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Pain In Left Side Of Upper Back
I have gall stone in neck of gall bladder but have all pain on left side and upper back left side?
Not typically.: It is unusual to have pain on the left side for symptomatic gallstones. Pain is typically on the right side. If you have a gallstone in the neck of the gallbladder you are prone to acute cholecystitis which can become a surgical emergency. If you have most of you're pain after a fatty meal i would set up an appt. With a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left side upper back under and between scapula and spine. It also wraps around left side into the front left breast area and under left arm.
Pain in left side of the mid/upper back. sometime pain wraps or radiates to the front just below left breast. The pain comes and goes and is mild.
Your pain: description is atypical for cardiac issues and sounds more musculoskeletal which is common. It is unlikely a 28 year old woman would have cardiac issues but women's symptoms are often atypical. Probably best and most reassuring to seek an evaluation by your health care provider just to be sure. ...Read more
For the past 4 days I have had severe pain on the left side of my upper back. I struggle to sit or stand for long time. No specific injury. Cause?
Lt Upper Back Pain: Hello. Do you have pain if you lay on your left side; rotate from side to side; arch your back? Have you tried topical OTC meds (over the counter) like biofreeze, aspercreme,or bengay? You might have some irritation to your thoracic facet joints. If topical OTCs are not effective, may benefit from Voltaren (diclofenac) gel (dull, ache, throb pain) or lidocaine gel (stab, burn pins&needles pain). PT may help. ...Read more
Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...Read more
Whenever I laugh, there is a stinging pain on the left side of my upper back and it's just in the place where the bottom of my bra strap is, what's up?
I am experiencing pain in the left side on the upper back when breathing and moving, feels like it is under the ribs. Had bronchitis 3 weeks ago ?
I have Pain in left side in the chest and upper back, the pain is worse when I move. Can it be a heart attack?
Atypical chest pain: Movement dependent pain implies a musculoskeletal mechanism ,a physical exam confirmation is necessary ...Read more
I have been experiencing severe muscle pain on the left side only of my upper back area off and on now for several years and not sure what it is?
Subscapular bursitis: Easy to treat, but never diagnosed. There is a bursa under your scapula to let it glide smoothly across the fascia of your back. Causes high back pain under should blade. A course of steroid with xylocaine (lidocaine) can cure it, or give quite prolonged relief. Find a practicitioner in rheumatology or physical medicine who performs this injection! it is not truly joint pain, or arthritis! ...Read more
Scoliosis treatment? I am 20 and every 6mths cry in pain all on left side of spine/upper back. Gp suggested panadol& massage, not happy! help?
Ask a specialist : Consult an orthopedic or neurological surgeon who is a sine specialist. No one can answer your question without examining you, your x-rays and perhaps more involved tests. ...Read more
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