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I suffer chronic costochondritis but have tried loads what helps I've had it for 6 yrs. I have noticed my muscle swollen on left side of chest 2nd rib?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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In brief: Costochondritis....

Costochondritis is caused by inflammation of the cartilage of the chest wall.
Anti-inflammatory meds, like ibuprofen, are given to relieve the pain of the inflammation. Physical therapy modalities can also be helpful so have your doctor send you to physical therapy for evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Costochondritis....

Costochondritis is caused by inflammation of the cartilage of the chest wall.
Anti-inflammatory meds, like ibuprofen, are given to relieve the pain of the inflammation. Physical therapy modalities can also be helpful so have your doctor send you to physical therapy for evaluation and treatment.
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