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Costocondritis Flare Up

Feb 06, 2019 3:34 PM

Had this for 5 days now, finally got some steroids that help, but still not 100%! Still tightness in ribs / chest area. Wth I don't understand this. I've had it many times now but this flares been the worst, I mean you can't move or breathe or rest wout immense pain! I have RA & Fibro and am told it's just part of it. Why! Like we don't have enough. And I'm tough with pain, this is just too much. Anyone else been through this?

Feb 07, 2019 11:25 AM

Joey311, I'm sorry you are having to deal with this. I have it too, along with the fibro. Mine tends to flare up any time I get a chest cold, or when my fibro flares. Have you tried a heating pad or an Epsom salt bath soak?

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