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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


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I swallowed a fish bone, and now I have chest pain. I need answers?

I swallowed a fish bone, and now I have chest pain. I need answers?

Swallowed fishbone: More info is needed. How large was the fishbone. Can you continue to swallow normally. How much time has elapsed since the even? You may need o undergo either imaging/ and/or endoscopy of symptoms do not resolved shortly. A visit with your doctor is suggested for evaluation and/or referral. ...Read more

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Fish bone swallowed a week ago. Having chest pain. X-ray done they see nothing cardiac issues ruled out. Still throbbing pain in chest. Nothing helps?

Fish bone swallowed a week ago. Having chest pain. X-ray done they see nothing cardiac issues ruled out. Still throbbing pain in chest. Nothing helps?

Barium study: If that was a plain X-ray fish bones may not be seen since fish bone is mainly cartilage. Therefore perhaps a barium swallow looking for a tear or CT to look for air outside the esophagus will provide more information. When all else fails a gastrointestinal physician and scope and endoscopy should be considered ...Read more

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What is an indented chest bone?

What is an indented chest bone?

Pectus excavatum: Is the name for it. It describes an indented chest wall deformity. If severe it may jeopardize ones heart function. ...Read more

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Why does my chest bone hurt wen I do push ups?

Why does my chest bone hurt wen I do push ups?

Ans: Well how many push ups are you doing? Most likely just strain. Stop doing so many push-ups and see how you do ...Read more

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Popped bone in my chest and aches in by my shoulder and chest?

Popped bone in my chest and aches in by my shoulder and chest?

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

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What is the condition called where the bone is sticking out of chest?

What is the condition called where the bone is sticking out of chest?

Pigeon chest?: 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

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I have pain below the right chest bone while walking. Why it is happening?

I have pain below the right chest bone while walking. Why it is happening?

Difficult to answer: Based on limited information, it is difficult to answer and give suitable advice. Please rephrase the question. ...Read more

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Chest bone hurting on the left side in a 21 year old guy what can be the causes?

Chest bone hurting on the left side in a 21 year old guy what can be the causes?

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

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My chest bone allways clicks wen I bend back wards now its hurting wen I move now?

My chest bone allways clicks wen I bend back wards now its hurting wen I move now?

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

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I got referred to a bone specialist due to back and chest pain. What can I expect from them?

I got referred to a bone specialist due to back and chest pain. What can I expect from them?

An evaluation: A physical exam and imaging which will help establish a diagnosis and help guide treatment. If you don't get a good explanation or effective treatment, see a pain physician. ...Read more

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Chest pain, not sharp, like a bone pain, not all the time, just some moves and go and back. What should I do?

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

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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 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?

Chest pain: Chest pain can have multiple etiologies. They include cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, mental and muscular conditions. Since you are a male (age not specified) most worrisome is cardiac disease. See your physician asap for proper examination. ...Read more

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Helo, my chest bones are not equal, I can send you my chest pics. I don't know what type of my chest is? My right site chest bones is up.

Helo, my chest bones are not equal, I can send you my chest pics. I don't know what type of my chest is? My right site chest bones is up.

Can you post a link: Maybe post a link to a pinterest post or flickr or similar. If this is a cosmetic issue only, then probably nothing to do. There is normal variation in healthy people, hopefully that is the case with you. ...Read more

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A bone pops out from chest, pretty noticeable.

A bone pops out from chest, pretty noticeable.

Well: This is abnormal. Consult a primary care doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain and it feels like it in that bone that's in the middle of my chest?

I have pain and it feels like it in that bone that's in the middle of my chest?

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

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What's pain in front of the chest bone?

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

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What can I do to "pop" the bones in my chest myself?

You cannot: Why would you want to do this? The question makes no sense. ...Read more

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Tell me about chest problems like a bone sticking out?

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

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I have an outgrowth of bone in chest, should I be concerned?

I have an outgrowth of bone in chest, should I be concerned?

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

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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

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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

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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.

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