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Intermittent intercostal pain (sternum area) for 6 months. Longtime weightlifter & tennis player. No pain when running hard. Why so long to heal??

Intermittent intercostal pain (sternum area) for 6 months.  Longtime weightlifter & tennis player.  No pain when running hard.  Why so long to heal??

Intercostal pain: Make sure its not related to a condition called ankylosing spondylitis which can affect ribs too. Have doctor check a test called 'HLA B27' especially if you have unusual spinal stiffness or a history of eye inflammation called iritis or conjunctivitis, usually in a single eye. ...Read more

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Hej! I am experiencing pain in the bottom of my sternum while working out. When i've been running for a while it starts to hurt there. Any ideas?

Hej! I am experiencing pain in the bottom of my sternum while working out. When i've been running for a while it starts to hurt there. Any ideas?

See your physician: This could be something as simple as an abdominal muscle strain. However, you may be experience chest pain from cardiac or pulmonary disease. See your physician and do not exercise until you have had a further work up. ...Read more

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21 m.felt pulsation around umblicus.cant feel apex beat.beating pulse in the fifth ICS near sternum.no chest pain.nose running whole yr.Pls advice me.

21 m.felt pulsation around umblicus.cant feel apex beat.beating pulse in the fifth ICS near sternum.no chest pain.nose running whole yr.Pls advice me.

No worry: It is not unusual for young people to be able to feel a pulse in the abdomen, particularly if they are thin. It is completely normal. It is not related to your runny nose. If that persists, see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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While running i experienced a sharp pain in my sternum. It hurts more when ever i apply pressure to it or poke it. What is this?

While running i experienced a sharp pain in my sternum. It hurts more when ever i apply pressure to it or poke it. What is this?

Costochondritis: Sharp pain in the sternal area (breastbone) during activity or after activity is almost always costochondritis (inflammation around bone-cartilage interface) and it is often difficult to treat going away by itself after several days to weeks. At 22 years old, the risk of this being coronary heart disease is very very low. Most would recommend a doctor visit to fully check out the heart. ...Read more

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Getin few sharp half sec pokes under my sternum in first10min of slow running/low hb (never after 60min/sprinting).Doctors sayin this is never heart?!

Getin few sharp half sec pokes under my sternum in first10min of slow running/low hb (never after 60min/sprinting).Doctors sayin this is never heart?!

Probabely normal: You have been evaluated by your doctor or doctors.The sternal pain is only in fierst 10 minutes of slow running.And then it goes away,and no pain after 60 minutes.It does not sound like due to heart problem at your age. You have no shortness of breath .If your doctor said not from heart I agree No treatment is needed ...Read more

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Tight feeling when breathing in near sternum that makes me cough sometimes doesn't affect running tho been 5 months no anxiety ?

Tight feeling when breathing in near sternum that makes me cough sometimes doesn't affect running tho been 5 months no anxiety ?

Breathing: This could be an asthma symptom. Get this checked out. The will do respiratory studies and test you on your lung function. This condition is treatable, esp in the early stages My blog is www.grossaninstitue.com ...Read more

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I have been experiencing chest pain over my heart which hurts more with deep breaths/excessive talking/running & hurts on my sternum & under my breast?

I have been experiencing chest pain over my heart which hurts more with deep breaths/excessive talking/running & hurts on my sternum & under my breast?

Chest pain: At your age group , I doubt that your chest pain is related to your heart . I sm also worried that you are labeling your self as having Angina . Most likely your chest pain is due to muscle sourness or inflammation . This can be treated with Anti inflam drugs . Other causes of chest pain may be inflammation of the esophagus which comes from taking Asprin or Aleve (naproxen) . Get an Evaluation by your PCP . ...Read more

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Why do I sometimes feel pain when im breathing especially when I am running. Can feel the pain on the chest area when inhaling. Why?

Why do I sometimes feel pain when im breathing especially when I am running. Can feel the pain on the chest area when inhaling. Why?

Chest wall: If pain is aggravated during the moment of breathing deeply, and is not so bad during a breathing pause, it is either coming from your chest wall (ribs, muscles, pleural lining of lungs) or the airways in the lungs themselves (usually happens when breathing cold air). But if pain is constant throughout the breathing cycle and is aggravated by exercise, it could be heart-related. ...Read more

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I'm having unknown chest pain and i need some help, i'm running out of ideas?

I'm having unknown chest pain and i need some help, i'm running out of ideas?

Chest pain: Has seeing a doctor for a workup been one of the ideas? There are many possibilities and online isn't going to give an answer. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my chest the pain is running from my rib to my shoulder blade back to my chest what would that be?

Seek med. attention: Unfortunately, the computer is not the proper arena for chest pain questions, as it could be several things causing your pain, but assuring it is not your heart would be the most important to get evaluated asap. Chest pain caused by heart issues is not always classic l sided with tingling in the l arm and jaw pain with shortness of breath. You should seek medical attention to properly assess it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have chest pain after running?

Is it normal to have chest pain after running?

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...Read more

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I have severe chest pain hours after running?

Chest pains: It is worth going to your doctor and being checked to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Why does my chest hurt after running in the cold?

Why does my chest hurt after running in the cold?

Airways constricting: Lungs that exposed to the cold usually causes a narrowing of the airways, called broncho-constriction. In some cases it may a sign of asthma. Chest pain in general should be taken seriously and may be a sign of underlying heart issues, so seeking medical attention is important. ...Read more

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7 year old boy with chest pain only when excercising/running?

Chest pain: You need to ask your pediatrician. He might have exercise induced asthma. However it is not normal for a 7 year old to have chest pain when he is running so this symptom needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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