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Pain In Right Side Under Breast Bone
Many Things: Pain under your Left breast can signify several issues. If you are premenstrual, this is normal as long as it resolves after menses. It can also point to heart problems. Sometimes, it may be a starting symptom of Shingles. It can also be sore muscles if you have done some heavy lifting or unusual exercise. See a doctor ...Read more
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
Pain right side in ribs under, sometimes under breast. Pain at times on right side above ovary. Sometimes pain in left lower abdomen close to ovary.
Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more
Pleurisy v costochon: You may be describing pleurisy which is due to inflammation of pleural membrane surrounding lungs. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pleurisy/basics/definition/con-20022338 & http://www.webmd.com/lung/understanding-pleurisy-basics. If pain is more centered towards sternum or breastbone, then possibly costochondritis http://goo.gl/rrSo1n (Mayo Clinic). If persists, c FamilyDoc ...Read more
More info: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Need a bit more. ...Read more
Pain under right ribs that has moved to under breast bone and through to center of back under shoulder blades. Pain increases when abdomen pressed?
Swelling in left breast, collar bone, armpit, and shoulder blade area in the left half of my back. A hard bone like lump above my left breast.
Could be gallbladder: While there are many things, including muscle spasm or inflammation if the cartilage of the rib cage, gallbladder pain is typically in this location, and classically is worse 39-45' after meals, particularly with fatty foods. May be associated with nausea. See your doctor to check it out. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Stinging pain: Please contact your primary doctor right now! ...Read more
What does it mean when I have a sharp pain on the left side right under my breast bone above my rib cage?
Get pain under my breast bone on the left side it is sharp that last between s few seconds and a few minutes?
Sharp pains under: the sternum or breast bone can be from many different things, but more importantly they need to go away and not bother you. If they don't, then you need to get some help from a healthcare provider. At your age the most common cause for sharp pains is costochondritis which is an inflammation in the cartilage connecting the ribs to the sternum. No one knows the cause. But you can also have othe ...Read more
i am having pains like sharp high above my breast bone on the left side now today it has moved to the right sometimes what could this be?
Is it tender?: If the area around your breast bone/ribs is tender to touch you may be suffering from a benign inflammation of the area known as "costochondritis". Over the counter anti-inflammatories and local heat may go long ways to help resolve the symptoms. If the pain is not reproducible to palpation, gets worse with exercise or by taking a deep breath you need to see your MD as soon as possible ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Have knot on breast bone Lt. side after felling on hard box hurts to pick up thing bend over or mash on breast bone been 6weeks what could be wrong?
You may: have a "sub-periosteal" hematoma ("bone bruise") These take longer to resolve than soft tissue bruises. Applied HEAT may RESORBTION Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Need exam: Dull pain over the right breast bone in a 75 year old male (or female) could be related to inflammation of the rib / cartilage (costochondritis), or it could be a sign of some underlying disease involving the lung or heart. Certainly the best course of action is to have an exam performed by your doctor. ...Read more
Pain in the: chest can come from many causes. If you press on certain parts of your chest or move in a certain manner or position, and it hurts worse it's mostly likely related to a muscle or bone or cartilage. That is the least worrisome type of pain. If it only comes when you are under physical stress (like climbing stairs or running), or you get short of breath then see a healthcare provider ASAP. ...Read more
Get pain near breast bone and on right side of chest. Had for a couple months now it comes and goes. What could it be?
Costochondritis: Usually pain from the attachment of the muscle to the bone in your chest; ibuprofen/ice helps. Check for breastlumps, especially if related to your cycle some breasttissue can be tender. Get your yearly breastexam/mammograms and do monthly self breastexam. If shortness of breath or coughing as well see your doctor. ...Read more
I've got a chest pain which feels like its being pushed in, pulled both up & down. It's underneath my breast bone and it mainly hurts on the right side?
Chest wall: Probably a chest wall strain -- what have you been doing ? Could be work or activity related -- did you fall ? Please go see your doctor. ...Read more
I have round very mobile ? Lymphs node on bothe sides of breast bone near the sternum area. I have very fibrocystic breasts. Concern?
Have pain on entire right of body as if i was cut in half. It is prominent at side of right breast/bone to back and hip area. What could this be?
Unusual pain!: This is somewhat unusual pattern of pain. If it is severe pain then you should go see your doctor. If you are otherwise healthy(normal weight and no high blood pressure or cholesterol problem and no diabetes) then it is unlikely to be anything serious. But you should seek medical check up in order to find the cause and then treat accordingly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is it that when i laugh or breathe deep i get bad pains on my left side at the top like just under my breast bone?
Gallbladder removed 18 months ago. Pain in upper right side under ribs. pain to touch. Around to back and under breast bone. ?
Musculoskeletal : This is very unlikely related to a gall bladder operation from 18 months ago. It is important to know if this pain was present before surgery. Typically pain that is present to the touch is from something in the skin or right below. A rash would suggest shingles as would a history of chicken pox, recent illness, or recent stress. Irritation of the nerve that runs along the rib is possible as wel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been getting pains just under left breast bone it's almost like a stiche pain and pain radiates round my neck and back only on left side ?
Ans: You need to give a good history and have a pe. It does sound muscular skeletal. But if bothers you be checked out ...Read more
Pain in my right side od my breast bone after eating fatty foods and drinking soda could something be wrong?
Maybe (not) . . .: Gallbladder disease comes to mind based upon pain associated w/fatty foods although it's usually more right upper quadrant than breastbone. Acid reflux or heartburn is more likely given breastbone pain w/soda (assuming you're referring to area of discomfort, not actual bone pain). There's no need to eat fatty foods & drink soda. If can't avoid, go see your Family Doc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more
See your doctor: He/she will listen to you, perform an exam, possibly run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
What is the best (fastest) treatment for possible Costochondritis? Suffering with chest pain on left side, breast bone & sternum.
Pinpoint the source.: Find a doctor who will locate the exact source of your pain. X-rays and possibly CT can show if anything obvious is going on there. Injection of steroid can sometimes relieve pain. ...Read more
It hurts to the touch above my belly button almost to the breast bone on the right side and a little to the right.
See your doctor: There are many possible causes of tenderness in the right upper abdomen, some of which can be serious. If your tenderness is still present, I would see your doctor as soon as you can. Good luck. ...Read more
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