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sharp pain in the upper right side of my back
A 22-year-old female asked:
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a sportsmed spec: See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist. It could be muscle strain.
A 18-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: Place of pain, how long , radiation , history of injury ? Any other symptoms like in the shoulder or abdomen? Any fever? Ever had it before ?
27 years experience Pulmonology
Options: This could be muscular or pleuritic pain (inflammation of the lining of the lung). I would start with anti inflammatory medications such as Motrin or ... Read More
31 years experience Urology
See your physician: This type of pain is non-specific and needs to be evaluated. You should see your physician as soon as possible. He/she will determine the tests you ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Time for an exam: I think the description of severe sharp pain didn't illicit many responses because it warrants an exam. And even then the cause might not be apparent ... Read More
A female asked:
26 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Pain: What you are describing is pleurisy or pleuritic chest pain- which may mask itself as many things. Such pain can be seen from muscle injury, rib fract ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It may be you have shingles about to break out, or can be one of many other things, some worrisome, some not. If your body has pains that aren't going ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
36 years experience General Surgery
Pleuritic pain: That is a symptom of a lung problem. Things such as a viral infection, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism or even a tumor can be the cause. You should se ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
19 years experience Internal Medicine
If chest pain or sho: Shortness of breath persists you need to see your physician immediately.
A 29-year-old female asked:
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be a : Lot of things from shoulder strain, scapular pain, winging, nerve irritation, shingles, etc. You probably need to be more specific.
A 19-year-old female asked:
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain: There are various possible causes including strain,muscle,spinal including disk disease, kidney problem including a stone but if motion of the spinal ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out: Cosiderr a pulled muscle or spinal misalignment. If additional symptoms an MD may be better than a chiropractor.
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