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Sharp Pain Upper Right Back
Sharp shooting pain upper right back rib cage. Oouch! possibilities? No recent physical injury. Feels directly in the ribs. Not any deeper
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
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?
Mastalgia: There are two possibilities. One is that you have some inflammation in the costochondral joints (ribs to sternum) that is causing pain along the ribs (hence through the breasts). Alternatively, you could be having mastalgia (breast pain) from hormonal changes that is causing some pain to radiate around the back. Try ibuprofen. If you have any fever, cough, shortness of breath, get checked. ...Read more
Pinched Nerve/Muscle: Most times back pain that is sudden onset will resolve. He should use anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, aleve around the clock and even tylenol (acetaminophen) to help. If this does not resolve he should see his doctor for a muscle relaxant as well. If it still does not resolve, i would recommend him to see a spine specialist for a full evaluation and testing. He may need to get an MRI to see inside. ...Read more
Stretch, ice, NSAIDs: If you have just some mild back pain which is non radiating, simple hamstring stretching, icing of the back and some over the counter anti-inflammatories are a good first step. If the pain is radiating or the pain persists, you should see your medical doctor for further work up. ...Read more
Depends...: Can definitely be due to a lot of issues - can be something as simple as strained muscles to a disc herniation. Recommend discussing with your pcp or pain specialist to determine if diagnostic testing is necessary. ...Read more
Thoracic Spine Pain: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read more
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