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Ever since I carried a heavy bookbag & swollen my left side upper back & been playing video games for hours with no sleep. My heart has been beating fast constantly & tingling in behind my head & can't sleep unless I take hot showers. ?

Ever since I carried a heavy bookbag & swollen my left side upper back & been playing video games for hours with no sleep. My heart has been beating fast constantly & tingling in behind my head & can't sleep unless I take hot showers. ?

Reset!: Your body needs you to hit the reset button! Abstain from all video games and junk food. Walk or exercise at least 30-60 minutes a day for the next week. Go online and print out a menu for the Mediterranean Diet and follow that strictly for 1-2 weeks. If your symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Upper back pain and swollen glands in the upper back and underarm. Iron levels are normal however haemoglobin levels have not been checked.

Upper back pain and swollen glands in the upper back and underarm. Iron levels are normal however haemoglobin levels have not been checked.

Medical evaluation n: You need to have complete medical examination and evaluation by your doctor. Only then we can find out the cause of your problem. You may need further tests done by your doctor once you have had your physical examination done. ...Read more

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Hi i work in a call center, 4 days ago i got a pain in my upper back now its so much worse and swollen what could this be? Thank you

Hi i work in a call center, 4 days ago i got a pain in my upper back now its so much worse and swollen what could this be? Thank you

Time for exam: get to your physician for an examination and treatment. This sounds like muscular spasm; however, the swelling is quite concerning. ...Read more

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Why is it that i always felt the pain in my upper back left shoulder.And always swollen.Thanks.

Muscle tear?: There is obviously some inflammatory lesion in this area. Whether it is from a local muscular problem or being radiated from elsewhere is difficult to say without full detailed exam and perhaps some testing. See a doctor and get this worked out. ...Read more

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Left upper back is really tight and swollen can't lift my arm or even reach grab it feels like balls. What to take right now?

Left upper back is really tight and swollen can't lift my arm or even reach grab it feels like balls. What to take right now?

You can take Motrin : Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen 800 mg temporarily to help with swelling.Warm compresses may help loosen the tightness. You will need to see your physician in am for further recommendation. You may have an infection causing the swelling and tightness. ...Read more