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Can costochondritis be caused by mold

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 48 years experience
BELOW: Could be caused by coughing or sneezing but not by just having exposure to mold

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A female asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Costochondritis: Is a medical term for what people in general think of as muscle/joint strain/pain in the chest wall or rib areas. Anything that causes chest to expan... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
No: Costochondritis causes pain and tenderness in the chest wall. It should not be related to nausea.
Dr. David Cooke
Thoracic Surgery 22 years experience
Not directly: It is inflammation of the cartilage between ribs in the chest wall or rib cage. It is treated with anti inflammatory medication.
Dr. Atique Mirza
Cardiology 31 years experience
May be !!: If you have severe pain from it you may get nausea or if you are taking pain medications for it that also may cause nausea. There is no direct correla... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Unlikely: This is unlikely, unless you are sleeping in a way to place direct irritating pressure to the costochondral area.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: It can. Costochondritis is a musculo-skeletal problem with ribs and joint between the ribs and sternum. Just like a muscle pull, strain, or tear any... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No: Stretch marks are tears in the skin cause by weight gain. They can be covered up, but not improved by creams and lotions. The only possibly effective ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Yes, it can come: back and unfortunately you can not do anything about it other than treat it with nsaid.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Previous ones: Recurring costochondritis may occur due to the fact that there is a "weak" spot in your rib that had already been inflamed previously. It tends to be ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgardo Ordonez
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Costochondritis: The cause of costochondritis is not fully understood but is thought to be secondary to overuse, trauma, and possibly a recent upper respiratory infect... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Le
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Any rubbing, stretching, or trauma to the rib region can injure these muscles.

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