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Sharp Pains In Upper Back And Chest
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bursas, tendons and ligaments. Any of these alone or together can cause symptoms. Your evaluation will clarify this. ...Read more
Epigastric pain: This area can be the result of stomach issues like ulcer disease, possibly gallbladder issues or other upper abdomen diagnoses. See your primary doctor. He/she will want to know if the pain is related to eating (better or worse), if you significant amounts of alcohol or what the pain is.. Is it burning, sharp, does it migrate, how long has the discomfort been going on, etc. See your doctor! ...Read more
Need to ask a single: Question as,each can have many unrelated causes. ...Read more
Having pain in my upper right abdomen, shortness of breath with heart palpitations, pain in my back and neck/shoulder area.
Hard to say exactly: But further evaluation with your pcp is warranted. ...Read more
Can be many things: This pain can be myofascial, rib pain, vascular, lung or even due to your GI tract. You should have it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
Probable Rib Problem: This description is most often seen in my practice when a patient has a rib that has gotten locked-down in front.Usually, ribs rise with inhalation or with stretching.If something causes them to stop moving upward, pain in both front and back usually occur.Osteopathic hands-on exam can often find the culprit which can then be relieved with manipulation of the rib (or, sometimes vertebra). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharpest pain under front and back right ribs for three months now. Tight stomach. Gassy. Sharp pains in stomach, chest and sides sometimes.
Maybe SIBO: Lots of possibilites. Maybe something you are eating diagrees w/you and you can eliminate it. A more remote possibility is sibo, small intestine bacterial overgrowth. This can cause bloating, gas, etc. Your doc can test for it and natural or drug antibiotics can take care of it. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back . Some burping and flatuence
Yes it can: Excessive gas in the bowels can cause pressure upwards and backwards. Pressure upwards effects the diaphragm which attaches to the ribs. Pressure backwards can impact the back. Drinking warm tea and gently massaging the belly may help move the gas along. ...Read more
I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. sometimes pain generating down my left arm.
May be gas in large: This may be what we call the "splenic flexure syndrome" where we get gas in the large intestine where the intestine flexes from the tranversecolon to the left descending colon - across the top of the abdomen and down to the left side. The intestine turns under where the spleen is and that is why it is called the splenic flexure where the intestine turns. Intestine gas can build up = pain. ...Read more
Sharp pain in upper right chest started yesterday accompanied by numbness/tingling in upper right back. Possible cause(s)?
See Doctor: First even though you are young we want to make sure that you don't a heart or lung problem that requires urgent attention. If this is a more chronic issue many things can refer pain to these areas with one common area being cervical pain, meaning a pinched nerve in the neck. More about shoulder pain here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more
See details: There are several possible causes for your symptoms and without a thorough history and exam, it is impossible to be specific. You should have the issue evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more
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