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is viral costochondritis contagious

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Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Not contagious: Costochondritis refers to inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs. This will cause a reproducible pain when you press on the affected area and when ... Read More
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Tietzes syndrome: No it is not, please refer below for more information See this link: http://www.healthline.com/health/costochondritis
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis: If you're not obtaining relief after taking anti-inflammatory medications and you can identify the tender area,perhaps a corticosteroid injection at t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Costochondritis or: angina? Diagnosis was 2018 , what about now? Get checked and tested again. Is there coronary artey disease in your family? Is there hyperlipidemia in ... Read More
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: It could be normal because costocondritis could becomes a chronic pain You have to make sure that the original diagnosis was right and you did not h ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not...: A post-viral cough is usually due to bronchospasm and residual airway inflammation. Bronchodilator and steroid inhalers are prescribed to treat this s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Like a cold or flu: Like a cold of flu, one should expect a viral tracheitis or viral laryngitis to be contagious from a couple of days before the start of symptoms throu ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ertle
46 years experience Internal Medicine
A : A variety of viruses can cause pneumonia. Like most respiratory viruses, they are contagious, usually through droplets in the air cause by coughing or ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on the virus: But most spread from person to person by one route or another.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Pneumonia : Can be. Flu can cause viral pneumonitis which is contagious.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Myositis is a...: Complication of a number of viruses. The virus can be spread but the other person is not likely to get the myositis.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Without symptoms: Viral bronchitis is usually contagious 1-4 days after intiation of illness. However coughing and sneezing spreads contagious droplets with virus from ... Read More

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