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Pregnancy And Severe Upper Back Pain
I have severe upper back pain at my post pregnancy stage n seems to be getting worse.What can I do?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
36 weeks pregnant and have severe upper back pain that won't go away, is this more likely my gallstones or pregnancy. It's only in the back.?
Many possible causes: I am not sure what side your upper back pain is located, however back pain in the presence of 36 weeks gestation could be related to :prelabor type pains, muscle -related due to the weight gain in the low abdomen, kidney stones or kidney infection(uti), and of course gallbladder/gallstone related if stones are present. There are also other possibilities that can be considered by your ob-gyn dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe back pain: Anytime i hear severe, i would suggest a physician evaluate. Regarding the location, pain upper left (near shoulder blade) can suggest muscle spasm/tendinitis of shoulder, thoracic spine/disk problem, lung/heart disease, stomach/pancreas/spenic disorder. Seeing an md could help to determine the actual location and determine appropriate testing to get a diagnosis. Too little information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a medium to severe upper back pain when i straighten up my back. It's been more than 2 weeks. Tried heat, yoga, massage, nothing helps
Have had severe upper back pain for months. Worsens while lying on back or after consuming alcohol. Thoughts?
I have severe upper back pain that gets worse when i take a deep breath. Lower back is also very painful. Any ideas what is or could be causing this?
Hard to say: I would try to see a physician in real life to determine your cause of pain. Good luck ...Read more
Get checked: Lots of things could be going on but when between the shoulder blades i consider cervical problems like a herniated disc. ...Read more
Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)
Upper back pain is discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. While upper back pain is not as common as low back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more
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