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Doctor insights on: Inverted Breast Bone

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Bone (Definition)

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


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My breast bone has been hurting randomly. Why?

My breast bone has been hurting randomly. Why?

Usually not: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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What can cause breast bone pain?

What can cause breast bone pain?

Several reasons: Costochondritis
a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.
Heart attack:
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

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Causes of bilateral breast bone pain?

Costochondritis: While that is one of the possible causes, there are others. So you are best served by visiting your doctor to make sure it isn't something worse. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/costochondritis/ds00626. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

Pain: 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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What is chest pain below breast bone area from?

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

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Minor chest pain in breast bone area any concern?

Usually not: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain under the breast bone?

What could cause chest pain under the breast bone?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy etc. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having chest pain under my breast bone?

ER: Amy unexplained chest pain near the breast bone should be evaluated at the ER or UC clinic. ...Read more

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What could dull pain over right side breast bone mean?

What could dull pain over right side breast bone mean?

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

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After I eat it hurts in my chest under the breast bone.?

After I eat it hurts in my chest under the breast bone.?

Reflux: If you are describing heart burn type symptoms, then you have reflux. This can be treated with antacids, tagamet, (cimetidine) etc. If refractory would see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain below the breast bone in the middle?

What causes severe pain below the breast bone in the middle?

Xyphodynia: That's a painful process involving the cartilage below the sternum. See a pain anesthesiologist. Get your pcp to refer you. ...Read more

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What is it called when your sternum/breast bone is malformed?

Pectus excavatum: 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.
For more info go to http://www. Fattransferbreastaug. Com
when the sternum protrudes, it is called pectus carinatum. ...Read more

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What would cause your left side under your breast bone to hurt to breath?

Could be many: Things. Could be chest wall pain because of rib problem, could be chest pain because of heart, lung, esophagus or stomach problem. See your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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Having severe pain under right breast bone. What to take to alleviate this?

Having severe pain under right breast bone. What to take to alleviate this?

Options: First option is tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaids. Then consider talking to doctor for eval. They can also provide stronger meds as needed after eval. ...Read more

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An eso diverticulum found on the level of the 8th breast bone. Where is it?

An eso diverticulum found on the level of the 8th breast bone. Where is it?

Lower esophagus...: ...just above stomach. Hi. Your gastroenterologist who did the EGD or the barium swallow will be able to explain it to you and to recommend treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

Assume difficult: Pain in that area is cardiac until proven otherwise. If not its musculoskeletal. Check your bra tightness, take 2 alave 2 x per day if u can. If you have pain with exertion, shortness of breath think cardiac, if not its your muscles in your rib cage most likely. ...Read more