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throbbing pain in upper right back

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Back pain : Sharp throbbing one sided back pain (dorsal spine) is most likely from muscle spasm or musculoligamentous sprain. However, this is just one possibilit ... Read More
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, seek help from a health ca ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Zimmerman
32 years experience Pain Management
C/S or T/S pathology: You need to be examined. Physical therapy would be useful. If this has been going on more than 3-6 mo, an MRI would be recommended.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Apply ICE : You may have bruised or broken your sacrum. Apply ice and take anti-inflammatories. This may take weeks to months to fully heal. Using a donut hole sh ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Go see a doctor soon: If the pain is severe and it hurts even when your lying flat, you should go to the emergency department tonight so that they can check you for any ver ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Fracture/inflammatio: Could be several things- pneumonia, pe, pleural effusion, rib fracture, if on rightside liver. Please check with your doctor. Throbbing usually means ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: You will need a medical examination and possibly a chest x-ray, evaluation, possible blood testing, diagnosis and treatment.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pains: Back pain can be annoying as you are finding out. Massive pain should be evaluated to help diagnose and then treat your issues, best wishes.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Disc in your back: Pressing on a nerve that goes down your leg; a muscle in you buttock spasming pressing in a nerve going down your leg; tensor fascia lata (try standin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe: You have to make sure it is not a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). A simple ultrasound test can rule that out.
A member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
CTS: Consider carpal tunel syndrome. The entrapment pathologies cause the hand to hurt. Good luck!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Baker's Cyst: Do you feel or see a lump in the back of your knee?

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