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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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Could this be h pylori if pain below breast bone?

Could this be h pylori if pain below breast bone?

Maybe: H pylori is a bacterial infection that is in the gut. If you are having gastritis type of pain, or reflux or peptic ulcer type of pain h pylori may be involved. You may want to get checked for a possible hernia. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise, stretch, to improve range of motion, strength & endurance
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Avoid repeat injury or irritating soft tissues before they are ready
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Follow up with your doctor as scheduled. Don't miss appointments.
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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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Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

Back pain abdominal pain pain below breast bone?

A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Protect the area. Don't do things that hurt.
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Get the area X-rayed
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Follow the advice of the doctor and allow the area to heal
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Yellow dirrhea for past 2 days no vomiting did have stomach pain below breast bone about 2 weeks ago was consistant now for 3 days comes an goes now?

Yellow dirrhea for past 2 days no vomiting did have stomach pain below breast bone about 2 weeks ago was consistant now for 3 days comes an goes now?

Infection?: You may have an infectious diarrhea; generally, these pass without any need for intervention; if it persists for more than a week, i would suggest checking in with your doctor;. ...Read more

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I have pain below breast bone along with nausea belching and gas after eating but not just greasy fatty foods.Doc says ibs..Thinking gallblader issues?

I have pain below breast bone along with nausea belching and gas after eating but not just greasy fatty foods.Doc says ibs..Thinking gallblader issues?

Gallbladder Pain: Is the pain on the right side below your ribs? If so, your symptoms may be caused by your gallbladder. You should visit your doctor for a detailed history and physical exam and consideration of an abdominal ultrasound to look for gallstones. ...Read more

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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Follow weightbearing orders
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Eat well
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Follow physician instructions
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Follow up as directed
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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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