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... 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. You can also get arthritis in the bones by your collar bone. I started mine when I was 30. What I found the worse was lying down on one of my sides. ... (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)

... I've had costochondritis for 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)
... hi zimm, thank you for your advise i am off to the doctors of friday as cannot take much more of this pain although i read somewhere that it can also come on from a trauma which i have had but i cannot remember the last time i slept as i cannot lay down with the pain its so comforting to hear that other people know what i am going trhough as its so so painful and does get... (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)
... I've also got basal joint arthritis and am scheduled for surgery on Jan. 7. I've got tons of questions about the recovery period as well! I can offer some tips just based on previous surgeries I've had. ... (4 replies)
... I'm on plaquenil also and have been on it now for a good 8mths and was told the other day, it really does'nt help the joints mainly skin flare ups..they offered me prednisone last year in the day unit and i refused it being a steriod. ... (4 replies)
... ng 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. 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. ... (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... ... (5 replies)
Chest Pain
Aug 29, 2007
... Just wondering, it didnt say in your thread do you have diagnosed arthritis? ... (3 replies)
... Who bought you the pink guitar? ... (80 replies)
... T12, I think these numbers are correct. I get a lot of soreness in my upper chest, areas that are so sore and hurt so much I cannot touch them, my DR. ... (0 replies)
... Hi Ladybud, thank you for your reply. I am actually taking four 15mg of oxycondone a day, my dosage had to be increased. And yes, no relief. ... (7 replies)
... First of all, let me say that people who have not experienced gastric bypass have NO CLUE of our limitations in regard to absorption, tolerance and pure agony of untreated pain. ... (3 replies)
... I have lupus and RA, not psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is considered a spondylarthropathy, which means disease of the spinal joints, although other joints are involved as well. So rib and sternum pain, because they are attached to the spine and move with it in the chest. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, my name is Sarah and I am 16 almost 17. I have been living with arthritis for as long as I can remember. I had always been complaining that I had sprained everything. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Jenny and thank you for responding. ... (14 replies)
Still no DX
Apr 6, 2010
... ws, knees, scalp and on my inside thighs near my genital area. I was always told it was Eczema. It would come and go throuout my childhood. At 19 i experienced the worst chest pain i've ever had in my life. I thought i was having a heart attack. I was taken to the ER and was told i had Costachondritis. ... (0 replies)
... Hello, so sorry you are feeling low and worn out. I have had Psoriatic Arthritis for 5 years now, and 2 years ago was registered disabled. I no longer work and find the disease the most frustrating disease to have. ... (2 replies)

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