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Costochondritis and Tietze's Syndrome

Also known as Tietze's Syndrome

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  • Hello is anyone there?

    Im having all the symptoms of cosco I told my husband as   was crying i need a support group im currently on steroids a 6 day packet and its releiving but not back to myself yet... It all started like 2 months ago with just  heavy like sensation on my left sidde chestwall the a few weeks...

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  • Additional Symptoms of Tietze's Syndrome

    I have been suffering from Tietze's Syndrome for over three months now and every day i'm experiencing additional symptoms. Now I know I'm probably suffering from Anxiety as well as the above, but I just thought id tell you what other symptoms i'm experiencing to see if it relates to...

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  • Uncommon costo symptoms

    Costochondritis is unfortunately, not widely known or discussed and I've got more information from here than my gp. Although I'm lucky to say I'm 80-90% healed, I've reached a plateau. I wanted to share some of the less common symptoms I've experienced in my healing process for...

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  • Costochondritis at 17?

    Hello, for the past 4 weeks I’ve been suffering with chest pains in my left side, the pain is more of a dull feeling than a pain as such. I also get it around my back and in my shoulders, I’ve been to the GP twice and got told at first it was a pulled muscle and then yesterday was told that it is costochondritis....

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  • 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...

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  • Costo is making me crazy

    I was diagnosed with costo just a few months ago, and I’m losing my mind over it! Since being diagnosed, I have experienced so many different symptoms that I feel like I spend half my time on Google just trying to make sense of them and convince myself I’m not dying.  I started out just experiencing...

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  • Tietze’s and vitamin deficiency?

    Hi all-  I’ve been researching every symptom I’ve had since first diagnosed a few months ago with costochondritis (and Tietze’s Syndrome, though that was self-discovered). Racing/pounding heart, palpitations, general body aches, muscle spasms, severe headaches. One of the things I’ve largely ignored...

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  • Muscle twitch

    Hi is anyone having a muscle twitch in the left side of neck? Also this lump in my throat just won’t go away. On a lighter note I have been doing lots of stretching which has really helped with the pain. Still having a heart rate that goes up and then goes really low anyone else have this problem. Thank...

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  • National Campiagn for more Costo Research to help sufferers!!

    I am so disheartened that so many of us poor suffers on this forum are on their own quest to find answers to what can only be discribed for all as a chronic and enduring condiiton spanning so many symptoms. I am overwhelmed by the lack of health professionals knowlegable or at times lack of interest...

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  • Costochondritis flare from stress and aniexty?

    I’m a 33 years old female and for the last 10 years or so I have suffered with tenderness under my right breast. With one episode of needing to go to A&E thinking I was having a heart attack a few years ago. Doctors have said it’s costo. At the beginning of last year I mentioned it to the doctor...

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  • Costochondritis??

    Hi, I’m 21 and had a history of costochondritis. It was one of the most painful experiences I’ve ever had. It was brought on by a cold which I thought had gone away but a tight bra I was wearing had triggered it.I thought I was having a heart attack and rushed to the emergency room. They did a scan on...

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  • Diagnosed with Tietze's Syndrome

    I was diagnosed with Tietze's Syndrome yesterday by a Rheumatologist and have been panicking that I will never get rid of this. He advised that I need to try Theraputic Ultrasound as it is meant to be good for the joints and loosen them up, which in turn should begin to get rid of the syndrome....

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  • 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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  • Discomfort during eating

    Hi everyone. I was wondering if its possible to have discomfort during eating when diagnosed with costochondritis. Im aware that it could be mainly reflux related issue, but has anyone got any discomfort? If so pls can u describe in more detail?

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  • Is it worth seeing a specialist for Costochondritis?

    My other half has had some rotten luck with his health recently. He's not long recovered from Viral Meningitis, things were looking up, and then he suddenly had pains in his chest and the feeling that he couldn't expand it properly to breathe. This caused him multiple panic attacks which were...

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  • costochondritist

    Hey guys I have posted in here quiet a few times and stuff about my conditions. I feel a bit better now however, may I encourage you guys to try naproxen, it helps

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  • 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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  • Costochondeitis pain and aches

    Hello  A little history I have been diagnosed with Costco and fybro but seem to have had the Costi first then funding just recently told there is a link ... I get pain and aches all over upper back shoulders chest stir in ribs I have had several ecg and blood work and echo to rule out heart condition....

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  • Sharp pain under right rib cage

    Good evening, I was recently diagnosed with Costochondritis and been suffering them symptoms. I also had bad anxiety but have managed to get that under control.  For the past 3/4 days I’ve been suffering from an extremely sore pain on my right hand side just below or Level with the bottom of my...

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  • NECK PAIN

    Does anyone here get very bad neck pain aswell as chest and armpits?.. I get pain in the left side of the neck quite badly as if it is pulling in a downwards direction feels like my glands are swollen (but are not).Very tense.My name one word at the hot place. Its really bugging me at the moment! ...

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  • My Costo and Tietze symptoms

    Hi everyone, I wanted to share my story as I find it impossible to get any information specifically relating to what I have gone through. Im Nick, im 28 and here is my story. My hope is that some people out there sharing the same symptoms can breathe a bit easier knowing they are not the only ones ...

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  • How can you wake one morning and feel so 😷

    Awaiting to see my rheumatologist to I guess confirm I have Costochondritis. The last five weeks have been a living nightmare. I’ve been admitted to hospital 3 times the fist believing I was having a heart attack. My heart was racing chest pain pins and needles and totally out of breath. The last time...

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  • 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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  • Is this a symptom of chostocondritis/tietzes syndrome?

    I have been suffering from what my doctor believes to be inflammation of the cartilage in my ribcage (costochondritis/Tietze's syndrome). I have had repeating episodes lasting 2-4 days for a year every month now. Listed below are my symptoms which match these diseases: - Chest pain (Ranges from...

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  • Is this Costochondritis?

    Good afternoon folks, I have been suffering from pain in the chest area for over two months now and have been to see the doctor on various occasions. All blood test, ECG's etc are all coming back clear, but im still getting pain right down the middle of my chest and gradually to either side. I...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Chostochondritis or something else?

    Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Costo about 3 weeks ago, but I'm not sure that's what it is because I'm not in a lot of pain. I have had a tender spot under my breast that isn't there anymore but not its a little tender spot in more of my sternum I also have pressure under my left...

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  • Strange rib/breast pain that's lasted for 3 weeks?

    Hi, I'm 17 years old female and recently I've been getting a terrible burning sensation around my left breast. I have previously been diagnosed with coatochondritis. There are a couple of tender points on my  ribs below my left breast which cause a lot of pain when I press them. I have also...

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  • Crazy with Costochrontitis

    Ok since I went to the ER with chest pains and was told two things acid reflux and costochrontitis I have had panic attacks and I think I have PTSD or something from it. I press on my chest after getting pain just to make sure it still hurts there when I press on it or I think it's my heart. I've...

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