Rated 4.8/5 based on 8 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain Right Side Upper Back After Eating

Share
Dr. Arnon Rubin
18 years in practice
135K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Arnon Rubin
18 years in practice
135K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

I get bloated & indigestion after eating with pain on my upper back. My sonogram and CT scan showed that my gallbladder was fine. What could this be?

Further evaluation: Have you had hida scan with ejection fraction? Another test to check the gallbladder. Have you been evaluated for ulcers? Can cause symptoms similar to gallbladder. ...Read more

Get help now ›
4

4
Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

Is this a problem with my pancreas?Upper abdominal pain,upper back pain,nausea,vomiting,worse after eating,fatty stools,no fever. Help?

It sounds: more like your gall bladder than your pancreas. Either way, you need to see your doctor to get an exam and testing in order to pin down the right diagnosis so you can get proper treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Get help now ›
5

5
Very sharp pain in upper back upon awakening. Gasp upon inhaling and moving. Painful. Progressing down back. Pleurisy?

Very sharp pain in upper back upon awakening. Gasp upon inhaling and moving. Painful. Progressing down back. Pleurisy?

likely thoracic spin: Common cause of this type of pain is flaring up of arthritis in thoracic spine. Imaging is needed. See your pcp and then he nay refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
Could i get help with painful knots in upper back! are they fibromyalgia knots?

Could i get help  with painful knots in upper back! are they fibromyalgia knots?

I do not know if: Your knots or trigger points are related to another medical problem. Acupuncture can be superior for breaking down trigger points as can gua sha (scraping). Take care. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Arnon Rubin
Board Certified
18 years in practice
135K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
I strained my upper back muscle by workout more than a month ago, rested for 3 weeks but there is still a small painful knot there, how to fix it?

I  strained my upper back muscle by workout more than a month ago, rested for 3 weeks but there is still a small painful  knot there, how to fix it?

Back pain: In a young person is usually of musculoskeletal origin. You may try to return to exercise and avoid painful activities. If the pain still doesn't resolve you may want to seek medical attention for some manual therapy from an osteopathic physician, physical therapist, etc. ...Read more

Get help now ›
8

8
I am broken out with rash on front of thighs around my waist chest upper back. Looks like blisters and very painful and itches. Some spots r larger t?

I am broken out with rash on front of thighs around my waist chest upper back. Looks like blisters and very painful and itches.  Some spots r larger t?

See a dermatologist: This could any one of a number of things so i would really recommend you see a dermatologist. It could be something as simple as dry skin (winter itch) to something more serious. It is best to have it examined. ...Read more

Get help now ›
9

9
Can you advise for painful knots in upper back! fibromyalgia knots?

Can you advise for painful knots in upper back! fibromyalgia knots?

Treat disease: Your best option is to treat the Fibromyalgia. The 3 meds used for symptom control are lyrics, cymbals and savella. Avoid pain meds they can make this disease worse over time. The primary treatment for fibromyalgia is following good sleep habits, medications like Elavil at bedtime and aerobic exercise. The Tx is not easy but it works. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
Upper back pains due to atorvastatin? Pulmo said lungs are clear. Ortho said slight spine curve. Took for a month, stopped for 4weeks. Still painful.

Statin Myopathy: Statin induced muscle problem ( from simple myalgia to fatal muscle breakdown and very rare autoimmune myopathy) is not uncommon.Mostly they are benign(milder form). Bad news is we don't know exactly why it happens and what else to do beside stopping drug altogether .Due to persistence of your problem , i would advise you to check your muscle enzymes ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Arnon Rubin
18 years in practice
135K people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook