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Chest pain every night and upper back pain what causes it? Thanks

Chest pain every night and upper back pain what causes it? Thanks

Musculoskeletal?: Is most likely but if symptoms persist would recommend talking to your physician. ...Read more

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

Upper back pain is discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. While upper back pain is not as common as low 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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Can costochondritis cause upper back pain along with the chest pain?

Can costochondritis cause upper back pain along with the chest pain?

chest not upper back: It is an inflammation of the joint where the rib joins with the cartilage which in turn attaches 2 ur sternum. This is usually located along the chest ; does not usually cause back pain in the upper back. ...Read more

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Ive had mid to upper back pain for 2months now that gets worse when lying down and causes some chest pain. What could it be?

Ive had mid to upper back pain for 2months now that gets worse when lying down and causes some chest pain. What could it be?

Musculoskletal pain?: See your doctor to get examined and get some test. I hope this helps. If you want to discuss my answer to your question or if you have more questions contact with me on my Virtual Practice at : www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Can a tight bra with underwires cause chest pain/upper back pain?

No: Tight clothing should not in normal circumstances cause body pain. On the other hand, large, dense breasts whether natural or augmented(implants) can cause back pain. This is one of the most common reasons that women have their implants removed. ...Read more

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Chest pain , like tightness an upper back pain an disoriented, extreme fatigue ...Whats the cause ?

Chest pain , like tightness an upper back pain an disoriented,  extreme fatigue ...Whats the cause ?

Consider heart: You are56. Any chest tightness should be considered heart until proven otherwise. Especially radiating to your back and associated with fatigue. See your doctor asap. Consider going to the emergency room if it recurs and does not go away within a few minutes. ...Read more

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Upper back pain and chest pain can be signs of?

Upper back pain and chest pain can be signs of?

anything: That could be a sign of heart disease, aortic disease, vertebral column arthritis. Degenerative disk disease, pancreatic disease, peptic ulcer disease, biliary tract disease. And many more possibilities. See if you can obtain some further details. ...Read more

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Is high upper back pain related to chest pain? What can I do for that?

Is high upper back pain related to chest pain? What can I do for that?

Not likely: Dilation of the thoracic aorta can cause back pain but typically does not cause chest pain. High back pain has many etiologies, work related, posture, mattress that you sleep on, too strenous exercise, back strain etc etc. I would suggest possible something as simple as massage to loosen yourself up. However, at your age, chest pain should not go without a work, especially if it continues. ...Read more

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Why do I have terrible chest pain and upper back pain when I wake up in the morning?

Why do I have terrible chest pain and upper back pain when I wake up in the morning?

Pain: there are multiple possibilities for what you describe. You need to see your doc to work through the possibilities ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (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