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I recently got hit in the chest in the manubrium area and experiencing pain. I was wondering if it could be something serious?

I recently got hit in the chest in the manubrium area and experiencing pain. I was wondering if it could be something serious?

Evaluation: Being hut in the chest can be serious. For instance if you ate in a car crash and the steering wheel then you may meed to stay in the hospital for ecg monitoring. If you are having pain ir a racing heart then you should see a dovtor or emergency department. An xray or ct scan may be ordered and a bruised heart is risky ...Read more

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Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Definitely stop: If you are having pain in parts of your chest. The most advisable thing to do is to make sure that you get a chance to recover. Before the exercise, make sure that you stretch appropriately and if there is still pain, follow up with your PCP ...Read more

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What could cause it to feel as if your manubrium is jetted out a little with swelling in that area? (20yr old male) just discovered this a month ago.

What could cause it to feel as if your manubrium is jetted out a little with swelling in that area? (20yr old male) just discovered this a month ago.

Joint Strain SC: It sounds as if you may have strained your sc joint (sternoclavicular joint) where the collar bone meets the breastbone (sternum). Learn more about shoulder pain here: http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=cz-kdc7bhww&list=uu15uuhuqiy9zdpywwxf31jg&index=1. ...Read more

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How do I deal with manubrium sternum pain?

How do I deal with manubrium sternum pain?

Depends: If its arthritis, sometimes you need surgery to get this fused. We've had some good success fusing these if pain refuses to go away. This would be a surgery to place a plate and screws here to get the sternum and manubrium to fuse together. ...Read more

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Severe pain in manubrium on touch and when moving certain ways. Came on suddenly?

COSTOCONDRITIS: Is the inflammation of the joints aroudn the sternum. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it give symptoms of pain around the sternum, responds well to anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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When I'm sleeping and I try to get up the area around my manubrium sterum starts to pain. What should I do I'm only 16?

When I'm sleeping and I try to get up the area around my manubrium sterum starts to pain. What should I do I'm only 16?

Certainly checkup: Not uncommon to experience chest wall pain in young women as breasts develop; however, many other medical conditions can cause this, as well as tight fitting undergarments. Please get a physicial exam and evaluation with chest xray if necessary. ...Read more

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When I'm sleeping and I try to get up, my manubrium sterum starts to pain. Its now 4 days that this pain still exists What should I do I'm only 27 m?

When I'm sleeping and I try to get up, my manubrium sterum starts to pain. Its now 4 days that this pain still exists What should I do I'm only 27 m?

Chondritis: Most probably irritation and inflammation in the cartilage portion of the sternum and ribs, it is benign, anti inflammatories are commonly used, If persist after couple of weeks have it checked out ...Read more

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My manubrium sticks out together with my clavicle and it is barely noticeable but causes no pain? My shoulders look small because of it, what is it?

Pigeon chest: You seem to have pectus carinatum, usually asymptomatic deformity. Associated abnormalities, e.g., dislocated lens or dilated aortic root, if present, raise suspicion of marfan syndrome. ...Read more

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At the sc joint, it feels swollen & as if my manubrium is out of place. I don't feel pain. What is it? (i am male, 20 years, & work out).

At the sc joint, it feels swollen & as if my manubrium is out of place. I don't feel pain. What is it? (i am male, 20 years, & work out).

Sounds arthritic: Guys that work out a lot can stress the sc jt quite a bit. That may lead to arthritis and swelling. Now, if you have had trauma to the sc jt you that can also lead to a joint instability and arthritis. If you develop difficulty breathing seek emergent care. ...Read more

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My sternum goes from my manubrium then slightly slopes down & then comes back up toward the bottom of chest. Like a small dent, is this normal?

My sternum goes from my manubrium then slightly slopes down & then comes back up toward the bottom of chest. Like a small dent, is this normal?

Pectus excavatum: Also called funnel chest, severe cases of pectus excavatum can eventually interfere with the function of the heart and lungs. But even mild cases of pectus excavatum can make children feel self-conscious about their appearance. Surgery can correct the deformity. If the case is mild no surgery needed. ...Read more

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I'm 25. I have bit pain in upper middle chest in the manubrium area. Also painful when I deep inhale. The pain last for few secs Do I need to worry?

Likely arthritis: Hi! Most common cause is arthritis (inflammation of the joint between the manubrium and the sternum). But it would be a good idea to get a couple X-rays of your chest and sternum if your pain does not resolve within about 5 days. During these 5 days, rest the chest as much as possible, and take daily ibuprofen. Then follow-up w/ a doctor (in person or on HealthTap) ...Read more

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Pain in manubrium part of chest happened when golfing. Any ideas? Hurts when I take deep breaths or push on the area.

Pain in manubrium part of chest happened when golfing. Any ideas? Hurts when I take deep breaths or push on the area.

Musculoskeletal: Based on the types of movements in golf you may have dislocated a rib posteriorly or anterior where it attaches to the sternum. The other possibility is that you may have torn some muscle or tendon fibers where the pectoralis muscles are attached to the sternum. An adjustment with chiropractor may help and avoiding the offending movement will allow time to heal. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my manubrium to stick out pretty far? It causes no pain, but my chest bones pop occasionally. Is this just a normal variant?

Is it normal for my manubrium to stick out pretty far? It causes no pain, but my chest bones pop occasionally. Is this just a normal variant?

Likely normal: There are many physical variances in the human body when compared from person to person, the size and shape of the sternum is no exception. At 37 years old, I am assuming that your extended manubrium has never caused any problems and I doubt that it ever will. Same with the occasional, non-painful chest popping. ...Read more

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What could cause swelling at the sc joint area? I am swollen on both sides of the manubrium, 20yr old male, works out.

What could cause swelling at the sc joint area? I am swollen on both sides of the manubrium, 20yr old male, works out.

Over use!: If you are lifting heavy weights, expecially bench presses or military presses, this puts a lot of stress on the clavicle and its joints at the neck and shoulder. You should rest for 1-2 weeks, no upper extremity weights. If this does not help seee your doctor to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Chest swelling on one side, toward Manubrium (in between breast). Occasionally pops, and when I can't get it to pop it hurts. Female 16....

Chest swelling on one side, toward Manubrium (in between breast). Occasionally pops, and when I can't get it to pop it hurts. Female 16....

? costochondritis: This may be an inflammation of the joint between the sternum and rib which results in pain and tenderness to the touch.? Any history of injury or strain of this area? Try cold applications for a day or two and then switch to intermittent heat. Nsaids like ibuprofen, if you can take them, should help. See your Physician if there is a true lump or if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I just noticed a large lump on my manubrium and it is sore to touch, about 1 1/2 inches diam. And raised about 1/4 inch.

I just noticed a large lump on my manubrium and it is sore to touch, about 1 1/2 inches diam. And raised about 1/4 inch.

See a doctor: It is impossible to tell what this could be without examining it. Sometimes, even with exam, it is difficult. In those cases, further testing, or treatment and recheck need to be done. You should see a doctor, either your primary doctor or an urgent care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard mass on my lower left clavicle which near on the manubrium of sternum. I wonder if it is a cyst or not.?

I have a hard mass on my lower left clavicle which near on the manubrium of sternum. I wonder if it is a cyst or not.?

Doubtful: Likely not if it is hard. Maybe degenerative changes at joint. A low dose ct or ultrasound could be done to check. ...Read more