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Lump In Chest Bone
I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and i very painful do u think it os pneumonia?
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
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
I have tenderness just below my chest bone and sometimes a soft lump appears there , and my belly is massive with a bloating feeling?
If your chest bone is starting to stick out of your chest like a bump and is preventing you from sleeping on one of your sides what should you do or who should you go see?
Start with PCP: You can start by seeing your Primary care doctor as they can evaluate you and possibly send you for an x-ray to start after an examination. best wishes. ...Read more
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.
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
I keep getting a shooting pain going from my bottom up through chest too too of chest bone what could it be?
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
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
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
Difficult to answer: Based on limited information, it is difficult to answer and give suitable advice. Please rephrase the question. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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