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I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?

Lump Chest: this is not pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection of the lung itself which is inside the chest cavity. You should have this painful lump evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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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I have a slight lump on my collar bone.Chest xray is clear. Can it be lymp node tb?

I have a slight lump on my collar bone.Chest xray is clear. Can it be lymp node tb?

Maybe: There are many reasons for lumps on bones . A standard x-ray may not provide all the answers . Ct is better. As for tb? Well skin is best. See for doctor for that. ...Read more

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Pain in right chest bone below breast. Looks like a lump. Kindly suggest.

Pain in right chest bone below breast. Looks like a lump. Kindly suggest.

Atypical chestpain: Right sided chest pain most probably not from the heart. If associated with a lump may be localized infection, inflammation, hernia or could be muscular pain. Physical exam would help to narrow down the diagnosis ...Read more

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I feel like I have a bone or rib fracture on my thoractic spine..Between my shoulder blades hurt and I have a raised bump on my chest bone.

I feel like I have a bone or rib fracture on my thoractic spine..Between my shoulder blades hurt and I have a raised bump on my chest bone.

Be examined: The spine area may be a prominent spinal process and not abnormal, but a bump on sternum is unusual. Some x-rays may be necessary to, sort out. Thoracic surgeon most likely to be if help. ...Read more

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What is an indented chest bone?

What is an indented chest bone?

Pectus excavatum: Is the name for it. It describes an indented chest wall deformity. If severe it may jeopardize ones heart function. ...Read more

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I have dull ache/discomfort on and around chest bone one on left side?

I have dull ache/discomfort on and around chest bone one on left side?

Inflammation: The chest wall is particularly prone to small tears in muscle and cartilage from activity. These are innocent most of the time, but can take a while to improve because your chest wall is always in motion. Try icing the area several times a day and using Ibuprofen or something similar for relief. Like all pain, if it continues get it checked out. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if my daughter is 6yrs old recently was diganoised with scolosis but my main concern is an enlarged chest bone on?

Should i be concerned if my daughter is 6yrs old recently was diganoised with scolosis but my main concern is an enlarged chest bone on?

She needs to be seen: By an orthopaedic surgeon in any case but most likely the chest bone appearance is related to the scoliosis of the spine which is really a coiling or twist of the spine that can lead to abnormal appearances in the chest and rib cage as well in addition to the pelvis/hip region. ...Read more

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I found an odd lump in my chest right by my collarbone; what could it be? It seems like a bone almost when you touch it and it's fairly large but i just recently found it and it did not exist before nor is it painful. What could it most likely be?

I found an odd lump in my chest right by my collarbone; what could it be? It seems like a bone almost when you touch it and it's fairly large but i just recently found it and it did not exist before nor is it painful. What could it most likely be?

Hello. : Hello. What you are describing might be a subclavicular lymph node. If you were a heavy smoker, with other health problems, it could sometimes be enlarged with lung cancer. However, you are not listing those type of things. However, i would recommend that you get it checked out. Lymph nodes drain germs, dead white blood cells and gunk from areas of inflammation or infection. On the other hand, it you have had clavicular injury in the past, it could be due to that. ...Read more

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Whats pain in front of the chest bone?

We have to be: Carefull, of the cardiac origin, if we adress that then most likely gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Why does my chest bone hurt wen I do push ups?

Why does my chest bone hurt wen I do push ups?

Ans: Well how many push ups are you doing? Most likely just strain. Stop doing so many push-ups and see how you do ...Read more

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I have pain below the right chest bone while walking .Why it is happening?

I have pain below the right chest bone while walking .Why it is happening?

Difficult to answer: Based on limited information, it is difficult to answer and give suitable advice. Please rephrase the question. ...Read more

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Chest bone hurting on the left side in a 21 year old guy what can be the causes ?

Chest bone hurting on the left side in a 21 year old guy what can be the causes  ?

Muskeloskletal pain: Do you have F/H of early CAD? Do you have DM, HTN, Obesity? Do you smoke or use recreational drugs? Do you have recent H/O long travel, immobility, hospitalization or surgery. If answers NO, then you may have costocondritis (pain in in rib & joints). If bothers try NSAID's (eg. Motrin). You are too young to have serious cardiac disease. Enjoy healthy life styles & wish U a good luck. ...Read more

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My chest bone allways clicks wen i bend back wards now its hurting wen i move now?

My chest bone allways clicks wen i bend back wards now its hurting wen i move now?

See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more

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I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?

I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?

Chest pain: Chest pain can have multiple etiologies. They include cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, mental and muscular conditions. Since you are a male (age not specified) most worrisome is cardiac disease. See your physician asap for proper examination. ...Read more

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What could pain in chest bone between breasts be?

What could pain in chest bone between breasts be?

Many : There are many different reasons. Musculoskeletal, GI and possibly cardiac. You need to describe your symptoms a bit more. Duration of the pain, precipitated factors, intensity and alleviating factors. Suggest to see you physician for an examination. ...Read more