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Back Pain In Upper Back
Upper back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Without additional information, it's hard to identify the cause of your pain. You might experience rhomboid muscle weakness. Please seek help from pain management doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moderate back pain in upper back also achy pain in lower back with numbness. What is your diagnosis?
Pain in Back: I would need to know more about your pain. It's quality, intensity and associated symptoms. Also it would be helpful to know more about your medical history. The numbness is where? Pain can be due to muscular strains, sprains, muscle spasms, or more structural causes such as nerve or nerve root related. It can be due to muscle disease or related to medications or electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more
I read chiropractic neck adjustments are dangerous. I have back pain. My upper back curves sideways. I got to chiro care. Any suggestions? Physio?
Chiropractic Safe: Research shows chiropractic is safer than aspiring. Talk to your Doctor of Chiropractic about concerns. They will evaluate for risks, benefits and alternatives. Instrument based adjustments are another option. Instrument adjustments allow you to lie on your stomach, without rotating your head or neck, and no 'pop or crack' occurs. It provides stimulation to the brain to correct poorly moving joint ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm having radiating back pain. It's upper back sometimes mid back and right below bra strap line. The pit of my stomach is sore and lots of belching?
Few possibilities: With frequent belching,and pain radiating to back in additon to pain in the pit of stomach possibilities are peptic clucer disease which includes gastric ulcer disease, duodenitis( 1st part of small intestine's inflammation ) or duodenal ulcer , gall stone disease including infection of GB, pancreas inflammation and spine disease of thoracic spine with pain starting in back and raditing to front ...Read more
I have been having back pain(middle to upper back) for the past few days. Last night it was horrible, i couldn't sleep. I also kept having very sharp?
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps...: Pinched nerves usually cause pain mostly but can also cause weakness and changes in sensation. When a 'pinched nerve' is in the cervical spine, these symptoms usually affect the arms, in the thoracic spine it wraps around the chest and abdomen, in lumbar spine it affects the legs. These may or may not be associated with some back pain. If your pain is horrible then you need to be seen and eval. ...Read more
Want to know if I should see a doctor asap or wait for other symptoms? I was sitting at work today and felt a back pain in my upper back. Wasn't sure where it came from. Then i felt a squeezing in my chest, then i felt a bit dizzy and mildly sweaty. Th
You : You should see your physician or go to the er. Chest pain associated with shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and confusion are symptoms that could easily mean that you are having a heart attack. Though it could be a reaction to your medication, be safe. Get checked out now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had chest xray and throastic spine MRI with no contrast. I have this back pain in my upper back that comes and goes. If I had lung cancer would they have saw anything?
NO: To assess lungs for masses, cancerous or not, need cat scan thorax. Chest xray will consistently miss small potentially curable tumors depending on location in lungs , size and density.Mri of the spine has a limited view of parts of the lungs and you can not rule out the presence of a lung lesion with an MRI of the spine and a chest xray. Mri of the thoracic spine is not used to find lung nodules. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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