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What is the treatment for chest wall pain?

What is the treatment for chest wall pain?

It is tricky ques: If you means non cardiac pain, mostly conservative by pain medications anti inflammatory medications and nerve blocks. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

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What could chronic non diagnosed chest pain and uppeback pain. Chest pain is center of chest slightly to the left. With "flareups" about 2-3x/month.

Costochondritis?: The location and timing suggest costochondritis, a rheumatologic pain syndrome most often affecting premenopausal women that is highly prevalent and not dangerous. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) can provide some relief but it may be incomplete in some people. ...Read more

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What are the medications for chest pain?

What are the medications for chest pain?

Multiple treatments: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. The specific treatment for any of these disorders is varied. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

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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New diagnosis of lower spine arthritis. I am 62 .Any treatment available beyond palliatives and pain relief? Can it be cured?

New diagnosis of lower spine arthritis. I am 62 .Any treatment available beyond palliatives and pain relief? Can it be cured?

Pain in the back: I have degenerative disk disease myself. I find that the over the counter preparation called: osteo-bi-flex really helps, but it takes a month or two to kick in. It contains glucosamine, chondroitin and something called msm. Be sure and discuss with your physician and good luck to you. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pain at the back side of the left chest? At every posture and deep breathe pain intensify. Any pain relieve drug?

What could be the cause of pain at the back side of the left chest? At every posture and deep breathe pain intensify. Any pain relieve drug?

No drugs until U get: a diagnosis. could very well B from a pulmonary process such as TB, PE, pleurisy. B evaluated, start with Ur PCP, and go from there ...Read more

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Left side chest pain all the time from several days. Pain can be pinpointed between the joint of rib and the sternum. Chest squeeze/long breath =pain.

Chest wall pain: Hi, if this chest pain is not brought on by exertion (walking, running, exercise) and is there all the time with movement of your torso or pushing on a specific spot with your finger, it is most likely a chest wall pain/costochondritis. Consider warm or cold compress, and taking ibuprofen like medication may help. ...Read more

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What is the cure for heart enlargement, chest pain?

What is the cure for heart enlargement, chest pain?

Heart enlargement: Chest pain and heart enlargement is not a good combination. If your heart is enlarged you may have congestive heart failure already. But start hurting in the chest you need to be checked for any coronary artery disease. ...Read more

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Inflamed ribs and bad chest pain. What would be the best treatment for this?

Inflamed ribs and bad chest pain. What would be the best treatment for this?

Inflamed ribs: We often treat rib inflammation with anti-inflammatory drugs and/or injection with local anesthetic agents. ...Read more

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What causes intermittent five second stabbing pain on left side of sternum at the edge of breast? No other symptoms. Fear cardiac.PCP says heart ok.

Chest pains?: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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What's the treatment for costochondritis?

What's the treatment for costochondritis?

NSAIDs: A common treatment is Ibuprofen which treats the inflammation that causes the pain. ...Read more

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Can upper back pain which alleviates with massage and rest be a symptom of lung cancer, chest CT is normal?

Thanks for asking!: Upper back pain that goes away with massage/rest is very unlikely to be a symptom of lung cancer, especially with a normal chest ct. Most likely it is musculoskeletal in nature. Also, lung cancer is uncommon in someone who is only 31 years old. Persistent back pain, however, should be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Mild discomfort in upper right chest right by armpit upon maximum inhalation not there all the time, any ideas?

Mild discomfort in upper right chest right by armpit upon maximum inhalation not there all the time, any ideas?

No worry: This is common with rib problems from alignment. Get a massage, practice deep breathing (yoga, inversions), and seek a musculoskeletal physician to adjust your spine and ribs to proper alignment. It is good to "listen to your body" and respond to discomfort with change. ...Read more

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Pain on the rt side of my sternum abt 3in below clavicle going down chest, for 6hrs, no relief even w/rest gallbladder out. Costochondritis? Chronic?

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See professionals...: For the described clinical pictures, it would be most beneficial to see, talk, and work with doctors. Online guessing would not be good enough to get to the point that you need to know and deal. So, first, go to talk with the pcp or the lap surgeon timely. Meanwhile, collect and record the quality and quantity of symptoms as well as sequence of events for review at visit. ...Read more

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