... Can the first symptoms of RA start with stabbing pain in the ribs and chest area? ... (3 replies)
... Every winter my flares get worse,the reumatologist gave me prednisone for a week and I could walk upright straight again after having cramping and stabbing pain under sternum area and upper abdomen. ... (7 replies)
... Thank you
For replying to my question (3 replies)
... Sorry, never read or heard of such thing...
Best of luck and feel better! (3 replies)
... Sorry, never read or hurt of such thing...
Good luck and feel better! (3 replies)
... extreme fatigue, severe pain in the sternum, spin and ribs. ... (7 replies)
... Hi baking nut.
I have something similar - chest wall pain. Because I have fibromyalgia too, the muscles connected to the ribs and breast bone get tight and sore, so much at times, you can almost panic because it feels like you just cannot catch your breath.
When I am like that, I have to quietly "talk myself down". Slowly, small breaths at first, growing gradually to reach... (3 replies)
... Lately my sternum is so painful and it is hard to even take a deep breath. Has anyone struggled with this kind of pain? ... (3 replies)
... ten linked to forms of arthritis... namely psoriatic arthritis. Treating it with painkillers is a very short term fix in that it is an inflammatory condition. Pain and inflammation tend to feed upon themselves... you tense up when you are in pain and the whole cycle keeps going. ... (3 replies)
... I thought for sure I was having a heart attack. The pain was horrible. I had pain in my back around my shoulder blades and in the middle of my chest. ... (3 replies)
... I have had bouts with it and it is pain in the chest wall. Is it the sternum itself, under it or where it attaches to the ribs? ... (3 replies)
... thritis. 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)
... have ddd l dont know all the details waiting to see a rheumy regarding high ana blood test, l know l have narrowed disk space,ddd, and bone spurs l have been in pain for along time l am now 45!! My whole life is affected and l cannot carry out a full days house chores!! ... (4 replies)
... Inflammation of the sternum is called costochondritis.....this is probably what you are talking about. comes with many forms of arthritis. ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I have been diagnosed with degeneration of the collar bone/sternum and wondered if anyone else suffered with this complaint! I already have arthritis in my fingers and one ankle, they are more controllable! The pain in my chest is 24/7 to different degree's and sleeping in a nightmare! excuse the pun;), any help would be greatly appreciated. (6 replies)
... It only gets worse...and..no cure...7 years of severe pain and gettng worse...Was so painful to breath...move about...bend over....etc. a new dr. ... (4 replies)
... I do have pain killers but l am allergic or sensitive to lots of medications. I use paracetemol, codeine phosphate when the pain is really bad. And l have a few diazepan which l am hanging onto which l was giving after a visit to ER for severe spasms. ... (8 replies)
... Glad l seent this! To cut along story short been experiencing joint and muscle pain for years, finally got to see a rheumy had a bone scan and rhe only thing that showed was early wear and tear to both shoulders.. ... (8 replies)
... l finally seen a diffferent doc who thinks l have AS... lm currently waiting to see a rheumy briefly my symptoms are as follows... lower sacrilum pain mainly mornings wakes me up groaning cant move etc.... ... (5 replies)
... Ronnie and Paddy,
Thanks so much for your replies. Ok, I feel better now ;) These numerous pains tend to worry a person, good grief! I will give the stretches a try and Ronnie, when I told my husband how much it was hurting, the look he gave me scared me even more, like what do you mean your chest hurts. But I kept telling myself that if I can "feel" the painful area it... (3 replies)