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Chest Bones Stick Out
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
It could be simple?: When you have small lump (bone sticking) it could be what you said and it could be some else, do you have for long time, it dose increase in size, dose hearts all this should consider, check it out, it could be simple and it could not? ...Read more
If your chest bone is starting to stick out of your chest like a bump and is preventing you from sleeping on one of your sides what should you do or who should you go see?
Start with PCP: You can start by seeing your Primary care doctor as they can evaluate you and possibly send you for an x-ray to start after an examination. Best wishes. ...Read more
Male and have a bone in my chest that sticks out a little. Sometimes I get chest pain from it. Can this cause damage?
Location and duratio: Where is it located at? How long was it there? Are we referring to the rib bones or the one in the center (sternum)? Is there additional growth or is the whole bone is puckering? I am not clear with the description and difficult to make remark. However, some harmless changes are common and should not be of any concern. I suggest your doc have a look and will settle the issue for you. ...Read more
The bone in my chest is really hard. Its sticking up towards my pecks alot. No pain but very odd? What is wrong with it?
Pectus: In all probability this is a manifestation of pectus excavatum: an upward curling of the sternum (breast bone) and the lowermost bottom portion of this bone is called the xyphoid process- I have it myself- nonetheless- get it checked: without an picture and physical exam this is just an opinion. ...Read more
It can be hard to tell from your description, but I'm wondering if you're asking about something called pigeon chest, or pectus carinatum. It's a condition where the sternum and ribs bow out, instead of lying flat. You can read more about it from a reputable source here:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003321.Htm. ...Read more
Is it normal for my manubrium to stick out pretty far? It causes no pain, but my chest bones pop occasionally. Is this just a normal variant?
Likely normal: There are many physical variances in the human body when compared from person to person, the size and shape of the sternum is no exception. At 37 years old, I am assuming that your extended manubrium has never caused any problems and I doubt that it ever will. Same with the occasional, non-painful chest popping. ...Read more
What to do if I appear to have pigeons chest where my rib cage sticks out. If I do push ups would it be less noticeable or will it just push the bone out even more?
Pigeon chest is a common chest wall abnormality. In pre adolescent patients, sometimes surgery is indicated for cosmetic or respiratory indications.
Most patients live normal lives and can engage in exercise and sports.
There is no harm in pushups, although it is unlikely to change your chest wall. If appearance is the issue, plastic surgery for male or female pectoral implant may help. PFT if SOB ...Read more
Marfan syndrom? Skinny 184 CM and 59 Kg, little bit of scoliosis and chest bone sticks out little bit but not so noticeable, small wrists and bones
Those can be some of the signs of Marfan syndrome, but can be seen in normal people & in other syndromes. Typically, but not always, a parent has it as well.
I'd discuss it with your physician if you are concerned. He may want to check your heart & eyes for abnormalities, Genetic testing can be done as well ...Read more
I have a bone sticking out under my right ribs I can feel it and it's uncomfortable it rubs against my rib when lay in certain positions only recently?
Variable: May be a subluxated rib or bone growth or variable other causes. I would recommend seeing a md. ...Read more
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
3-4 ribs were broken and I didn't say anything due to fear, I was young. Now its big bone sticking out of my left side... Help!
Encourage you: To have a medical assessment. I know you were fearful when you were young - but now you are older and have the power to get the care you need. God bless you. ...Read more
My sternum bone is sticking out in one spot and there's a small movable lump over that bone. It doesn't hurt. What could this be?
Cartilage: This protuberance at the lower tip of the sternum is a cartilage structure called the xiphoid process and in some people it is very prominent. It shouldn't hurt, be tender, increase in size or have any discoloration. If you have further concerns, have your physician examine you for reassurance. ...Read more
I noticed a painful tiny bone sticking out on side of my breast. I had a biopsy marker clip left in in my breast 3 yrs ago. What is this tiny bone?
Breast mass: It could be the marker working its way out. No bones there except rib cage which is very deep and does not protrude through the breast. See your doctor. ...Read more
Painful to touch?: The sternum may get inflamed by a variety of things. If the bone is painful to touch it may respond to things like aspirin or ibuprofen. If the pain is behind the bone then you may need a cardiac or GI work up to evaluate for other sources of the pain that may be more serious. Do not delay if that is the case. ...Read more
We have to be: Carefull, of the cardiac origin, if we adress that then most likely gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more
You cannot: Why would you want to do this? The question makes no sense. ...Read more
Is it new?: The breastbone alone is as variable as the human nose. Many people have a "novelty" bone or two in the chest. If it's a new growth, it needs to be seen. If you've always had it, it's just a little something special. ...Read more
Yes: It is not abnormal. Most people can unless they are obese. ...Read more
Yesterday I was eating grewia-asiatica I feel that seed of its are stuck in my chest bone and I feel little bit pain and I feel havy.
It will get better: Drink Water and water. All through the day. Slowly it will get better. Drink Soup and daal and soft food. Do not eat very spicy and solid food which requires too much Chewing and crushing. ...Read more
A very small Extra bone detected on chest rib during medical exam of visa. He is not having any pains. Besides he is physically fit. Plz help in this.
I am19 year old boy&healthy. I haveslight protrusion of bone in left chest. Recently I am feeling a swellingpain that comes and goes¬ acute yet. Help
Pectus excavatum: Some people develop a degree of deformity to chest at ribs and sternum. You should have a doctor look at it. ...Read more
SC Joint: A "popping bone" in chest of a thirties male ; leading to chest and shoulder pain implicates the clavicle (collar bone) where it joins sternum (breast bone) at the (sc) joint. If this, should be exquisite pain aroused by palpation of this joint. If a lump is felt here, the proximal clavicle might have dislocated from the joint. If pain not readily remit with rest and heat, visit an osteopath. ...Read more
Difficult to answer: Based on limited information, it is difficult to answer and give suitable advice. Please rephrase the question. ...Read more
Muskeloskletal pain: Do you have F/H of early CAD? Do you have DM, HTN, Obesity? Do you smoke or use recreational drugs? Do you have recent H/O long travel, immobility, hospitalization or surgery. If answers NO, then you may have costocondritis (pain in in rib & joints). If bothers try NSAID's (eg. Motrin). You are too young to have serious cardiac disease. Enjoy healthy life styles & wish U a good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Chest pain, not sharp, like a bone pain, not all the time, just some moves and go and back. What should I do?
Probably not heart: Probably not heart related, based on your age and symptoms, but see your doc to check it out. Good luck. ...Read more
It's 2.00 a.M and my chest hurts so bad! Like it's a sharp pain and it feels like the bone hurts. Is this serious?
Pain: Can't say what it is but bad pain should be checked out. ...Read more
I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?
I'm having pain in the lower right part of my chest right under the bones, it comes and goes every day (not a sharp pain) it's been a week.
Atypical chest pain: See your doctor..... Probably muscular related.... You might need an xray.... ...Read more
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