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... 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. ... (31 replies)
... I've had costochondritis for years...at least 25...and it helps if you realize one thing. Everyone thinks the ribs and breast bone are all together and one unit but it isn't. The ribs attach by cartilage and that is why when you breathe, the ribs expand. ... (31 replies)
... inflammation of the cartilage of the ribs which can be most painful. ... (31 replies)

... The medical term is costochondritis. It might not be from a systemic illness, like rheumatoid arthritis, and may resolve by itself within a few weeks. This temporary inflammation in the cartilage of the ribs/breastbone is a common cause of chest pain. (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. ... (31 replies)
... why doesn't the Dr order an MRI or Cat Scan to rule it out? ... (31 replies)
Arthritis in Chest
Sep 19, 2011
... It's called Costochondritis.....inflammation of the cartilages that span the ribs to the breast bone......it's part of osteoarthritis but not everyone gets it. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, I am a 40 year old woman that was diagnosed with psoriatic Arthritis 2 years ago. I nursed my mother through cancer and 1 month later i fell very ill, hardly able to move my body with the pain! ... (2 replies)
... as having some kind of heart attack, the pains in my chest were bad all day and when my husband looked at me he felt I needed to go to A and E, when they did all the usual tests they put it down to the fact that I have psoriatic arthritis in most of my joints, and had gone to my chest and ribs. ... (4 replies)
... ly 2 types of pain, one that was a dull gnawing pain below my sternum and one was a sharp, stabbing pain that felt like it was between my skin and my sternum and the joints with my ribs. Both would kind of come and go. ... (4 replies)
... I do think it is possible. I have had problems with chronic chest pain over the years and have had a few chest xrays after ruling out it wasn't a heart problem and doctors are continually telling me that I have arthritis in my rib cage. ... (1 replies)
... a bone scan yesterday.My ruemmy wanted me to have one done because my hands and feet hurt worse then any other area.Also,my left knuckle looks way different then the right.It looks like the bones are eroding in my knuckles and I also have a bump on my middle kunckle. ... (1 replies)
... Donna, that is awesome to hear! i have only been told that i have only very, very mild arthritis showing. I am only on pain management meds and a hvae been on a few. ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I have PA and I have actually been taken to hospital in the past with terrible pains in my chest only to be told at A and E that it is my arthritis in my ribs and chest bones.. Hope that puts your mind at rest. ... (3 replies)
... I have psoriatic arthritis and osteoarthritis. My arthritis has been severe. I spent years trying to get a proper diagnosis. I was told for 12 years I had Fibromyalgia! Finally, they figured out what I had. ... (85 replies)
... I was just diagnosed with AS I am a hisp. male. 38 but i have experienced major pain for about the last 4 years. ... (9 replies)
... i have very stiff neck and ribs and hip and shoulder problem . these joints are not specific for ReA isnt? ... (58 replies)
... heels and only for the first few weeks then never came back. ... (58 replies)
... of course now I am in a full blown episode. ... (2 replies)
... I am sorry for all you are going through. It's really frustrating going on so long without any definite diagnosis or treatments. Hasn't anyone ever looked into the tailbone fractures? ... (2 replies)


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