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... 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)
... 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)
... I have suffered for years with this, and it is extremely painful. The cartilage attached to the breast bone become inflamed and causes, inflammation, swelling and pain when breathing. ... (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)
... I have spondy and SI joint problems. I recently had injections in both SI joints. It helped for acouple of days but now the pain is returning. My DO doctor said that prolotherapy will help these joints. He said their are numerous ligaments that become lax and prolo can help. ... (3 replies)
... I had monster chest pain. VERY VERY scary. Thought it was my heart, of course. ... (31 replies)
... Methotrexate is classified as an antimetabolite drug which means it is capable of blocking the metabolism of cells. ... (4 replies)
... breast area too. Me and my mom weren't aware of it until I recently started getting severe pains to my chest. ... (31 replies)
... Thanks so much for your information. I had no idea what was wrong with my breast bone. I know I can't stand any pressure around that area. My Dr. didn't offer me any advice about this or what to do. I just told him about the pain. ... (3 replies)
... While much of what you describe could possibly be associated with arthritis, I am wondering if your doctor has ever ordered any kind of lab work, perhaps to look for infection... such as checking your sed rate. ... (5 replies)
... the testicles and ends at the tip of the penis. For women, I've read it eads in to vigina. It eventually will interfer with everything down there. ... (10 replies)
... Lovely to hear from you. Sorry to hear you are feeling down. Arthritis does make you feel that way. I had the same as you, rheumy and splints and gp. ... (80 replies)
... Hi...my AS was discovered after going to my Gp compliaing of pains in my ankles tooes and botttom of feet. I am on steroids at the moment and i am feeling quite good. ... (18 replies)
... I have rheumatoid arthritis and the pain is on both sides of my ribs just under my breast. It hurt to lie down and even breath. My doctor told me that there is small bones by your breast bone that can get inflamed. ... (4 replies)
... with is the equivelant of feeling like a 90 year old man in many of my joints. ... (2 replies)
Old Pro with RA
Mar 10, 2004
... I am from Sudbury ,Ontario Canada. I am 41 old and I was diagnosed 3 years ago with RA.I am very frustrated with this, Have ever you heard about anyone talking of having some pain in the center of the chest bone area or around the left side of the breast area. ... (9 replies)
... I was diag. with Reiters 5 years ago although I have been suffering the symptoms for over 20 years. I contracted Reiters after a bout of food poisoning while in the service. If you do a search on the Net you will find that some sites list some symptoms while other sites will list completely different ones. ... (6 replies)
Meds???
Sep 19, 2012
... I have severe osteoarthritis and many bone spurs in my hands, wrists, lower spine, knees and feet. ... (6 replies)
Osteoarthritis
May 6, 2001
... I thought I would ask on here to see how many of you are still able to work with this dreadfull ailment. I am a 43 year old Breast Cancer Survivor and was diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and Fibromyalgia last Monday after months of not knowing exactly what was wrong. ... (9 replies)


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