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upper back pain before your period?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Unrelated: Pain associated with menstruation is essentially always in the low back, therefore your upper back pain is most likely not related to your period.

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A 35-year-old female asked:

Bout a week before my period my usual upper back, neck and joint pain is unbearable. Is this normal?

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No: These issues are not related to one's period. Have it evaluatedl
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A 19-year-old female asked:

Yesterday I started to develop slight pain in my upper back on the right side. Waking up today I can hardly move. My period is close aswell, is it pms?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Not likely PMS: But PMS can make your ability to tolerate anything unpleasant lower. Read common PMS symptom lists but know they vary and few women have more than a few, some have none and it may not be each month. Yu may have slept oddly or done a minor thing to your muscles. Try a massage or "ice" rub. You may have caught a cold or flu. Consider an exam.
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A 28-year-old female asked:

I got this pain in my upper back.. it happened a few times already and it was so servere that i ended up spotting just for a few hours. Its not my period.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Infection?: These two problems may or may not be related, but both require medical evaluation ASAP. Any abnormal vaginal bleeding needs professional medical evaluation, and so does severe back pain. Do it soon; this could be serious, especially if you also have fever. Good luck!

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