Costochondritis is a painful condition and comes with many side effects. It occurs when the cartilage in your rib cage gets severely inflamed. The inflammation appears on the rib cage but can go up to the costosternal joint, also known as the breast stone. Chest pain is one of the main symptoms that you may …
What is Costochondritis?
Do you ever feel an aching pain in your chest? Not, metaphorically but physically? Sometimes described as a stabbing pain, or a dull ache and other times like “an elephant,” on your chest? Your chest may feel tender to the touch, your back might ache, or stomach might feel upset. It might hurt when you sneeze. Breathing deep may make it worse and exercise doesn’t seem to help.
These are a few of the many ways people report feeling when they are experiencing a condition known as Costochondritis.