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Remedies For Protruding Sternum
Yes: A protruding sternum also known as "pigeon chest" or pectus carinatum can be traeted by means of an external pressure brace. These are made by a licensed orthotist. If used afithfully will cause resolution in 3-6 months. Sometimes surgery may be required if the defect is assymetric. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protruding sternum is a feature in which a person's breastbone and the surrounding ribs at the front of the chest stick out more than normal. The feature is usually developmental (a child is born with some of the feature, and the feature gets more noticeable as he grows up), and is ...Read more
I have a protruding sternum and noticed it since I was about 12 now I'm 28 and notice it's getting worse and at time causing aches. What are my option?
Pectus carinatum: It sounds like what you have is: pectus carinatum. It doesn't cause any medical problems or shorten your life. In extreme cases, it can be corrected surgically. Or there are braces you can try, which may alleviate your discomfort. Typically it stops changing after you stop growing as a teenager, but a specialist can take measurements and fit a brace. ...Read more
My collar bone is slightly protruding from the right side of my sternum and I am experiencing discomfort and moderate pain Age16 No previous injuries?
My chest wall has just recently become protruding toward the upper part of my sternum, it feels hard & i know its not my shoulder bones. Any ideas?
May be normal: There is a natural bump about 3 finger breaths below the thoracic inlet ( the notch at the top of the chest below your adam's apple). This is entirely normal and may feel more prominent to you if you haven't noticed it before. ...Read more
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