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A 18-year-old female asked:

Can costochondritis be felt in the right side of the chest and to the back when taking a deep breath? if yes, can it last for more than 3 months?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 47 years experience
Yes: if untreated,it could last that long. Exersion , deep breathing can affect it, and prolong it.
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