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Costochondritis and Tietze's Syndrome

Also known as Tietze's Syndrome

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  • Very Very Helpful Remedy For Super Duper Costo Pain

    I'm unsure if the moderators of this website will allow me to post this, but I thought I'd mention it and see if they accept my post.  It's important that y'all know this information.  Here goes: After reviewing my past health history over many years (I'm 76 now), I am...

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  • Is this still costo

    I am a costo sufferer and have had it mainly in the ribs bur lately the pain has been the length of the sternum and spine behind sternum . I originally thought it was Gerd but not sure now

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  • Costochondritis concerns

    I'm a 23 year old female who is very overweight (260 pounds, but trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle). Four days ago, while lying in bed, I began having chest pains that felt as if my heart was being squeezed. I wasted no time in getting to a doctor, where I was promptly diagnosed with costochondritis,...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 50 year old hairdresser with rib pain

    I've been suffering with left rib pain for 6-8 months.  I also get pain in the back of my left rib cage below scapula. I'm a hairdresser and stand 6-8 hours per day with my arms out in front of me. I've had chest X-rays, ekg, full blood work up, colonoscopy and even an ovarian ultrasound....

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  • Hot water bottle syndrome!

    I put a hot water bottle in between my legs when sitting down & relaxing as my legs were painful as am a MS sufferer. Unfortunately, I had the water too hot, tho, had cover on & have found now it has left with mild red blotchy patches on both upper legs. I looked up Dr Google which, I wish I...

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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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  • 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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  • Indigestion and costochondritis

    I'm 66 ,female and have fibromyalgia. Off and on since February I have been having attacks of indigestion that are not food related. Starts usually between breasts or shoulder blades. My Dr. prescribed prilosec which I took faithfully till August and realized it was making me worse! He then said...

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  • Pain drifts to lower ribs ouch

    I have suffered with this for a long time but recently I've only been getting pain in the low ribs and the floating ribs with stab pain in sternum at times . It can be so tender . Anyone else experiencing this

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  • Flare up

    Hello all it is 1/30 am here and I am having a flare up got up to check on my daughter as she suffers from anxiety like me and I went to lie down moved the wrong way and got hit with pain right side of sturnum .... did cold right away took Advil and now alternating between cold and heat I hate this ......

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  • Costochondritis or something more sinister?

    Hi everyone. I have been reading peoples reviews on this forum for quite some time now.  After endless visits to the docs and 2 of our local hospitals. Blood tests, MRI scans and 1 CT scan, the "specialists" told my dad that he had costochondritis. After coming on here and some other forums,...

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  • New tietze symptoms??

    I've suffered with tietze syndrome too for nearly a year now, the very first time I had a flare it it was my ribs,breast, breast bone, upper arm and shoulder blades. It seems to come and go every few month with me. And always tend to have some sort of 5 second panic like I'm about to faint or...

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  • Can this really be costochondritis?

    After multiple tests I was diagnosed with IBS, mild gastritis and reflux about 3 months ago. 2 weeks ago I started to get pain in just one rib on my right side just above my right breast. The rib feels a bit swollen (well when I gently feel along it, it definately sits outwards more then the same rib...

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  • It's hereditary!

    My Dad has Costochondritis, I have Costochondritis and now my 19 year old son has just been diagnosed with it! It can't be a coincidence surely? Is it hereditary?

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  • Tietze syndrome or heart problems? Out of my mind with worry.

    Hi, can anyone please help? For the last 3 weeks I've had on and off shooting pains in my chest and arm some times pain other times it feels like electric type pain! And sometimes up my neck Mostly all on my left side. I went to AE twice with Chest, arm pain and breathing difficulties, first time...

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  • Leg/arm shooting pain, tingling everywhere, costo?

    I have been on a journey to find out just what is wrong with me. It all started with what I thought was an oblique injury. I have all sorts of symptoms and I have been wondering if costo might be part of it. I get an fullness feeling my abdomen though and I get tingling and sharp pains in both my arms...

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  • Sudden Left Shoulder pain and arm pain

    Hi, I've been having alot of symptoms recently chest pain /electric feeling shooting chest pain, squeezing pain around upper left arm bicep tingly in left fingers all on and off and sore tender ribs around breast bone and tender ribs in back, I have been talking to people who suffer costochondritis...

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  • Costochondritis&anxiety - does anyone else feel the same?

    So I was diagnosed with costochondritis 4 years ago. I’d had sharp pains every couple of weeks/months and then one day I sat up from laying down and had such a sharp pain go up my chest that it physically took my breath away. I was hospitalised and they diagnosed me with costo. At the time, it didn’t...

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  • 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,...

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  • Possible costochondritis. Any advice please

    Hello I will be 70 in a,weeks time and have several health problems. A few years ago I was told that I have degeneration in the neck and add spine. I also have arthritis in knees and possibly hips. I am used to pain but admit I have a very low pain threshold. About 4 weeks ago I started suffer pain...

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  • BACKPOD for Costochondritis/Tietze's

    I hope that fellow sufferers of Costochondritis / Tietze's may benefit from the following information. You may have considered buying a BACKPOD but are perhaps put off because it seems a little expensive for what it is. However, after trying out all sorts of cures for Costochondritis I decided that...

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  • 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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  • Is it possible to have slipping rib syndrome in upper ribs

    I feel as though my 1st or second rib are either detached or not firmly attached to the sternum on the left side. This can cause pain and make breathing difficult (I think I tend to do paradoxical breathing on the left side). I've been dealing with this since 1993 and never got a diagnosis. Part...

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  • Flying with costochondritis...

    I am flying for the first time ever in 2 months and i was recently diagnosed with costochondritis. Is it safe to fly with this diagnosis and what can i do to help relieve the symptoms. 

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  • Do you get crunching in chest area?

    Does anyone else experience cracking/crunching in the sternum area? Or the feeling that you need to crack your sternum.  I get this especially when I'm doing light exercise like rotating my shoulders (especially forwards) or when raising/lowering my shoulders. It tends to feel localised on...

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