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Moving torso/lifting objects/etc causes sting/stab/burn pain on left side sternum. Breathing doesn't exacerbate. Costochondritis or intercostal pull?
Costochondral Injury: Teenage male with left parasternal pain aroused by mechanical stress of this region might have injury to junction where cartilaginous extension of rib joins sternum. Localized pain elicited by palpation of this junction is expected and is diagnostic. Heat, rest, avoidence of strenuous lifting, pushing, ; pulling should be accompanied by resolution in 2-3 weeks. If symptoms not resolve see doctor. ...Read more
Felt burning on stomach no itching appearance like ring worm , right belly button . One cluster after. Pinky Joint catching . Eclectic stab thigh
Rather unclear: question. Perhaps you can include a photo of the skin lesion and clarify what you mean by pinky joint catching and eclectic stab. Then you could have a better answer to your question. ...Read more
Same basic process: Accelerated longitudinal growth of the parasternal cartillages may push the sternum out or in during the period in which the sternum still growing and maturing. Out- carinatum or pigeon, in- excavatum or caved in, sunken. ...Read more
Skin creases on finger(lower side&back)seem stretched/more evident, after 1month coban wrap(pip joint), while normal movement&stretching.What can I do?
The pip joint: Creases on top of the finger can go "missing" for a time if the joint is swollen and stiff. The skin there is very flexible and if the jointis bent a little or the joint is full the creases look different. The creases dont really strethc they just look different until time passesif and when / after the mechanics normalize. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Existing hiatal & naval hernia. Recent exercise produces a wide long uncomfortable protrusion beneath ribcage down abdomen toward naval. What is this?
Many possibilities: You have to think about external as well as internal causes. Has there been any external trauma to the area in sports, playing, etc? Thinking of internal issues, is there a history of constipation, lactose intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease? Have the child seen by the doctor for a good history on the problem, and a thorough exam. Hope this is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does mild pectus excavatum usually start in the middle of the sternum, or could it be something else? My sternum is lightly indented midsternum..?
L fat Bochdalek, flouro=L diaphragm delay, snap up on expiration. Lflank, abd pain. Hurts to breathe beneath ribs, pulling in back, gastro pain.
Not decipherable: But with these symptoms involving breathing you should be seen by whomever ordered the studies. Good luck. ...Read more
Pectus carinatum: Pc when the chest protrudes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Globus hystericus. Belly bloating, burning sensation, gurgling noises. Pinching feeling at sides and on the sides of the bellybutton. Lower back ache?
Could it be stress?: When taken together, globus sensation ("feeling of a lump"), air swallowing with resulting belching, & dry mouth/ throat are most consistent with stress/anxiety. So can be your "gurgling noises & pinching (poorly localized as described)." Managing your stress (& reasons for same) may be your key to relief. To be sure however get evaluated to rule out organic or motility disorders here. ...Read more
Sharp pains in left ribs front/back, tender where dress boning pushed against rib last week, small swelling under skin, gassy and acid reflux?
Contusion: It sounds like you suffered for the sake of fashion. Underwire bras can have the same effect, though it is very surprising that you still have pain a week later. I suspect the reflux symptoms are a separate issue, just more noticeable now because you have this other pain nearby. Try to wear looser garments until this spot has resolved. See your doctor if you are not healing in a timely fashion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer