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Discomfort Behind Breastbone (Overview)

The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having subaltern all chest pain.


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What may cause belching and burning behind breast bone?

What may cause belching and burning behind breast bone?

Reflux: These symptoms are most likely due to gastro-esophageal reflux, or gerd/heart burn. I would discuss your symptoms with your provider. ...Read more

Discomfort Behind Breastbone (Overview)

The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having subaltern all chest pain.


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Pain on the rift side behind breastbone. More like pressure than pain. None on left at all. Something to be worried about ?

Pain on the rift side behind breastbone.  More like pressure than pain.  None on left at all.   Something to be worried about ?

Doctor can evaluate: Any person with chest pain has to go to his doctor to be checked for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it becomes a bad heart attack. It may turn out to be stomach acid reflux, a lung problem like pneumothorax, or a bone or muscle problem like costochondritis, but the heart attack kills people. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry", so a visit to the doctor is wisest. ...Read more

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I've had stomach discomfort right underneath my breastbone for the past 3 weeks I got a catscan nothing found and wanna avoid an endoscopy any option?

I've had stomach discomfort right underneath my breastbone for the past 3 weeks I got a catscan nothing found and wanna avoid an endoscopy  any  option?

Lab test: Get a lab for hpylori antibody. You can try emperic Protonix (pantoprazole) or other therapy to see if it helps. An upper GI with barium may help find your problem.Endoscopy would be be best aproach. Dont let fear get in the way of diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Blackheads. How can i get rid of them without having to pick at them? Without them leaving behind marks/holes on my skin? NEED to get rid of them,ASAP

Blackheads. How can i get rid of them without having to pick at them? Without them leaving behind marks/holes on my skin? NEED to get rid of them,ASAP

Multiple treatments: Try over the counter topical treatments such as benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid. If this fails you will need a doctor to prescribe a topical prescription strength treatment such as clindamycin, retin a, (tretinoin) etc with or without an oral antibiotic. If all else fails an esthetician can properly extract blackheads or white head from the face. ...Read more

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I have been taking omeprazole for some 10 years. I get a burning in my tongue and sore breastbone occs. I am 70 can this prevent cancer.?

I have been taking omeprazole for some 10 years. I  get a burning in my tongue and sore breastbone occs.  I am 70  can this prevent cancer.?

Prolonged Heartburn: Please make sure you are seen by a gastroenteropolgist... The ppis can relieve the heartburn but you canstill have serious issues like barrett's espohagus or even cancer. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

Substernal chest pai: The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having subaltern all chest pain. ...Read more

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Experiencing ongoing pain/discomfort between the breastbone and back, in the space between. Shifts around. In waves every few seconds for hours. Help?

Experiencing ongoing pain/discomfort between the breastbone and back, in the space between. Shifts around. In waves every few seconds for hours. Help?

More information: Although very vague and unclear as described, your symptoms, depending on one's age and associated precipitating and risk factors, sound relatively benign. That you are young really points away from a serious cardiovascular cause, perhaps more to a gastrointestinal or musculoskeletal cause. If bothersome and persistent, would recommend talking to your doctor for further and more complete tests. ...Read more

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