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Uneven Bone On Top Of Chest
I've had intermittent pain around my collar bone and just under in top of chest for five weeks and it isn't getting better?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Hi doctor, m y age is 27 I have a feeling their is something in my chest right top, down to color bone. Sometimes I feel pain, sometimes I feel their n?
You need a workup: We would want to know what your work up has shown. Have you had a chest x-ray or CT. One of the studies has your physician done. These are things to be looked at to see where this feeling comes from ...Read more
I get this throbbing in the top middle of the chest bone; around 2nd intercostal. What can that be. No pain but really bothersome.
My skin is uneven I am lighter in some places and darken e.g my collar bone area is lighter than my chest can overmastubation cause this?
NO CORRELATION: It's genetics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Slept on recliner for wk. Amoxicil for bronchitis/no cough. Pain on top left hypochon region (where chest meets. Feels like I'm pressing on bone. Concern?
Likely muscular and: Or pleurisy. Looks benign to me if it worsens, go see your dr! ...Read more
Keep getting shooting pain in collar bone, even sometimes when I reach arm out to do something - what could this be? Top of chest bone hurts too
Could be a separated shoulder
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/separated-shoulder/basics/definition/con-20029283
or sternoclavicular joint injury
http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/828642-overview ...Read more
I have aching sore armpit at the top of the side chest bone in the hollow when I move in certain positions feels slightly swollen and the bone is sore?
Do you exercise or lift weight? Do you do repetitive movement involving Upper Arm?
Appears you have Musculoskeletal pain/Strain. Rx Anti inflammatory like Advil/ Aleve (naproxen) etc. As long as you do not have a beginning of sore (an Abscess from Infected hair follicles) you will be fine. ...Read more
Hello I am 31 male wife noticed a golf ball size lump on my chest close to sc joint, feels pretty firm and fixed it feels softer in some areas than others the top of the lump is hard as bone tho, does hard and fixed always mean malignant? I'm having ultra
NO, not always: Few things in medicine are "always" anything. Some benign tumors can be hard and fixed. Obviously it is important to get this further evaluated and you may not know what it is for sure until it is excised. Try not to worry too much as there is a reasonable chance it is not malignant. ...Read more
Chest pain starts out inbetween breast bone now at the top of my breast in the center of ny chest feeling weird and gettin pain my left arm it comes and goes also feels like I can't brea?
Chest pain: The way you describe your does not sound typical of a heart problem. It looks like you may have costchondritis considering your age. However it is a good idea to see your family physician to check out. ...Read more
I had my gall bladder removed one month ago and last week I started having chest pains on the left side by my collar bone and top of breast.
Unrelated: I can't think of any way that that could be related. It's a new problem that should be checked out. Sorry! ...Read more
I have a pain in my chest on the right hand side right before my breast. Between my breast bone and breast, where your cleavage would start. It only hurts when I touch it almost like a bruse would hurt if you touched it. I tend top sleep on my right side
Costochondritis: It sounds like the joint where your rib and breastbone meet is inflamed See your fp or chiropractor examine it to make sure. Until then, ice or heat and anti inflammatories can help. ...Read more
hard lump on my ribs hard like bone on top of my ribs doesn't move at all sometimes kinda hurts to touch...do you know if this could be cancer?
On my left side of my breast on top it towards the middle I feel the bone more than I do on my right side of my breast what can make it like that?
Nothing to worry abo: It is not uncommon to have some difference between the breasts which is completely normal and therefore the underlying breastbone or the ribs can be more prominent on one side. ...Read more
M have pain in the left side of my neck shoulder an shoulder blade an around my collar bone an top part of my ribs?
Decisions Decisions: How's your breathing? Feel short of breath or can't get in enough air? If so, then you should go to an Urgent Care for an exam. If not, and it hurts more to move your neck or shoulder, then you probably have a kink in your neck or a muscle strain or good ol' muscle tension from stress or over-work/over-exertion. Balls in your court now. Decide on Motrin, heat and massage or a trip to your friendly U.C. ...Read more
Clavicle repaired with plate two years ago. Chronic discomfort at ends, top of arm and near breastbone. X-ray indicates bone healed & no issues.?
Hardware removal: Couple of things to consider. Hardware removal is an option. It may not relieve all of your pain, but could help. Pain at the sternoclavicular joint (breastbone) could indicate an injury to that joint. Unfortunately, not many good options for that problem. ...Read more
I either fractured my right ribs or broke them. It's the rib at the top above my breast. It's very hard like bone and doesn't move. It's very painful.
I have found a hard bone on top of my right breast 6 years ago im 29 years old tha time the gp saw the xray which says everything is normal.?
Why is it that when I laugh or breathe deep I get bad pains on my left side at the top like just under my breast bone?
I have a movable lump in my abdomen when laying on back pulsates and can be moved with from ribs to top of hip bones. Not painful/sexually active.
See you doctor: It would not be normal to have a mass that size. You need to see your doctor for an exam and work-up for a definite diagnosis. ...Read more
I have sudden pain top of right breast bone. Pain is constant, also feels tender to touch and worsens when I extend my arm forward should I be concerned?
I vomited for 20 hours every 30 min...20 hrs later, I have a horrible pain in between top of breast bone. It cramps and then feels like a valve opens and gurgles. EVERY 20 to 30 min. WHAT IS THIS? I just can't take it anymore!
Go to ER: "Horrible pain" and a sensation of gurgling associated with repetitive vomiting make signal a serious medical problem, such as a tear in the esophagus. Please go to the hospital emergency room right away ...Read more
Is it normal to have a slight pain at the top of ur left breast bone no sharp pain and I'm 16 weeks pregnant?
Got sore knot feeling discomfort under left to middle breast bone. Top of tummy. Gurgles at times. What could this be?
I am experiencing breast pain (sharp stabninng ad achy) in both breast but mostly left. Travels throughout breast but most of the time on top right and breast bone area. Including nipple sensitivity in both breast back pain all over back shoulders?
What might cause a hard immovable mass at the top of my breast bone, one on top of left shoulder at end of clavicle, a small movable node in Palm of hand, some shortness of breath, and gi issues?
Get examined: Have a MD examine the area "live" and we won't have to "guess" in this virtual forum. Besides, the examination will be far more accurate of an answer. ...Read more
Painful to touch?: The sternum may get inflamed by a variety of things. If the bone is painful to touch it may respond to things like aspirin or ibuprofen. If the pain is behind the bone then you may need a cardiac or GI work up to evaluate for other sources of the pain that may be more serious. Do not delay if that is the case. ...Read more
SC Joint: A "popping bone" in chest of a thirties male ; leading to chest and shoulder pain implicates the clavicle (collar bone) where it joins sternum (breast bone) at the (sc) joint. If this, should be exquisite pain aroused by palpation of this joint. If a lump is felt here, the proximal clavicle might have dislocated from the joint. If pain not readily remit with rest and heat, visit an osteopath. ...Read more