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is chest pain or discomfort a symptom of costochondritis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: If you have chest pain and dizziness, you should go to the hospital to be evaluated. Other symptoms are also not likely to be normal Costochondritis ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dante Brittis
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rib pain: Usually pain from costochondritis is activity related. I have not heard of any patients who had pain that was increased ny eating. I would review w ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Something else...: Check with a doctor to see if your have gerd or coronary artery disease due to endothelial dysfunction. Good luck!
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Costochondritis usually heart the ribs towards the sternum but sometime can cause pain towards the sides too. It usually hearts with movement and taki ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: It is annoying but self-limited. DO NOT CONTINUALLY TEST THE SORENESS. I only prolongs the discomfort. We do not understand the cause yet but it is a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Weed / costochondrit: Is it costochondritis and not asthma? Costo you press and feel pain asthma you fell short of breath. Any inhalant can irritate the lung and if you hav ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
costochondritis: Probably still costochondritis. It can be stubborn and difficult to treat. Make sure you are avoiding strenuous activities which may be preventing y ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Always possible: Costochondritis is always possible given your age. It will be uncommon to cause back pain, though. If you have a clearly delineated area where by just ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Martin
39 years experience Family Medicine
Chest Pain: Was there an activity such as weight lifting that started this? If so then you need to reduce or stop the activity in addition to the medication. But ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Costochondritis : It depends which costochondral junction is involved, also the position you are lying---- in other words yes it can.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may take: a few weeks for costochondritis to improve. IF your symptoms are changing, another exam is needed.
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