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Inverted Breast Bone
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
a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.
a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Truma to the bone could result in fracture.
Arthritis could cause pain in the area. ...Read more
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
Pain sternal tip: All major organs go there: heart, lungs, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, colon, diaphragm muscle. Pain in the uppper tommy right under the sternal tip can be from all those. Heart attack on the bottom of the heart can have symptoms such as sudden severe upper tommy pain with nausea + vomitting that even er doc can initially attribute to a stomach crisis until an ekg shows the heart. ...Read more
Need exam: Dull pain over the right breast bone in a 75 year old male (or female) could be related to inflammation of the rib / cartilage (costochondritis), or it could be a sign of some underlying disease involving the lung or heart. Certainly the best course of action is to have an exam performed by your doctor. ...Read more
A sternal depression is a condition called pectus excavatum. In the past this was treated with silicone implants or bone reshaping of the ribs and sternum. Recently, I have used fat to fill the depression.
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when the sternum protrudes, it is called pectus carinatum. ...Read more
Could be: Breast tenderness due to an impending period (premenstrual). ...Read more
Anatomy: The esophagus and stomach. Why? Is something happening or wrong? ...Read more
Pain in the: Chest can come from many causes. If you press on certain parts of your chest or move in a certain manner or position, and it hurts worse it's mostly likely related to a muscle or bone or cartilage. That is the least worrisome type of pain. If it only comes when you are under physical stress (like climbing stairs or running), or you get short of breath then see a healthcare provider ASAP. ...Read more
I have a little bit of pain right under my breast bone, comes and goes doesn't hurt a lot just uncomfortable, ?
Get pain near breast bone and on right side of chest. Had for a couple months now it comes and goes. What could it be?
Costochondritis: Usually pain from the attachment of the muscle to the bone in your chest; ibuprofen/ice helps. Check for breastlumps, especially if related to your cycle some breasttissue can be tender. Get your yearly breastexam/mammograms and do monthly self breastexam. If shortness of breath or coughing as well see your doctor. ...Read more
How come I get chest pains in the middle of my breast bone a lot? It happens mostly when I bend over and stand back up.
Likely muscular: Could also be gastrointestinal, but most likely an inflammatory issue in your rib cage. See your doc to get it checked out. ...Read more
Hi. I have been coughing since 30/5; almost a month now and recently, I have a sharp pain at my right breast bone that is unbearable on 27/6 until tdy.
Costochondritis?: Rib/sternum joints may hurt for many reasons, such as trauma (bumped into something, somebody poked a finger into the ribs), coughing (bad cold and cough symptoms), jogging/running (breathing heavily for a while), weight training or sit-ups (over exertion while exercising), irritation in the rib's bones/muscles/cartilage/linings, etc... If symptoms don't go away quickly, one should visit a doctor. ...Read more
I get a pinching feeling in the center of my chest. It feels like it is right on the center breast bone, between my ribs. It feels close to surface?
I've got a chest pain which feels like its being pushed in, pulled both up & down. It's underneath my breast bone and it mainly hurts on the right side?
Chest wall: Probably a chest wall strain -- what have you been doing? Could be work or activity related -- did you fall? Please go see your doctor. ...Read more
Several: Heart and thymus in young people. Bronchii and Great Vessels reside there. Part of the diaphragm is the and the esophagus pass through. Rarely, the upper part of the stomach can herniate there. ...Read more
Costrochrondoitis: Need more info. Breastbone may hurt if u have injured it such as in a fall or auto accident. This can even come from pushing on it to see if it hurts. Recommend not touching on it. ...Read more