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Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Pain Under Breast Bone (Overview)

Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen.


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What could cause chest pain under the breast bone?

What could cause chest pain under the breast bone?

Chest pain : Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy etc. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Mandell
33 doctors shared insights

Pain Under Breast Bone (Overview)

Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen.


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I have a grey coloured discoloratio on my skin just under my breast bone between my breasts. It is not itchy or red or painful in any way.

I have a grey coloured discoloratio on my skin just  under my breast bone between my breasts. It  is not itchy or red or painful in any way.

Multiple causes : This may be caused by a number of different issues. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is darkening of the skin that can occur after minor injury such as rubbing or after a minor rash resolves. Seborrheic keratoses are benign grayish to brownish age or wisdom spots that grow in women commonly in this area. See a dermatologist to evaluate the cause of the discoloration in your case. ...Read more

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Managing Bone Spurs (Checklist)

Wear comfortable shoes
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Use heel cushions
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Ask your podiatrist if you'd benefit from prescription orthotics
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Ask your podiatrist about steroid injections
once
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Keep throwing up got right side pain under breast bone and pain in my shoulder blade I don't feel well at all what's going on?

Keep throwing up got right side pain under breast bone and pain in my shoulder blade I don't feel well at all what's going on?

Gallbladder: There a lot of possibilities, including possibly a simple viral gastroenteritis; but gallstones and other problems with the gallbladder can produce similar symptoms and so you should be seen. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint Dr. Wint
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Recovering from a Broken Bone (Checklist)

Exercise and 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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How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

Pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

Dr. Henry Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
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Diagnosing Breast Lumps (Checklist)

Do a breast self exam after your period ends
monthly
Check daily in shower after soaping up
daily
Learn the architecture of your breasts by repetition
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Observe skin around nipples
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What could cause chest pain under the breast bone?

Chest pain : Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy etc. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having chest pain under my breast bone?

I have been having chest pain under my breast bone?

ER: Amy unexplained chest pain near the breast bone should be evaluated at the ER or UC clinic. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Having severe pain under right breast bone. What to take to alleviate this?

Having severe pain under right breast bone. What to take to alleviate this?

Options: First option is tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaids. Then consider talking to doctor for eval. They can also provide stronger meds as needed after eval. ...Read more

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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

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Sharp pain under my breast bone when I breath in. Why?

Sharp pain under my breast bone when I breath in. Why?

Check it out with yo: Your feet need to be examined and xrays need to be taken to determine what is going on with your feet. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain under right breast bone when eating or drinking?

What causes chest pain under right breast bone when eating or drinking?

Esophagus: Chest pain associated with swallowing is most likely coming from esophagus. Occasional pain or discomfort is normal. However if this happens frequently then you need to see a GI specialist. Special x-rays and endoscopy may be needed. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Can heartburn cause chest pain also under breast bone too?

Chest: 1-esophagus and heart are on same sympathetic circuit. Angina or heart burn can be same discomfort, 2-chest wall where cartilage rib attaches to breast bone and rib can be inflamed. Pain can be reproduced by compression. 3. Consult physician for clarification. ...Read more

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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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