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    Costochondritis, common cause of chest pain, can mimic heart attack or other heart conditions
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    flmarie posted:
    Chest pain is always taken seriously as it can be a strong indicator that something is wrong with your heart. You may notice when you go in for a checkup the doctor will usually ask if your symptoms include chest pain as they try to rule out heart issues. But sometimes chest pains don't necessarily result in a heart condition. In fact, if you have costochondritis, the pain will subside on its own without you having to worry about your heart.
    Costochondritis is a condition in which inflammation occurs between the tissues that connect the rib to the sternum (breast bone). To some, this pain can be alarming because it may feel similar to the pain caused by an oncoming heart attack.
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