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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?
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
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.
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.
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, my manubrium sterum starts to pain. Its now 4 days that this pain still exists What should I do I'm only 27 m?
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).
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
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
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
I have sternal pain since 10 yrs, MRI has shown edema in manubrium. What are the possibilities to treat this?, cus its really terrible!
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
Examination?: This requires physical examination. Wish you well! ...Read more
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
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
My boyfriend fractured his sternum in two diifferent places, the manubrium area and a lower area also. How long should he wait before he has sex?
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 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