... Up until my diagnosis, doctors continued to ask me if I had experienced any trauma to my sternum at any time in my life. Yes, I had. But none that fractured the sternum or caused me pain or damage. ... (16 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)
... Hello Everyone -
I have been worrying excessively about my 'symptoms' since yesterday, online, etc.
First off; RA (and other forms of A as well as gout) run in my family.
I have one female cousin who was in a wheelchair at 19! Thankfully now in
adulthood that is not the case for her.
I noticed a tiny, tiny little ball below my left clavicle, where it meets my... (3 replies)
... ove with the pain.. the pain affects my mid spine and chest but noone is listening before xmas things got that bad l had additional chest pain stabbing severe in sternum upper chest pain right across chest and ended up been took to hospital l am still waiting results from stress and rest tests from xmas.. ... (0 replies)
... want to look any further and was more interested in my relationship with my oh and said chronic pain syndrome. The pain has gotten worse and now my fingers are swollen too example last night l could out my ring on no trouble this mornig it will not go past quarter of my finger! Its like the bone has swollen? ... (8 replies)
... Hi everyone. I think I posted awhile back in another thread about being diagnosed with RA and having no way to see a Rheumatologist. Well, the new doctor I'm seeing at a family health clinic is referring me to a rheumy at the local University Hospital (University of Louisville) and it will cost no more than going to the clinic, which is one with the slide-scale fee setup. She... (16 replies)
... Arthritis of the sternum is common and is a result often of frequent bouts of bronchitis. ... (1 replies)
... Does anyone ever have pain in thier sternum and ribs...so bad at times it even hurts just to breathe? ... (5 replies)