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Sharp Pain Upper Right Back
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper
I have a sharp pain in my upper right back. I assume it's a muscle spasm from backpacking, but is painful going on 5 days. Can't sleep/work. Thoughts?
That is possible: Could be due to a number of different thing. Treatment depends on the cause of your pain. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
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?
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
Sharp pain in upper right quadrant with back spasms
only other symptom would be a little mucus in stool. Im 20 years old. Any ideas?
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?
Take pain meds: If the pain is persistent all the time, you should try taking pain pills to relieve it. It may be muscular pain in which case it will settle down in a few days. Try 2 tablets of tylenol to start with, you may repeat it evey 4-6 hourly for one or two days. If the pain is not relieved, you could take Motrin or aleve which are somewhat more potent pain killers but can cause stomach discomfort/indiges. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having this sharp pain on the upper right side of my back and it hurts to move it in any way. What are some possible causes? Is it serious?
Lots of things: Most common back pain sources are strained/pulled muscles but "sharp" pain into the shoulders and arms/legs can be from a herniated disc causing nerve compression. If the pain comes around your chest/abdomen from the back this can also be a disc herniation. If you're having any neurologic problems (like weakness, etc), or the pain persists/worsens, you need to get this evaluated by a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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