... breast area too. Me and my mom weren't aware of it until I recently started getting severe pains to my chest. ... (31 replies)
... I have that and basically it feels like arthritis in the chest. I first discovered it years ago after sleeping on a hard surface for too long. My chest ached so bad it hurt to breath. It turns out both of my sisters have it also. Good luck to your daughter! ... (31 replies)
... any advice about this or what to do. I just told him about the pain. He didn't examine me. I'm glad to hear it is nothing serious. When a person gets pressure in their chest, the first thing I think about is my heart. I have been very disappointed in doctors today. ... (3 replies)
... brain...sternum arthritis is not too common...i would beg God to take me instead of helping me when in ER many times ! that's how painful it can be...but..hard to describe to anyone ! please check on a pain management docor in your area.... ... (31 replies)
... the same problem. I had been having bad chest pains for months and the doctors ruled out my heart, lungs,etc and so they finally determined that it was arthritis near my breast bone. I had never heard of it either, but the doctor told me it is one of the leading causes of chest pain in young women! ... (31 replies)
... strokes..all was ok but the dr. said it was my arthritis that has gone to my chest. I have it in my limbs, back, all joints in general, but I'd never heard of it in the chest area! Was referred to a specialist and he pretty much dismissed the other doctor's words. Isn't that strange? ... (31 replies)
... It is very possible your daughter has arthritis in her chest,actually the whole rib cage and sternum can have it. I had an accident about 6 or 7 years ago where I flew off a bicycle and landed flat on my chest. ... (31 replies)
... also that i have arthritis in the chestbone. ... (31 replies)
... Thanks Linda, they have done lots and lots of test on her and have not been able to find out what is the matter. Giving her different meds and have not worked.
She does have an appt with the Rheumy at the end of this month.
I am going to research Gorahams Disease and see if that is what she has.
Thanks for all your help.
Mary (31 replies)
... I have rheumatoid arthritis and it has effected my breastbone too. It hurts to breath is because as your lungs expands it puts pressure on your breastbone area. ... (31 replies)
... the right side of my lung, chest area hurts eveyday and in certain positions such as sitting up in bed watching t.v. ... (31 replies)
... Has anyone ever had arthritis in the chest area? ... (31 replies)
... has had pain in the middle of her chestbone for several months now. They have checked everything that they could check on her. She ended up in the ER last night with severe pain. They finally did a CAT scan and determined that she had artheritis in her chest. ... (31 replies)
... stronger, although I still feel very ill, at times. It makes me doubt my fibro diagnosis because apparently, severe vit D deficiency can mimick fibro but not my arthritis diagnosis, I saw all that inflammation on the scans. ... (31 replies)
... Has anyone here with arthritis or pain in their joints and body ever have their vitamin D levels checked? ... (31 replies)
... sharp pain in my chest, especially when I inhale to breath. I hope she starts feeling better and hopefully her symptoms with lessen with time. ... (31 replies)
... I am new here and I am trying to find out about arthritis of the chest wall. Can any one tell me about it? ... (31 replies)
... I am so glad I saw this, I too suffer with chest pains that go from the breastbone all the way up too the neck....have had tests done on my heart which has come back okay thank god... ... (31 replies)
... think l have this too with the chest does anyone else suffer when its cold? ... (31 replies)
... When I hit my chest it took more than 6 months before I could lift anything or stand really straight. ... (31 replies)