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Have tender left trapezius on my upper back, no visible symptoms with occasional tingling in feet, I used to play cricket, so why does it hurt ontouch?

Have tender left trapezius on my upper back, no visible symptoms with occasional tingling in feet, I used to play cricket, so why does it hurt ontouch?

Trap strain: It could be that you have a trapezius strain. Use some warm compresses, gentle stretches and ibuprofen. If it is not resolving see your doctor. Doubt this is associated with the tingling in your feet. Take a multivitamin and drink plenty of water. Hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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If someone has TMJ , ibs, anxiety , depression and chronic pain in upper back and nack with tender spots , are these symptoms of fibromyalgia?

If someone has TMJ , ibs, anxiety , depression and chronic pain in upper back  and nack with tender spots , are these symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: Fm is a generalized systemic condition that is characterized by widespread aching or pain throughout the body, notably in the weight bearing muscles. To be included in the diagnosis of fm, this pain should be located in at least three out of four quadrants of the body or along the entire spine, and must be present for a minimum of three months. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Had influenza A couple weeks ago, symptoms gone except now have croupy hard cough. Normal for upper back soreness?

Had influenza A couple weeks ago, symptoms gone except now have croupy hard cough. Normal for upper back soreness?

Yes: you could get back soreness from coughing. Sometimes cough lingers after a viral infection has resolved. Typically goes away in few weeks. If the pain is excessive you can see if some pain medications help. However, if cough gets worse you may want to see your PCP. Until the cough resolves you may have some muscle aches in the back. ...Read more

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I have many knots in upper back/shoulders & when i move, it feels as if they pop, followed by an ice cold sensation. Very tender. Tried heat & ib pro.

I have many knots in upper back/shoulders & when i move, it feels as if they pop, followed by an ice cold sensation. Very tender. Tried heat & ib pro.

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I'm ok when laying down or sitting but once I'm up the burning pain in upper back and sharpness around chest is awful. Under right rub is tender. Im25?

I'm ok when laying down or sitting but once I'm up the burning pain in upper back and sharpness around chest is awful. Under right rub is tender. Im25?

Dysautonomia: No, I didn't just politely swear at you with that phrase of what you may have. Rather you may have a condition where your autonomic nervous system is overly sensitized to the point of reacting TOO MUCH when there are changes in blood pressure, heart rate, or other forms of getting you excited. I would check with a neurologist for some more testing and direction as to what to do and treatments. ...Read more

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This morning I found a marble sized lump on the upper back part of my neck and a soft tender spot on my head above the lump. Should I be concerned?

This morning I found a marble sized lump on the upper back part of my neck and a soft tender spot on my head above the lump. Should I be concerned?

Lymph node?: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node. The soft tender spot is probably what the lymph node is associated with. If it gets worse instead of better, see a doctor. I wish you the best! ...Read more

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How come the upper back part of my head feel flat and kinda tender and hurts sometimes? I've had mris and CT s on my head soo nothing's wrong with it

See a physician.: You probably have a cervical strain and muscle spasm. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will help to alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Costochrondritis? Burn pain on ribs under lbreast tender to touch now very upper back and shoulder pain feels muscular. Random discomfort on ribs

See your doctor: Costochondritis is an inflammation of a rib or the cartilage connecting a rib. It is a common cause of chest pain. Pain that follows the ribs can be related to shingles, or intercostal neuritis. Treatment is different so you need to be evaluated. ...Read more