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Sharp Pain In Right Side Of Upper Back
Several poss. causes: Some causes are more serious than others, but usually, if the pain is sharp, it indicates a musculoskeletal problem. Such back pain can be caused by malfunctioning vertebrae or ribs, spasms, or pinched nerves. A good history & physical exam, including an osteopathic hands-on exam can often find such problems which can be easily correct by manipulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle knot or spasm: Causes may include repetitive use, persistent postural stress, or an underlying structural problem. The lat. muscles commonly develop knots caused by injury, overuse, or a sedentary lifestyle. The knots are a result of tense muscle tissue that is stuck in a spasm-like state. If the pain persists, see your physician. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000063.htm ...Read more
I developed a sharp pain that comes and goes on my upper back left side, also have a cough and pain hurts when i breath and or make sudden moves?
I have sharp pains on the right side of my chest and right side of my upper back but the sharp pain doesn't happen while breathing just at random?
Likely benign: But a good evaluation by a physician or osteopath would appear reasonable. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my upper back on the letf side sometimes in the righr side? Pain goes to under clavicle.
All day sharp pain from sternum across right side of chest when twisting right.Same pain on left side just now upon turning left.Upper back tight.Help?
Mri showed 4 bulging disc and kyphosis lordosis in neck. Have sharp pain in the upper back and shoulders. Now when back is flexed one side hurts?
Need an orthopedic: Or neurological consult.Get a more detailed answer ›
Fell off horse a few days ago and hit the ground hard on my left side.Sharp pain in my upper back b/w my scapula and spine when i breathe/sneeze etc..?
Why when i'm breathing I have sharp pain in my upper back on the left hand side? Also i'm breathing a lot more heavily with tightness in chest why?
Go to doctor: Anything that bothers you this much should be worked up. You should see your doctor so at least some blood test, some xr and other tests can be done to find out why is wrong with you. Ot is either a pleuritic chest pain or nerve pain from muscle stretch but the tightness in breathing should not be there unless it is from the pain. Still you need to be examined. Good luck. ...Read more
Clicking sound comes and goes when heart beats..upper left chest sharp pain and the pain goes through ribs to upper back left side.im 20 years old?
See Physician: Anytime you have a sharp pain that is not going away,it would be wise to seek medical help right away ...Read more
I've had neck stiffness on an off now for the past month, upper back ache and sharp pain on the right side of my throat. What could it be?
Try sleeping without: Pillow. Don't think throat problem associated with neck- see pcp. ...Read more
Prof.Breast Exam: May be related to positional changes, usage, and need thorough exam of back. ...Read more
I've developed a sharp pain in a vertebrae in my upper back while riding a bike, what should I do?
Try modifying your : Position on the bike to see if that helps. If not, and if you like to ride, cross train doing other activities until the pain resolves and then try resuming biking. If the pain returns, then see your physician for an evaluation if it is bothersome enough to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: It depends on the cause. Symptoms like these can only be adequately diagnosed through a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
To figure out pain..: To figure out pain that happens only with deep breaths, one has to write down on a big calendar: when it happens, exactly what happens, what makes it worse, what makes it better, what food/drink/meds he took that day, what activities/sports he did that day, etc... Take the diary to the dr. With 3 weeks of data for evaluation. It could be the pleura (the lining), ribs, spine, nearby nerves, etc... ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the middle of my upper back that makes it hard to breathe. How do you treat this?
Physical exam first: You need to see a doctor to have a physical exam to role out muscular reasons, listen to your lung to role out lung problems. Further exam include chest x-ray, etc. ...Read more
random mild stabbing sharp pain in upper back and lower back that last seconds to 2 minutes, when lying down or sitting. What could it be ?
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