender to the touch. Weight lose of 20lbs?
Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?
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