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Palm Beach Gardens, FL
A 32-year-old female asked:

bad tightness/pain in my upper back, came on suddenly yesterday. i was not moving when it started. heat/cold/rest don't help. inhaling/moving hurts.

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
It could be: Pulmonary embolism if it came on suddenly. Go see a doctor to make sure you don't have it, because this is a serious condition.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2013

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