costochondritis costochondritis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation at the junction of a rib and its cartilage

News

  1. Rule out heart problems in dealing with bad chest pains

    Dear Dr. Roach: I was diagnosed with costochondritis about 33 years ago. Up until last year, I had had little pain with it. But this year, the pain is really bad. I am 78 years old. Does age matter? What, if anything, triggers the pain, and what can help my pain? Is heat or cold better?
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. To Your Good Health: Devil’s Grip another name for costochondritis

    Dear Dr. Roach: I was diagnosed with costochondritis about 33 years ago. Up until last year, I had had little pain with it. But this year, the pain is really bad. I am 78 years old. Does age matter? What, if anything, triggers the pain, and what can help my pain? Is heat or cold better? — D.B.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Herald & Review

  3. Dr. Roach: Inflammation of rib cartilage called Devil's Grip

    Dear Dr. Roach: I was diagnosed with costochondritis about 33 years ago. Up until last year, I had had little pain with it. But this year, the pain is really bad. I am 78 years old.
    on July 25, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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