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can costochondritis be caused by mold

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
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
31 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
No: Costochondritis causes pain and tenderness in the chest wall. It should not be related to nausea.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If the allergies cause some bronchospasm then yes
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Allergies could cause a sinus infection which may then cause a low grade fever.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: If the air pollution causes inflammation of the nasal cavity and sinuses... Then yes it can cause sinusitis. It is not a typical cause and if you are ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Costochondritis: Stress can aggravate symptoms.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
33 years experience Pediatrics
May be: Some people have identifiable allergens causing eczema but lots do not.
A male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Not Probable: 99.99% No. But there are always outliers in medicine
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
No: Sinusitis is not typically related to lung nodules.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Diarrhea can be caused by a condition of being nervous, but it quickly disappears after the nervousness is gone.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Look for another cause.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: Major cause for pingueculitis is not known but it is found that those people who are exposed to sun, wind, dust and dry climate for a longer time are ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Food allergy is a classic contributing factor that leads to exacerbation's in atopic dermatitis.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Sometimes: If air trapping predated pneumonia (asthma or COPD) patient may have underlying condition that could lead to superimposed pneumonia. Pneumonia may ex ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
8 years experience Dentistry
No: A toothache is only from the tooth, and not due to a sickness or fever.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Tonsillitis is by definition, inflammation of the tonsils. Therefore, flu could cause the tonsils to become inflamed.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Yes, likely. Also could be effects of medications. Best to consult your doctor.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience Rheumatology
No: I have not read about or seen a patient where rheumatoid arthritis is caused by allergies.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes some forms of chemotherapy have been shown to cause raynaud's syndrome.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Greenberg
44 years experience General Practice
Yes viruses can : There are some viruses that stop blood production. Other viruses trigger an immune response that causes red cell destruction.
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