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Xiphoid bone

Sir / madam I have little bit swelling in my xiphiod process rib (end of sternum) there I not swelling but when am doing my stomach inside and chest outside my xiphiod rib goes little bit outside of my body and make zig -zack ..am not bodybuilder person...so it's normal or having some issues with this??I attach 2 photos..bt pic was not clear to show up.i want to only know one thing it's normal or any medical issue???
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Dr. Navya G
General Physician Bangalore
Hi there.. I can understand your concern.. xiphoid process is end part of sternum..it usually is prominent in skinny people.. or if abdomen is drawn in it becomes prominent..it's normal.. nothing to worry.. don't keep pressing that part as it would become painful.. hope your distress is solved now.
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