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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Chest Pain At The Breastbone

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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I have been suffering for half a year already with different kinds of health problems. Chest pain, breathing difficult, breastbone pain,blood in stool?

I have been suffering for half a year already with different kinds of health problems. Chest pain, breathing difficult, breastbone pain,blood in stool?

Multitude of symptom: I would suggest visiting with your primary care doctor or an emergency department asap. You have several symptoms that can be associated with significant disease/illness. Sounds like you could have several things going on. Best of luck. See your doctor soon. If chest pain is severe or new, you should be evaluated immediately to rule out a heart attack. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle of chest like at breastbone is this acid reflux?

Chest pain in the middle of chest like at breastbone is this acid reflux?

Could be.: There are many causes for pain like this, and it's not possible to determine the exact cause without an exam and maybe some tests. Most causes are benign and resolve without specific treatment. You might want to try an over the counter acid blocker (omeprazole or ranitidine are examples) and see if you get relief, and if not consult a physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Had u/s, HIDA scan, bloodwork, upper endoscopy all normal but still having episodes of chest pain in breastbone, any ideas on what it could be?

Had u/s, HIDA scan, bloodwork, upper endoscopy all normal but still having episodes of chest pain in breastbone, any ideas on what it could be?

Causes of chest pain: Musculoskeletal trauma (knowingly or unaware) is common cause includes muscle strains, rib contusions or fractures. Costochondritis or inflammation in anterior ribs can be quite painful and is self limiting. Shingles, viral infection, most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that can wrap around torso in distribution of rib. Pleurisy, inflammation of lining of lungs, can cause rib ...Read more

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I have had this chest pain for months . My doc could not find anything. It moves from my breastbone to my right breast .?

I have had this chest pain for months . My doc could not find anything. It moves from my breastbone to my right breast .?

Costochondritis?: This may be costochondritis which is an inflammatory condition of the rib cartilage. Treatment is anti inflammatories (e.g. Advil). There could be other causes as well. Ask for a treatment plan or to see a cardiologist or physiatrist. ...Read more

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Chest pain, particularly around breastbone&under breasts.Hurts to touch.PCP diagnosis costochondritis.I've had this 7x's in past year now. No reason.Chronic?

Not necessarily: Costochronditis can occur intermittently. It is the inflammation of the joints where your ribs meet your breast bone. There are many causes. It is usually self limiting, but can recur. You can take OTC medications like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil to relieve the pain if you need to. ...Read more