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Costochondritis (Definition)

Costochondritis is a condition of rib cartilage inflammation. This can cause chest pain, especially when ...Read more


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Have gerd, costochondritis symptoms are burning throat like something is stuck and chest discomfort, med not working great Nexium (esomeprazole) and Pepcid any sugg?

Have gerd, costochondritis symptoms are burning throat like something is stuck and chest discomfort,  med not working great Nexium (esomeprazole) and Pepcid any sugg?

?endoscopy: Gerd can burning in throat and chest discomfort as well as causing food to get caught in esophagus. Costochondritis is inflammation of junction of ribs with cartilage in front of chest along the side of sternum. Usually tenderness to touch and pain with movement but not burning in throat. You need to see G-I doctor since meds not working. You may need someone to look down the esophagus. ...Read more

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Can low vit d levels cause costochondritis?

Can low vit d levels cause costochondritis?

Costochondritis: The cause of costochondritis is not fully understood but is thought to be secondary to overuse, trauma, and possibly a recent upper respiratory infection. There is no clear association with vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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Could a sternal rub potentially cause costochondritis?

Could a sternal rub potentially cause costochondritis?

Yes: Any rubbing, stretching, or trauma to the rib region can injure these muscles. ...Read more

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I am wondering which autoimmune illnesses can cause costochondritis?

I am wondering which autoimmune illnesses can cause costochondritis?

CAN BE BY ITSELF: Costochondritis can simply be mild inflammation of the tissue between ribs and may be not be associated with ant other disease and this would be the most common cause. Trauma can cause the inflammation by simply lifting something heavy. Rarely, it could be associated with other illnesses such as rheumatoid or lupus. However costochondritis is not typically the 1st problem of those illnesses. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis cause pain where esophugus is located ? Where besides the back does it cause pain !?

Can costochondritis cause pain where esophugus is located ? Where besides the back does it cause pain !?

Chest pain: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage in between various ribs. It can be caused by trauma or an infection. Physical examination will reveal marked tenderness in an intercostal region. Costochondritis typically causes pain the front of the rib cage. ...Read more

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Can HIV cause costochondritis?

Costochondritis: Is a medical term for what people in general think of as muscle/joint strain/pain in the chest wall or rib areas. Anything that causes chest to expand a lot, such as prolonged cough(bronchitis), upper body wgt lifting, swimming, among other activities, can cause costochondritis.Hiv isn't a direct cause, but may weaken one's immune system, so that one may get a lung infection that strains chest muscles. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis cause nausea?

Can costochondritis cause nausea?

May be !!: If you have severe pain from it you may get nausea or if you are taking pain medications for it that also may cause nausea. There is no direct correlation. ...Read more

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Does costochondritis cause nausea?

Does costochondritis cause nausea?

Not directly: It is inflammation of the cartilage between ribs in the chest wall or rib cage. It is treated with anti inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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