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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Those are complete different and wholly unrelated conditions. It's like apples to broccoli. Costochondritis is inflammation of the cartilage between ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Epps
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammationlocation: Costochondiritis is inflammation of the cartilage between your ribs and sternum (bone in the middle of your chest) and crohn's disease is inflammation ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No, it is not a chronic condition. Costochondritis is an inflammatory condition that involves the part of the rib where the cartilage and bone join. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Costochondritis: Is a frustrating, not serious, not lifethreatening sharp chest pain that is worse with deep inspiration, cough, or movement. Your muscles between your ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: Right sided chest pain can be caused by pneumonia, bronchitis, pleurisy or sprain/strain of the right pectoral muscles. Shingles can also cause right ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NSAIDS: If not allergic I would recommend OTC Aleve, 1 tab by mouth on a full stomach 3x/day: alternatively you can use Advil ( ibuprofen ) 200mg 2 tab every ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Not exactly: It is actually inflammation of the junction of the ribs and cartilage.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It does: Some studies suggest that costochondritis could be caused by Marijuana, especially for people who are male. The fact is that Marijuana use may have a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain : Costochondritis hurts locally, cardiac symptoms are more widespread.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Costochondritis: isn't directly affected by asthma, although asthma flares and the cough that ensues may mechanically exacerbate the inflammation, so pain killers as a ... Read More

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