Heart Rhythm Community
Rapid Heart Beat with Costochondritis
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Rapid Heart Beat with Costochondritis

I am a 25 year old female and am diagnosed with Costochondritis.  I have been getting rapid heart beats, along with chest pain, and at times trouble breathing and tightness in my chest.  Should I go to the hospital?

Cassie
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Any advice?
Blank
1137980_tn?1281289046
Hi i read your post cmasse.  Well the last three symtoms (symptoms) are a part of costochondritis so that is not a worry.  My question is are you getting the rapid heart beats because of those last three symtoms (symptoms) and you are getting yourself worried.  alot more people than you think suffer from this and most times as you are aware it goes away by its or with the help of IB or another anti inflamitory oops sorry about the spelling.  It in itself is just painful and irritating as heck i know and eventually most people that get this it passes and will all be just a memory for you....kind of like the feeling of blebs in your lungs...man o man it hurts but does go away.. if you've not been diagnosed with hear problems i probably wouldn't hit the E,R, unless my pulse rate really jumped up there and i mean over 140 so monitor yourself and take your pulse.  Anxiety can cause it to jump but i am sure you'll be just fine...your diagnosis is generally what is called paraxomol or occasional so you'll have to learn to live with it temporarily i;m sure...good luck, don't panic....
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thank you for replying.  I have new symptoms with my chest pain.  I have pain in my left arm and shoulder with numbness, and pain in my right arm.  The chest pain is still the same.  I have pain in my jaw, back, neck, and upper ribs.  I also get tingling in my fingers on my right hand.  I don't know if these are signs of a heart attack or the symptoms of what my doctor still thinks is Costochondritis?

Cassie
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Thank you for replying.  I just found out that I have a heart murmur and Costochondritis. Is a heart murmur dangerous?

Also, why am I feeling the pain on the left side of my face? I also still have pain in my left and right arm and shoulder, also in my jaw. The pain can get worse at times.

Cassie

Blank
Post a Comment
To
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar commented on  Things Killing Your ...
2 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1394988190
Blank
Things Killing Your Gut
14 hrs ago by gymdandee
1236893_tn?1394988190
Blank
gymdandee Great Comment
Apr 18
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
1569985_tn?1328251082
Blank
DeltaDawn23
Ann Arbor, MI
86819_tn?1378951092
Blank
Bromley
995271_tn?1312416925
Blank
itdood
PA