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Bled for only 3 days this month 5 days before menstrual was due now having upper back pain, nausea, headache, hot, and sore body should I see a doctor?

Bled for only 3 days this month 5 days before menstrual was due now having upper back pain, nausea, headache, hot, and sore body should I see a doctor?

Yes: You should see a doctor for sure. I am not sure that the symptoms you describe are related to your menstrual irregularities, but more likely some type of viral syndrome. ...Read more

Dr. Praveen Mambalam
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Thoracic (Upper Back) Strain (Definition)

Discomfort or pain in the back at the level of the rib cage to the neck. Although upper back pain is not as common as lower 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


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I have pain between my chest & stomach burp a lot tightness in chest upper back pain nausea fast heartbeat contraption headache what does that mean?

I have pain between my chest & stomach burp a lot tightness in chest upper back pain nausea fast heartbeat contraption headache what does that mean?

Combination: Much of what you describe could be caused by air swallowing and anxiety. Having said that, it is not possible to have confidence in that without seeing and evaluating a patient. Seeing your dr. Is needed if these symptoms are repetitive. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that comes and goes, headaches upper back pain dizziness. Shortness of breath nausea. Have been to ER was told not heart attack.

I have chest pain that comes and goes, headaches upper back pain dizziness. Shortness of breath nausea. Have been to ER was told not heart attack.

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Weird symptoms past 2 days. Can't sleep, (4 hrs in 2 days) increased thirst, chest pain and upper back pain, headache, cough?

Weird symptoms past 2 days. Can't sleep, (4 hrs in 2 days) increased thirst, chest pain and upper back pain, headache, cough?

See your doc: Hi. That could be any number of things. Are you peeing more? Any fever or sweats? Any sputum production? Shortness of breath? Your doc can do a history, physical exam, and appropriate diagnostics, and see if anything needs to be done. Good luck and get well soon! ...Read more

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Headach and upper back pain. Everyday. Nausea. Blur visions. Usually happens when I study or watch tv. Lower rib pains too. Have difficult breathtaking.

Headach and upper back pain. Everyday. Nausea. Blur visions. Usually happens when I study or watch tv. Lower rib pains too. Have difficult breathtaking.

Depends: Symptoms like this require a complete history and physical. You could have anxiety or having neurological symptoms like a migraine triggered by Television. Best to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Upper back pain radiating to the front and nausea. What does this sound like?

Not spine problem: This does not sound like primary back problem but rather a referred pain to your back. Typically back problem do not cause nausea. Possible GI problems such as peptic ulcer disease or similar things may be the cause. ...Read more

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Is there a serious condition? Lately when I have upper back pain, I get nausea, chills and sweat heavily?

Is there a serious condition? Lately when I have upper back pain, I get nausea, chills and sweat heavily?

Pain and vasovagal: Pain so severe as to create a vasovagal episode (sweats, low blood pressure, passing out) is not normal. Electric shocks in the back and legs often indicate nerve irritation. The root cause cannot be determined here, but I would have it investigated. ...Read more

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Why am I going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Why am I going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?

Can't sleep: Best thing for sleep is sleep hygiene, if u r taking medication for adhd, do not take them after 4 pm, since they can affect u ability to. Sleep. ...Read more

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Sore nipples, nausea, upper back pain?

Not sure: I am not sure what your question is exactly. Sore nipples is not uncommon and can be cycle related or related to pregnancy. Nausea could be related to pregnancy, infection, heartburn, etc. Upper back pain could be a muscle strain, lung disease, etc. Please be more specific about what you are asking. ...Read more

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I had my gallbladder out 4 weeks ago, today I took paracetamol and codeine, after few hours I had severe upper back pain and nausea, is it related?

Call doctor: These symptoms could be due to problems related to your recent surgery. You should contact a doctor, ideally your surgeon, right away. ...Read more

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What tests could be done to diagnose mid/upper back pain, along spine and muscles. Cause headaches and daily severe pain. Feels like a hole in spine.

What tests could be done to diagnose mid/upper back pain, along spine and muscles. Cause headaches and daily severe pain. Feels like a hole in spine.

Get MRI Spine: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation (MRI) by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Mid upper back pain btwn shoulders when riding stationary bike. Lasted a second but pain went to my front. Been having neck issues/tension headaches.

Mid upper back pain btwn shoulders when riding stationary bike. Lasted a second but pain went to my front. Been having neck issues/tension headaches.

Thoracic Spine: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read more

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Continues nausea weakness and dizziness along with upper back pain and pain just under my ribs on the left and right side of my abdomin?

Continues nausea weakness and dizziness along with upper back pain and pain just under my ribs on the left and right side of my abdomin?

See MD: You really need to be examined and have a thorough history done. You may need lab work and radiologic studies. I'd see your physician. ...Read more

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Bleed heavily after taking ECP, now it stopped but I m having upper back pain, dizziness headache and weakness. Please tell me the food to recover?

Bleed heavily after taking ECP, now it stopped but I m having upper back pain, dizziness headache and weakness. Please tell me the food to recover?

Any healthy diet: Any normal, healthy diet is fine. There should be a variety of different foods over the course of a week. The effects of emergency contraception pills are not related to the foods eaten. A woman should contact her doctor, if she is having bothersome or worrisome symptoms after taking an ECP (plus realize that the symptoms may or may not be caused by the ECP). ...Read more

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Bleed heavily after taking ECP, now it stopped but I m having upper back pain, dizziness headache and weakness. Please tell me the food to recover.?

Bleed heavily after taking ECP, now it stopped but I m having upper back pain, dizziness headache and weakness. Please tell me the food to recover.?

Side effects ECP: I'm not sure if ECP means emergency contractive pill or another acronym. Probably best to rest, drink sufficient water or herbal tea without caffeine, and eat bland food you can tolerate. Hopefully, you will feel much better tomorrow. If your symptoms continue or worsen, please seek medical help. ...Read more

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What do I have? Lightheadedness, fatigue, hunger, nausea, neck pain, upper back pain

What do I have? Lightheadedness, fatigue, hunger, nausea, neck pain, upper back pain

Possibilities: There could be multiple number of things which could be causing your symptoms. We will need more information before we can help you out... ...Read more

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Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?

Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?

Bronchitis is a: Possibility. Since this has been going on four 4 weeks and you have both difficulty breathing ; chest pain/ tightness - would encourage prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Gastritis symptoms, upper back pain where I have a hump at my neck, neck pain, headaches, fatigue, could this all be stress, seen many docs too?!

Gastritis symptoms, upper back pain where I have a hump at my neck, neck pain, headaches, fatigue, could this all be stress, seen many docs too?!

Stress: Yes: stress can play a role in digestive issues, muscular pain/spasm. Fatigue, anxiety, depression weight gain/loss etc. If your medical workup, including GI evaluation is otherwise normal, I suggest several sessions with a clinical psychotherapist to address stress issues. ...Read more

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Can recent EBV cause persistent headaches upper back pain, fatigue and dizziness months later? Early antigens are still high. Igg and ebna high.

Can recent EBV cause persistent headaches upper back pain, fatigue and dizziness months later? Early antigens are still high. Igg and ebna high.

Acute EBV: Acute EBV as a cause of mononucleosis could cause all of these symptoms.
the antibody studies are consistent with this. There is no specific for acute EBV infection. Symptomatic treatment is indicated. Of note, there is no documented entity of chronic mononucleosis. If symptoms persist another cause should be looked for. ...Read more

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Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?

Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?

MFP: Myofascial pain syndrome. In addition to local tenderness, referred pain. Mfp is characterized by other associated symptoms:
increased muscle fatigue and stiffness, a mildly restricted motion, pain when the muscle is stretched, and a subjective feeling of weakness in the muscle. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances and jaw pain may also be present.
See pain management specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I been having upper back pain, sore breast, tiredness, headaches, lightheaded, and some what of chest pain. I am worried, can it be from my heart?

Probably not: Low chance based on your description, but as a doctor my decision about whether or not to check your heart in the office would be based upon your risk factors for heart disease and your description of the pain itself. For example: Is it brought on by eating? Breathing in? Exerting yourself? How long does it last for when you have it? Is it always in the some place? What does it feel like? ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more