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Old 03-20-2009, 06:36 PM   #1
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does thyroid problems cause costochondritis

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Re: costochondritis

hi linda,
no. it is at this time believed it is caused by overuse of the upper body over time or an injury. it is also associated with athletes, considered an "over use" injury.
it is often found in people who have fibro. from what i read that is our connecting factor.
hope this helps you.

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Re: costochondritis

Hi Linda,

I deal with Costro..Its a horrific condition !! Extreme painful at times. I thought I was having a heart attack back in Dec. it was so severe. Thtas how I got dx with Fibromyalgia due to the Costro along with all the rest if the pain.

Have you ben dx with Fibro?
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Old 03-21-2009, 07:30 AM   #4
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Re: costochondritis

no I have had my thyroid removed years ago/ I also get theat pain sometimes I think it happens with fibro and overuse because my husband has also had this.
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