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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr.Raju

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Dr. Kiran Kumar

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

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Dr.   Tushar Kanti Biswas MD

I've lost about 20 pounds since christmas and overall I'm down about 45 pounds over the last two years. I have a xiphoid process that has always protruded a bit but now it is more visible. Over ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tushar Kanti Biswas ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

My xiphoid process is tender to the touch. I also have random spasms in the center of my chest. I have no heartburn but assuming the pain is from my esophogas. The pain (spasms) does not coincide ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

Hi, what causes the xiphoid process to protrude? I also have what I think is disectus recti Please forgive my misspelling of Diastasis Recti ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

I have pain in xiphoid process and cant find a doctor who will treat it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)
Dr.    Ivan R. Rommstein MD

I am a 65-year-old male who weights about 185 over 6 feet. i have had a prtrouding xiphoid process ... xiphoid process is no longer protruding. It is painful to the touch and when I bend over. i... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

My xiphoid process is painful, its more painful when I touch the center of my xiphoid process and move it left to right, Are you supposed to feel your xiphoid process? Like a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.   Kerry Pottinger MD

Hi, I have a long protruding Xiphoid process that I began to see about 3 years ago. I was wondering ... discomfort when I put pressure on it and the muscles around it seem to be less prominent. Is this... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kerry Pottinger ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I just got back from seeing my family Doc and I was telling him about my trip to emergency room 2 weeks ago and he examined me and he is sure I have what he called Xiphoid process and thank heavens I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

I was elbowed in the Xiphoid process and immediately become short of breath. Almost 30 minutes later, I vomitted greenish yellow liquid one time. Now it is 3 hours later and the area is very tender ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

I have chronic asthma which seems to be aggravated by an unusually long and twisted xiphoid process ... process is clearly visible near the base and spirals inwards into the chest cavity. Could the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Satvinder Bakshi MD

hello , did your daughter sustain any injury , or does she have any lung infection, if yes , it is a cause o concern and i would like you to meet your doctor. thanks

Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

it may be pain due to acidity or may be cardiac or may be muscular

Dr. Sabiha Banu MD

hi it could be a simple lipomatous growth. if it has not been causing any pain , discomfort, or any compression symptoms, not to worry. i suggest you to meet a surgeon & get an ultrasound of that area, with chest x-ray,...