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A 21-year-old female asked:

Sharp shooting pain in mid back left side. occurs spontaneously every few weeks lasting few hours. pain worse with deep breaths and movement.nonsmoker?

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Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
Thoracic Surgery 54 years experience
Lumbago: For how long you had the pain, were you involved in the past in a MVA ?if yes, how long, months, years. Di d you had MRI of your spine? .You indicated that the pain is in the mid back; lumbar?, lumbosacral?Thoraco-lumbar?. Does the pain radiate to the lower extremities?. You should be examined by an orthopedic surgeon, in different positions, find which precipitates the pain.,
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Last updated Nov 5, 2020


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