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Sharp Pain In The Middle Of My Back
Multiple etiologies: The middle of the back is not a common place for disc disease, which is more common in the neck and the lower back. Depending on your age and your other medical problems, the pain could be a muscle spasm (eg from exercising), pain radiating from other places (e.g. Abdomen in case of pancreatitis), trauma to the back, compression fractures (e.g. In osteoporosis), and cancer with bone metatasis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: When pain starts in the back up high and radiates down, the first thing a physician thinks about is a kidney stone, kidney infection, bowel problem or back injury. Depends on what other symptoms you are having. Consider going to the emergency room, or call your doctor first thing in the morning to see about getting an appointment for further evaluation. ...Read more
I have pain in the middle of my back near the right shoulder blade and radiates down my right arm with a sharp pain just to the middle of my arm.
Below: Difficult to answer as to the etiology of the pain without the advantage of a medical exam. There are many possibilities, many minor, some more serious. Guessing at the cause without an exam is not something that should be done. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Further Evaluate: Consider plantar fascitis (near the heel), plantar fascia tear/injury, tendinitis of foot. Have a foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon evaluate for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: Sharp pain in left side of chest needs to be evaluated asap.Seek medical help go to er. ...Read more
Have shooting burning pain in lower left side of back shooting down the left side of my thigh into my groin and left testicle. Most intense in morning?
Back/Pelvic Eval: I recommend a more comprehensive evaluation by a physiatrist/sports medicine or orthopedic specialist. The lower back and pelvic region is complex and there are multiple sources for that type of pain/symptoms and a thorough history and physical exam is needed to assist you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden sharp pain on right side of back but in the middle between the lower back and shoulders. Why could this be?
Sharp back pain: Most probably, the pain you describe is muscular or facial. A sudden cramp due to muscle tension. Remote other possibilities include viral pleurisy (would worsen with breathing in), pulmonary embolism (atypical for PE and unlikely), pinched nerve (not likely either), or referred biliary stone (rare with no abd pain). Try massage and heat. Get checked if it moves or worsens ...Read more
Upper back and L sid: There are many potential causes: herniated cervical or thoracic discs vs localized muscle strain vs facet joint irritation vs referred pain in particular from abdomen/diaphram which refers pain into shoulder/upper back. I suggest rest, antiinflam, localized heat, massage, pt and if not better consult md for MRI and consider epidural, trigger points injections, facet injections per md recommend. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in middle back right side. Woke me up in middle of the night. Also tender abdominal pain on right side. ?
Back abdomen pain: Question would how long has this being on. Mid back in general probably muscular in nature looking back to see what you have been doing in the last two days. As far as the abdominal pain hard to say without exam maybe related to back or separate right lower abdominal pain of course concerns us about appendix however if your feeling it increasing pain feverish nausea urine discomfort suggest an ER ...Read more
I have lower back pain in the middle of my hip in the lumbar area. The pain ranges from moderate to sharp pain from at random times throughout the day?
See pain specialist: Your pain can come from a number of different reasons that can only be determined by a thorough history and physical examination. It may be musculoskeletal in nature but can also be GI or genitourinary related. ...Read more
Random neck pain: Pain and aches have many different sources - without a complete history and examination you will not get to the bottom of this - dont seek online answer, try to get to a competent provider for further care. ...Read more
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