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Is this costochondritis, or is it something else serious? How do you tell?
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Get it checked
There are many causes of chest pain.
It is best to get it checked by a professional.

In brief: Get it checked
There are many causes of chest pain.
It is best to get it checked by a professional.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Dr. Vic Kalman
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends on Symptoms
It is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the rib to the breastbone(sternum).
It can cause sharp pain where your ribs and breastbone are joined by the soft cartilage. Pain caused by costochondritis has been described like that of a heart attack, may have tenderness and pain with taking deep breath. Do not waste time trying to figure out, if persistent seek medical evaluation.

In brief: Depends on Symptoms
It is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the rib to the breastbone(sternum).
It can cause sharp pain where your ribs and breastbone are joined by the soft cartilage. Pain caused by costochondritis has been described like that of a heart attack, may have tenderness and pain with taking deep breath. Do not waste time trying to figure out, if persistent seek medical evaluation.
Dr. Vic Kalman
Dr. Vic Kalman
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