If you're having pain in the area of your xiphoid process, you really should see your doctor because other more serious problems like gallbladder, bone and heart disease can also cause pain in that area.
If it does turn out to be xiphoid process pain, common treatments include:
• Analgesics (pain medications)
• Hot or cold treatment
• An elastic rib belt
Also, try to avoid lifting heavy objects as that can often trigger xiphoid process pain.
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