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Uneven Chest Bone
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
We have to be: Carefull, of the cardiac origin, if we adress that then most likely gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more
Yesterday I was eating grewia-asiatica I feel that seed of its are stuck in my chest bone and I feel little bit pain and I feel havy.
It will get better: Drink Water and water. All through the day. Slowly it will get better. Drink Soup and daal and soft food. Do not eat very spicy and solid food which requires too much Chewing and crushing. ...Read more
Difficult to answer: Based on limited information, it is difficult to answer and give suitable advice. Please rephrase the question. ...Read more
Muskeloskletal pain: Do you have F/H of early CAD? Do you have DM, HTN, Obesity? Do you smoke or use recreational drugs? Do you have recent H/O long travel, immobility, hospitalization or surgery. If answers NO, then you may have costocondritis (pain in in rib & joints). If bothers try NSAID's (eg. Motrin). You are too young to have serious cardiac disease. Enjoy healthy life styles & wish U a good luck. ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
I have an itchy and suction kind of pain just below the last chest bone and inside the chest on the left side only what should I do?
Many: There are many different reasons. Musculoskeletal, GI and possibly cardiac. You need to describe your symptoms a bit more. Duration of the pain, precipitated factors, intensity and alleviating factors. Suggest to see you physician for an examination. ...Read more
Inflammation: The chest wall is particularly prone to small tears in muscle and cartilage from activity. These are innocent most of the time, but can take a while to improve because your chest wall is always in motion. Try icing the area several times a day and using Ibuprofen or something similar for relief. Like all pain, if it continues get it checked out. ...Read more
I keep getting a shooting pain going from my bottom up through chest too too of chest bone what could it be?
Should I be concerned if my daughter is 6yrs old recently was diganoised with scolosis but my main concern is an enlarged chest bone on?
She needs to be seen: By an orthopaedic surgeon in any case but most likely the chest bone appearance is related to the scoliosis of the spine which is really a coiling or twist of the spine that can lead to abnormal appearances in the chest and rib cage as well in addition to the pelvis/hip region. ...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.
I have pain underneath my chest bone. It feels like it's burning, although I'm not sure. I also have constipation. What could be the problem?
Pain in chest bone (middle/right). increases when I twist sideways. Always have cracking sound when twisting left/right, it reduces the pain. By research, I may have "costochondritis".
Quite possible: The joints between ribs and sternum are mostly synovial, meaning they have a fluid filled capsule surrounding the actual joint...the first and last are fibrous. So discomfort/noise etc midway down the sternum is likely inflammation in the sterno-costal joint. NSAIDS may help, and consult a physiatrist or osteopath for more insight. ...Read more
I have a lump on my chest bone that causes swelling around the bone and I very painful do u think it os pneumonia?
Woke up with my chest bone hurting, could this be trapped wind? As im only 25 yo. I enjoy snacking while reading just before going to sleep.
Chest pain: May be related to eating while lying down. Food can regurgitate and irritate your esophagus which is just behind the chest bone. Don't eat anything for three hours before bed time. Try Tums (calcium carbonate) for pain. If that doesn't help, see your md. ...Read more
I have intermittent pain in my sternum to the left; I can press the spot. Feels like the bone, but how could I have chest bone pain? Is this serious?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your description suggests costochondritis. If that is the case, it is not serious. You may consult this site and discuss the matter with your doctor.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/basics/definition/con-20024454 ...Read more
I'm 27 and all the doc I've seen said I have Costoch something to do with chest bone and cartilage. I've taken meds for a month and isn't better help?
Costoch: Have not heard of disease called costoch. Perhaps this is an abbreviation for costochonditis. Please give more information so we can help you. ...Read more
If your chest bone is starting to stick out of your chest like a bump and is preventing you from sleeping on one of your sides what should you do or who should you go see?
Start with PCP: You can start by seeing your Primary care doctor as they can evaluate you and possibly send you for an x-ray to start after an examination. Best wishes. ...Read more
Woke up Having pain middle chest bone area 2days now hurts like a sharp, bruise, heavy kinda feeling. When I take Deep breath feels heavy.
I feel like my chest bone is broken (right side)while bowing down doing something, taking deeb breath I feel pain as if from a broken bone. What is this?
Slipped rib?: Sounds like it. Could be something else, for more info refer here. Http://www. Basicspine. Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome. Html and see your doctor for work-up. ...Read more
My right clavicle is bigger than my left clavicle. I have bad posture, right handed and use mouse all day. However at the end of my right claivicle (near center of chest) bone is bigger. No nodes felt?
Likely normal: This is likely a normal variant. Your bones should not "hypertrophy" or get bigger from overuse. Bad posture and sitting in an office chair is a common complaint among my patients and may lead to musculoskeletal discomfort. I recommend getting out of your chair at least once hourly if not more and performing basic stretching exercises. ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends upon where the tear occurred and it's severity; then there is always the referred pain component from the event...So i'll say yes. ...Read more