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pain in upper chest and back

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Probable spasm: Random sharp chest is probably not a broken rib unless major trauma (it takes a large g-force to break ribs). Sharp chest pain is usually a G.I. (stom ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: Several possibilities: pleurisy, lung injury, punctured intestine, heart, etc. A very common cause for pain in this location , however, though no ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Look like: It appears that you may have a muscle sprain, bone pain.Both can be handled with otc alive or tylenol (acetaminophen).
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Chest shoulder pain: This is the area innervated by the 6th cervical nerve from your neck. If doesn't resolve or if you notice weakness, tingling or numbness, or pain into ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Chest pain: If your cough is causing you chest pain, you may have pneumonia or bronchitis. But any chest pain warrants a doctor check-up please
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest pain: May be gallbladder or constochondritis ( inflammation of rib muscle wall) but may also may be a clot in your lungs ,because of the concern for clot, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Pain that gets: Worse with activity (movement) is ofter related to muscle or bone. Did you exercise or perform a repetitive movement that was out of your routine? A ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more info: Usually we see either upper chest or back pain. Considering you have both at the same time would need to find out more to answer your question.
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Dr. Bob Ourian
26 years experience Dermatology
No: Your symptoms are rather vague. So i don't think Botox will help either. You need to find out what's causing the pain. The pain can be neurological (f ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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No photo?: Cannot be answered online. Photo documentation is needed. Resubmit or see a dermatologist.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
28 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Hard to tell: It is hard to tell without further info. Is it pain? Difficulty breathing? Tightness in the chest? Hard to take breath in?
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Pain: Have it looked at by your family doc. For exam & treatment.

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