Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tietze's Syndrome Symptoms

Symptoms of costochondritis include:

The following factors usually make the pain from costochondritis worse:
  • Coughing
  • Deep breathing
  • Movement of the chest may worsen chest pain
  • Pressing on the painful region of the chest
  • Sneezing

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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