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Symptoms Of Cracked Sternum
Rib pain: Need to know what happen to your sternum; what evaluation was done (exam, x rays etc); what medication were given etc.; what is your medical history. Ribs fractures are notorious for having lots of pain (maily sharp) which is frustrating. Fracture could take 6 weeks to heal. However, the best way to help is to see your doctor and make sure recovery is going well and nothing new develops. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
It is possible: Cracked rib/sternum is common in mva in driver hitting chest on steering wheel or even the air bag, especially if you are older and have thin and brittle bones. Fractures typically cause quite a bit of pain right after trauma. If pain slowly came on 1-2 days after the mva, likely it is strain/contusion rather than fracture. Heart attack can cause this type of pain. Please consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I get these random ''attacks'' on my sternum, it feels like a sharp pain, like i need to crack it. they hurt bad and then go away what could it be?
My sternum is killing me but im almost positive it didnt crack or pop its down near the xyphoid process?
Wen I stretch I get the loudest crack inh sternum it's so much relife as It cracks tho it cracks at least 4 times a day and if it doesn't it get tight?
Im having pains in my chest. Starts from the top of chest down to where ribs connect. Feels like chestplate or sternum is about to crack. What do I do?
See below.: In young healthy 23 yo without strong history of early familial coronary artery disease this is costochondritis - fancy name for pain in joints where ribs meet sternum. Actually common in your age group. Consider taking a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent in full doses for a week or more, methocarbamol, cyclobenzaprine and Gabapentin may work. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Sternum pain with the feeling to "crack my chest" it's the 4th day. Hurts to move and take deep breaths ideas? I have large breast, could it cause it?
Poss Costochondritis: It sounds like an inflammation of the area where ribs meet the sternum. Try NSAIDs, like ibuprofen or naproxen as directed on the label. It should resolve on its own. If you develop shortness of breath or have swelling in your calves, see your doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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