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What may cause belching and burning behind breast bone?

What may cause belching and burning behind breast bone?

Reflux: These symptoms are most likely due to gastro-esophageal reflux, or gerd/heart burn. I would discuss your symptoms with your provider. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


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HiI have pain under my left breast bone which I would descibe as a burning sensation. I also feel I have to burp a lot and feel nauseous at times.

HiI have pain under my left breast bone which I would descibe as a burning sensation. I also feel I have to burp a lot and feel nauseous at times.

Maybe stomach reflux: This might be stomach acid reflux into the esophagus creating the pain. See a MD as at 32 it is unlikely that it is cardiac related unless you had a problem from birth.(congenital) ...Read more

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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have pain below breast bone along with nausea belching and gas after eating but not just greasy fatty foods.Doc says ibs..Thinking gallblader issues?

Gallbladder Pain: Is the pain on the right side below your ribs? If so, your symptoms may be caused by your gallbladder. You should visit your doctor for a detailed history and physical exam and consideration of an abdominal ultrasound to look for gallstones. ...Read more

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My stomach swells bad, i have bad nausea and acid reflux with a bad taste in my mouth, belching, gas and pain in upper right under rib &breast bone.

My stomach swells bad, i have bad nausea and acid reflux with a bad taste in my mouth, belching, gas and pain in upper right under rib  &breast bone.

Gallbladder: Bloating, nausea, and right upper quadrant pain are all suggestive of gallbladder disease. An ultrasound of the gallbladder and/or a HIDA scan will show if you have this. See your PCP for the testing. You should also be tested for H. pylori, the cause of most ulcers. You may need referral to a gastroenterologist or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Breast bone hurts to touch burning pain under left rids and radiates in the bottom of my belly round by my navel ?

Yes: Tenderizer rib cage breastbone can be costochondritis and inflammation. Any chest pain should be evaluated in person by physician more than 30 minutes or severe requires immediate medical attention ...Read more

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I've been having sharp and burning pain right under my left breast in breast bone. Heart or something else?

Sharp pain : Sharp pain is very unlikely the heart. It is usually the ribs, or small costochondral joints. Sometimes the lungs mag cause such pain or the pain may be referred from the gut. The breast muscles also should be considered. ...Read more

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Suddenly woken from my sleep with nausea and pressure just below the breast bone and felt like I was burning up. No fever?

Suddenly woken from my sleep with nausea and pressure just below the breast bone and felt like I was burning up. No fever?

This is worrisome: If by "burning up" you mean heartburn, then it's probably just reflux esophagitis/ GERD and you can see checklists for managing that. However, no chest pain should be taken lightly especially if you have risk factors for heart disease or family history of early heart disease. If it keeps up and doesn't respond to head elevation and antacids, you should get a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Belching (Definition)

Belching (big burps) is a symptom in which a person forces air noisily from his stomach out through his mouth. Belching can be due to too much air or gas in the stomach. Sometimes, people purposely swallow air and belch it back ...Read more