Please advise what is best for tietze syndrome?

NSAIDs . Non- steroidal antiinflammatory medication( ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.) and time usually resolve tietze syndrome and other costochondritis problems.

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How is Tietze syndrome diagnosed?

Clinical diagnosis. Based on your reported symptoms(history) and your examination. Tietze's syndrome is chest wall pain at the costochondral(bone-cartilage junctions of that front chest/sternum) with associated swelling at the joints too. Costochondritis lacks the joint swelling. Sometimes inflammatory markers like an ESR/CRP are checked as it tends to be normal in costochondritis and elevated in Tietze's. Read more...

How to tell if I have tietze syndrome?

Push. Tietze syndrome, as you put it, is a term often used to describe costochondritis. It involves an inflammation of the ribs at the junction where the bone of the rib meets the cartilage portion. Patients usually have pretty severe tenderness in their rib at the site of the pain. So if you palpate the area you are hurting, and it is on the rib and it is quite tender, it may be costochondritis. Read more...

What can I do at home to relieve tietze syndrome?

NSAIDs and heat. Apply a heating pad to the area of discomfort, no more than 20 minutes at a time, perhaps thrice daily. NSAIDs like Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) will quell the pain by reducing inflammation locally. Read more...
Tietze syndrome. If not allergic, no stomach ulcer, and no renal or cardiac failure, you can use OTC medication like Motrin(ibuprofen) 200mg 3 tablets by mouth three times a day with food and hydration. NSAID's help decrease pain and inflammation. You can also try using heat, ice, and rest with stretches. Your doctor can prescrbe stronger pain medications. You may alternate motrin and trylenol every 4 hours. Read more...

Can anyone tell me is tietze syndrome a very severe medical condition?

Benign condition. Similar to but different than costochondritis. Can be quite painful. Sometimes confused initially with more severe conditions. But it is a benign condition that ends to resolve in a few weeks. . Read more...

Can you give me more info on costo chondritis/tietze syndrome?

See details. You can learn best by googling the term. It is pain and tenderness in the cartilage that attaches the ribs to the sternum or breast bone. It is often described as an inflammation but studies have shown that is only rarely the case. The cause is unknown but it is often a component of fibromyalgia and other chronic pain syndromes. Read more...
Chest wall pain. This is a condition of pain and inflammation where the ribs meet the breastbone. It is often seen in people who exercise slot and injure the joint.it can also be seen as part of fibromyalgia or after surgical procedures like open heart surgery. Read more...