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If you have a gallbladder functioning at 9% is it possible to have upper back pain and abdominal gnawing for 2 yrs... Now lower back hurts.?

If you have a gallbladder functioning at 9% is it possible to have upper back pain and abdominal gnawing for 2 yrs... Now lower back hurts.?

Possibly: If the gallbladder was stated his functioning at 9% that most likely was obtained on a hida scan and you may have been encouraged to have your gallbladder removed. Stones from the gallbladder can go down the common bile duct and obstruct the pancreatic duct leading to low or upper back pain that is usually pretty severe. Liver function tests including an amylase and lipase should be considered. ...Read more

Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)

Discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. Although upper back pain is not as common as lower back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more


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Upper back pain caused by trapped gas?

Yes: It is possible, often characterized as a sharp sensation, if it persist or become frequent and medical evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

Mid and upper back pain on left side gas and hick ups and pain in kidney?

May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon to the left descending colon - across the top of the abdomen and down to the left side. The intestine turns under where the spleen is and that is why it is called the splenic flexure where the intestine turns. Intestine gas can build up = pain. ...Read more

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I've been having a pain in my abdomen, just below my breats, as well as upper back pain in my spine. Almost like how you feel when nervous.?

I've been having a pain in my abdomen, just below my breats, as well as upper back pain in my spine. Almost like how you feel when nervous.?

Unexplained pain,: Especially penetration pain which travels from your upper abdomen to your back is a dangerous symptoms, especially associated with gaseousness, nausea, or vomiting: get seen today! ...Read more

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My mother is having multiple gall stones but CBD is clear. She develops upper back pain or sometimes rt. Sided upper abdomen pain but only on exertion?

My mother is having multiple gall stones but CBD is clear. She develops upper back pain or sometimes rt. Sided upper abdomen pain but only on exertion?

Maybe not stones: These symptoms do not sound like they are gallstone related. Typically, pain related to gallstones is in the mid-right upper abdomen, and radiates to the back. Crampy in nature. Classically 30-60 minutes after eating, especially with fatty foods. Not every patient has the classic symptoms however. Best to discuss with a general surgeon with experience in laparoscopic surgery. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have gerd, when I have a lot of gas I get upper back pain, goes away after burping, happens when I eat big meals usually?

I have gerd, when I have a lot of gas I get upper back pain, goes away after burping, happens when I eat big meals usually?

Simethicone: Simethicone dissolves the gas and that will help you. Obviously, eat smaller meals. Check and make sure you are not gulping down air when nervous or talking too fast (aerophagy). Consider taking a proton pump inhibitor to fix your gerd. May want to discuss your options with a GI specialist, may want to check for barrett's esophagus at some point also. ...Read more

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Why am I going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Why am I going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Can't sleep: Best thing for sleep is sleep hygiene, if u r taking medication for adhd, do not take them after 4 pm, since they can affect u ability to. Sleep. ...Read more

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I had a strong upper back pain, even when I walk I have pain in the central lower back as well, can be related to nerves or spine problems?

Back pain: Many conditions can cause back pain. In younger patients scoliosis is the most common cause. It can also be due to muscle spasm due to poor posture or improper lifting or twisting. Arthritic conditions and disk disease are more common in older patients but can happen on young adults as well. An x ray of the back would help. ...Read more

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Headach and upper back pain. Everyday. Nausea. Blur visions. Usually happens when I study or watch tv. Lower rib pains too. Have difficult breathtaking.

Headach and upper back pain. Everyday. Nausea. Blur visions. Usually happens when I study or watch tv. Lower rib pains too. Have difficult breathtaking.

Depends: Symptoms like this require a complete history and physical. You could have anxiety or having neurological symptoms like a migraine triggered by Television. Best to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I had 2 lower deep fillings done 2 days ago and now have severe neck, shoulder and upper back pain. I cant sleep from it. What should I do?

Trapezius Myalgia: Moist heat, passive stretching and Aleve (naproxen) OTC is usually the best choice for the sudden pain, stiffness, and dull aches that are characteristic of muscular-type pain. See your doctor if you have no improvement in your condition after 1 week. ...Read more

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Worried. Had lost ten lbs in a yr. Gained 6 back. Now lost 3 again. Lower appetite. High anxiety. Upper back pain. Spasms. C.Xray. Cbc. Bmp norm. Scared?

Worried. Had lost ten lbs in a yr. Gained 6 back. Now lost 3 again. Lower appetite. High anxiety. Upper back pain. Spasms. C.Xray. Cbc. Bmp norm. Scared?

Worried: High levels of stress can have a tremendous affect on the physical structures of the body producing symptoms. Symptoms can manifest like illness however it is mostly psychological. Consult your internist psychologist or psychiatrist for evaluation and possible treatment. ...Read more

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Lower and upper back pain can't lay on my back hurts to much and im only 24 years old?

Need Evaluation: Please see your medical doctor to basic evaluation of your back. You might find simple recommendations once the cause of your pain is identified. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have been having mostly lower back pain but also had a poor posture which resulted in upper back pain. I just ended my period, could that be why?

Yes: The nerves that go to the uterus also have a reflex connection to the lower back muscles. That could cause. The pain you are having. It should stop. When the period ends. ...Read more

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Is upper back pain or lower back pain involved with a urinary tract infection?

Both: Pain in the upper part of your lumbar spine, just at the level where ribs begin is possible. Lower back pain is more common. ...Read more

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I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

I have put on 30kg in the last 10 months due to meds and poor diet. I have lower and upper back pain, aching legs, could be due to weight gain?

Yes, see a doctor: It may be due to the weight gain;
However it may also be due to another underlying problem; So need to be examined by a doctor ASAP to know what to do; ...Read more

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Why do I have hands, lower arms, & upper back pain? Gone & back 3x /6 mos. Began in left pinky. Blood test good (-d). Eeg great. No xrays yet. Help:- (

Why do I have hands, lower arms, & upper back pain? Gone & back 3x /6 mos. Began in left pinky. Blood test good (-d). Eeg great. No xrays yet. Help:- (

Spine vs Extremities: There is the possibility this arm pain could be coming from the neck, however the other options include peripheral nerve entrapments, carpal tunnel and ulnar tunnel syndromes. In order to narrow down the possibilities we would need more info. If concerned, please see your doctor to further evaluate you. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower back pain both left and right, upper back pain, leg pain, arm pain and frequent urinating. Do I have kidney prob?

I am experiencing lower back pain both left and right, upper back pain, leg pain, arm pain and frequent urinating. Do I have kidney prob?

Could be: A urine test may answer the question for you. Of course, if you wait a little longer you could also get fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, burning on urination, urgency, incontinence, and bleeding in the urine but you'd save on having to go in now...whaddya think? Make a call to your doctor's office....go on...do it now...you'll be glad you did! And tell 'em--- Dr Dar sent 'ya. ...Read more

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I have constant chest/upper back pain (hurts to move, lie down, breathe). Had CT and cardiac. Sometimes it refers pain to the bottom of my chin/lower teeth. This worries me a bit. Why does it happen?

I have constant chest/upper back pain (hurts to move, lie down, breathe). Had CT and cardiac. Sometimes it refers pain to the bottom of my chin/lower teeth. This worries me a bit. Why does it happen?

Could be: Maladjustment of your spine. It can cause all of you pain and proper realignment can fix it, now that all the bad stuff is ruled out. You need to find a good chiropractor to check it out and at least see it that is the problem. A good reputable chiropractor won't take your case if there is no benefit. ...Read more

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Lower and upper back pain, but mostly lower, very slight sore throat and fatigue. What could this be?

Lower and upper back pain, but mostly lower, very slight sore throat and fatigue. What could this be?

Coincidence?: An MRI will detect any local vertebral and ligament problems. There are some bacterial or viral diseases that come also with lower back pain and fatigue. They will show up the mark on CBC. It is important to treat the cause and not the symptom of the disease. If the disease is in the back the treatment is different than of the e.g. multiple myeloma (very bad disease). A physician is needed ...Read more

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Kidney stone? Lower/upper back pain, sometimes side pain, frequent urgency to pee leakage no pain while peeing sometime bubbles in pee tired 55 female

Kidney stone? Lower/upper back pain, sometimes side pain, frequent urgency to pee leakage no pain while peeing sometime bubbles in pee tired 55 female

Possible: Kidney stone and other urinary tract conditions and infections need to be rapidly ruled out here. Other causes may include bowel related issues, gallbladder problem or muscular pain. An urgent clinical assessment will help here, particularly an urgent urinalysis as there are certain patterns that may indicate kidney infection or stone. Recommend see doctor urgently to examine and arrange tests. ...Read more

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Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?

Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medications. Anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications can relieve the pain related to the joints, tendons and muscles of the spine. Stretching exercises, physical therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may help too. ...Read more

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Have scs for low back&leg sciatic pain, started having mid/upper back pain, elbow&lower arm pain&weak hands. Could this be another disc pinching a nerve?

Have scs for low back&leg sciatic pain, started having mid/upper back pain, elbow&lower arm pain&weak hands. Could this be another disc pinching a nerve?

Neck pain: Yes. People with arthritis in the low back often have arthritis in the neck. A pinched nerve in the neck can lead to radiating arm pain, headaches, numbness, weakness, imbalance, and difficulty with urination. A myelogram and CT scan of the neck is required to evaluate the cervical spine. Most spinal cord stimulators are not MRI compatible. ...Read more

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7 days upper back pain, at times extreme. Low energy, sore throat, body stiffness, Left side lower rib pain, body aches?

Pain malaise: Pneumonia, pulmonary embolism are just 2 of several diagnoses that come to mind-you need immediate detailed history and examination ...Read more

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Lower and upper back pain for 20 years and muscle spasms in my legs arm neck back for 10 years numbing and tingling in my legs hands feet for 10 years?

Obviously something: Is wrong. What have you done so far? What recommendatiosn did prior docs have?
or is this the first tiem your seeking treatment for this? ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more