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Santa Barbara, CA
A 17-year-old male asked:

My upper left side of my back hurts when i move or the most when i lay on my back. it feels like it's bruised but i don't know what this is.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Possible strain: Have you been lifting weights or performing any activities that could be stressing your upper back? Avoid staring that area to see if your symptoms clear up. If not an orthopedic specialist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you.
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