A 18-year-old male asked:
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pain in upper back since 2 years but now it is very severe? could it be due to spinal tumor?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Less likely: With the limited information you have given of chronic pain getting more severe over the past two years and nothing else going on in terms of movement or sensory issues I would say the likelihood of a spinal tumor is very very low. It certainly would be beneficial to be seen by a doctor and have at least x-ray studies done to try and figure out the problem.
Answered on Jun 28, 2014

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