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Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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I have only gotten minor keloids due to acnes on my jawline, chest, and upper back. If i get a tattoo will it form keloids?

I have only gotten minor keloids due to acnes on my jawline, chest, and upper back. If i get a tattoo will it form keloids?

Increased risk: keloids are uncommon after tattoos. Partly this is because keloids aren't that common and the population that gets most tattoos (light skin) are the population LEAST likely to get the keloids. If susceptible, increased likelihood. ...Read more

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My upper back on both sides been hurting for 2 weeks and now the pain is irritating and worsening, what can it be?

My upper back on both sides been hurting for 2 weeks and now the pain is irritating and worsening, what can it be?

Multiple possible: WIth your history of lupus, this may be a muscle inflammation issue, although if pain with breathing it may be inflamed pleura called pleurisy. Unlikely shingles as both sides of your back. It may also be your esophagus, which lies along your back and it may be in spasm from heartburn symptoms which may be a result of your medications. A simple strain would be better by now, rec you see MD. ...Read more

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I did 30 minutes of cardio and now have pain radiating in my upper back on the right side. I don't regularly exercise. Is this normal? I'm 30.

I did 30 minutes of cardio and now have pain radiating in my upper back on the right side.  I don't regularly exercise.  Is this normal?  I'm 30.

No, not normal: "cardio" is a very non-specific term for exercise that gets your heart rate elevated for therapeutic benefit. Not knowing what specific exercise you were doing is somewhat limiting. None the less the pain you describe does not sound like a normal consequence of exercise. It may be something as simple as a strained muscle but if persist recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Can simple stretching and strengthening of the upper back help relieve disk pain?

Can simple stretching and strengthening of the upper back help relieve disk pain?

May help or hurt : Stretching and strengthening may help, and best performed as specifically directed by your doctor or therapist who understands your specific situation. ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper back on the right side. Could there be something seriously wrong? What serious conditions?

I have pain in my upper back on the right side. Could there be something seriously wrong? What serious conditions?

Not likely: The upper back is a common area for muscle tension. Serious problems would be cervical or thoracic discs with referred pain or referred pain from internal organs. ...Read more

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What's most likely causes of pain in upper back?

What's most likely causes of pain in upper back?

Eval: Some possible causes for your back pain include: bulging, herniated or extruded disks; arthritis, osteoporosis &, injury. This does not include upper back pain which is part of a constellation of other symptoms. The best way to determine the cause of your pain is evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I have pain in upper back when lying down in bed, what's wrong?

I have pain in upper back when lying down in bed, what's wrong?

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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I feel pain in the right upper back can i ask what it is?

I feel pain in the right upper back can i ask what it is?

Right upper back: If you are getting a stabbing or throbbing pain in the area of your right shoulder blade, you may be having problems with your gallbladder. Do you get the pain after meals? nausea? vomiting? diarrhea? If yes, you need to have an ultrasound and maybe surgery. If no then it may just be muscular ...Read more