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I am experiencing pain at the bottom of my sternum but only when i touch it or move a certain way. What could this be? 21yo healthy female

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Pain

This is probably an inflammation of the cartilage called costochondritis.
It should resolve on its own.

In brief: Pain

This is probably an inflammation of the cartilage called costochondritis.
It should resolve on its own.
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
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