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Stiff Neck Upper Back Pain
When i walk i get low back pain then i get upper back neck ,headache, then i get off balance an stiff neck an headache, an vision trouble . why?
Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)
Upper back pain is discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. While upper back pain is not as common as low back pain, the causes are often the same and include muscle strain or irritation (most common), injury to the spine leading to slipped disc or degeneration, or the pinching of a nerve in the back. ...Read more
I'm 29f, healthy weight, neck/upper back pain for 2 yrs, back spasms last thurs so severe I had to go to er.Also recently developed yellow sclera! help!?
Yellow sclera: I'm more concerned about the yellow sclera in your eyes than the back pain for 2 years. It could mean something is going on with your liver - something you should see the doctor right away for. It probably doesn't have anything to do with the back pain that's been going on for 2 years. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have neck & upper back
pain. Went to turn my neck & not only felt the upper back crack but also heard the sound on top of head. Now it's sore. Is that normal?
No it is not: no it is not . you need to see your doctor for evaluation, and treatment, and stop cracking your neck. proper evaluation will rule out any serious condition in the spine, and open the door for suggestion from the specialist of how to have a nice healthy spine. see a doctor. ...Read more
Neck/upper back pain when moving chin to chest(but possible. Is this always dangerous or no different than muscle strain mistaken for serious disease?
Neck/upper back pain, base of skull is tense and a spot on the side hurts if clothing touches it. also some vertigo, but nothing else, any ideas?
I have a faint rash to my neck/cheek, asthma diagnosis 2 yrs ago requiring freq streriods, migraines, and chronic neck/upper back pain. Could this be lupus?
Need evaluation: Lupus is an autoimmune disorder where the body "reacts against self" for unknown reasons. Lupus can be difficult to diagnose and requires blood tests. Almost all patients with lupus have joint pain/arthritis and many have chest pain, fatigue, fever, hair loss, mouth sores, sensitivity to sunlight and rash on face. Almost any body organ system can be affected. Asthma is not associated with lupus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Start PCP: Start with your primary care physician. Depending on the history and physical they may refer you for additional diagnostics such as x-rays or an mri. The next step is usually an orthopedic specialist. Conservative care usually involves modalities (heat/ice/ultrasound), gentle physical therapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories. Good luck. ...Read more
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