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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shara Sand
27 years experience Clinical Psychology
Multiple remedies: You could try accupuncture or a chiropractor. Muscle relaxants may also help.

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Upper back pain: This is radicular pain from an irritated nerve root exiting from the thoracic 7/8 region. Inflammation of the rib head as it attaches to the spine is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, that could be a sign of a serious problem. If it is in the flanks then there could be a kidney problem, such as a stone or infection. Gallbladd ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: All the nerves come out of the spine and go around to the front.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mammogram: A 57 y/o woman with breast pain should see a doctor and have a mammogram done, an electro cardio gram, and a sonogram of the aorta.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Low back pain: Low back pain typically radiates into the low back lumbar region and down the legs, it does not usually radiate up above the back.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
It it what we call: Radicular pain . This is irritation of the nerve either at the root or in its course
A female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Explanation: There is not enough information to accurately diagnose your pain, there are too many unknown factors. you have to make an appointment with your docto ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Numerous: Pain in that area could be due to a trigger point (localized soft tissue inflammation) vs muscle sprain/strain vs facet joint pain vs degenerative dis ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Injured lower back?: That would be the most likely cause with what limited history you have given. The nerves to that area originate in the lower back
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Yes it could: If you have a problem with the back you might develop abnormal posture and that would cause pain of the side
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghotham Patlola
17 years experience Cardiology
Arthritis: You probably have "shoulder rotator cuff" problem. You will possibly need an MRI of your shoulder and on orthopedic evaluation.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
See Doctor: You could have kidney stones, you could have a hernia, you could have a primary back problem- but if it is severe you need to ahve this checked out.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many possibilities.: Rib injury. Spondylitis. Internal organ pain, lncluding liver, gb, pancreas. And quite a few other possibilities, including shingles-before blisters ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: you should see a doctor for more evaluation,. this could be a number of things that could be serious.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve impingement?: Hi SierraY172. This is possibly a pinched nerve in your neck. Do you have numbness and tingling? Consider imaging of your neck especially if it feel ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Difficult to tell: Without physical exam, but it sounds like it could be facet arthopathy/arthritis. This can often be felt in the back on one side often with radiation ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is sciatica. Forget the chiropractor. You need to have this issue evaluated and treated. Start with you family doctor. If you do not have one, se ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The pain tends to radiate down the length of the rib and can actually seem like chest pain. Hope this helps!
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Your pain: description is atypical for cardiac issues and sounds more musculoskeletal which is common. It is unlikely a 28 year old woman would have cardiac issu ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
See a Doctor: Burning pain can be due to many things. Nerve entrapment, herniated disc, reflux disease or heartburn, heart problems, muscle spasm all can cause thi ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Lumbar spine MRI: The pattern of pain described above is most likely due to lumbar radiculopathy (pinched nerve in the lower back). A lumbar spine MRI is needed. A supe ... Read More

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