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Upper back pain that radiates to the front

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Get checked: You could have bronchitis or pneumonia - need an exam.

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Don't know : By telling your doctor your age and length of time symptoms are present will help you get a much better opinion. Not enough information here; could be... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Need more info: There is not enough information to give you a clear diagnosis. I suggest seeing your pcp.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samir Lapsiwala
Neurosurgery 23 years experience
Not spine problem: This does not sound like primary back problem but rather a referred pain to your back. Typically back problem do not cause nausea. Possible GI probl... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Chu
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 50 years experience
Maybe GI tract: You must see a family dr. And have the condition evaluated. This could be coming from the gastrointestinal tract including gallbladder disease. Also... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: Well many possibilities here. If you are a female and gave large breast this can cause upper back pain. Poor posture can cause the same issue carrying... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
It's all related : It's possible to have a pain arch wins that only last for a few seconds between your shoulder blades and radiating to the front because the ribs are c... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Upper back pain: Upper back pain involves the thoracic vertebral bodies, the rib heads that attach to the spine, the tendons and ligaments that insert on/in the spine,... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Lots: This could be lots of things. See your doctor for evaluation.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medicatio... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Most frequently musculoskeletal involving spine and paraspinal muscles reflecting posture and prolonged activities during the day, straining specific ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Possibly serious: It is possible that this pain could be serious. The most concerning possibility would be a blood clot in your lung. This would cause a feeling of shor... Read More

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