Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain In Left Side Of Upper Back

Share
1

1
I have gall stone in neck of gall bladder but have all pain on left side and upper back left side?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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.

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

4

4
Pain in the left side of the upper back and left side?

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

5

5
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?

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 gel (dull, ache, throb pain) or lidocaine gel (stab, burn pins&needles pain). PT may help. ...Read more

7

7
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 ?

Get eval: With the history of a recent infection in your lungs, best to see dr and get eval to assure the inflammation and or infection is not coming back. God luck. ...Read more

8

8
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?

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 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

9

9
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?

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

10

10
Upper abdominal pain on left side and central+right upper back pain and central+right hip bone pain.Nausea and vomiting.Lost appetite.no fever. Help?

Upper abdominal pain on left side and central+right upper back pain and central+right hip bone pain.Nausea and vomiting.Lost appetite.no fever. Help?

Get evaluated: If you are pregnant and having abdominal pain, get in with your doc .There are several possibilities, gallstones, hernia, dehydration, hyperemesis, ulcer that can be made worse when combined with pregnancy. In the meantime, increase your oral hydration and cut back on fatty food. ...Read more