Soreness under sternum??
Hi guys, almost 7 weeks ago I started with what felt like a pulled muscle
under my sternum directly in between my breasts This progressed to that of a burning sensation and I began to belch a lot. It hurt more when I had to bend or twist my body, like getting in and out of a car, or turning over in bed.
I have been on Naproxen for 2 years for arthritis, and was only supposed to be on them short term.
Since I have stopped them after advice from my GP it has settled down but I'm still sore.
I had an ultra sound last Friday and all seemed to be ok, no sign of gallstones, and this Saturday I am booked in as a day patient, to be sedated for a Gastroscopy.
My consultant, thinks its swollen inflamed stomach lining due to the long term use of an NSAID.
This sore feeling is confusing me sad to how it can be this, as its tender, almost like I have pulled a muscle in my stomach and I wondered if anyone else here with GERD has this symptom?
Thanks in advance