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Stabbing pain in upper region of stomach below sternum. Pain radiates to the left and then to my back. Happens even when i don't eat?

Stabbing pain in upper region of stomach below sternum.  Pain radiates to the left and then to my back.  Happens even when i don't eat?

Stomach pain: Please get your self checked for a gastric (stomach) ulcer. It is usually due to a bacterial infection called h. Pylori and sometimes drug induced (asprin and Motrin like drugs). ...Read more

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I have severe stomach pain below my sternum down both sides when i inhale..What should I do?Hantee

I have severe stomach pain below my sternum down both sides when i inhale..What should I do?Hantee

Doctor can evaluate: Anyone with "severe stomach pain" should be evaluated by her doctor. The emergency room can evaluate severe stomach pain, if the primary care or regular doctor is not able to help right away. ...Read more

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Sometimes i can push something back in to my abdomen right next to my sternum.No pain or visible protrusion just something i can push bak.What is it?

Sometimes i can push something back in to my abdomen right next to my sternum.No pain or visible protrusion just something i can push bak.What is it?

? Gap between muscle: Description suggests a separation between upper ends of your rectus abdomens muscles. No problem unless it is bothering you. ...Read more

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I know it can be, but is it always cause for concern to see your pulse in abdomen just below sternum?

I know it can be, but is it always cause for concern to see your pulse in abdomen just below sternum?

Aorta: This is where your aorta lives. At 36, the incidence of aortic aneurysm approaches zero so I must conclude that you're seeing a normal pulsation. This is very common in thin people. Does that describe you? ...Read more

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I have had moderate discomfort in my lower ribs and sternum, persistent lasting now about 8 hours with some uneasy feelings in my stomach.

I have had moderate discomfort in my lower ribs and sternum, persistent lasting now about 8 hours with some uneasy feelings in my stomach.

Gastritis: probably you have gastritis,limit amount of coffee and alcohol you consume.May try a prevacid (lansoprazole) over the counter 30 mg pills once daily,give it a trial of 14 days if no relief seen a doctor.In am mean time do you have any weight loss?Are uyou symptoms related to food intake? ...Read more

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Are you supposed to feel bumpy in the abdomen if you push all around but especially by center sternum area... I think it's muscle but not sure..

Are you supposed to feel bumpy in the abdomen if you push all around but especially by center sternum area... I think it's muscle but not sure..

Abdominal palpation: It may be muscle or possibly fat you are feeling. If it is not hard or painful I would just watch it. If it starts to get bigger or painful get your doctor to check it out. ...Read more