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Dear customer, it is a pleasure to serve you, I want to tell you that this type of situation seems to be closely related to a condition called costo-sternal joint syndrome, syndrome of inflammation of the joints that join the sternum with the ribs usually causes intercostal neuritis, that is, a compression with a subsequent inflammation of the intercostal nerves that usually triggers pain, this type of situation should be diligently treated with drugs of the family of analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen or diclofenac; any of these two medications every 8 hours for 3 days will be very useful added of course to a rest with a decrease in the realization of effort or exaggerated weight lifting that can become counterproductive for such situations, finally you have to realize that all chest pain should be evaluated by a doctor in person to perform analysis and specific clinical studies such as an electrocardiogram, laboratory tests and a chest x-ray as well as a thorough physical examination to help us rule out any heart condition that may be influencing this pain you have, I would like you to keep me abreast of your health situation to know about your evolution in the coming days I will be happy to assist you and guide you in everything I can.