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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can acid reflux/gerd cause costochondritis/inflammation? also, can you have costo still even if it doesnt hurt to press on chest?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Symptom overlap. : Acid reflux and costochondritis can present similar symptoms. And they can coexist in the same person. But one would not beget the other.

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