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Upper Back Feels Heavy
Doctor can evaluate: Several possible reasons in a young adult, but one's doctor may want to check for a collapsed lung (pneumothorax, due to air leaking from inside the lung through it's lining, out into the space between the lung and the ribs). The site of the leak has some damage, which may heal itself. The leaked air stays inside the rib cage and takes up space, preventing the lung from fully inflating. ...Read more
Lower back pain and feels heavy. Chest pain and legs feel heavy and it hurts when I walk and use leg muscles.
See a doctor!: Depending on the severity of your pain, you may need to go to the nearest ER. Pain is our body's warning system to let us know if there is a problem, so don't ignore it! I always tell my patients better to be safe than sorry. There's nothing to be embarrassed about if you go to the ER and the doctor says, "You'll be fine". On the other hand, the doc might say, "Good thing you came in!!" ...Read more
Probable Rib Problem: This description is most often seen in my practice when a patient has a rib that has gotten locked-down in front.Usually, ribs rise with inhalation or with stretching.If something causes them to stop moving upward, pain in both front and back usually occur.Osteopathic hands-on exam can often find the culprit which can then be relieved with manipulation of the rib (or, sometimes vertebra). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stiff neck back left side, sharp pain in that area when swallowing. No throat pain just sharp stabs in neck. Head feels heavy when tilt head back?
Get examined: Without being able to see you there is not any way to know what is going on. This cannot be done over the internet. See somebody face to face. ...Read more
Stomach muscles involuntarily tighten, lower back pain, sharp stabbing and throbbing pain upper and lower right abdomen. What is this? Help.
If severe and>4 hrs: If the pain is severe and has been going on for at least four hours or you feel you need to be seen sooner, you are going to need a full evaluation to find out what it is. Things that come to mind include passing a kidney stone as well as the possibility of appendicitis but the potential causes are really numerous and you should be evaluated in an emergency room asap. ...Read more
I have this sharp on/off pain in my upper left side, feels like it's near my shoulder blade. Hurt my upper back a few days ago, possibly related?
Lower abdominal pain, left and right side like cramps, lower back is also painful. Sore shoulder. Tired constantly, female 25?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Lower back pains shooting up into shoulders and chest? Really worried, everything hurts right now.
I have sharp deep pain around my upper left shoulder blade and back area. Pain hurts when i breathe deep, cough, bend, twist, lift my arm. Been 2 days?
Pleurisy likely: Based on your history, the most likely problem is a condition called pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining surrounding the lungs. It can develop shortly after a simple cold or mild upper respiratory infection. Ibuprofen usually helps. It's always best to check with your physician and have yourself seen to make sure there is not a more serious problem causing these symptoms. ...Read more
Lower right side abdomen pain, hurts when lifting up leg 1 night ago, today pain is gone but it feels sored lower r. Side abdomen and back. Why?
Hard to say, but....: It's hard to diagnose on the internet, but if this pain gets worse again, especially if it comes with a loss of appetite and nausea, you need to see a doctor or urgent care right away. Lower right side pain with leg lift + nausea + loss of appetite make drs. Worry about your appendix. Without the nausea/loss of appetite it sounds like you pulled a muscle in your lower back/core. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sometimes a disc herniation will present as a deep achy pain or sharp pain along the scapula or shoulder blade on the same side as the arm affected which can feel heavy without any neck symptoms. This could also be a heart problem especially if it is affecting the left side. Rarely, a tumor in the top part of the lung on that side can present like this-a pancoast tumor. You should be evaluated. ...Read more
What cause upper left abdominal pain feels like it's pulling through chest front of neck &under jaw? Upper left abdomen very painful & tender to touch
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
L shoulder&blade pain, slight tingly feeling down arm, popping/grinding feeling when moving shoulder. Sore upper back when moving chin to chest. ?
Experiencing waves of debilitating upper abdominal pain. Severely painful spasms that hurt my ribs & back just below my breasts and shoulder blades?
Get this checked: There are several possible causes ranging for gallstones to pancreatitis both need to be looked into and treated. Sudden onset of pain the=at is debilitation =g radiating through the blades is often pancreatitis. I would get evaluated and next time it occurs go straight to the ER , some simple blood tests can help id the problem ...Read more
Lower right stomach pain pain around belly button loss of appetite nauseous lower back pain feeling hot ultra sound came back normal hurts more
See ur doctor: i'm assuming pregnancy test & urine test (e.g. for infection or trace blood w stones) are negative. unclear what ultrasound looked at - appendix can be hard to see on ultrasound, and guessing looked at gallbladder and ovaries. See ur doctor if continued, but urgent if fever not resolved, vomit, blood, increased pain or pain moved to right lower quadrant. Happy to consult and review results ...Read more
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