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Chronic costochondritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I have had Costocontitis for over 30 years and was always able to relieve the symtoms with Indocin. For some reason now I'm not responding to the Meds
User :   I'am in so much pain I live on Vicodins and Demerol
Doctor :  
User :   can you tell me what else to do
Doctor :  
May i know your age and gender?
User :   female
User :   65
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Do you have any other nedical problems?
User :   IBS, Diverticulitis, IC
Doctor :   Ok.

Doctor :  
Do you have oain in any other joints?
User :   no
User :   just chest and both breasts
Doctor :   Ok.

User :   at times it feels like a heartattack, but that was ruled out in the ER
Doctor :  
There are various pain killer available
Doctor :  
Which reduce the pain.

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