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A 47-year-old member asked:

Burning pain in the upper right back area?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
See a Doctor: Burning pain can be due to many things. Nerve entrapment, herniated disc, reflux disease or heartburn, heart problems, muscle spasm all can cause this symptom. If it does not improve, please see your doctor for further evaluation.
Dr. Landi Halloran
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Also to consider: Consider shingles sometimes the pain is there without the rash see your doctor b/c treatment is available and can help.
Last updated Oct 23, 2018

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