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Fish Bone Stuck In Chest
Fish bone stuck mid-chest level. Can feel it at all times. No issues breathing, no signs of blood. But serious discomfort. What to do?
Seek help: Get help now. It may need attention to prevent complications. Good luck. ...Read more
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
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
Sometimes when I eat fish, even without bones, I feel ache in the chest and find it a bit harder to breathe. It usually lasts about an hour?
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
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
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
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
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
My husband has a bone protruding from the center of his chest and it's causing him a lot of pain when he works out or if it gets touched, what is it?
B low the sternum?: The zyfoid process can point outwards and cause pain. Have it checked by a thoracic surgeon. ...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
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
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
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
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