Posted 09 April 2011 - 09:32 PM
Posted 10 April 2011 - 12:59 AM
The pain you're experiencing in your ribs sounds very unpleasant and painful; thankfully I haven't suffered with this myself, although I have pulled muscles in that area before through rather too vigorous exercise at the gym so I can imagine the discomfort you've been experiencing.
I'm not a doctor (although I love telling mine her job! ) so I wouldn't like to say whether the symptoms you describe are due to Costochrondritis but I agree that there are similarities. However, as the article advises, there could be other causes of your painful rib cage, so I think it would be a good idea to mention your symptoms to your primary care doctor (pending your appointment with your Sclero Specialist) just to rule out any other problems.
I've included another link to Costochrondritis for you to read which I hope you'll find helpful.
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Posted 10 April 2011 - 01:21 PM
I also am having this problem mainly on right hand side; very tender to touch and sore and hurt when I coughed or lay on it but getting a bit better. Mine is more at the top of the breast bone; interesting to find someone else with similar problem.
I am having palpitations, fast heart rate and just had a 48 hour monitor; I think I will mention it when I next see my doctor.
Posted 10 April 2011 - 10:17 PM
Posted 11 April 2011 - 07:28 AM