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Pain on the rift side behind breastbone. More like pressure than pain. None on left at all. Something to be worried about ?

Pain on the rift side behind breastbone.  More like pressure than pain.  None on left at all.   Something to be worried about ?

Doctor can evaluate: Any person with chest pain has to go to his doctor to be checked for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it becomes a bad heart attack. It may turn out to be stomach acid reflux, a lung problem like pneumothorax, or a bone or muscle problem like costochondritis, but the heart attack kills people. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry", so a visit to the doctor is wisest. ...Read more

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On Son breastbone feels like a smooth transition lump. He complains it hurts there, hurts to press and says heart hurts a lot and pressure to breath!

On Son breastbone feels like a smooth transition lump. He complains it hurts there, hurts to press and says heart hurts a lot and pressure to breath!

Breast bone swelling: If he has not been injured.chances are it is pectus carinatum which is abnormality of the breast bone and that is benign he needs to be checked for injury a benign breast bone abnormality will remain and the developing muscles will cover it If he stops touching it it should not hurt ...Read more

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Taken meds for stomach acid for two months, not really helping, still burning, fast stomach , feeling of pressure by mid breastbone, what can be probl?

Taken meds for stomach acid for two months, not really helping, still burning, fast stomach , feeling of pressure by mid breastbone, what can be probl?

Severe GERD: If you have failed medication management then you need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or surgeon that does egd. You could be eroding your esophageal lining and this can lead to precancerous cell development ( barrett's). Good luck and i hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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Have occasional low blood pressure, dizziness after standing, and pulse often over 120. Also discomfort upon breathing under breastbone. Causes?

Have occasional low blood pressure, dizziness after standing, and pulse often over 120. Also discomfort upon breathing under breastbone. Causes?

Lisinopril: Dizziness with standing with quickening of the pulse is normal for all healthy people if the the change in posture is sudden, especially from a squatting position or lying flat, but the sx are exaggerated by any degree of dehydration. Your lisinopril will also exaggerate it. If your sx are frequent, consider stopping lisinopril. If your sx are infrequent, determine if you need lis. for BP control. ...Read more

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Sudden pressure in pit of stomach below breast bone with nausea and gagging. On and off for 3 weeks. No appetite.

Sudden pressure in pit of stomach below breast bone with nausea and gagging. On and off for 3 weeks. No appetite.

S/: This could be related to reflux or gallbladder disease. Consider evaluation and examination. Another possibility would be pancreatitis but in that scenario you would be extremely ill with nausea and vomiting and no appetite and probably would behospitalized ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in mouth and pressure under my left breast bone. What could be the cause?

I have a metallic taste in mouth and pressure under my left breast bone. What could be the cause?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

I have  dull ach under my left breast bone.Sore for two weeks after my husband and i had sex. Woke up toi it does feel better when i put pressure ribs?

Chest wall strain: This most likely due to muscle strain in your chest wall. If you have no restrictions, take Ibuprofen and use heat and ice to the area for relief. See your pcp or gyn if pain is not resolved in a day or two. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

What is the definition or description of: Discomfort behind breastbone?

Substernal chest pai: The term subaltern all chest pain is the typically used term and has a number of possible causes. I would not hesitate to be seen if you are having subaltern all chest pain. ...Read more