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Bad upper chest pain. Comes/ goes. Worse w/ movement bending over breathing deep touching area stretching. Sternum pops. Spacitiy. No markers for pe.

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Dr. Steven Hebert
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In brief: Costochondritis

Painful popping of the sternum happens when there is inflammation of the joint between the end of a rib and the sternum. This is known as costochondritis and can be very painful.
Usually treated with anti-inflammatory medications and avoiding heavy lifting for a short time.

In brief: Costochondritis

Painful popping of the sternum happens when there is inflammation of the joint between the end of a rib and the sternum. This is known as costochondritis and can be very painful.
Usually treated with anti-inflammatory medications and avoiding heavy lifting for a short time.
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