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pain in upper right side of chest and back

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience Cardiology
Worth looking into: Cardiac pain is less often right-sided. However, over the internet its tough to know for sure. Without knowing details of your recent cardiology exam ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Christensen
9 years experience Family Medicine
A lot of things: Heart attack (although very unlikely in a 34 year old), pancreatitis, stomach ulcers, infections, hernias, and muscle spams could all cause the sympto ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
May be rib issues: including muscle spasms causing them to tighten from trauma or postural issues, specific muscle spasms. However, you should be examined to rule out sp ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience Pediatrics
See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
30 years experience Pain Management
Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in par ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Get eval: Without any other information and just a statement saying "pain in Left side of chest" my only recourse is telling you to get an evaluation ASAP, to a ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to ER : Have to rule out cardiac causes
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
OK: How long. How severe? Sharp, shooting, dull, aching. Hurt to move head or is there localized tenderness. Could be many things. If it doesn't get bette ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Colon? kidney?: Diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated/relieved by a bowel movement. Inflammatory colitises can cause sympto ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Intercostal pain: Intercostal neuralgia may produce sporadic episodes of acute pain or pain that is dull and constant. The pain is often described as stabbing, tearing, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Radiculopathy: The common causes of bilateral upper back pain are musculoskeletal and referred nerve pain called radiculopathy from underlying vertebral or spine dis ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience ADHD and Autism
Kidney maybe: Pain in that area could be a kidney stone or could be gallbladder, especially if associated with fatty foods and accompanied by nausea and vomiting. I ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Significant low back pain is usually related to osteoarthritis and strain. Have it evaluated. There are several good treatment options.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: You really need to be examined and have a thorough history done. You may need lab work and radiologic studies. I'd see your physician.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Splenic flexure: I would think this is splenic flexure syndrome caused by constipation. You need to be checked out.
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Neck strain: You have probably sustained a neck sprain or spasm. You could take some anti inflammatories to see if it helps relieve the pain. It could also be the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Many causes!: Most worrisome would be heart issues, followed by pleurisy and other lung problems. It also could be a rib issue, or a muscle issue. See your doc a ... Read More
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Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&;S. 24 urine f ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Need to see MD: Pleuritic chest pain needs to be evaluated. See your pcp now.
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Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthm ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
worse with cough?: Does it get worse with cough? Deep breath? Fatty meals? Lying down? Arm movement? It could be many things but a muscular pain is most likely. Gall bl ... Read More

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