costochondritis

Severe Costochondritis – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Costochondritis is the inflammation of the costal cartilage between the ribs and sternum. It is a self-limiting condition meaning that it does not usually progress to a stage where it can result in complications. In most cases, it will resolve over time with no treatment. However, in severe cases of costochondritis, the >> Read More ...

What is Costochondritis? Pain in Rib, Sternum Area

Costochondritis is the inflammation of the costal cartilage that connects the rib to the sternum (breastbone). While the costal cartilage is seen as an extension of the rib, it actually articulates with both the rib and sternum at two joints – sternocostal joint which is between the sternum and costal cartilage and >> Read More ...

Pain Under Left Rib Cage

What Can Cause Pain Under the Left Ribs? Pain under the left rib cage can arise from any organ in the left upper abdomen or chest, spine, or the left ribs themselves. In otherwise healthy people, spleen irritation and gas built in the colon are main causes of pain under the lower left ribs. Pain can be also >> Read More ...