I have had burning/pain below my sternum where the rib cage separates.......I am unemployeed and do not have insurance. Any thoughts. I do have CAD but when I first had those symptoms they were in the middle of the chest. I exercise daily and watch my diet. I am on plavix,asprin, lipitor, and blood pressure meds.
I don not believe that this is heart related, symptoms are lower than the chest and when I exercise I do not have issues.
could be lots of things,,,
do you drink alot of alcohol?
do you get pain into your back with this?
gullbladder (gallbladder) issues
..lots of thing,you just need to get check out,go to a free clinic,or hospital,and be billed for it,,,
I was feeling the pains for a couple months. But since i got off meds, that were treating H Pylori, i've been feeling 80-90% better. I dont know if i pulled a muscle, am getting Phys Therapy as well, or if was gastro related. hang in there, the best thing is to try the diff tests to eliminate causes. Its a pain but its worth the peace of mind.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.