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Doctor insights on: Broken Breast Bone Symptoms

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So my chest breast bone is goin four days of hurting idk what is causing it. When I move certain ways its worse then other ways no other symptoms?

So my chest breast bone is goin four days of hurting idk what is causing it. When I move certain ways its worse then other ways no other symptoms?

You have: costochondritis, an inflammation of the joints of the breastbone (where it connects to the ribs). I would take advil or aleve (naproxen) for the pain. This should get better in a week or two. If it doesn't, see your Dr ...Read more

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So my chest breast bone is goin five days of hurting idk what is causing it. When I move certain ways its worse then other ways no other symptoms??

So my chest breast bone is goin five days of hurting idk what is causing it. When I move certain ways its worse then other ways no other symptoms??

Probably a muscle: Strain, but it could be something more serious, such as thrombophlebitis, pneumonia, or even pulmonary embolism. Best to show it to your doctor. ...Read more

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Inside left breast bone feels bruised 31 yr old female no other symptoms or injurys what could it be and should I worry?

Inside left breast bone feels bruised 31 yr old female no other symptoms or injurys what could it be and should I worry?

Sounds like: Either inflamed cartilage or thrombosed vein. Try anti inflammatory meds, such as Ibuprofen otc. If that doesn't work, time to see the doctor to exclude unlikely possibility of breast cancer. ...Read more

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2 questions. I've been having these fluttering spasms under my right breast bone (rib cage area) not painful, just obnoxious... I'm also about 6 weeks pregnant, could this be some crazy symptom? Lastly, I was spotting a little yesterday it was brownish

2 questions. I've been having these fluttering spasms under my right breast bone (rib cage area) not painful, just obnoxious... I'm also about 6 weeks pregnant, could this be some crazy symptom? Lastly, I was spotting a little yesterday it was brownish

I agree,: The fluttering sensations are probably just a crazy symptom, the spotting could come from implantation, although I typically see that around 8 - 9 weeks of gestation. You may want to refrain from heavy physical stress until the spotting has subsided. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Diagnosed with GERD, have tender abdomen from belly button to breast bone & painful, cramp like symptoms when bending or leaning over. GERD related?

Gerd and could have: Gastritis. Usual management will be 4 to weeks of trial proton pump inhibitor, GERD standard precautions, if smoker consider quitting, Upright after meals, regular small meals, use of antacids. If treatment fails GI evaluation is indicated ...Read more

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These are a few of my symptoms for the last 3 months, body rash including itchy skin, tachycardia, afib, flushed hot feeling running through blood, muscle aches, diarrhea and tenderness below breast bone. What could it be?

These are a few of my symptoms for the last 3 months, body rash including itchy skin, tachycardia, afib, flushed hot feeling running through blood, muscle aches, diarrhea and tenderness below breast bone. What could it be?

Too many to ananlyze: When a wide range of symptoms, affecting more than one body area occur, endocrine or neurological issues come to mind. I would recommend an internist or an endocrinologist evaluation. ...Read more

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Get pain under my breast bone on the left side it is sharp that last between s few seconds and a few minutes?

Get pain under my breast bone on the left side it is sharp that last between s few seconds and a few minutes?

Sharp pains under: The sternum or breast bone can be from many different things, but more importantly they need to go away and not bother you. If they don't, then you need to get some help from a healthcare provider. At your age the most common cause for sharp pains is costochondritis which is an inflammation in the cartilage connecting the ribs to the sternum. No one knows the cause. But you can also have othe ...Read more

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What organs are located under breast bone?

Several: Heart and thymus in young people. Bronchii and Great Vessels reside there. Part of the diaphragm is the and the esophagus pass through. Rarely, the upper part of the stomach can herniate there. ...Read more

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Why dose my breast bone hurt when I touch it?

Costrochrondoitis: Need more info. Breastbone may hurt if u have injured it such as in a fall or auto accident. This can even come from pushing on it to see if it hurts. Recommend not touching on it. ...Read more

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My breast bone has been hurting randomly. Why?

My breast bone has been hurting randomly. Why?

Usually not: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain in sternum/ breast bone?

How do you treat pain in sternum/ breast bone?

Provider can: Determine if the cause is costochondritis. If so, nsaid's may be beneficial. ...Read more

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Pain in the upper left side under the breast bone?

Pain in the upper left side under the breast bone?

More info: Lots of tissue and organs in that area
muscle, ribs, lung, nodes, and heart may cause discomfort. ...Read more

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My breast bone sticks out is there something wrong?

Pectus excavatum: This could be a condition termed pectus excavatum. Seeing a physician could help clarify if this is in fact the case. Usually it is a cosmetic concern but sometimes it can cause breathing related issues albeit rarely. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the area below the breast bone?

A number of things: You should see a doctor if it doesn't go away soon. It can range from costochondritis to gastritis or worse. ...Read more

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Whole area on both sides of the breast bone hurts. Why?

Whole area on both sides of the breast bone hurts. Why?

Possibleinflammation: Costochondritis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, relapsing polychondritis, can cause localised tenderness with pain, but if not tender could be coming from lung inflammation, lung clot, or even heart sack inflammation (pericarditis), needs to be worked up. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having severe under right breast bone?

What to do if I'm having severe under right breast bone?

Severe pain?: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pain under breast bone?

What is the definition or description of: Pain under breast bone?

Substernal: The sternum is sometimes referred to as the "breastbone". Pain under the breast bone would medically referred to as substernal pain. Although there are multiple causes, cardiac and pulmonary sources need to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an enlarged breast bone. What does that mean?

Breast "bone"?: The breast is made up of soft tissue which includes glands and fat. The sternum is the bone in the center of your chest which connects the ribs. An "enlarged" sternum can cause the chest cavity to "stick out". ...Read more

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In the middle of my chest under my breast bone it fells wierd I cant explain it?

In the middle of my chest under my breast bone it fells wierd I cant explain it?

Tell us more: You have to be more specific, as weird feeling, does not tell us if it is pain, discomfort or pressure that bothers. You. If this feeling persists or gets worse, you can get your doctor to examine you and find out if there is anything serious going on inside. All it takes is a chest X-ray (simple test) or a CT scan of the chest to assure you of the cause which may/not be anything serious. ...Read more

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When I press firmly on my breast bone like the sternum between my breasts it hurts. Is that normal?

When I press firmly on my breast bone like the sternum between my breasts it hurts. Is that normal?

Bone pain: It is a very superficial bone with no muscle overlying it. It is normal for it to be tender if you push hard enough. If you feel that the pain is out of proportion to the amount of pressure you are applying then you should get an x-ray and your doctor may also feel a CT scan and MRI are also necessary. ...Read more

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I am having pains like sharp high above my breast bone on the left side now today it has moved to the right sometimes what could this be?

I am having pains like sharp high above my breast bone on the left side now today it has moved to the right sometimes what could this be?

Is it tender?: If the area around your breast bone/ribs is tender to touch you may be suffering from a benign inflammation of the area known as "costochondritis". Over the counter anti-inflammatories and local heat may go long ways to help resolve the symptoms. If the pain is not reproducible to palpation, gets worse with exercise or by taking a deep breath you need to see your MD as soon as possible ...Read more

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Have knot on breast bone Lt. Side after felling on hard box hurts to pick up thing bend over or mash on breast bone been 6weeks what could be wrong?

Have knot on breast bone Lt. Side after felling on hard box hurts to pick up thing bend over or mash on breast bone been 6weeks what could be wrong?

You may: Have a "sub-periosteal" hematoma ("bone bruise")
These take longer to resolve than soft tissue bruises.
Applied HEAT may RESORBTION

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Causes of bilateral breast bone pain?

Costochondritis: While that is one of the possible causes, there are others. So you are best served by visiting your doctor to make sure it isn't something worse. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/costochondritis/ds00626. ...Read more

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What is it called when your sternum/breast bone is malformed?

Pectus excavatum: A sternal depression is a condition called pectus excavatum. In the past this was treated with silicone implants or bone reshaping of the ribs and sternum. Recently, I have used fat to fill the depression.
For more info go to http://www. Fattransferbreastaug. Com
when the sternum protrudes, it is called pectus carinatum. ...Read more

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An eso diverticulum found on the level of the 8th breast bone. Where is it?

An eso diverticulum found on the level of the 8th breast bone. Where is it?

Lower esophagus...: ...just above stomach. Hi. Your gastroenterologist who did the EGD or the barium swallow will be able to explain it to you and to recommend treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause your breast bone to crack?

What could cause your breast bone to crack?

Rib-breastbone joint: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space from one place in the joint to another, or from some other non-traumatic event. A person with no joint pains before or after cracking a joint is probably not damaging the joint. A doctor can evaluate pain or stiffness associated with cracking noises. ...Read more

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What can cause breast bone pain?

Several reasons: Costochondritis
a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.
Heart attack:
a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Truma to the bone could result in fracture.
Arthritis could cause pain in the area. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more