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Comment from: ScareyCat, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: March 03

I had chest pain for over a week. I assumed I had a bronchial problem when I experienced shortness of breath and tenderness of the chest area. I decided to call 911 when I felt fullness in my chest while bending over. That scared me. I got to the ER, and doc said I had something called costochondritis. I was stunned but glad it was not heart-related. Anti-inflammatory meds helped with the pain.

Comment from: Connie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 11

I was diagnosed with costochondritis. I have intermittent chest pain.

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