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Old 06-16-2010, 11:43 AM   #1
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Costochondritis and upper abdomen/stomach pain?

I was Dx'd with Costo back in January and after having many tests done I guess I believe the diagnosis. I had a CT Scan, XRAY, Abdominal U/S, and lots of blood tests.

I guess the reason I have a hard time believing it is costo is because I get really bad pain on the upper left side of my abdomen (stomach area). It seems a lot of people that have this complain of the pain being closer to the sternum and mine isn't.

Mine hurts the most when I am sitting at my desk at work or driving and the waist of my pants or skirt press into the area. I do get pain sometimes right under the breast as well.

But the worst one is the lower rib, upper abdomen- it feels like something is there pulling- like something is stuck behind the lowest rib or in my stomach.

Does anyone else get pain there?