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Pain In Upper Back When Lying Down
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
Upper back pain (1st time)on one side these past days, but only when lying down, it feels like there's a huge weight on it when I try to get up...?
Sounds muscular: As it is only of short duration and only occuring with certain positions or movement, it sounds muscular and should resolve with some time. You can try some over the counter medication and heat to the area like a heating pad. If it persists or worsens or if you develop any other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read more
Hard to say: I would try to see a physician in real life to determine your cause of pain. Good luck ...Read more
18 year old female. Upper back pain for several days.Its noticed most when stretching and lying down. It worries me.?
Dysfunctional rib?: Could be referred pain from some organ, but unlikely.Key is the pain w/ stretching out & lying flat.Ribs should rise & fall w/ inhaling/exhaling, but when they lock down so they can't rise with inhalation or stretching/straightening, pain-sharp or severe aching-results, usually in upper back.Vertebrae may also be involved.A good osteopathic exam may find the cause & gentle manipulation may fix it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe upper back pain when initially lying down. Hurts in chest too. Anything serious? Been going on for 5 months getting worse
Back pain : It's difficult to determine the cause of the pain based on the limited description of symptoms. However progressive pain which is ongoing for five months is a red flag. I would recommend that you see a spine specialist or neurosurgeon to determine the cause of the pain and begin a treatment plan to eliminate it. ...Read more
Upper back pain for a few months, nothing helping, progressive worsening, suddenly too painful to sleep laying down and wakes me up, what should I do?
Get it checked: We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your pain . You have had it for few months . It is about time you consult your doctor to find out what is causing the pain and get it treated. It may be Muscular pain or pain coming from the thoracic or Cervicsl spine .you may need meds and /or Physical therapy and other trsatment depending on the Diagnosis. Consult your Doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having upper back pain, headaches, and occasional dizziness when standing, bending, and laying down. Is it anything serious?
See details: You need to see a doctor and have these issues evaluated. These are numerous causes, some may be serious. ...Read more
Middle & upper back pain for 4 MOS. Worse laying down & with extension . Negative Abd. Ultrasound, negative lab work. Possible causes?
Upper back pain and chest pressure for 2 months.
Could this be my lungs? Get worse while laying down and waking up in morning. What else?
Chest pressure: Impossible to tell without significantly more detailed history;BUT it is vital to obtain an accurate diagnosis so do promptly be evaluated by your physician or via a Health Tap Concierge consultation. ...Read more
Neck and upper back pain. pain moving head in any direction. Worse when laying down. No injury. Has happened 5 or 6 times over past year. same spot.
See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. The symptoms can have several possible causes. ...Read more
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