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.

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Healthy 8 yr old developed raised red rash that blanches. Otherwise healthy. Rash since yesterday...Breast BONE area both sides. Slight itch. Help?

Mgt. If it persists or worsens, a physician visit or virtual appointment may be made. The rash may respond to court aid applied to clean skin three times daily for the next two days. Avoid pressure on the area and any perfumed products. Read more...
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