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Dr. Inaam Schneider
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
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I am having chest aching at my left breast bone that last for a few seconds. But I can breath just fine, and it's not that painful. Any suggestions?

Dr. Inaam Schneider
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
39 years in practice
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I am having chest aching at my left breast bone that last for a few seconds. But I can breath just fine, and it's not that painful. Any suggestions?

Chest Pain: This sounds more like inflammation of the cartridge connecting the ribs to the brest bone . if you touch the area , it will be tender .. use ice or heat to the area which ever fells better . use some Aleve for a couple of days & it should resolve on its own . Take care ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Harold Fields
Board Certified, Family Medicine
56 years in practice
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I'm having a dull chest pain on my left breast bone and it feels sharp when walking I don't know what it could be can you give an answer?

Dr. Harold Fields
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I'm having a dull chest pain on my left breast bone and it feels sharp when walking I don't know what it could be can you give an answer?

Pain: you may have strained or pulled a muscle in your chest,called an intercostal muscle. Try some moist heat applied to the chest wall and Aleeve 200 mg, two tabs once a day with food ...Read more

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Dr. Ron Wright
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I have dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

Dr. Ron Wright
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I have  dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

Chest wall strain: This most likely due to muscle strain in your chest wall. If you have no restrictions, take Ibuprofen and use heat and ice to the area for relief. See your pcp or gyn if pain is not resolved in a day or two. ...Read more

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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Dull pain on and of about two inches below my collar bone. On my left breast, it comes and goes some days.

Dr. Victor Bonuel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dull pain on and of about two inches below my collar bone. On my left breast, it comes and goes some days.

Likely muscle pain: Go see your dr for an ekg just to be sure it's not heart related. God bless u! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: 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

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Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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I have been getting pains just under left breast bone it's almost like a stiche pain and pain radiates round my neck and back only on left side ?

Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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Ans: You need to give a good history and have a pe. It does sound muscular skeletal. But if bothers you be checked out ...Read more

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Dr. Claudette Anderson
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Why am I having sharp pain when breathing deeply under left breast bone, and it's been happening for over 24 hours?

Dr. Claudette Anderson
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Why am I having sharp pain when breathing deeply under left breast bone, and it's been happening for over 24 hours?

If it hurts when you: Touch. ;then it's either caused from pressure on the area or costochodritis;inflammation of breastbone.If it moves it's probably gas ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Can lots of gas/indegistion be similar to heart attack? Like pain under left breast/heart beat under breast bone or maybe its my pulse. Any advice?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Can lots of gas/indegistion be similar to heart attack? Like pain under left breast/heart beat under breast bone or maybe its my pulse. Any advice?

Are you nineteen?: Unless you have diabetes or use cocaine, a heart attack at your age is unheard of. Indigestion mimics heart attacks quite commonly and it's likely that's what you're feeling ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

Assume difficult: Pain in that area is cardiac until proven otherwise. If not its musculoskeletal. Check your bra tightness, take 2 alave 2 x per day if u can. If you have pain with exertion, shortness of breath think cardiac, if not its your muscles in your rib cage most likely. ...Read more

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