Trumann, AR
A 34-year-old male asked:

I've had mid back discomfort for about a week now. what could be the cause of this?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Mark Rausch
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
See a physician: There a numerous possibilities of back pain from muscles strain, to disc herniation, to pancreatitis, to kidney stones, to a kidney infection. Persistent back warrants further evaluation by a physician in person.
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