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what could this be?

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  • Posted By: crawdadlover
  • October 21, 2006
  • 10:26 PM

i have this pain that runs right down the middle of my ribs, {in between the breast area, but not the actual breast itself} and i have no idea what it could be from! It is sore to the touch, but I don't think I have a fracture, or anything like that, could it possibly be from strain? It just feels like it's bruised, like someone kicked me! ANY HAVE ANY IDEAS WHAT THIS COULD BE FROM?:confused:

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  • sounds like costochondritis. Its an irritation of the breastbone and its treated with NSAIDS such as Motrin and heat compresses (if that seems to help). It can take 6 weeks or even longer to improve in some people. Doctors do not really understand why people get this condition. I would check with your doctor just to make sure though. Hope this helps.
    lynnwalden 20 Replies
    • October 22, 2006
    • 05:11 AM
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