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Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper

Rash?: A few things come to mind: shingles (any rash?), pleuritic, muscle cramp, spine misalignment and more. Maybe a chiropractor can help. See a doctor if you have a rash in the area of pain. ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain, upper right back area. Been around for 5 years or so. Comes and goes. Sometimes goes numb. Massage helps a little. What can I do?

Sharp burning pain, upper right back area. Been around for 5 years or so. Comes and goes. Sometimes goes numb. Massage helps a little. What can I do?

Myofascial pain.: Sometimes a local muscle group gets sensitized and develops a 'trigger point.' local deep pressure massage, stretchin exercise, and/ora trigger point injection, or a patch with a local anaesthetic ("lidoderm") may help that condition. You are a bit young to have had shingles, which may also be helped by the patch. ...Read more

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I got a sudden dull and often sharp pain on my upper right back. Massage, hot shower nor stretches worked. Now my right breast is numb. Is this normal?

I got a sudden dull and often sharp pain on my upper right back. Massage, hot shower nor stretches worked. Now my right breast is numb. Is this normal?

Neck nerve roots : Pain with numbness is not normal. You may have spinal nerve root irritation, probably in the neck. Please get an evaluation with a rehabilitation medicine specialist or neurologist. ...Read more

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Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Sharp pain upper right under rib cage & back shoulder blade. Soft stools with mucus no gallbladder,fatty liver,high triglycerides idea causing pain?

Right rib cage pain: Could be a retained stone especially if the gallbladder was removed laproscopically or biliary dyskinesia. may also be scarring or what is know as Postcholecysectomy syndrome. You have fatty liver and elevated Tg .Fish oil daily ( 2000 mg) can help with elevated TG . Please call you doctor in AM or visit urgent care/ ER you need evaluation and checking LFT, ultrasound possibly CT ...Read more

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I'm 37 weeks pregnant now and I felt a sharp pain in my upper right back since I was 35 weeks and I can still feel it now? What should I do?

I'm 37 weeks pregnant now and I felt  a sharp pain in my upper right back since I was 35 weeks and I can still feel it now? What should I do?

How bad is it?: As long as it isnt associated with any other symptoms, it's likely a pulled muscle. Let your OB know you are having this problem. They'd want to know. ...Read more

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Sharp pain feels like spasms in left back?

Sounds right: That sounds like a pulled muscle in your back. Be seen for a diagnosis. It could be something like a kidney stone, though from your story, it sounds like a muscle strain. ...Read more

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Sharp pain lower right side around into back?

Muscular, most likel: Without additional history, your symptoms are more compatible with muscular pain. Try OTC pain NSAIDs, with ice packs for a couple of days and check with your doctor if still symptomatic beyond 5-7 days. ...Read more