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What May Cause Belching And Burning Behind Breast 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
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.
Dull burning pain between navel and breast bone increases after I eat, sometimes moves lower. Feel bloated, hard stomach, nausea, burping, heartburn?
What's d best way to find, I'm having a hiatal hernia? Endoscopy normal. Freq belching, acid reflux, sensation behind breast bone, bloating, breathing prob.
Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?
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.
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
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
Breast bone hurts to touch burning pain under left rids and radiates in the bottom of my belly round by my navel?
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
Breast bone hurts to touch and get like a burning pain under left rib and radiates around the bottom of my stomach?
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
I have a burning sensation under my left breast bone, I think that it's heart burn. What should I do?
Heart disease: The symptom may or may not be heart burn. You need to see a doctor for history/physical and any other evaluation needed to determine what you are feeling. ...Read more
Had burning pain in right breast under breast bone & side near under arm same thing is happening 2 left breast now some itching no redness what is it?
Unsure: You should see a doctor. It is difficult to determine the cause without an exam. ...Read more
I have been told I am anemic (hgb 10)and am on iron. I have a burning pain under my breast bone above my belly button. Could the iron be causing this?
Very unlikely: You need to see your provider to evaluate this (new?) pain symptom. It will be very unlikely to be related in any way to either the anemia or the iron supplement. But do find out and ask about the possible effects of any treatment. It will improve your response and relieve your worries. Best wishes. ...Read more
I sometimes have a burning in stomach below my breast bone a little to the left. Sometimes it feels like a pulled muscle. Could this be a hernia?
Getting over cold, this AM I had burning/pain center of stomach (no gallB & gastric bypass) now I have dull/sharp pain on right side below breast bone?
Right sided pain: Pain in that area of the abdomen can occur with gall bladder or pancreatic disorders, gastritis or peptic ulcer. Liver origin would be unlikely. Consult a physician if symptom persists, recurs, or if associated abdominal tenderness, nausea, vomiting or bowel irregularities occur. ...Read more
Gnawing/burning feeling below breast bone after eat a light meal. No fever, lack of appetite, decrease urination. I'm always eating peppermint altoids?
Gastritis: Sounds like you have gastritis - an inflammation of the lining of the stomach caused my stomach acid. The decreased urination is probably due to you eating and drinking less because of the pain. See your primary care doctor or a gastroenterologist for additional work up. Ps - the peppermint altoids aren't helping you. ...Read more
I get burning sensation in the middle of the breast bone area under the rib cage when I drink or eat certain things. Heart burn or stomach ulcer?
Several things: This should be evaluated by your primary doctor (and possibly gastroenterologist). This could be ulcer, viral infection, fungal infection, bacterial infection, or allergic inflammation. Your doctor may just start you on medications or may decide you need to have an endoscopy (where a camera is placed into your mouth and down into your stomach). ...Read more
Went to ER for burning between breast bone, stomach pain w full feeling. EKG and cardiac enzymes norm. Gallbladder removed. GB attack or cardiac?
CT shows thickening of colon? Originally went in for stomach pains & burning in stomach. Ultra sound is good. Tenderness under breast bone above belly
Rib-breastbone joint: Cracking a joint moves the parts of the joint, with the cracking noise coming from cartilage surfaces sliding, from movement of a little air-space from one place in the joint to another, or from some other non-traumatic event. A person with no joint pains before or after cracking a joint is probably not damaging the joint. A doctor can evaluate pain or stiffness associated with cracking noises. ...Read more
Nerve compression: If the pain is traveling along a rib from the back to the chest this could be due to nerve compression or irritation. If there is a rash in the area with sores then this could be shingles. If the pain persists for more than a few weeks without any rash then go get checked out by your doc. ...Read more
a benign inflammation of one or more of the costal cartilages.
a sudden and sometimes fatal occurrence of coronary thrombosis, typically resulting in the death of part of a heart muscle.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Truma to the bone could result in fracture.
Arthritis could cause pain in the area. ...Read more
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