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'what does it mean if I have pain below sternum and i''m burping?'

'what does it mean if I have pain below sternum and i''m burping?'

Gastritis: Most likely it seems you have gastric symptoms please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Lazarus
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Hellp Syndrome (Definition)

A condition that occurs in pregnant women, involving hemolysis (breakdown of red blood cells), elevated liver enzymes, and ...Read more


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Pain below sternum after drinking?

Pain below sternum after drinking?

GERD: This type of discomfort typically represents an acid-peptic process such as ulcers or gastroesophageal reflux. As a part of evaluation and treatment, a trial of acid suppression such as with antacids or medicaitons such as prilosec. An evaluation by our physician can also determine if further evaluation is warranted, such as an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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35 yo wife has pain below sternum this pain waxes and wanes over past few days?

35 yo wife has pain below sternum this pain waxes and wanes over past few days?

Below sternum pain: Pain below the sternum as described may be esophageal in nature, & possibly related to spasms of the esophagus muscle. Less likely but certainly concerning would be heart pain--this must be evaluated asap please. Once she is reassured her heart is fine, other considerations then include: esophageal inflammation, mediastinitis, lung & brochial problems, syndrome x, breast disease. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Pain below sternum. Hurts when I breathe?

Pain below sternum. Hurts when I breathe?

Seek help: With or without trauma, anything that hurts when you breathe is going to have adverse consequences ( you can't hold your breath until the problem resolves...). ...Read more

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How long does pain below sternum associated with chest wall pain last?

How long does pain below sternum associated with chest wall pain last?

Costochondritis: If you have chest wall inflammation (costochondritis) it can take up to 4 weeks. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories can help this. It can be viral in nature and be called the tietze virus. See a physician to rule cardiac problems and get an ekg. ...Read more

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Hello. I'm a 36 year old male with history of anxiety and pvcs. Can't sleep. As soon as i doze off, i get sharp pain below sternum. What is this?

Hello. I'm a 36 year old male with history of anxiety and pvcs.  Can't sleep.  As soon as i doze off, i get sharp pain below sternum.  What is this?

Anxiety: See your primary care doctor first to rule out medical issues, especially with pain in your sternum. If you are cleared medically try using the free anti anxiety app for up to date information, exercises and videos to reduce anxiety. Best. ...Read more

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Had iron injection 4 days ago have had pain below sternum under rib cage and to the right that radiates around my back. very painful is this normal?

Had iron injection 4 days ago have had pain below sternum under rib cage and to the right that radiates around my back. very painful is this normal?

Iron injection: Iron delivered intramuscularly or intravenously would not create that symptom. Gall bladder or liver inflammation is more likely. I recommend an examination by your physician. Appropriate tests will be ordered after your examination depending upon the clinical findings. ...Read more

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What could cause pain below sternum and too the right? Not burning but deep ache, bloods and chest xray normal

What could cause pain below sternum and too the right? Not burning but deep ache, bloods and chest xray normal

Rib cage: If the discomfort is in the right upper abdomen, inflammation of the liver or gall bladder could be present. Also a rib cage strain or inflammation is possible. Is there a history of injury or strain? Is the rib cage tender? You need to reconsult your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What can cause seizing up fingers and toes, pain below sternum(to left and right), no sex drive and respiratory issues?

What can cause seizing up fingers and toes, pain below sternum(to left and right), no sex drive and respiratory issues?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are nondiagnostic at this time. A physician is needed to take a thorough history and perform a complete physical examination in order to assess your symptoms. A after this assessment, your physician will order appropriate tests and,if necessary, refer you to the proper specialists. ...Read more

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20yr/Ath. Tight chest sharp at times, back pain. Pain below sternum. Freq belching. Doc says Esoph Spasms? Echo, EKG and CXray normal. Angina a worry?

20yr/Ath. Tight chest sharp at times, back pain. Pain below sternum. Freq belching. Doc says Esoph Spasms? Echo, EKG and CXray normal. Angina a worry?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Sharp pain below sternum, (feels better food in stomach) bloating, anxiety/tachycardia, lightheaded, not sleeping well. Thryoid or digestive problem?

Sharp pain below sternum, (feels better food in stomach) bloating, anxiety/tachycardia, lightheaded, not sleeping well. Thryoid or digestive problem?

Anxiety: Anxiety can cause indigestion as well as irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcers, gastritis, panic attacks, insomnia , high blood pressure and much more. You need to speak with your doctor about getting medication for improving your coping abilities and therapy. You can spend your life going from doctor to doctor for all your symptoms but they are usually caused by anxiety and depression. ...Read more

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Could you tell me more about hellp syndrome?

Could you tell me more about hellp syndrome?

Bad news.: Hellp syndrome is a severe and potentially life threatening complications of preeclampsia that can only be treated with delivery of the fetus and placenta. It results from severe liver and kidney failure as a consequence of placental problems. ...Read more

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If you have hellp syndrome, will pt & ptt be normal or prolonged?

If you have hellp syndrome, will pt & ptt be normal or prolonged?

Normal usually.: Unless your liver has completely shut down (fulminant liver failure with or without liver capsule hematoma) and/or your placenta has abrupted, your coagulation tests aptt/pt/inr should remain normal. Your platelet count and bleeding time may be increased though. Expert care and prompt dleivery are warranted regardless of gestational age. ...Read more

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If you had the hellp syndrome while pregnant will you have hellp syndrome again?

If you had the hellp syndrome while pregnant will you have hellp syndrome again?

Possibly: A patient who has had a previous pregnancy affected by hellp syndrome is at increased risk of having another pregnancy affected by hellp syndrome. It is also possible to have a healthy unaffected pregnancy. Your doctor will monitor you closlely. ...Read more

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Explain hellp syndrome (during pregnancy)?

Explain hellp syndrome (during pregnancy)?

I will try: Her is web site could give details on that subject.Good luck. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/hellp_syndrome. ...Read more

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How common is hellp syndrome?

How common is  hellp syndrome?

HEELP syndrome: It is an infrequent form of severe preeclampsia consisting of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelets. It is a high risk condition with possible severe complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pain Under Breast Bone (Definition)

Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your ...Read more