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In many cases, costochondritis goes away on its own. Mild cases of costochondritis may disappear after a few days. Chronic cases can last for weeks or more, but most cases don't last any longer than a year. To lower your chance of persistent and chronic costochondritis, carry and lift heavy loads properly.What is the cause a treatment for costochondritis?
Costochondritis is usually due to activities that stretch the cartilage and muscles around the chest wall. The number one doctor-prescribed treatment is avoidance or rest from the activity that is causing the discomfort. The pain usually goes away after a few days or weeks, but it could take up to a few months. Rest until you no longer feel pain.