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Thoracic Back Pain Right Side
I am currently taking Medrol (methylprednisolone) and Ultram for thoracic back pain...Side effects taken together? Thank you! :-)
I have right side chest pain from last 15 days now right side lower back pain & right side chest pain arises. In X- Ray report it is normal what to do?
Having sharp striking pain on upper left side of body shooting through my back. Pain is so severe I can't move. I feel pain slightly in my chest?
Get checked out: If you have never had a cardiac work-up, you need one. ...Read more
Hi, I am having chest pains on the right side which radiates to the back. Pain only feels at certain postures like standing straight and coughing.
Musculoskeletal Pain: It is most probabely Musculoskeletal pain.Which means it is either in muscles, other skeletal structures in the chest wall as it is related to activities like standing and coughing which makes your chest move. You can try some over the counter meds like Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen et if you do not have stomach ulcer or allergies to Aspirin, ibuprofen oe Naprosyn. But consult your doctor if it is ok to take ...Read more
Shooting back pain, middle right side also get occasionally small pain front chest near sternum do I need to get checked out had it for few days?
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1 yr upper back pain. Now pain in left chest at the breastline. Pain only lasts seconds, usually when bending forward or lying on side. What causes this?
Mechanical: This is probably muscular. You need evaluation of musculoskeletal system. This will decide if it's muscle, bone, chest wall, lung, tendon, bursa, vertebral, etc. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pains?
Chest pain I beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be? Tumor? All on left side.
Chest pain Tumor: Chest pain can be due to a large number of causes; one such is due to nerve root injury impingement with associated muscle spasm, A tumor is usu. Meant to be a lump of some type, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. Get a proper consultation in person or vie Concierge a Health Tap ...Read more
Upper (between shoulder blades) back pain in spine, worse when lying down on back or sides. Painful to sit up straight and push chest out
Hard to know: These are worrisome symptoms and I would recommed you see your pcp or an orthopedist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more
What can cause me to have sharp chest pain associated with high left side back pain up into the back of my neck sometimes causing a headache?
Heart Disease?: With the limited information, the foremost concern would be a heart condition such as angina. I would recommend that you get evaluated as soon as possible. It is possible you have cervical spine or a muscular cause for your symptoms, but these conditions are not life-threatening. Please get a cardiology evaluation first and make sure you don't have symptoms related to heart disease. ...Read more
I have right side upper chest or back pain can't tell where it is it's constant and worsens when I move I'm thinking a rib is cracked or something?
Your symptoms are: Most likely musculoskeletal but could also be pulmonary or vascular or neurological. If they persist it would be important to see a health care provider for evaluation and avoid potentially serious consequences. ...Read more
Why do I feel the need to take excessive deep breaths? It causes me to get light left side back pain n light chest pain & lightheadecan it be anxiety?
Yes, it can: Anxiety can involve mental, emotional, and physical symptoms. These commonly appear in respiratory system as well as cardiovascular, gi, and neurological systems too. For thoroughness it's a good idea to have a checkup with your primary care doctor. But your anxiety can be treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medications if those are needed. A psychiatrist & psychologist can help. ...Read more
The last few days I've been having chest pain on left side feels worse when I take deep breath. Also back pain. Any ideas? When is chest pain serious?
Sudden onset of sharp lower back pain. 48 hrs ago. Now goesaround to front chest all on right side only. Deep brths very painful asis bending. SPUTUM?
Check with your PMD: The pattern of your pain is compatible possibly with a gall bladder problem but it could be coming from any other GI structure. I would check with your primary doctor first. If you don't have one, consider contacting a GI specialist and see if they'll get you in sooner rather than later. ...Read more
Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care! ...Read more
I am suffering with back pain. Usually I have this after eating food. Just after eating I feel pain in left side of my back n left side of chest.
I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?
Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it is most likley musculoskeletel, but still warrants an evaluation. ...Read more
I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?
Rhomboid and: Levator scapulae muscle spasm is known to do the same thing with localized sharp back pain radiating to the front under the collarbone. Try warm compresses and firm massage on that side of back. Usually resolves so long as you are not experiencing breathlessness. If you are proceed to the ED for a chest xray to eliminate a pneumothorax or pulmonary embolus. ...Read more
Mid back pain under shoulder left side When breathing deep the pain wraps around my side to my left chest and shoulderbBack pain is constant not chest?
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 to lay down slowly so that my back can adjust. I will have a lower back pain for a few minutes after I finally lay down. My chest feels like it is caving in when I awake in the morning. I try to alternate which side I sleep on. I always have should
What can cause the upper back pain between the shoulder blade, one side of your rib and chest to swell and with needle like pain?
Nerve impingement: Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness and nausea. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more
I'm 16 days post lap chole and I have just started having the right sided abd pain, chest pain, back pain again like before the gb removal? Why?
See ur surgeon: This could be several things such as a retained stone causing symptoms, or a bile leak such as from a clip slipping off causing a "biloma." Or, it may be none of these things. See your surgeon. A history and physical, some basic labs, and possibly an ultrasound or CT scan will clarify. I am sure all will turn out well. ...Read more
What is the cause of left sided back pain initially it started out as numbness and tingling and has progressed to soreness and occasional chest pain
Having upper back pain bt shoulder blades with swelling under my left shoulder that goes down to the side of my rib with some swelling on my chest.?
Atypical Chest: Always warrants medical evaluation sooner rather than later. You need a thorough Physical Examination, Chest X-Ray, Lab Work including a CBC and test for Mono, possibly a CT of your chest. I am concerned about the possibility of a Aortic problem which is a life-threatening emergency. Go to ER immediately. ...Read more