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NORMAL JANE WITH A BIG STERNUM

HELLO DOCTOR MY FRIEND NOTICED THAT MY STERNUM IS BIGGER AND MORE PRONOUCED OR THERE IS A GROWTH OR BUMP AT THE BASE OF IT. IT CAN BE SEEN JUST WITH ME TAKING A DEEP BREATH. AND I CAN NOT SEE HERS. WE ARE THE SAME WIEGHT AND HEIGHT. IS THERE SOMETHING TO THIS. OR MY STERN JUST BIGGER THAN HERS. I HAVE NEVER HAD PAIN OR A PROBLEM WITH IT. I THOUGHT IT WAS NORMAL JANE WITH A BIG STERNUM
Tue, 5 Jul 2011
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welcome to health care magic
if it create any problem to u then go for x ray chest otherwise no need to worry.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,Jane thanks for query.Every individual is different, and depend upon his or her structure some bones may be prominent,some are not.As long as you do not have any problem with this there is no reason for concern.It is just like one having long fingers and one is not having it.Do not worry,enjoy the life.
wishing you good health.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Rishi Pal Singh's  Response
There is nothing to worry.
It is absolutely normal. in some cases when there is less hat as in males the bone underneath can be seen as protruding. but it is normal.
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hi welcome to health care magic.see if you don't having any problem with big sternum then no need to worry about it.structure of sternum may varie with person to person.
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