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Musculoskeletal Pain During Pregnancy
Exactly what is & what can cause musculoskeletal pain in center of chest? My pain only occurs during certain movements and not all of the time.
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is one possible cause of pain in the center of the chest with certain movements, and not all of the time. This is an inflammation at the joints between head of ribs and your sternum -- can be very painful. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/costochondritis also there are more serious causes as well -- so best to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
See below: Idiopathic is simply a fancy term to say that we do not know what the cause is. In this case, this would be a very general term that states that the person has musculoskeletal pain and we do not know the cause. The condition that comes closest to this is fibromyalgia which is widespread muscular pain whose cause is unknown. ...Read more
Can musculoskeletal pain cause pinching and pulling in chest? Orthopedic says I'm having spasms from being sedentary.My shoulders are as hard as rocks
It depends: If the pain is really mild, try to stay away from doctors. They may want to do an x-ray, etc.. However, if you are on medications like statins, such pain may be indicative of a more serious problem like rhabdomyolysis. Nerve pain may be indicative of diabetes. If it's back pain, try to strengthen your muscle core. For backs and necks, i say chiropractor. For pain elsewhere, i say osteopath. ...Read more
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