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Dull pain in upper back right side

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Many possibilities: Can be muscle, bone, tendons, ligaments or a medical issue invovling the lower internal chest. You need to discuss this with your physician

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: If gerd left without treatment, complications could happen (esophageal stricture, ageal ulcer, precancerous changes to the esophagus and cancer) that ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Gaston
General Practice 15 years experience
Weight gain can.: Weight gain can certainly explain your symptoms. All your wait is carried by your hips, which can translate into low back pain. Also, your posture cha... Read More
Dr. Moshe Torem
Specializes in Psychiatry
Yes, see a doctor: It may be due to the weight gain; However it may also be due to another underlying problem; So need to be examined by a doctor ASAP to know what to do... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Carbone
Rheumatology 19 years experience
I am not scare but..: Usually intermittent complaints and very unspecific like yours means is not a very scary disease. I mean, most of the scary diagnosis once they start ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Upper back pain: is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the US leading to nerve problem. Nerve impingement can be caused b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Many possibilities: More info. Is required to give you the most complete answer, but the possibilities include muscle strain/spasm (levator scapula, rhomboid, trapezius),... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
First, seek an answer by having your doctor evaluate this. Could well be a problem with thoracic vertebrae, and might respond very nicely to a physic... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
Sounds muscular: As it is only of short duration and only occuring with certain positions or movement, it sounds muscular and should resolve with some time. You can t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
Pain Management 29 years experience
Need an Evaluation: Could be several things: muscle spasm, kidney disease, kidney disorder, lung, ribs, spine.. An exam and a conversation will help narrow the field of c... Read More

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