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Pain In The Upper Right Side Of Back
Sharp pain in my
upper right side of back under or next to shoulder blade when I move or breathe deeply. Ibuprofen doesn't seem to alleviate pain.
Two thoughts : Your paincould represent either pleurisy, which is inflammation of the lining of the lung/chest wall. This could indicate a lung infection. You don'tmention cough, fever, shortness of breath or sweating. The other thought is that gallbladder problems can cause the pain that you describe in the right shoulder area. You should call your PCP first thing in the morning and get an appointment ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If the infection has evolved to pyelonephritis the you can feel pain on your costovertebral angle . Seek professional help. ...Read more
I have been having pain in the upper right side f my back just below the shoulder blade. The pain worsens when swallowing especially hot or cold food?
Stretch and Exercise: At your age, i would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, i would consider evaluation by your doctor for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more
I've been having this sharp pain on the upper right side of my back and it hurts to move it in any way. What are some possible causes? Is it serious?
Depends...: This completely depends on what the nature of the pain might be. Pain in upper right side of back can be anything from muscle strain, rib issues, to liver or gallbladder issues. Its difficult to recommend any medications without being sure where the pain is coming from. This should be assessed by a physical exam and workup to rule out any internal issues. Hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read more
Im having pain in my upper right side towards my back. it hurts constantly. it hurts to bend ,sit, stand twist, stretch etc..
I keep having pain in my upper right side of my back and it goes through to my chest.. How do I go about this?! it also hurt when i move some times.
Doubtful: It is doubtful that this is heart related. However, you women have strange heart symptoms and should be included in your workup as well as chest x-ray. My experience in this type of pain, it is usually related to "tightness" around the suprascapular nerve and of the rhomboid muscles attachng to the shoulder blade. I usually will block the suprascapular nerve and trigger point inject the muscle. ...Read more
I have had excruciating stabbing pain in my upper right side of my back.. Under my shoulder blade. Can you please tell me what it could be?
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