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Sudden onset burning sensation right under sternum. I was cleaning dishes when it started, I ate about 2 hours ago, pain goes away upon sitting still?
Couple of things: This could be from pulling a muscle in between your ribs or it may be reflux disease due to what you ate for lunch. Try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen and see if it goes away. If it is reflux it will happen again and then you can seek advice on treatment. If you experience shortness of breath you may need to be seen at the ER. ...Read more
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
(16 y.O.) have phys. Ed. Right after lunch in school, about halfway through class I get a burning sensation in my sternum area. How can I make it stop?
Burning Sternum: Rest. Breathe. Meditate. Stop being physically active. ...Read more
Burning sensation in my right breast, just at the boarder near the sternum. Facing me, it would be at the 1 to 3 on the clock. What causes this?
?: Dear, it is impossible to tell based on your description. Many musculoskeletal, skin, or neuropathic conditions can cause these funky, hard to describe pains in different areas. Breast cancer (which is what most would be worried about) seems unlikely but even then, it is impossible to say much without an exam. Visit your doc to get examined and of course, faithfully do your screenings. Best 2U. ...Read more
Localized, burning sensation on edge of sternum, left side randomly stings for a few seconds, goes away. Comes back later repeat? Just heartburn? Or..
Burning sensation bottom of sternum comes and goes burping helps been around for four months or so blood work all negative. No nausea or vomiting. Had blood work done about 4 months ago.
Hard lump on my upper left chest next to sternum/chest discomfort/burning sensation. EKG normal, chest x-ray normal, MD wants CT scan to be certain?
Follow the: Plan. The definitive diagnosis will be established by excisional biopsy of the lesion ...Read more
The cause of burning sensation and swollen in lymph nodes behind ear near jaw and neck and supra sternum notch+ fatigue for 7 days+ear ache +feverish?
Ominous symptoms: I suggest a comprehensive examination, blood testing, clinical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have just noticed a burning sensation in my chest, I'm 19 years old, non smoker. I have just eaten some chocolate and drank a coffee. Please help?
Depends on cause:
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
Chest pain after mea: If it is mostly related to meals, and not when not after a meal, then mostly a case of reflux from the stomach back up into the esophagus. The esophagus is not made by nature to tolerate acid as food is not supposed to back up into it. Acid in the esophagus burns the esophagus. You can feel burning, or even a chest pain such as in a heart attack. Some has acid back up into the throat. ...Read more
Unknown for sure:
Many of my patients who have angioplasty have mild discomfort after angioplasty for a month. Usually it doesn't last much longer than that though. I think it is from the stent stretching out the artery. Here is a link:
https://rehabilitateyourheart. Wordpress. Com/2012/10/04/chest-pain-after-having-stent/
Check out my website CardioGauge. Com for heart health education.
Hope this helps. ...Read more
Been having a burning sensation in the middle of my chest all day. I don't have acid reflux. .. what is it?
My mom aged 60 is having burning sensation in chest for last two days. Help me understand possible reasons?
Depends: If her burning occurs primarily during exertion, her heart may be the culprit. If it occurs at rest, especially at night, improved with eating food, improved by belching, possibly associated with nausea, it's more likely to be acid reflux disease, gastritis, or an ulcer in her stomach or duodenum. ...Read more
I have this burning sensation in the middle of my chest and hurts every time I eat and swallow what could it be?
Esophagitis: Burning in the center of your chest is "heartburn" = acid from the stomach coming up into the esophagus, which has no natural protection from stomach acid. Prolonged acid exposure can cause inflammation, ulcers, damage, scarring, narrowing, or even cancer (but unlikely at age 28). Do not ignore these symptoms, and see md soon! Good luck! ...Read more
Burning sensation in upper chest and pain headache and neckpain since four days why it happens sir and reamaday for that please sir?
Multiple pain sympto: It can be not easy to answer some questions without physical exam. See. U pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
Just recently I had a straining burning sensation on the left part of my chest after some small sharp pains that were pretty minimal. What is it?
Evaluation Needed: This could be many things and a thorough evaluation is needed. ...Read more
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