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Left breastbone pain, dull ache in left breast, no lumps that i can see. Postmenopasal had no symptoms through menopause. Had pain for 5 weeks ca?

Left breastbone pain, dull ache in left breast, no lumps that i can see.  Postmenopasal  had no symptoms  through menopause. Had pain for 5 weeks   ca?

Breast bone pain : I assume you are up to date on mammograms. Breast lumps are felt not visual. Bone pain left of sternum pain to touch costochondritis heat antinflamatories. But given age need to see doctor for confirmation. Need to get mammogram to confirm no breast pathology. ...Read more

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Breastbone Pain (Definition)

Chest pain at the breastbone (the sternum) is a common complaint. Many of the ribs attach to the breast bone, and if these attachments are irritated for any reason (as during growth in puberty or after excessive sports activities), a ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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My sternum aches when i inhale its a dull aching pain whenever i inhale, it seems to worsen when i lay down to sleep at night?

My sternum  aches when i inhale its a dull aching pain whenever i inhale, it seems to worsen when i lay down to sleep at night?

It may be a : Condition known as a costochondritis which is an inflammatory condition of the cartilage of the sternal region. It usually occurs after a flu or cold and gets better over time. Over the counter medication can help with symptoms but get checked to make sure it is not heart or lung related. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
Daily
Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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Dull pain in upper abdomen below sternum. Lots of belching. Past 3 days. Hurts to turn over when laying down. Some watery stools. A bit of nausea.

Dull pain in upper abdomen below sternum. Lots of belching. Past 3 days. Hurts to turn over when laying down. Some watery stools. A bit of nausea.

Could be serious: please see Doctor asap. Sounds like pancreatitis or gastritis. Hepatobiliary disease needs to be ruled out. All of above are medical or surgical. ...Read more

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What causes pain under sternum after eating?

What causes pain under sternum after eating?

Nothing good....: Pain after eating felt in the middle of the chest could be related to cardiac issues but also to your esophagus. Esophageal stricture's can cause discomfort. You should definitely be checked by your doctor to see if you need upper endoscopy or cardiac workup. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
Once
Always focus on your posture
Daily
Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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Holding my breath frequently unaware? Chest pain under sternum?

Holding my breath frequently unaware? Chest pain under sternum?

NEEDS TO BE CHECKED: It needs to be checked by yor doctor.It may be due to inflammation in chest wall or from esophageal reflux or from pleura or lungs inside the chest. ...Read more

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