could be inflammation of the area where the cartilage joins the bones? or early arthritis.
or gas pressure.
Does it help if you put your arms above your head when you're walking?
Does it happen ONLY when you're walking..standing upright is fine?
behind the sternum....more to the right or left?..
have you had any x-rays?
Your concerns can be warranted....you should get it checked out regardless.
*Heather* Status..Asacol 6 (3 twice daily); enemas every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 4(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!