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I have a pain under my left breast bone. What does that mean or what could that be?

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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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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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?

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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I have pain on the left hand side, just under my left breast bone, when I breathe?

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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I was lifting a heavy pan out of the oven felt a crushing noise under my left breast bone near my center of my upper waist now it hurts what did I do?

I was lifting a heavy pan out of the oven felt  a crushing noise under my left breast bone near my center of my upper waist now it hurts what did I do?

Rib fracture: After menopause, women are at increased risk of osteoporosis which can cause bones to be broken more easily. What you describe could be due to a rib fracture. Have you had a bone density scan? Do you know if you have osteopenia or osteoporosis. If you are still having pain, especially if the pain is getting worse, you should be evaluated and perhaps have an xray. ...Read more

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I was lefting a heavy pan out of the oven and heard a crush under my left breast bone now it hurts it'd i push near the center of my of my upper waist?

?fractured rib: you may have had a muscle spasm or a fractured rib, considering your symptoms. Better get checked with your doctor. I see you are 76 and chances of osteoporosis and risk of fractures are great. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a slight pain at the top of ur left breast bone no sharp pain and I'm 16 weeks pregnant?

Is it normal to have a slight pain at the top of ur left breast bone no sharp pain and I'm 16 weeks pregnant?

Common: And probably normal for the pregnancy process. There are a lot of things changing. Persistent or very serious pain should be reported to your doc. ...Read more

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