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Indent In Middle Of Chest
What to do if I don't have a sternum so there is a indent in my chest but its still hard where the indent is what is that?
You have a sternum:
Yes it is a condition called
Hope this helps
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I've had an indent in my chest all therw life. In the center I used to have a small black dot the size of a pincel led. Over time its now the size of a pincil eraser. Wat could tha be?
Get the mole checked: It sounds like you are describing a mole. Any mole that changes size should be evaluated. See your doctor and have them take a look at it or see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Cleavage: Are you referring the the term cleavage - cleavage, anatomically known as the intermammary cleft or the intermammary sulcus, is the space between a woman's breasts lying over the sternum. (wikipedia definition). ...Read more
I just noticed an indent on my upper chest (upper left in antatomical pos. (opp. Heart)). Looks like something small bit a chunk out of me. Thoughts?
Needs evaluation: If it is something new, please see your physician for full evaluation ...Read more
I have scoliosis, 20 degree and 43 degree curves, and I'm having sharp pains while breathing and an indent in my ribs. Could this be from scoliosis?
You need to have an exam. Should include an x-ray
of spine while standing barefoot, A-P and lateral
views to include head to knees. ...Read more
About a month ago, I noticed a curved indent in the mid outer area of my right breast. It has persisted through 2 cycyes. No pain. What do I do?
Hi, 2 months ago I noticed an indent on my right breast. Doctor said no lumps. Now have a little one on other breast- I am 19 - what could this be?
Indent when I raise my arm, but clear ultrasounds. Itchy nipple Paternal and maternal grandmas had bc after 60. I'm worried sick what could it be?
Hi, I noticed a indent on my right breast 2 months ago. Doctor said no lumps. Now have another little one - I'm 19. Sleep on my front - any ideas?
Not Risky But watch.: Breast indentations are not serious in general and especially at your age. If you want to monitor it for changes and be able to see potential serious problems developing early you could have breast thermography done. It is non-invasive and can see risky changes in breast tissue years before mammograms. ...Read more
Part left breast/nipple has horrible itch and slight pain in same spot of breast. Skin under looks like clothes indent/uneven skin. What could it be?
Breast exam needed: Any physical indentation of the breast needs to be checked by your doctor. It's impossible to say without further history, and your doctor will take your medical. Surgical, social, family, and sexual history into account. Hopefully, it is something minor causing the itching, but it's time to get it checked out professionally. You'll have peace of mind. ...Read more
Yellow vaginal discharge, flaky sore left nipple which is swollen. Slight indent in the same breast, small rash at corner of lips, is this all related?
Unrelated: You should be examined by your gynecologist as the vaginal discharge suggests infection which should be treated. The nipple may be dry but shouldn't be swollen and the indentation of breast tissue requires examination also. The rash near the lip is nonspecific without examining it. ...Read more
Chest pain.: Is this new, or has it been going on for some time? Are you short of breath? Lightheaded? Has this happened before? There are questions to be answered, but with a new chest pain that is strong, these questions should be answered in a local emergency room. If this pain has persisted, you should go to the nearest hospital for an evaluation. ...Read more
See a doctor ASAP: chest pain can have a variety of causes, some self limiting, others life threatening. Without further information, we can not diagnosis this, but urgent evaluation is warranted. Please see a doctor right away. Heart disease in women often presents with atypical symptoms. ...Read more
Spot fat loss does: Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be chest fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. Consider Barbell Bench Press; Barbell Bench Press, declined; Dumbbell Flyes; Dumbbell Flyes, inclined bench; Chest Dips; Cable Crossover; Floor Flyes, Dumbbell; Plyometric Pushups ...Read more
Hours at gym: Depends upon your goal. Most want to build up the chest muscles both for strength and appearance. It is generally felt that repetitive lower weight exercise is better than fewer reps at weights at your limit. Most gyms have professionals who can give you good tips in this area and you can also get help from physical therapists. A good diet is useful as well. ...Read more
Need more info: What kind of pain? Is it affected by movement? Do you have any other symptoms? How old are you? If you are an adult and could be having a heart attack, take an aspirin and call and ambulance to take you to the nearest emergency room of a hospital. ...Read more
Many causes: Chest pain has many causes. Musculoskelal reasons include muscle injury and costochondritis, inflammation of anterior rib ending. Inflammation of the pleural tissues (pleuritis)can cause pain. Gallbladder attacks, ge reflux, hepatitis, sometimes cardiac, viral infection, pancreatitis are other causes. Consult your physician if persists for physical exam and therapy. ...Read more
See physician: It is advised to seek urgent medical evaluation for patients with recent onset of chest pain. Those who may be potentially unstable based upon history, family history, appearance, or vital signs, should be immediately evaluated in an emergency department. You need to be evaluated by your physician to eliminate life-threatening causes and be assessed for other causes. ...Read more
Chest Pain: Cause of chest pain are multiple not all the time is the heart at your age is less likely. But still needs to be rule out. GERD (heartburn), costochondritis or inflammation of the joint between the ribs and breast bone, muscle sprain, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis all can cause chest pain ...Read more
Tightness: Chest tightness or tightening is a sensation of chest discomfort, described as tightness. It can be related to a variety of conditions, such as heart disease, G.I. Disease, etc. Since one of presentations of heart disease including heart attacks is chest tightness/pain, this symptom should be evaluated promptly. ...Read more