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I couldn't sleep due to severe middle back pain on right side. I did windmill excercise this morning after long time. If I stand it starts paining.

I couldn't sleep due to severe middle back pain on right side. I did windmill excercise this morning after long time. If I stand it starts paining.

Back pain: back pain is very common, and has several underlying causes form simple strains to more serious spinal issues. Get eval to see what your most likely cause is, so the treatment best fits your diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I have middle back pain about 6 hours into sleeping. I usually wake up and urinate and that seems to help. Is this related to a kidney issue?

I have middle back pain about 6 hours into sleeping. I usually wake up and urinate and that seems to help. Is this related to a kidney issue?

Mid back pain: There are few possibilities. Muscle positional pain which fades when you go to bathroom and change your position. Also I think about acid reflux disease, when you stand up it goes away. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hair loss middle back pain. Like a burning feeling. Right flank gnawing pain. Doesn't hurt when sleeping. Elevated sed. Ana + spec pattern? Cbc ok.

Complex: Your description does not give clear picture. Discuss with your physician or seek 2 nd opinion. There are many causes of back pain from cardiac and shingles to arthritis and herniated disk. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best sleeping position if you have lower back pain?

What is the best sleeping position if you have lower back pain?

Depends: It is individual. Only you can find the most comfortable position for you. ...Read more

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What's a comfortable sleeping position for upper back pain?

What's a comfortable sleeping position for upper back pain?

Back pain: Sleep flat in bed without a pillow. A solid matress is also helpful. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum sleeping position when you have lower back pain?

Which is the optimum sleeping position when you have lower back pain?

Generally, on your: Side in a fetal position with a pillow between your legs or on your back with or without a pillow under your knees. Avoid sleeping on your stomach. ...Read more

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What is the recommended sleeping position when you have lower back pain?

What is the recommended sleeping position when you have lower back pain?

Comfortable position: Choose a comfortable position and make sure you have a good mattress. There is no right or wrong way to sleep, some people sleep with a pillow between their legs or under them. ...Read more

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Constant upper right back pain brought by deep breathing, recently I had a nose sugery and I keep upright sleeping position?

Constant upper right back pain brought by deep breathing, recently I had a nose sugery and I keep upright sleeping position?

Lung or ribs: Pain in the upper back on deep breathing could come from the lung or rib cage. Do you have a fever or cough? Because you had recent surgery I recommend that your physician check you for this symptom. ...Read more

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What is the best solution in middle back pain to nack pain I work easily but pining continue?

What is the best solution in middle back pain to nack pain I work easily but pining continue?

Too much work: And too little exercise. Start swimming or jogging when off work. Take frequent breaks at work and walk around a little, stretch forward and backwards and do a little yoga. ...Read more

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What could cause middle back pain and what's the best action to take to cure it? I'm asking for my pregnant 15 year old daughter.

What could cause middle back pain and what's the best action to take to cure it? I'm asking for my pregnant 15 year old daughter.

Back muscles: Probably the back pain is due to the pregnancy and extra weight on the back muscle. In order to compensate they tighten and after a while they get tired and start hurting. Best thing to do is to strech them out and them due strenghtening exercises, make sure the posture is erect and not slump-over. Of course could be another cause4s sucxh as kidney infections. ...Read more

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I have been getting severe middle back pain since the past few months. No sitting / standing position is comfortable. Please help! Is this serious?

I have been getting severe middle back pain since the past few months. No sitting / standing position is comfortable. Please help! Is this serious?

Muscular: Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. Get a theracane, http://compare. Ebay. Com/like/170937510644? Var=lv<yp=allfixedpriceitemtypes&var=sbar. ...Read more

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Back ache, between shoulder blades, not constant, bad sleep position and or workouts seem to bring it on. Its tolerable?

Back ache, between shoulder blades, not constant, bad sleep position and or workouts seem to bring it on. Its tolerable?

Muscular: Most back pain in this area is muscular. Your triggers also sound muscular. If working out is aggravating it, you may need to eval your technique. A trial of physical therapy may help to re-educate the muscles in this are and work on any imbalances. ...Read more

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Recently I'm experiencing upper and middle back pain occasionally. Why is it so?

Numerous causes: The range of possibility is very wide. It begins with a simple strain and can be severe like an aneurysm of a blood vessel. This is exactly why a quality doctor who can perform a physical is important. In addition, chest and spine x-rays may help narrow the possibilities. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my upper and middle back pain/soreness?

Multiple: There can be many reasons. Commonest is muscular due to posture or kind of activity you are involved in. There should be proper work-up to rule out more worrisome causes like fracture, infection, tumor etc. It could also be related to changes in the neck and upper back part of the spine, like degeneration or herniation of disks. If the pain has persisted past 6 weeks, do see a physician. ...Read more

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I have middle back pain that shoots around to chest pain what could that be?

I have middle back pain that shoots around to chest pain what could that be?

Needs Evaluation: It could be coming from your spine, from your stomach or gall bladder, from something going on inside your chest like pneumonia or a lung tumor, could be your heart or great vessels (aorta). Bottom line is there are too many things that it could be without some investigation. Some of these conditions are life-threatening. Get to a doctor asap. ...Read more

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My father has bloatedness for a week now, what is it and what can reduce it? Also has lower middle back pain are they linked together?

Go dairy free: Elimination diet-Go dairy free -can take yogurt
See a doctor to diagnose & treat the conditions which can be treated like H.pylori. ...Read more

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I am having really bad middle back pain to the point of when I inhale deeply it hurts. It's more on my right side. Left side feels discomfort?

Pain: Did you have any trauma? That type of pain is concerning and could even be arising from problems within the chest also. Please be evaluated as that sounds concerning. All the best! ...Read more

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Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?

Middle back pain between shoulder blades that makes it difficult to stand up with crushing chest pain that doesn't go away when I lay down or stand up?

Emergency Room: This type of complaint is better addressed at an emergency room. Please call 911 to transfer you to the hospital immediately. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of chiropractic therapy for lower and middle back pain?

Good Benefit: Research shows for spinal conditions chiropractic adjustments and rehabilitation over the long term are best. Doctors of Chiropractic are being trained in and are specialists of both spinal manipulation and rehab. There is much research, unfortunately it is impossible for clinician's to keep up in their own field, let alone someone else's specialty.

Check out www. Chiro. Org/research ...Read more

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Lower middle back pain, what should I do?

See a doctor: Assuming you have done the typical conservative care such as ice/heat, nsaids, rest and exercise then it is time to see a doctor to address the issue. You may need further testing/imaging depending in what the doctor sees. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

What can I do to relieve lower and middle back pain?

Find the cause: See a doctor to find out the cause. Ligament instability is often a big cause and can be rectifies with prolotherapy.

Visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org or www. Proloshot. Com to get help finding a doctor and understanding the problem. ...Read more

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Having burning in chest and middle back pain?

See your doc today: You need to make sure that your heart isn't causing your problems. Go to your doctor to make sure. ...Read more

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Weight lifting and middle back pain! What can I take?

Weight lifting and middle back pain! What can I take?

See below: Rather than figuring out what to take it is more important that you evaluate your lifting technique, the amount of weight and reps you are doing rather than taking medications. You may need to alter your technique as well as the amount of weight and reps. I am sorry if this was not the answer that you are looking for but better to follow the above advice than to get hurt and not be able to lift. ...Read more

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Does bad cervical steonosis cause upper middle back pain?

Does bad cervical steonosis cause upper middle back pain?

Cervical stenosis: Yes, it could by changing your alignment, which can stress the overlying muscles, tendons, and nerves. ...Read more

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Left upper middle back pain like a knot in it with burning sensation?

Knot: More than likely a muscle knot. Take some anit-inflammatory medication and do stretches. ...Read more

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I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

I am having middle back pain and left side rib cage pain. Please help?

Too many options: Could be lung, could be spine, could be spinal nerve, could be nerve between ribs, could be muscle. To answer this one without more information, you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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25 year old female with middle back pain hurts really bad when breathing.?

25 year old female with middle back pain hurts really bad when breathing.?

Check it out: This could just muscle inflammation in the back will go away in 2-3 days after using advil (ibuprofen) or could be a sign of some thing inside the chest cage, so I will advice to check it if continued. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep position = placement of head, neck & remainder ...Read more