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Can costochondritis be felt in the right side of the chest and to the back when taking a deep breath? If yes, can it last for more than 3 months?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Yes

if untreated,it could last that long.
Exersion , deep breathing can affect it, and prolong it.

In brief: Yes

if untreated,it could last that long.
Exersion , deep breathing can affect it, and prolong it.
Dr. Joel Cooperman
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