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burning muscle pain in upper back

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It's your call.: My assumption is if all your tests are normal & u don't have weakness, numbness & tingling of your extremities , then likely it's not serious. Your pa ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely: Positional sharp pain that is reproducible by pressing on that location is generally muscular or sprain-related. Rec: stretching (yoga), heat pads, r ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Depends: Disc herniations that are large enough can cause nerve compression that will cause referred pain along the pathway of the nerve. The shoulder is main ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gysbert arnoldus Lucas
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Best would be to see: Best would be to see your GP for a consultation and some tests.The pain is most likely muscular in origin and it is safe to take Paracetamol in the in ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Myofascial pain: You may suffer from myofascial pain. It is caused by muscle strain and overuse and can occur after a neck or whiplash injury. Treatments like heat, ma ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Complicated: Did anybody check you for kidney stones or did you see your gynecologist? There are many possibilities from strain to spine problems. I and any other ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
In your age group: Serious conditions like heart attacks are unlikely, but you need an evaluation by a physician to make a diagnosis. It could still be something bad lik ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Probably Muscular: This type of pain is usually muscular and should run its course. If you have not been seen by your pcp, now is the time since it has not improved. T ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper back burning: Could be reflux or H pylori infection ( ask for breathe test for acute infection) gallbladder, musculoskeletal or thyroid causing reflux, less common ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Back Pain: You may be able to treat it with over the counter medication, otherwise see your provider who might recommend physical therapy.

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