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What can cause chondritis and how is it treated?

What can cause chondritis and how is it treated?

It means inflammat-: -ation of cartilage it can B induced by infection, surgery, drugs injections. Also can B from injury. Usually there is causally related to something. ...Read more

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What leads to chondritis and how to treat it?

Not enough info: What type of chondritis? What area is involved? The answer depends on the location and the severity. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on costo chondritis/tietze syndrome?

Can you give me more info on costo chondritis/tietze syndrome?

See details: You can learn best by googling the term. It is pain and tenderness in the cartilage that attaches the ribs to the sternum or breast bone. It is often described as an inflammation but studies have shown that is only rarely the case. The cause is unknown but it is often a component of fibromyalgia and other chronic pain syndromes. ...Read more

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Chondritis - why is there hardly anything known about this? I was diagnosed with this wednesday and I have not found much information.

Chondritis - why is there hardly anything known about this? I was diagnosed with this wednesday and I have not found much information.

This is a basic term: Chondritis just means inflammation of cartilage. You need to know where it is, how large an area it is, what grade it is as part of the further definition of your type of chondritis. ...Read more

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I was told I had chondritis of 2nd rib almost 3 weeks ago. Pain has stopped but hard bump on rib still. How long does it usually last?

I was told I had chondritis of 2nd rib almost 3 weeks ago. Pain has stopped but hard bump on rib still. How long does it usually last?

See details: A localized issue in a single rib is very unusual so it is difficult to offer an answer without being able to personally examine the area. If it was due to trauma give it 3-6 weeks. If it was not, see a rheumatologist to find out why this occurred and to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Post by-pass surgery have developed conditions causing considerate on-going chest pain. Doctors debating between angina and costal chondritis for 2 yr?

Post by-pass surgery have developed conditions causing considerate on-going chest pain. Doctors debating between angina and costal chondritis for 2 yr?

Chest pain: It seems a long time for costochondritis but another thought is pericarditis which can persist after surgery. Most importantly, would rule out coronary blockage as a cause of the discomfort. ...Read more

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