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Belle Plaine, MN
A 29-year-old female asked:

I am having pain off & on below both ribs and both sides of my back, almost flank area. what could it be? have had for three days now. also been having consistent mid & upper back pain & pain on both sides of my spine almost between shoulder blades?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. . Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. Drink more water. If it does not help it would be prudent to see a doctor. Wish you good health!

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