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Burning in upper back

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
More info?: Did you injure yourself? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surge ... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Trigger point?: Pain between the shoulder blades and arm tingling is often a pinched nerve, a trigger point or a muscle strain. Rarely something serious like heart or ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cervical arthritis: Maybe the cervical arthritis is not the entire reason to explain what's wrong; the arm and burning upper back pain can stem from docs herniation, face ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Isolated?: If this is isolated to the upper back and no radiation into the arm or arms, then most likely a myofascial pain issue. There are several small nerves ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rib: may be a dislocated rib- see a good chiropractor- often can be popped back in at 1 visit
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Mills
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Not reflux: Much more likely to be musculoskeletal reflux not this and not improved with movement.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Dysautonomia: No, I didn't just politely swear at you with that phrase of what you may have. Rather you may have a condition where your autonomic nervous system is ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Bramlett
39 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Cervical: these type of pains commonly occur in the neck -- cervical spine
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Amitriptylene: Amitriptyline will need several weeks' consistent dosing to show effectiveness. Doses required are often less than needed for depressive symptoms.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Grossman
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Could be a disc: Burning in the back associated with leg symptoms is suggestive of nerve compression in the spine. Based upon your age this is most likely due to a dis ... Read More
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