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Back Pain Shoulder Pain
Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more
A lot of things: Pain in this area can be caused by many things. You will need to see your doctor. He/she will take a good history of your pain, ie its location, is it constant or intermittent, the quality of the pain (i.E sharp, dull, aching, burning etc) whether it is affected by change of position or not, whether it has any relationship to eating or not and many other questions. Then a physical exam and tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes poss.: It can b from muscle strain 2 pleuritic pain referred 2 the back/scapular area. Some r of no great concern some could b serious c ur pcp and get a diagnosis, & if need, get a referral 2 an ortho. Pe, apical disease of the lung r some also. As u can c an eval is needed. ...Read more
Need physical exam: Your symptoms could represent many possible diagnoses, from simple muscle aches caused by physical activity, to something more serious like a polyarticular arthritis. If you don't already have a primary doctor, you can request a private consultation from a HealthTap doctor so a more complete history can be obtained. With more information we may be able to answer your concern. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Pain from the shoulder down the arm my be caused by a variety of things. Starting at the neck, there may be a pinched nerve, or the joints in the neck may be irritated. The muscles around the neck and shoulder may develop trigger points or tendonopathy which cause radiating pain. The shoulder itself may develop impingement. A pm;r doc is best able to diagnose the source of your pain. ...Read more
More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Worse with stress? ...Read more
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your PCP: You need a thorough evaluation by your primary care provider and probably some i, aging studies and perhaps a referral to a specialist for a consultation. ...Read more
See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases neck and shoulder pain could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
3 different issues: More likely than not, your symptoms are three different processes depending upon your age and medical history. The most common cause of stomach pain is gas and bloating, next is acid gastritis or reflux. The most common cause of back pain is muscle strain, followed by facet or sacro-iliac joint pain. Hand pain is most often caused by simple sprains. See your PCP to discuss each problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
These can be related: The heel pain and improper support or gait can be contributing to your low back pain. Try changing to more supportive footwear. Also start a light stretching program for legs and feet. If you have any radiation of pain from back to legs, see your doctor sooner than later. A thorough history and physical is necessary to say what exactly is going on, but this could be a good start. Hope it helps! ...Read more
See an osteopath dr: It might be good to see an osteopathic dr. For evaluation and treatment of both your back pain, and foot pain, as either can make the pain worse for the other.If you have flat feet, and are not wearing orthotics, this can impact your lower back.As can, having low back pain affect your gait. In either case, get relief, and a second opinion. Plantar fasciitis can cause foot pain to be worse too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: There are many potential causes. Among one of the more common is a subscapular bursitis, in a bursa underneath the shoulder blade can become inflamed and cause symptoms similar to what you describe. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Monthly?: Many gyne issues, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, ovarian cysts will cause those symptoms (predictably) monthly. Pregnancy can cause that. Constipation can cause that, kidney issues, gallbladder issues. Hard to diagnose the cause of pain without a good history and physical exam. See your md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does massage therapy work for back pain , shoulder pain ? Is it worth it? What are the alternatives?
Yes : If the presentation us primarily muscular symptoms, massage can give temporary relief but does not address the underlying cause or causes unless it was muscular in origin. Otherwise, depending on the cause of the pain, treatment can range from time, medication, exercise and sometimes injections ...Read more
I am experiencing severe back pain, shoulder pain (quality: under the right shoulder) , neck pain, back pain (severity: severe) (side: upper) and...
Hi I’m 19 years old I have very large breast that causing me having back pain, shoulder pain I can’t stay without bra if I do it hurt so bad that I ha?
Confusing post: Your visible information lists you as a male. If you are asking for someone else please start over and clarify the information. If you are a male with large breasts at 19 you need to consult your physician. ...Read more
Back pain shoulder pain neck pain pain I'm my right arm can not breath good and tight chest pain under my right are and and leg pain all together ?
Chest pain: this type of symptoms in young female may represent possible viral pericarditis or pneumonia, since you have leg pain, blood clots also possible. If symptoms are chronic, it may be due to fibromyalgia. You may need at least chest x-Ray and possible echocardiogram and some blood work, please seek medical care if symptoms worsen or severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have occasional burning sensation upper back. Combined with right abdominal gnawing .Also up back pain shoulder pain. My gallbladder is 9%?
Might have: Biliary dyskinesia where the gallbladder functions poorly. Are your symptoms related to eating or is it just a random occurrence? Review your tests with the doctor who ordered them to see if you should have a referral to a gastroenterologist or if a referral to a general surgeon is indicated. If there is true biliary dyskinesia, some patients find relief with gallbladder surgery (but not everyone). ...Read more
Is it gallbladder? Lower back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, abdominal pain (under right rib as well as in the center of abdomen). Constant diariah
Doubtful: While gallbladder stones can cause some of your symptoms, the diarrhea, lower back, and neck pain are not usually associated with gallbladder disease. Your physician can order an ultrasound to check your gallbladder, but more work-up may be needed in this case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loss of appetite, bad nausea,always gaging or burping, lower back pain, shoulder pain where the neck area is, fatigue, tired a lot but I get sleep?
Need : your age for medical reasons and more detailed info on your symptoms. ...Read more
I've experience abdominal cramps headache, breast tenderness thrist back pain shoulder pain for 5 days and my period it's not due yet?
See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
My daughter woke up Today with sharp upper back pain and shoulder pain. It hurts whenever she is bending down or coughing. What Can it be?
Rib/vertebral dysf: Sounds like rib or vertebral dysfunction.Must rule out lung or other serious problem, but key may be pain w/bending.Ribs/vertebrae can get 'locked' for seemingly no reason-even during sleep & hurt w/coughing or certain movements.A good history & physical incl hands-on osteopathic exam may be the best way to find the cause.Osteopathic manipulation can free them & relieve the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing sciatica and neck pain. The following also describe me: Neck strain, Headache, Back pain, and Shoulder pain. What should I do?
Close your computer: and make an appointment to be examined and obtain x-rays as directed: your symptoms cannot be diagnosed without an examination. ...Read more
Ive been having alot of back pain, left shoulder pain and numbness in my arm. Also my legs feel sore. Ive also been extremely fatigued.
Hand and wrist. Edema and pain with rest, foot and ankle pain and stiffness. With rest, puffy am face, back pain and shoulder pain. Any ideas?
Am suffering from a severe back pain and back right shoulder pain. Plse help me to diagonse my problem, its causes me pain when am breathing?
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I seem to have:
-Swollen upper right side of back
-Pain in my right shoulder
-Pain in right forefinger
See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more
Can lower back pain cause neck and shoulder pain? How can a sprain on one place cause sprain somewhere else?
Neck and Shoulder : Lower back pain does not usually cause neck and shoulder pain. They may be related to a common problem or completely separate issues. Best to be evaluated to determine. A sprain is an injury to a ligament. A ligament holds bone to bone. Injuring one ligament does not cause a sprain to another ligament unless there is trauma to both. ...Read more
I do not have back pain I do have shoulder pain but doctor told me is my t5 t6 so he wants to give me injection of steroid in my bach how that gone he?
First see someone el: I think that you should get another opinion from a sports medicine doc or another spine ortho doc. If you have shoulder pain i don't think it is t6 or t5, ...I would first have someone take a look at your shoulder so a sports doc can see your shoulder and your back..A shoulder ortho surgeon can see your shoulder...Get another opinoin. ...Read more
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