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Does Costochondritis Cause Tightness Of The Chest
Definitely maybe: While it more typically causes "sharp", muscular-like pain that is well-localized to the affected rib, costochondritis sometimes can feel more like a tightness. A sometimes helpful clue is if the symptom is accentuated by deep breathing. Due to the normal expansion of the rib cage with deep inspiration, costochondritis pain can increase, whereas tightness due to blocked arteries usually will not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain/tightness, nausea, chills was given naproxen a few days ago after being told i had Costochondritis but isn't doing anything?
My throat has been feeling overly tight and I have chest pains lately . Is this costochondritis ? Doctors don't think it's heart because I am young .
Suffering with tightness on chest, along with my breastbone hurting. Does this sound like plurisy or costchondritis. I have been coughing some.
Multiple causes:: Trauma being one that you mentioned; Others include: Inflammation from any reason; Infection, like Viral, bacterial, etc; Idiopathic, where no cause can be found for it. I believe a number of mechanisms work together and in most cases no particular cause can be identified. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 Costochondritis and it's been acting up lately more then ever before ... I am also a heavy weed smoker ... Does the weed cause my chest pain?
Weed / costochondrit: Is it costochondritis and not asthma? Costo you press and feel pain asthma you fell short of breath. Any inhalant can irritate the lung and if you have asthma can exacerbate it. Also there may be impurities since it is not FDA controlled, that are irritating the lung .Try a few days off , also get evaluated for asthma. F/u w/ doc http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana ...Read more
Can someone have long-term costochondritis and if so is there usually another underlying cause that should be addressed? It feels like my chest (left) pops when I move my arm a certain way.
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