Heart Disease Expert Forum
INFLAMMATION OF CHEST CARTILAGE?
About This Forum:

This forum is for questions and support regarding heart issues such as: Angina, Angioplasty, Arrhythmia, Bypass Surgery, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Defibrillator, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Pacemaker, PAD, Stenosis, Stress Tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Avatar universal
INFLAMMATION OF CHEST CARTILAGE?
I AM 23 YRS. OLD AND HAVE HAD MILD HYPERTENSION WHICH IS UNDER CONTROL WITH 5mg.OF ZIAC DAILY.I HAVE BEEN HAVING MILD ACHINESS AND PAINS IN MY UPPER CHEST WHICH IS ASSOCIATED WITH MILD ACHINESS OF THE UPPER AND LOWER ARMS.I HAVE SEEN MY DOCTOR WHICH DIAGNOSED ME AS HAVING INFLAMMED CHEST CARTILAGE,FROM CARRYING MY 6 MONTH OLD (WHO WEIGHS 20 POUNDS)AROUND ALL DAY.COULD THIS BE PERICARDITIS RELATED?THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Dear Tonya,

This is not pericarditis, but chostochondritis.  it has no relation to your heart.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Avatar universal
A related discussion, Inflamation of the chest carlidge was started.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Avatar universal
A related discussion, can untreated exual infection cause heart disease? was started.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
A
A
Blank
Request an Appointment
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank