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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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How do you treat pain under left breast bone?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
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I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

Dr. Chevies Newman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
17 years in practice
10M people helped
I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

Assume difficult: Pain in that area is cardiac until proven otherwise. If not its musculoskeletal. Check your bra tightness, take 2 alave 2 x per day if u can. If you have pain with exertion, shortness of breath think cardiac, if not its your muscles in your rib cage most likely. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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HiI have pain under my left breast bone which I would descibe as a burning sensation. I also feel I have to burp a lot and feel nauseous at times.

Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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HiI have pain under my left breast bone which I would descibe as a burning sensation. I also feel I have to burp a lot and feel nauseous at times.

Maybe stomach reflux: This might be stomach acid reflux into the esophagus creating the pain. See a MD as at 32 it is unlikely that it is cardiac related unless you had a problem from birth.(congenital) ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Claudette Anderson
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Why am I having sharp pain when breathing deeply under left breast bone, and it's been happening for over 24 hours?

Dr. Claudette Anderson
Board Certified, Gynecology
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Why am I having sharp pain when breathing deeply under left breast bone, and it's been happening for over 24 hours?

If it hurts when you: Touch. ;then it's either caused from pressure on the area or costochodritis;inflammation of breastbone.If it moves it's probably gas ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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I am having severe pain under my left breast on the bone. I also think I can feel a lump. Any idea what this could be?

Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
93M people helped
I am having severe pain under my left breast on the bone.  I also think I can feel a lump.  Any idea what this could be?

Breast lump: Tough to say without an exam and some testing, such as a diagnostic mammogram, which can help detect small lumps that need to be further evaluated, assuring they are not cancerous, vs. simple cystic areas, or abscesses, etc. Best wishes. See Dr. to be safe for above. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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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 ?

Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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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

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
63M people helped
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Can lots of gas/indegistion be similar to heart attack? Like pain under left breast/heart beat under breast bone or maybe its my pulse. Any advice?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Can lots of gas/indegistion be similar to heart attack? Like pain under left breast/heart beat under breast bone or maybe its my pulse. Any advice?

Are you nineteen?: Unless you have diabetes or use cocaine, a heart attack at your age is unheard of. Indigestion mimics heart attacks quite commonly and it's likely that's what you're feeling ...Read more

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Board Certified, Family Medicine
39 years in practice
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I have pain on the left hand side, just under my left breast bone, when I breathe?

Dr. Colin Kerr
Board Certified, Family Medicine
39 years in practice
19M people helped
I have pain on the left hand side, just under my left breast bone, when I breathe?

Pleurisy: Well localized pain in your chest (rib cage) after taking a deep breath is often due to "pleurisy" a viral infection (cold) that gets into the lining of the lung, producing pain when the inflammed surface of the lining of the lung rubs against the ribs when you take a deep breath. The same thing can happen after a contusion or bruise to your rib cage. ...Read more

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Dr. Erinn Huffman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 years in practice
336K people helped
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Had burning pain in right breast under breast bone & side near under arm same thing is happening 2 left breast now some itching no redness what is it?

Dr. Erinn Huffman
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 years in practice
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Had burning pain in right breast under breast bone & side near under arm same thing is happening 2 left breast now some itching no redness what is it?

Unsure: You should see a doctor. It is difficult to determine the cause without an exam. ...Read more

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