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Bursitis, pain caused in the ribs and breathing problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   What could cause this?
"My bursitis is what makes me pass out all the time. It's like arthritis. My body hurts so much that it shuts down. It makes my ribs contract into my lungs. I can't breathe, and pass out. I have to physically pull them out. Hurts like hell. That's all they do know. they don't know exactly what's killing me. Just know something is. I've taken many tests and seen many specialists. No one knows."
Symptoms: severe pain
passes out
ribs contract
trouble breathing
fatal
has bursitis
weight loss
sometimes takes long time to recover from attacks
feels like he will die soon
lost 25 pounds in two weeks
Onset: after age 15/16
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   Male, 17 "My bursitis is what makes me pass out all the time. It's like arthritis. My body hurts so much that it shuts down. It makes my ribs contract into my lungs. I can't breathe, and pass out. I have to physically pull them out. Hurts like hell. That's all they do know. they don't know exactly what's killing me. Just know something is. I've taken many tests and seen many specialists. No one knows." Symptoms: severe pain passes out ribs contract trouble breathing fatal has bursitis weight loss sometimes takes long time to recover from attacks feels like he will die soon lost 25 pounds in two weeks Onset: after age 15/16
Doctor :   Let me read it
Doctor :   I am Dr.Mazumdar
User :   hello. and thank you
Doctor :   Ok, I am trying to understand your problem
Doctor :   I shall give my best to help you in this
Doctor :   You have arthritis of which joint?
Doctor :   Bursitis?? was it diagnosed by the Doctor?
User :   No. It's not arthritis. It's bursitis and something else. and it is slowly killing my friend, who is a male and 17. he has been to several doctors who have diagnosed the bursitis, but not what is killing him.
Doctor :   The bursitis is not killer disease
Doctor :   Bursitis is benign but very painful condition
Doctor :   Your friend really needs some help
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