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Costochondritis Lower Ribs
Had abdominal muscle spasms for three months, my doctor diagnosed it as costochondritis of the lower ribs. Symptoms appear while I walk, could GI be?
Costochondritis but also get stabbing pains lower ribs and same time they throb the top of my shoulders get the stab hot pain, lasts few seconds, why?
Costochronditis: Any inflammatory process can affect nearby tissues, Irritation of the diaphragm muscle can send pain to the shoulder and is due to the original innervation of the diaphragm prior to lung development. This shoulder pain can also come from gall bladder disease, so consult your healthcare professional for testing and advice if it continues. ...Read more
Have been experiencing pain & have noticed a small bump near lower sternum & upper right rib. Curious if this is costochondritis or something more.
Evaluation: Hi, one would be curious what that bump is, is it Zoster, infection? You need to see a provider for evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
I've had the lower rib pain, with tenderness for four months costochondritis? Is costo common in lower ribs both sides. I've had pneumonia and bronc.
I have a lump on my lower left ribs it feels very inflamed and hurts I was told it was a benign tumor but I also have sinusitis and costochondritis w?
What is a good herbal remedy to decrease rib inflammation for costochondritis to speed up the healing process. Ibprofen messed up my stomach.
None: You can try heat and avoiding activities that cause pain. Your doctor may be able to try a different prescription NSAID. ...Read more
I have costochondritis and I am overweight. When I exercise my chest gets painful. What can I do to decrease the pain? I've tried anti-inflammatories.
Magnesium oil: Transdermal magnesium oil topically on skin can block substance p the mediator of pain. Zinc is also helpful. To lose weight try eating 6 small meals a day with fresh vegetables, high quality low fat protein like beans or fish, and small amounts of colorful tart fruits. Get a good night sleep, lower stress and move through the day avoiding movements that cause pain. ...Read more
It could be: .Costochondritis is an inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the breastbone, or sternum. The condition causes localized chest pain that you can reproduce by pushing on the cartilage in the front of your ribcage. Costochondritis is a relatively harmless condittin. ...Read more
Are there any connections between schmorl's nodes and bilateral costochondritis of ribs 2 through 5. I have had the costochondritis for 15 months now.?
Schmorl's Nodes: There is no know direct association, but it is best to have a full history and physical performed. ...Read more
Costochondritis. Sitting in certain position when I have to move I have to very slow from the chest pain will it cause whole rib areas hurt?
I have rib pain/costochondritis since 6 months in my left ribcage. How and when will it cure permanently? I have trouble with daily activities&studies
Costochondritis - why do I keep injuring the same spot? Is there some untreated or poorly healed injury. Bottom rib left side. Hurts to twist or cough
Probably you are ---:
Re-injuring it again ; again. It happens all the time, but normally your brain doesn't register it, but when there is a tender spot, even a slightest touch to it, even unintentionally, will make it hurt.
Just be extra careful.
Pain meds, hot pad, support tape, muscle relaxers ; gentle exercises to strengthen the muscles, us, stretching exercises, will all be helpful.
See pcp, if no better. ...Read more
Have slept constantly on right side on a couch for a couple of yrs. Feels like my rib area is always sore and achy. Costochondritis possibly?
Costochondritis: Pain will be mostly found in the front near your sternum where the ribs meet the sternum. The achiness you are probably feeling is more likely related to the spacing between your ribs and either irritated intercostal musculature or irritated intercostal nerves. You would benefit from a physical exam to see if you have any hypertonicity of one side or any mild scoliosis. Try sleeping on other side? ...Read more
Could I have costochondritis for over three months? Is it possible? I just don't know what could be causing this rib pain when I breathe anymore
I went to the hospital two months ago for a pain under and on the side of my left rib they told me it was costochondritis. Pain still there. Help me
Mild pain medication:
Costochondritis usually goes away on its own, although in some cases it may last for several months or longer. Treatment focuses on pain relief.
Use medications such as Ibuprofen (advil, motrin, others) and Naproxen (aleve) — can be purchased over-the-counter, stronger varieties are available by prescription. ...Read more
Is slipping rib syndrome different from Costochondritis? Would xrays show it? I was told its costochondritis but I went cause my ribs cave in like srs
Different: Neither can be seen on Xray as too subtle. Slipped rib syndrome is often a missed diagnosis as it is not taught in many medical schools. See this link (http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC1150226/). It is more common in people who are 'hyper mobile'. Costochondrotis is an inflammation of the rib/cartilage and is different. It can follow a viral illness https://www. Southerncross. Co.nz/gr ...Read more
Occasional sharp pain at the last right rib. Worse when press on the bone. Had costochondritis. Sometimes the pain is just under and around the last rib.
Why does scoliosis causes costochondritis sometimes? Is it because the ribs are protruding in the wrong way?
Potentially: Patients with scoliosis do have some degree of an asymmetric trunk rotation (atr) and this can cause some deformity at the ribs as well. This could potentially out you at increased risk for episodes of costochondritis. Don't hesitate to make an appointment with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more
Diagnosed with costochondritis can it effect ribs in back or generally localized to front? Back ribs more sore than front no known cause
It effect the front: Part of the ribs, but the pain could extend to the back. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with costochondritis I have rib, back, side abdomen pain & sometimes pain where appendix is located like 2 sec not strong normal?
Not chostocondritis: Chostocondritis is specific to rib cage and connections. Not common to have associated abdominal or organ pain. Look for another diagnosis. ...Read more