My breast bone has been hurting randomly. Why?

Usually not. Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone.

Related Questions

Why dose my breast bone hurt when I touch it?

Costrochrondoitis. Need more info. Breastbone may hurt if u have injured it such as in a fall or auto accident. This can even come from pushing on it to see if it hurts. Recommend not touching on it. . Read more...

Whole area on both sides of the breast bone hurts. Why?

Possibleinflammation. Costochondritis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, relapsing polychondritis, can cause localised tenderness with pain, but if not tender could be coming from lung inflammation, lung clot, or even heart sack inflammation (pericarditis) , needs to be worked up. Read more...

When I press firmly on my breast bone like the sternum between my breasts it hurts. Is that normal?

Bone pain. It is a very superficial bone with no muscle overlying it. It is normal for it to be tender if you push hard enough. If you feel that the pain is out of proportion to the amount of pressure you are applying then you should get an x-ray and your doctor may also feel a CT scan and MRI are also necessary. . Read more...

Have knot on breast bone Lt. Side after felling on hard box hurts to pick up thing bend over or mash on breast bone been 6weeks what could be wrong?

You may. have a "sub-periosteal" hematoma ("bone bruise") These take longer to resolve than soft tissue bruises. Applied HEAT may RESORBTION Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...

After I eat it hurts in my chest under the breast bone.?

Reflux. If you are describing heart burn type symptoms, then you have reflux. This can be treated with antacids, tagamet, (cimetidine) etc. If refractory would see a gastroenterologist. Read more...