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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Trapezius: You are describing the pattern and attachments of the trapezius muscle. This may be a muscle strain or overuse injury. If you are working out too mu ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: One concern most important 2r/o is a pulmonary embolus. Get in 2 b cn, once this is r/ot u can b evaluated 4 other less serious causes.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Physical exam: Does your pain worsen when you twist your back? If so, it could be from facet joints. You would need to see your doctor for an evaluation because a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Seek referral: To a physiatrist or physical therapist for a physical examination and treatment. It's hard to give suggestion for treatment without knowing what this ... Read More
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Too many options: Could be lung, could be spine, could be spinal nerve, could be nerve between ribs, could be muscle. To answer this one without more information, you ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
A few possibilities: Your symptoms and their location could be consistent with problems in the back muscles (strain or fatigue), lung issues (infectious or congestion), an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Left mid back pain most likely associated with muscle strain to left shoulder. Possible tome type of stomach or colon problem on left side. Your sple ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: back pain is very common, and has several underlying causes form simple strains to more serious spinal issues. Get eval to see what your most likely c ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
15 years experience Neurosurgery
Pain: Did you have any trauma? That type of pain is concerning and could even be arising from problems within the chest also. Please be evaluated as that ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Did you injure your back? You should see your doctor for an exam and treatment plan to end your pain
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Disk disease?: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. He needs to obtained a detailed history and perform a thorough physical exam. If your doctor is concerned, he/sh ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Naftulin
34 years experience Pain Management
Many possibilities: Many times the cause of middle back pain is referred from another body part or organ such as stomach, lung, or kidney. If caused by a back or spine pr ... Read More
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