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I'm having pain it he solar plexus area - sharp. It's been

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Customer: I'm having pain it he solar plexus area - sharp. It's been going on for about an hour with little change. I feel a little cold and my fingernail beds are tingling
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I thought it was gas because it is sharp but it seems much to high like near my breast bone - plus gas goes away. It is not acid re-flux either that is duller.
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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 12 months ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

This type of pain can be due to the inflammation of the bone or the cartilage attached to it commonly.

Pinched nerve at the spine also can cause pain.

Another possibility can be due to the underlying heart problem.

Myocardial infarction can cause such symptoms.

Hence, a clinical evaluation is needed since I am unable to examine you online.

Anti inflammatories like Naproxen may be tried meanwhile.

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