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sharp pain in the upper right side of my back

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a sportsmed spec: See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist. It could be muscle strain.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 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 ?
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
40 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:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 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
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 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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