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After doing many pushups, my 16 year old son feels pain on the upper right side of his sternum. Physical conditioning is excellent. Costochondritis?

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Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Soreness

Muscle/tendon soreness at insertion on pectoralis muscles.
He's fine. Don't take anything for it (will only establish symptom-pill pattern he'll continue as adult). Don't do pushups until soreness is gone.

In brief: Soreness

Muscle/tendon soreness at insertion on pectoralis muscles.
He's fine. Don't take anything for it (will only establish symptom-pill pattern he'll continue as adult). Don't do pushups until soreness is gone.
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