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Soreness In Xiphoid Process
Im concerned , about my mouth area . I recently had a cold sore it healed ok? so in the process of healing I get these little skin blended bumps along with red lumps , I'm not sure what this maybe , I'm not a doctor & I don't know anything about doctors I
Mouth: it depends if the bumps are in your mouth, on your lips or on the skin around the mouth. ...Read more
I've been jogging for a couple of months and reached 4 mile mark today. Anyway, this week my xiphoid process and ribs have been sore. Is this normal?
It's inflammation: Congrats on reaching your 4 mile goal. It sounds like you have what is called costochondritis. it is an inflammation of the joint between the breast bone (sternum) and the ribs. You may find that you have tenderness to touch and pain with deep breathing. Treatment includes rest, icing 5-10 minutes/day, and anti-inflammatory meds (Aleve, Ibuprofen). If you have persistent chest pain, see your doc! ...Read more
See below: Xiphoidalgia (xiphoidynia) is a relatively rare syndrome that is characterized by localized discomfort and tenderness over the xiphoid process of the sternum. Symptoms are often aggravated by eating a heavy meal or bending or twisting movements; they may also be associated with heavy work or a cough. Analgesics or a local injection may help. ...Read more
My xiphoid process is very tender to the touch. Been that way for a year or so. There has been no impact, gal bladder or any other issues! Whats wrong?
Costochondritis?: Could just be an inflammatory process of unknown cause that is responsible for your symptoms. Ask your doctor if a course of anti-inflammatory medication is appropriate. It doesn't sound dangerous. Also, make sure to get a good physical exam from your doctor as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Pain in different parts of the abdomen an xiphoid process tender to touch and the sides of my back hurts when I turn been like it 3 weeks now ?
My xiphoid process is really hurting and tender to touch and I get a burning pain under my left rib and pain radiates above my navel comes in waves ?
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