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Does scoliosis cause a sore spot in spine? I do not have a history of scoliosis, will it develop over the years due to bad posture? Thanks.

Does scoliosis cause a sore spot in spine? I do not have a history of scoliosis, will it develop over the years due to bad posture? Thanks.

No ; no: Scoli runs in families, women>males. Some are idiopathic, no known cause, some r due 2 structural abnormalities in the vertebrae. Starts early in pre teen and stops when growth is complete. It is a silent problem and visible on x-ray or physical exam. At 25 u r out of the woods 4 developing scoli, but 4 peace of mind, have a screening done by ur ortho guy. ...Read more

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When sleeping on back low right back pain, cross feet at times, sore spot mid spine, right side low pelvic, abdominal, hip pain, tired? Cancer? Or?

When sleeping on back low right back pain, cross feet at times, sore spot mid spine, right side low pelvic, abdominal, hip pain, tired? Cancer? Or?

R/O SCIATICA: Your age and description of symptoms is suggestive of sciatica. You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. ...Read more

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What could a sore/tender spot on my spine mean? Located around center of the back.

What could a sore/tender spot on my spine mean? Located around center of the back.

Can be anything: A sore spot in the back, could be due to muscle spasm, tendinitis, arthritis or even a pinched nerve. Or it could be a tender spot that of no real concern. Check with you doctor. ...Read more

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Have a sore/tender spot on the middle/upper portion of my spine. It hurts when I press on it but I feel no abnormalities at the area.

Have a sore/tender spot on the middle/upper portion of my spine. It hurts when I press on it but I feel no abnormalities at the area.

FIBROMYALGIA: FIBROMYALGIA =TENDER PAIFUL MUSCLES. YOU NEED AN EXAM& LABS PT WITH US & TENS improves blood flow to tender muscles. If it flares symptoms you may have fibromyalgia or a herniated disc stay the T2-T6 levels. You need a full exam labs. X-ray of thoracic spine and potential MRI If symptoms persist or worsen.. Start a gluten free diet WholeApproach. Com and gutbliss. Com ...Read more

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Cold tingling feeling between shoulder blades and full ache. Also sore shoulders and arms. Mild scoliosis. Tender spot by or on spine. What causes?

Cold tingling feeling between shoulder blades and full ache. Also sore shoulders and arms. Mild scoliosis. Tender spot by or on spine. What causes?

Nerve compression: Scoliosis can cause some nerve compression in your spine that may be causing your symptoms. Consider seeing a chiropractor or a physical therapist to help you get your symptoms alleviated. They may also help you figure out some exercises that you ca do at home to prevent future problems. Acupuncture or yoga may also be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a spot on my spine that is very sore and along my right side from my back to my stomach my skin is painful to touch on the surface. No rashes or signs of other symptom. A little dizzy.

I have a spot on my spine that is very sore and along my right side from my back to my stomach my skin is painful to touch on the surface. No rashes or signs of other symptom. A little dizzy.

Checkup: Not sure what the spot is due to. The peripheral nerves run in a linear pattern along the back. The area you are describing corresponds to the Thoraic or mid back vertebra. The dizzy part is most concerning. Could be getting shingles, herniated disc. Vestibular involvement due to a URI. See a Doctor for checkup. ...Read more

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One spot in missle of spine sore when I touch it (since a yr).MRI says L5-S1 is compressing nerve, everything else fine. Is it TB? Legs tingling n weak

One spot in missle of spine sore when I touch it (since a yr).MRI says L5-S1 is compressing nerve, everything else fine. Is it TB? Legs tingling n weak

L5-S1: Sound like you have a disc problem at L5-E1. Does the pain and tingling fit with a disc problem at L5-S1. You can google it and see. Not likely TBC. But you do live in an area where TBC is common. So ask your team as they know you and what is common to cause this is your part of the world. ...Read more

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Right side neck pain, ear pressure, heavy head, spot at base of skull sore. Dr said c spine strain from X-ray. Been this way for 2 months. Any ideas?

Right side neck pain, ear pressure, heavy head, spot at base of skull sore. Dr said c spine strain from X-ray. Been this way for 2 months. Any ideas?

Second opinion: With the symptoms that you have, and an answer that did not provide relief, you should obtain a second opinion, preferable from an ear, nose and throat specialist, as ear problems may produce these symptoms ...Read more

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Why is there a tender spot along my spine? There is pain and burning sensation. If pressed, lean forward or backwards it hurts.

Why is there a tender spot along my spine? There is pain and burning sensation. If pressed, lean forward or backwards it hurts.

Trigger points: Pain in the midline of the back or around the shoulder blades is usually muscular. Trigger points, fairly specific areas that when pressed reproduce or trigger the pain, are common and muscular. Levator scapula syndrome is a variant near the top of the shoulder blade. Good posture, avoid looking down at computer screens. Try ice/heat, nsaid's, and salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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Painful and tender spot on right side spine mid back but only when touched. Always had issues with right side of body being weaker, stiffen. Spot kind?

Below: You will need an exam to make an accurate DX.

Call your DR and get an apt.

This format does not allow a DX to be made from your description. ...Read more

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I hav hard tender lump under skin on my lower ribs on left side of back, also I have a tender spot on rib upper right next to degen. Thorasic spine.?

I hav hard tender lump under skin on my lower ribs on left side of back, also I have a tender spot on rib upper right next to degen. Thorasic spine.?

Best to consult...: Large, tender or especially growing or changing lesions should always be evaluated by a professional. They could be something as benign as a lipoma (benign fatty deposit) or they could be something more important. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Intermittent 2 wks. Bil chest pn, pn under ribs, burning under ribs, burning upper back to lt of spine, lt shldr pn, tender spot side lt breast, leg/knee pn?

Intermittent 2 wks. Bil chest pn, pn under ribs, burning under ribs, burning upper back to lt of spine, lt shldr pn, tender spot side lt breast, leg/knee pn?

Need more info: All these symptoms are significant and need to be addressed ASAP. Please make an appointment with your family physician to examine you and get to the bottom of the problem ...Read more

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R-Hip, low-back, groin pain at times pain in leg worse a night, spot mid spine tender, vag bleeding after sex, right upper abd pain radiates to back?)

Hip pain /vaginal bl: Back pain may be sciatica and may need pillow under legs at night when sleep. vaginal bleeding can be vaginitis/ cervicitis/endometriosis but need PAP also check HCG. If all negative may need ultrasound/CT y to check for ovarian /uterine lesion which could be causing both. May need LS spine xray / F/U w/doc this week ...Read more

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Was using a ball to work out tight spots in my back. When the ball crosses my upper spine it's very tender & painful. Could that be just from muscles?

Yes: Unless you are having other symptoms such as weakness in the upper extremities or a rash in the area then it's likely from your muscles. You can also have someone feel up and down the bony part of your spine to make sure there is no tenderness over the area. ...Read more

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Sore spot on the back of my head when I touch it, what can this be? Not a pimple, could it be a bot fly?

Sore spot on the back of my head when I touch it, what can this be? Not a pimple, could it be a bot fly?

Lymph node: What you are feeling is likely to be a swollen lymph node. Lymph nodes generally drain areas of infection or inflammation. Check for infection else where ion your head. ...Read more

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Why is the whole left side of my head numb? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.

Why is the whole left side of my head numb? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.

Numbness: Numbness is worrisome, especially unilateral (one sided) head numbness. You could be dealing with a nerve injury, spinal cord injury, herpes zoster, stroke, muscle tension, and even seizures. Honestly this type of problem requires an urgent medical evaluation. If you have not done so already seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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The whole top left side of my head is numb why? The soft spot in the back of my head is a little sore.

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grinding, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems among other things. See a doctor to get checked out so you can get som ehelp for your headaches. ...Read more

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Should a blister make the back of your heal feel sore? Started last week as a little spot but now when walk feel sore on and off.

Should a blister make the back of your heal feel sore? Started last week as a little spot but now when walk feel sore on and off.

Inflammation....: The fact that you have a blister on your heel means that some amount of frictional pressure had to be applied to your heel. If the pressure was sufficient enough and applied long enough, then there could be some inflammation to underlying tissues including both tendon and bone. Examination of the area by a a specialist would best serve you. ...Read more

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Blow to the top of temple several days ago. Headache resolved next day but has come back a lil more painful and spot still sore. Any worry?

Blow to the top of temple several days ago. Headache resolved next day but has come back a lil more painful and spot still sore. Any worry?

Prob superficial: The tenderness to this area and mild headache suggest the injury is primarily superficial- it does not sound like there is anything to worry about. ...Read more

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I have a small round spot on the back of my thigh that has small whitish bumps all in it and it is sore. This isn't the first time I have had this happen just thought it was a bug bite but since it keeps coming back I'm not really sure what it is?

I have a small round spot on the back of my thigh that has small whitish bumps all in it and it is sore. This isn't the first time I have had this happen just thought it was a bug bite but since it keeps coming back I'm not really sure what it is?

Viral Vrs bacterial: It is best to have your physician look at the bump but in short the bump sounds like a viral or bacterial infection. As it seems it recurs in the same spot this is most likely a viral infection. The treatment would be depending on the for sure diagnosis which is why you should see your doctor when the bump is active and has not been manipulated in any way. ...Read more

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Reoccuring 1 canker sore in the same spot, I got tested for herpes 2 months ago and they came back negative, what is it?

Reoccuring 1 canker sore in the same spot, I got tested for herpes 2 months ago and they came back negative, what is it?

Canker sore: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more