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can you have a cold in your back

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Taste buds: Things should go back to normal in time after you recover from a cold. The amount of time varies. If necessary, consult with a dentist and\or physicia ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Be patient: Colds typically last from one-to-two weeks. Use a humidifier, take long showers, good rest and drink lots of fluids. If your symptoms become severe or ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: No it is not possible to have a cold in your back. However, muscle aches and back pain are not uncommon when someone has a cold which is caused by a ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Myositis: Myositis muscle inflamtion causing aches and pains is a common symptom of viral infection colds and flu.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No but it could be : Muscular pain known as myalgia that can be associated with an upper respiratory infection or you may have strained your back if you have had a lot of ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Alka Seltzer contains aspirin-I would not mix the 2 products; however, ibuprofen is a good idea.
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Dr. William Schmidt
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Post nasal drip: It is common after a cold that mucus still drips down to where it cause a cough. Coughing causes your diaphragm to contract. The diaphragm is attached ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be anything: From anxiety, panic attack , thyroid or viral condition etc. Go see your dr for reassurance
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Temperature sensations including hot, cold, burning, tingling, etc are all transmitted along nerve endings. If these nerves are pinched or damaged yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
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22 years experience Cardiology
Hard to say but: See your physician & get evaluated.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitonga Kiminyo
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Likely a viral syndrome and if you have cough muscle aches and pains you could also have influenza so if his symptoms persist after a week I would suggest seeing an infectious disease doctor : Hot and cold feelings could indicate underlying fever and chills which could be viral if it is short-lived or a more serious underlying bacterial infe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Spinal: Have your operation with spinal surgery - do not get a general anesthetic. Alternatively if you're feeling lousy, you may just want to postpone it.
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Few possibilities: If this is related to your cold for awhile, the most likely answer is something called pleurisy where the lining of your lung (called the pleura) gets ... Read More

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