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Sharp Stabbing Pain In Upper Back
Sharp left upper bac:
Many potential causes:
rule out cervical or thoracic disc herniation vs acute muscle strain of paraspinal muscles vs facet joint sprain vs referred pain from other area especially abdomen/diaphram which also refers pain into upper back.
If this persist, you need a md to fully evaluate.
Try rest, antiinflam meds, localized heat, massage and if not better evaluate by md and? Mri vs injections. ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing pain middle upper back & shoulder no sob cause? Have htn, 3/10 chest X-ray for angina found l/s mild atelectasis, fell on butt 2x
Sharp stabbing pain in upper left back near the shoulder when yawning and with sudden big movement. Last for a few sec. Also, aching in the upper back.
I have a sharp stabbing pain in my upper back for several weeks now. Comes &goes even at times when I have been resting or sleeping. Am I oK to fly?
Have evaluated: I would recommend you have this medically evaluated in person before travelling. It might be nothing, but it might be something serious. There is no way to determine which via an electronic consultation. ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing pain in my upper back between my shoulder blade and spine... It comes and goes now for about 3+/- weeks. Tingling fingers?
See your doctor: It could be any number of things, some of which possibly are dangerous. Dee your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
22/f. Sharp stabbing pain in chest and upper back mostly on both sides of shoulders. This happens frequently.
Check posture when: Sitting, typing on computer, using your iPhone or Android, (methyltestosterone) or driving, riding the bus. All these things affect bilateral shoulder pain, b/c it forces us to hunch, which isn't healthy for our backs or bodies. If you have good posture, then maybe it's a pinched nerve, or the way you carry your backpack, or purse. May be too heavy. Shouldn't be more than 10 pounds max. Also, wearing too high heels. ...Read more
Random mild stabbing sharp pain in upper back and lower back that last seconds to 2 minutes, when lying down or sitting. What could it be?
I suddenly started experiencing sharp stabbing pain on my upper lower back on the right and the back of my right shoulder also nauseous. Conditions?
Hard to guess with: Such little information. Try to be more descriptive. ...Read more
46y.o. female upper back pain when food enters stomach. Sharp/stabbing/severe. Happens 97% of time. Started 30 hours ago. What do u think it is?
Gallstone/pancreas: The most likely explanation is pancreatic problems or gallstones, but there are other possibilities like gastritis, duodenal ulcer, GERD or even esophagitis. If pt takes a lot of ibuprofen it could be NSAID gastritis. If fever or vomiting go to ER otherwise call your doctor to be seen as soon as possible, e.g tomorrow AM. If there is a fam history of aneurysm the aorta should be checked. GI virus? ...Read more
What can be reasons for upper back pain? I'm tapering off klonopin (clonazepam)? Feels like sharp stabbing. Dr did physical recently seems fine she said. Muscle?
Pin point sharp stabbing pain In various areas of chest beside breasts above breasts, upper back and neck. X-ray on chest 1yr ago fine. Any ideas?
"Pins and needles"?:
Some synthetic fibers may cause "skin deep" stabbing sensations ("pins and needles"?)
Also, look for other possible skin irritants a specific soap, cosmetics, household sprays, domestic pets. Does your husband have a beard (seriously), or use any skin care products that you may be allergic to? ...Read more
I woke up with a sharp pain in the front of my right shoulder. Hurt with movement. As the day went on I noticed that if I crossed my right arm across my body I would feel sharp stabbing pain just to the right of the center of my chest and upper back.
Costochondritis: You have pain on you chest wall and upper torso that is reproducible with movement. It is most like musculoskeletal in origin. That is from the muscle or bone is your chest wall. ...Read more
I had stabbing upper back pain on the left side then it resulted into sternum pain? What could it be?
A variety of causes : There can be a lot of medical reasons for your discomfort. It can come from problems in your chest, your heart or even in the abdomen. This is something you need to have evaluated by a physician. The fact is the pain started in the back comes around to the front could suggest certain diagnoses. I think of the as pleurisy or other issues, I think of the heart such as pericarditis, and I think of the long, such as pleurisy or other issues, I think of the heart such as pericarditis, and I think of the abdomen such as the gallbladder but there could be other reasons besides the ...Read more
Stabbing pain in upper back left side.cant take full breath.it started after riding bicycle for 10 mins.the pain exists for an hour right now.20 yrs.?
Torn tendon likely: While pain like yours can often come with a racked or broken rib, your description sounds like you injured or tore a tendon that connects an intercostal muscle to a rib. If it is severe, see your physician in the next day. In general, you will have to take a pain medicine and stay off of the bicycle until it subsides. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in upper back that comes in intensity, has been prescribed zoltole, as gp stated it may be reflux with muscle damage due to sports.?
Back pain: Do you have scoliosis (s curve) of spine? Injury? Sound like musculoskeletal or disc related though you are young for disc (unless you do gymnastics or back pain from any vigorous sport). Try motrin if not allergic, warm compresses kinesiotape on area PT, cushion on seat and follow up with doc, May need MRI Go to ER if numbness, weakness, difficulty with urination ...Read more
I have had a pain going from upper back into head for 3 weeks then constipation now can't lie down because of severe stabbing pain in upper. Help?
1. Constipation, see your pcp, with the proper diet and otc medicine problem will be solved.
2. Cervical spine inflammatory pain syndrome, caused by: muscle, ligament, joint, nerve.
Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist for a differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Why do I feel a sudden stabbing pain at the left upper back at rest and pain worst when taking deep breath.?
Pain: Probably muscular. Please see your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have what feels like a lump of bone in my upper back right next to my spine on the left side that causes severe stabbing pain.
Hard mass with pain: Please see your primary care physician for exam and imaging if indicated. Severe pain is not to be ignored. I am sure you have been worried about things like cancer. Best not to put off the exam so you can relieve anxiety and get help. If the pain is unbearable, urgent care or ER for treatment. ...Read more
I have a hiatas hernia which has been treated with medication for the last 6-weeks.
I developed a pain on my left side upper back area - when I am lying down, I struggle to take deep breaths as the pain is like a stabbing pain. Is this from the herni?
Earlier today I had a very painful needle stabbing pain everywhere in my upper body except my arms. Lower back, chest, upper back. It was very painful?
Pain everywhere: There are many, many possibilities. Be sure you are living a healthy lifestyle and not taking and drugs or foreign substances. You should call your doctor for a checkup. ...Read more
I have been having some chest pains for about 4 days now. It started as burning pain like heartburn and is now like a stabbing pain, it hurts from the left side of my chest around under my left arm and into the left part of my upper back. I've also been l
Need to see md:
Depend on many thing age smoking history
so get evaluated ...Read more
Sharp upper back pain on the left side when breathing deeply started after cycling It took more than 15 minutes until the pain disappeared...?
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more
I have sharp upper back pain, that radiates all the way through my chest randomly throughout the day. I am only 22 years old, what could cause this?
I get upper back pain between my shoulders. It feels sharp. I get it when i workout and when i have to carry something for a while. What could it be?
Chest, back pain: Please make an appointment to see a medical doctor to discuss your chest and upper back pain and insomnia. A good history and physical exam can help rule out anything serious such as cardiac disease and the doctor can advise as to pain treatment. Often young women suffer from breast cyst pain and muscle/skeletal strain syndromes. ...Read more
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