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What is the remedy for pectus excavatum?

My son is 18. He has pectus excavatum , pretty severe. The last couple of years he has had some ... that stops the vomiting but doesn't fix it. We recently took him to an osteopath . She said pectus excavatum ...
 

What could be the cause for Pectus Excavatum?

I have just found out I have mild Pectus Excavatum , I am 54/ female and wondering ... a mention of Pectus Excavatum or perhaps it was not noticeable at the time ? apparently you are born with it ? ...
 

Suggest treatment for pectus excavatum, compressed heart and lungs

I am a 38 year old lady with pectus exevatum. I have been having a number of problems with controlling the pain. I have been advised that my heart and lungs have been compressed due to the condition. Furthermore I have recently been for a ultra...
 

Can pectus excavatum cause severe pain in chest ?

: i do have pectus excavatum .. and im not constipated and have passed gas. ...
 

Have pectus excavatum, vibration in heart. Echocardiogram showed mild to moderate murmur. Cause for concern?

I have mild pectus excavatum and at times I can feel my heart beat and at the same time it makes a vibration sound. I had an echocardiogram done and found I have a mild to moderate murmur. Is this something ...
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What causes pectus excavatum?

Okay my left ribcage has like a small dent in it, i always had a small dent in my chest i thought it was a small pectus excavatum but i recenly noticed it was only a small dent on my left ribcage. What could ...
 

Suggest treatment for pectus excavatum

Hi I am a 33year old female who was diagnosed with pectus excavatum at the same time my sister was (3 yrs ago) my sister has had the implant operation to help relieve her and she says she feels ...
 

How to cure chest pain due to Pectus Excavatum?

I am a 22 year old female who hasPectus Excavatum (I went to the doctor yesturday to see how bad it actually is) I have an S shaped spin and am scheduling other to tests to determine if there is anything ...
 

Have pectus excavatum. One side of chest soft, hard heart. Normal?

My son has Pectus Excavatum , sunk funnel or something called that. My question is one right side of his chest is soft and the left side above his heart is hard, is that normal, it was not like ...
 

Suffering from mild pectus excavatum, can I opt for cosmetic surgery?

Hi I have a mild case of pectus excavatum, my lower back is uneven (right side is wider than the left), and my right clavicle appears to be shorter than the left. Is it possible that my right clavicle ...
 

Severe pectus excavatum, get headaches after playing basketball. Left foot struck hard, sharp pain in temple. Relation between pain and pectus ?

I have severe pectus excavatum but have been active my entire life even playing college basketball. I recently have started realizing myself getting headaches after playing basketball and recently ...
 

Sternum seems to be pushed inside after a bang on the chest. Help?

can only find pectus pectus excavatum but I ve not been born with it or something, it just happend ...
 

Can dyspnoea cause risk to heart?

im 36 had surgery for pectus excavatum when i was around 5 yrs old. i am verry short winded. im concerned about my heart and lungs, i get worn out very fast. i cant even keep up with my children. i cant ...
 

What are the side effects of tetracycline administration at an early age ?

I am a 33 year old male and I was recently told by my dentist that I have a dark line across my teeth because I was given tetracycline as a child. I would like to know if my Pectus excavatum could ...
 

Stabbing pain in chest, breathing difficulty.Family history of heart problems. Reason for pain?

I have been having very painful, sharp stabbing pains in my chest. I am an otherwise healthy 26 yr old woman. I also have had pectus excavatum my whole life but the pains have only started occuring ...
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Hello i have an indent in my chest as well as lower rib pain on my left side could this be pectus excavatum indeed seems to favor leftside as opposed to middle?
Sounds more like a tilted sternum than pectus excavatum. These deformities in the chest wall are not medically significant and on the whole should be ignored.
 
i have a chest projection since i am 13. i am 30 years old. any body can suggest medicine/surgery to remove it
Are you taking about pigeon chest? Pectus Excavatum. yes it can be treated with the help of surgery. I can advice you further whom to contact.
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