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Upper Back Pain Wraps Around The Front
Hi. My husband had mid to upper back pain and has slowly moved to the front on left side. He assumed it was muscular but now i'm not so sure.Thank you
Don't know : By telling your doctor your age and length of time symptoms are present will help you get a much better opinion. Not enough information here; could be benign, could be serious. It would be more concerning if the pain traveled like a sword from the back to the front & would suggest medical evaluation asap. If traveled along the ribs, could be viral, nerves, somatic dysfunction, internal, .......... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 ...Read more
I am 28f. i am getting upper back pain in nights by morning it is reducing. mainly between down shoulders.for two days it passed to front and breast ?
Ans: Well many possibilities here. If you are a female and gave large breast this can cause upper back pain. Poor posture can cause the same issue carrying heavy objects like if you are a student with backpack can cause upper back issues. Work on proper posture. See if this helps if not see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
28 weeks preg, have serve right upper back pain for 3 weeks which spreads round to the front of my ribs, gets worse at night cant sleep on either sid?
Upper back pain: Upper back pain involves the thoracic vertebral bodies, the rib heads that attach to the spine, the tendons and ligaments that insert on/in the spine, and discs between the vertebrae. The tendons and ligaments become more lax during pregnancy in preparation for the baby going through the birth canal. Massage and ice may relieve the pain. See a spine specialist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Upper back pain (skin fells sore) rib cage pain on both sides but more noticeable on front lower left ribs. What could it be?
Lots: This could be lots of things. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fingertips twisting outwards, lower back pain into front of both thighs and knees, shooting pains upper back & pain down shoulders, arms wrists, hands?
Back/neck pain: If you have arthritis in the low back, then you likely have arthritis in the neck too. The nerve pain can be relieved with neuropathic pain medications. Anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxer medications can relieve the pain related to the joints, tendons and muscles of the spine. Stretching exercises, physical therapy and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation may help too. ...Read more
Knotted left upper back;pain shoots around left ribs as well as left shoulder down into elbowsharp?
Have a medical check: If this pain is persisting for more than 1-2 weeks and is getting worse, then further testing is indicated. This should include a medical check up by your doctor who may order appropriate tests to find the cause of your pain. A chest x-ray is the simplest first test. If needed, a ct scan may be the next best test. Bones in the chest, left shoulder area can be another source of pain/should be check. ...Read more
Shoulder & upper back pain on left side & around shoulder blade that radiates to the left side of head with unbalance feeling but goes when I lie down?
I am a growing teen(girl)with a large chest and if I walk around or do work at a desk for to long I get horrendous upper back pain and it burns help?
Good support + more: First, large breasts need good support. Make sure to buy quality bras that fit well (one may have to get them custom made). Physical therapy and appropriate exercise can help strengthen muscles, improve posture, and maintain a healthy weight. Try over-the-counter pain relievers for bad back pain. Finally, breast reduction is an option in the future, but not while the breasts are still growing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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