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does costochondritis cause shortness of breath

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Ike you said: Yes it can and it will feel exactly the way you described it . Take ibuprofen 600-800 mg every 6 hours with meals as long as you are not allergic to i ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bilateral costochondritis: Yes, as well pulmonary hypertension.Costochondritis is a common form of inflammation of the cartilage where ribs attach to the breastbone, the sternum ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is usually a localized inflammation of a joint between a rib and the sternum(breastbone) and causes pain and tenderness in that locali ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check again: Shortness of breath is not normal, unless it is the mild temporary shortness of breath with sports activities (but even then, one must be sure she is ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a doctor asap: It is unusual to have costochondritis for that length of time but in light of the severe pain and SOB, you need to visit the ED.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possible: That is possible. Should symptoms persist see your doctor for a more complete history and exam.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain meds to reduce: the inflammation from it and supporting hte chest by taping it or using a cushion against the painful site would certainly help. Doing slow deep breat ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Doubt it, but...: No one symptom definitively indicates a heart attack is or is not in progress (many people make the fatal mistake of waiting out atypical heart pain). ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fri Mofor-eta
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Doctor: Pleuritis at your age is rare. Costochondritis is a possible and common cause of chest pain in young people but it does not explain the hot flashes, n ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: There are several causes of shortness of breath, and among them may be under controlled asthma , exercise induced cardiac dysfunction. I would suggest ... Read More
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