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During jogging, i can feel right chest area start to tighten and slight internal pain but no visible bruise can be seen. Can also be felt by pressing?

During jogging, i can feel right chest area start to tighten and slight internal pain but no visible bruise can be seen. Can also be felt by pressing?

See your doctor imme: Tightness in your chest while exercising could represent a serious medical condition regarding your heart. You should contact and see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Major bruising the size of an egg in the left side, upper area of the chest cavity?

Get checked: was this caused by injuries? Taking blood-thinners? Any associated swelling, tenderness? You need to get checked by clinician. Especially If any of these factors are present. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have a sore chest inbetween my breasts and feels tender to touch. Feels like its bruised. Pain intensifies when I press on the area?

I have a sore chest inbetween my breasts and feels tender to touch. Feels like its bruised. Pain intensifies when I press on the area?

First of all: STOP PRESSING on it!! You may have inflammation of the small cartilages which allow your chest to be FLEXIBLE (to allow you to BREATH IN AIR!) This is a common problem. Apply ICE Packs and try WARM packs and ALTERNATE (see which helps more!) Take IBUPOROFEN 400 mgm every 6 hours and if the pain continues after a few days of above ...see your PCP (Primary Care Provider) for possible xrays Z ...Read more

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Woke up Having pain middle chest bone area 2days now hurts like a sharp,bruise,heavy kinda feeling. When I take Deep breath feels heavy.

Woke up Having pain middle chest bone area 2days now hurts like a sharp,bruise,heavy kinda feeling. When I take Deep breath feels heavy.

Chest pain: There are a number of conditions that cause chest pain. The most serious is an acute cardiac event. Others are from costochondiritis, pneumonia, fluid in the lungs - to name a few. Evaluation by a physician is needed to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have a hard mass, the size of a quarter , an inch down from the collar bone, center of high chest area. It feels tender, like a bruise . ?

I have a hard mass, the size of a quarter , an inch down from the collar bone, center of high chest area.  It feels tender, like a bruise . ?

Uncertain.: Could potentially be a breast mass, abnormal interpectoral lymph node, or possibly hypertrophic arthritic change of the sternoclavicular joint. First step is to see your doctor for an evaluation and next steps. ...Read more

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I felt a tearing in chest shoulder area when bench pressing right pec is swelled with lot of bruising to the upper arm and bicep what could injury be ?

I felt a tearing in chest shoulder area when bench pressing right pec is swelled with lot of bruising to the upper arm and bicep what could injury be ?

Tendon injury: A partial or complete tear of the pectoralis major tendon insertion on the upper arm can cause those signs and symptoms. See an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine or shoulder treatments to be checked. ...Read more

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My chest feels bruised near where my left breast meets centre of chest. Feels tender when I touch that area and hurts when I move or lean on left arm?

My chest feels bruised near where my left breast meets centre of chest. Feels tender when I touch that area and hurts when I move or lean on left arm?

Tender: You MUST see your Gynecologist about this as soon as possible! The Gynecologist will look after you! PS: Fortunately my wife just got over breast cancer but my daughter age 47 is still having trouble with her breast cancer. It will get better over time but it is not fun! ...Read more

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It hurts when i push the middle of my chest, but there's no bruise so what could it be?

It hurts when i push the middle of my chest, but there's no bruise so what could it be?

Possibly: costochonditis, which is inflammation/irritation in that area. I would take some Tylenol/Ibuprofen to help. If this does not improve, see your doctor for further evaluation/work up. Best of luck! ...Read more

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