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Is Pain On My Ribs The Same Thing As Costochondritis
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 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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