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Feels like there's food constantly stuck in the area of the suprasternal notch. What can cause this?
Zenkers: Any vomiting of Undigested food? Could be a zenkers diverticulim. ...Read more
Pulse: There are major arteries under the suprasternal notch so feeling a pulse there is usual ...Read more
I am a 33 yr old female. I have a visible and palpable pulse in my suprasternal notch for the past few weeks. I am freaking out. Thoughts?
Noticed I have palpable pulse at the suprasternal notch. I'm 21 female. Is this normal? What could it be? What problems can it cause? Thank you.
I have lump in suprasternal notch exactly in centre in d hollow, what is the diagnosis and trtmnt?
See your physician:
There are a number of possible causes for a lump in the suprasternal notch. It's not possible to give a precise diagnosis based on one sentence of information and no
examination. The possible causes are numerous and range from benign fatty tumors (lipoma) to enlarged lymph nodes, cysts, and other conditions. See your physician for a proper examination. You may need an ultrasound of the mass. ...Read more
Feels like a golf ball is stuck in my chest just below suprasternal notch. No pain just discomfort. What can this be?
Food most likely: You are 27 year old male with feelings of a mass in throat. Most likely it is a bolus of food that was not chewed enough. This is most common. If it has slowly progressed you may consider lymph nodes. See your doctor. He/she will ask about pain, ability to swallow liquids and solids. He/she will also ask about any recent travel, fevers, sleeping habits. ...Read more
My 18 year old son has a pea size lump in his suprasternal notch and he says it has a little pain. He has had it and it has gotten bigger.
I feel a tightening in my suprasternal notch. It feels worse if I move a straight arm stretched across my chest or above my head.
Sternal notch tight: May be costochondritis, Inflammation of the joint joining the clavical to the manubrium. Does it hurt when you press on the bone? Or just may be a musculoskeletal inflammation of the sternocleidomastoid muscle or other muscles (is that tender?) Would try tylenol or motrin and see if helps. Rarely may be be from reflux, (try mylanta) or cardiac consider EKG. F/u /w doc ...Read more
33 yr F. visible pulse in suprasternal notch. Bp 117/78, HR 65-80, no pain, 200 lb, 5 ft 4 in. Had ekg and it was normal. What likelihood of anuerysm?
I have lump in suprasternal notch exactly in centre in d hollow, xray normal, fnac epidermoid intramural cyst, what is the diagnosis and trtmnt?
Epidermal Inclusion: Cyst may be what is being referred to here. These are common, most often benign. They can be excised in the office or the OR if more extensive, ...Read more
Palpable pulse suprasternal notch. 21f overweight. Could this be the cause of my unresolved GERD and recurring barking cough that no one can seem fix?
Normal: You are feeling aortic pulsations transmitted thru the tracheal wall. This does not explain your symptoms. ...Read more
When I play or do some activity or anxious I get suprasternal notch pulse. When I relax I can feel faint pulse there. Is it normal? Had ecg 2decho normal
Aboid: Watching ur pulse like this it does not help except make u more nervous ...Read more
Sir, my question is do 2d Echo detect aortic aneurysm from suprasternal notch view? I've suprasternal notch pulse and I'm 22 year old male.
There is dull pain in the suprasternal notch when pressure is applied and sharp pain during eructation. Maybe reflux? Antacids do not help?
Sir I think I have suprasternal notch pulse. I'm hypochondriac so had done ekg and echo a month ago. All normal. So question is do echo detect aneurysm?
I have what feels like a lump in my suprasternal notch. No palpable pulse. Also have a lump on my neck just above and to the right of my thyroid gland?
I have a persistent tightness in my throat just superior to my suprasternal notch. I am taking citalopram for anxiety, could I need a dose adjustment?
Celexa (citalopram): Since you have not provided your current does, it is best to discuss the issue with your prescribing physician.. ...Read more
After coughing a lot and clearing my throat, I now have a bulge at the suprasternal notch when I cough or laugh. IS this a hernia?
Visible pulse in suprasternal notch, and cartoid arteries (both sides) also tight throat and difficulty swallowing. 20 year old male. Causes?
I've got a lump feeling in my throat. My doc says sinus drainage. Today, I have a bulge at the suprasternal notch w/cough and it's a little tender.
Request ENT consult: They are the best at evaluating the structures of the head and neck. Good luck. ...Read more
20 year old male, recent upper back and abdominal pain, minor chest pain, bounding visible pulse and pain in suprasternal notch, I'm healthy. Anxiety?
I have a weird feeling at the suprasternal hollow. It almost feels like it's really dry or perhaps something stuck there? Can anxiety cause this?
Yes: Many people feel tightness in their throat or difficulty swallowing as a direct result of anxiety. Muscle tension can also influence how you feel. Search for a progressive muscle relaxation or breathing relaxation exercise on youtube and see how you feel after listening and following the directions. If you feel better, anxiety may be the cause. If not, consult with your doctor. ...Read more
I have suprasternal pulse. Is it normal? When I lie down I can feel it prominently. But if standing or sit down I can feel it faint.2d echo showed normal
Heart: It sounds like pulsation from your heart and is of no consequence ...Read more
Is it normal to feel suprasternal pulse when exercise or anxious? The pulse is very prominent.22 male.62 kg and thin body. It started after panic attack
That panic attack: Ts a strong indication that you are vitamin deficient. Panic attacks are caused by poor energy metabolism in the brain. I would be willing to bet that your diet contains a lot of sugar that depletes vitamin B. The pulsations are caused by autonomic nervous system activity that is poorly regulated. ...Read more
Scan by Echo Teacher saw Narrowing of Bicuspid Aortic valve. Was 1.7 CM descending in suprasternal. Parasternal view AV looked normal. Be worried?
Closure of valves: The tracing of the pressure curves of the pulmonary artery and aorta demonstrate a characteristic rise with a peak followed by a rapid fall until the pulmonic valve and the aortic valve close. At that point, there is a transient rise of pressure in both arteries, creating a notch in the waveform, termed the dicrotic notch, following which the pressure continues to fall until the cycle repeats. ...Read more
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