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Pain in upper right back and chest. What can I take to alleviate the pain?

Pain in upper right back and chest. What can I take to alleviate the pain?

First: Find out the cause by seeing your physician for an exam. Masking pain with pain killers doesn't solve the problem. If it's chest wall pain, however it may respond to nsaids, but you can't diagnose yourself. ...Read more

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Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?

Five second pain across center of chest between breasts.  Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain.  Chest pain related or cardiac?

Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Stretch your muscles
10 Min, Daily, forever
Breathe into the area of pain
Once
Visualize the area in spasm relaxing
Once
Take supplements that support your joints
Daily
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I have a painful rumbling stomache. It gets loud and the pain radiates to mmy back and my chest. It started in my upper belly now its everywhere. Been a week now. It started on the left side.

I have a painful rumbling stomache. It gets loud and the pain radiates to mmy back and my chest. It started in my upper belly now its everywhere. Been a week now. It started on the left side.

See a doctor: As a rule of thumb, any abdominal pain lasting more than4 hours should be evaluated by a thorough physical exam and appropriate tests in the er. Please go to play in on the safe side and to get diagnosed and treated. I am glad to hear you went to the er and they didn't find anything acutely dangerous. It sounds like you'll need to set up an appointment with a G.I. Doctor if it continues. They may have to do some necessary scoping to figure out what is going on. Best wishes to you i'm glad to hear that it's at least so far nothing serious. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
Daily
Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
Daily
Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
Once
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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Get evaluated by a spine specialist
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Walk regularly
30 Min, 3x week, forever
Avoid smoking
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Perform gentle back exercises (examples at www.TheRehabZone.com)
20 Min, 3x week, forever
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