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Costochondritis and Tietze's Syndrome

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  • deb81035 1

    connective tissue weakness

    I was diagnosed with MS 10 yrs ago.  I am now 54 yo.  My tendons or something about me seems to get injured very easily. I also had a fall with an injury that has been very painful and strange.  I had chest pain-right side.  I've had all sorts of tests done and they can find nothing.  It's not my heart...

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  • nancy36508 2

    Pain Management?

    I have had costochondritis for at least four years, possibly longer because I'm not sure when it started. I used to have it mostly on my left side, which caused several trips to the ER thinking it was my heart. For a while I thought it was gone, however the past few months I have had it on my right...

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  • Runmore11 2

    Questions!?

    So I have posted here before. Heat pain going on a year and a half (really started after being t boned). I have been told what it isnt (heart). I feel it on the left side of my sternum, it is not deep, I feel it in my bones. Shoulder, back , and neck also get tight. My question is does this sound like...

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  • tambolina27 2

    Costochondritis

    I was diagnosed with Costochondritis yesterday! I thought I was having major heart problem and or possible stroke issues. Having an ekg, blood work, & X-rays done on Monday with great results I was released from ER with a stress test scheduled. The next day, (Tuesday) around 1pm my pain was till there,...

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  • rosemarie35417 1

    Hot weather and costo

    Can anyone tell me if costo symptoms are exaserbated during very hot weather ? I find I suffer really painful upper body and left arm pain when temperatures are high!

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  • deb81035 1

    connective tissue weakness

    I was diagnosed with MS 10 yrs ago.  I am now 54 yo.  My tendons or something about me seems to get injured very easily. I also had a fall with an injury that has been very painful and strange.  I had chest pain-right side.  I've had all sorts of tests done and they can find nothing.  It's not my heart...

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  • sinead 34836 2

    Costochondritis pain and discomfort

    I am a 39 yr old mother of a 5yr old daughter. I live in Newry, northern Ireland. I was diagnosed with costochondritis 2 years ago this month. Like everyone elses case I have read on here I was totally convinced there was something more serious wrong with me and argued with my Doctor for a long time...

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  • Ipsydaisy 2

    Shortness of breath with Costochondritis?

    I was diagnosed with Costochondritis and I have been noticing shortness of breath along with pain. I have had EKG's and chest xrays as well as blood tests. My doctor firmly believes this is not a heart issue. Has anyone else noticed shortness of breath with this? My pain is mainly in my sternum but radiates...

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  • kelly1981 2

    Healing Costochondritis and Anxiety

    Hi All, I have been dealing with Costochondritis for nearly 5 months and like all of you, am at my wits end! It came about after I had experienced a very intense 3 month period of extreme anxiety due to lots of little and big stress factors in my life. I had a lot of physical symptoms accompany my anxiety...

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  • Guest M

    Has anyone experienced these symptoms with tietze syndrome?

    I have experienced symptoms of this syndrome for sometime, but have only recently received a diagnosis. As well as symptoms of pain in the chest, neck and arms I have also been experiencing an irregular heartbeat and abdominal discomfort. Has anyone else experienced these symptoms?

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  • shelle7belle 2

    Costochondritis pain and discomfort

    Im 31 and was diagnosed with costochondritis about a year ago. Its kinda lasted the whole year, but recently, over the past few months its been really bad....went back to my gp twice in the last 2 weeks because was convinced it was something more serious. The main tenderness has been on my left lower...

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  • janey 89760 2

    Pain go away chronic costochondrtitis

    Cant sleep. Medications don't work. Can't put socks and shoe's without excruciating pain. Left hand side of my ribs, breast and sternum. Totally in agony. Need to sleep. Cant take time off work. Headaches hot and cold sweats. Dry mouth runny nose all because of this crap. And I am frigging healthy...

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  • jade18705 2

    Costochondritis for years?

    For years I've dealt with on and off left breast pain (or so I thought) but it's never bothered me enough to be worried, recently it's got bad enough where my anxiety levels were through the roof and I convinced myself I had a serious condition. I began frantic obsessive googling which I do not reccomend...

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  • EALyons 2

    Costo or Not? Secondary Pain Lower Left Rib.

    Hello all, About 6-8 months into having Costochondritis I developed a seperate pain in the lower left rib. At first, the pain in my chest was so bad, and I was so concerned it was heart related it wasn't my priorty. Slowly over the last year the pains have flipped. My chest is doing much better, but...

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  • ray63269 3

    Even when sternum not severe ribs still tender

    I am a costo sufferer and have found that sometimes when there is no crushing sternum pain I still get a very sore sternum that can ache and be tender and that alot of my ribs will still be tender along with tender shoulder and occasional left arm pain, so what I actually mean is sometimes you don't...

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    Similarities

    I am trying to work out what is causing my Costo. If you have experienced Costo, can you tell me if you have any of the following: 1.) low vitamin D or do not get out in the sun a lot. 2.) sit at the computer quite a lot during the day or have a more sedentary lifestyle. 3.) strained or pulled any...

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  • Runmore11 2

    Help

    Posted 3 months ago ***below is my post in chest pain. Since this post I hav discovered a few things: vocal cord dyfusion, ineffective esophagus immotily, small sliding hitail hernia, some acid reflex, and weak lower spinter. Could this be causeing my chest pain along with anxiety?? Help plz!! Not sure...

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  • ray63269 3

    Costs lots of pain this condition

    I was diagnosed with costo a few years ago, but it subsided for quite a while, but I think it's back, I've had a lower back condition that has caused me alot of anxiety, now I'm getting pain in both sets of ribs and upper spine and left shoulder blade, does anyone else get this type of symptoms...

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  • Guest M

    I have chest/rib cage/breast pain. It hurts to press on...

    I have chest/rib cage/breast pain. It hurts to press on those areas. This has been going on for 8 weeks. Could I have Tietzes Syndrome? I am 53 and also suffer from fibromyalgia. Does anyone out there have these problems? I am a teacher of young children and this is affecting my work. This message...

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  • genre12 2

    Costochondritis or Gerd

    Hi everyone ....its been five months now that i experience this very severe pain in my left back shoulder blade and chest. It feels like being stab and sometimes a sour taste is backing up in my esophagus and feels like bloated stomach. When i tried to straigthen up my upper body and stand for a long...

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    Undiagnosed 9 months in.

    so it started 9 months ago with chest pain thought I was having a heart attack went to a and e to be told I wasn't and to see my gp. Long story short chest pain went turned into rib pain mainly left side but some days right as well followed by acid reflux and generally feeling awful. Had endoscopy showed...

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  • megan36568 2

    new to forum, diagnosed with costchondritis

    first diagnosed 3 years ago. Suddenly had pain in left side of chest, sharp stabbing pains, hurt to breath and any kind of movement. Had breast cancer (had implants as a result) so instantly thought something had gone wrong with them).Was sent to breast clinic, but mammagams, scans etc, showed all was...

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  • mark04913 2

    Costochondritis Question

    Hello everyone, I'm new here and was wondering if anyone can help. For over a year I have been suffering with chest pain in the middle and it seems to be in the same place around my back. Sometimes the pain moves to the left sidebar under my breast. Past few days it has been getting worse and it...

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  • lachastity04089 3

    Is it really Costochondritis

    Can costochondritis cause shortness of breathe and chest pressure. I've had a full cardiac workup and everything came back good. I was diagnosed with chestwall pain/costochondritis. My symptoms are extreme chest pressure and pain in the center of chest, heart fluttering, and pain in the ribs under both...

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  • EALyons 2

    Costochondritis Treatments

    Hello all, firstly I'd like to say thank you to all of the previous posters and commenters on this forum. I've been dealing with Costochondritis for a year and a half, and as I'm confident you guys know, it's an infuriating condition to have. After all the testing, the doctor visits, the worrying nights...

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  • Ipsydaisy 2

    Chest spasms

    Hello all, I was diagnosed with Costochondritis a few years back and lately the chest spasming is the worst. I also get a very tight chested feeling along with it. I was wondering if anyone knows any remedies for the spasms as they are becoming very bothersome. I asked my doctor about this and he suggested...

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  • christine77368 2

    costochondritis and injections

    hi has anyone had the injections that are supposed to give relief to this painful complaint, i am in constant pain and talking to a nurse friend of mine she said the injection are good, so can anyone tell me please is it painful to have and does it work, thanks

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  • laura18022 2

    Costochondritis and smoking

    Hello all, I have recently been diagnosed with costochondritis. It's been exactly a week now. On low dose of neurontin and meloxicam. It has eased some but still painful. Out of work all week.  I am a light smoker, 2 or 3 cigs a day. Trying to completely quite but the stress from the pain is making it...

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  • tam42237 2

    Costochronditis

    Does anyone else out there with this condition have rib and breast pain mostly just when taking a deep breath? It also sometimes travels to the collar bone area and back.

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  • jaclyn11122 1

    Diagnosis

    Hi, I was wondering how you all were diagnosed with tietze's . I have been going to the chiropractor for 8 years and was told that I had a "sprung rib" . last year a new doctor took over and she told me that not only was my right ninth rib out but my right 8th and 10th, and my left 9 th were out as well....

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