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Could my Chest discomfort be caused by Costochondritis?
It sounds very much like Costochondritis, or the result of a forgotten injury!
You can read more here:
Another way to evaluate this, is with this test:
While costochondritis is bothersome and usually indeed treated with an anti inflammatory medication, you should also consider your risk for developing heart disease, since you have at least one risk factor I know off:
The only way to exclude the possibility of heart disease in your case, is with a visit to your doctor and a stress test:
You might also want to consider a change in life style that includes diet & exercise as the best way to protect you for heart disease, and incidentally probably fix your pains:
Hope this helps,
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