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Wake Up With Upper Back Pain
Disc or muscular: Many causes. First i would get a thoracic mri. Pain may be associated with bulging / herniated discs, arthritis of the spine. If all tests are normal, pain maybe associated with muscular spasms and pain. Pain can cause insomnia which can exacerbate upper back pain. Anxiety and depression can also cause or exacerbate upper back pain. ...Read more
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
Why do I wake up every morning with upper back pain? So severe I have to get out of bed no matter the time, but it goes away about an hour of walking
I have upper back pain on my right side. It is most intense when I look down & is constant. Its sometimes absent when i just wake up but not for long?
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read more
I wake up every morning with back pain mid area for 1-2 hours, i stooped going gym now. It started from upper back pain a month ago.
The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ...
Without additional information, it's difficult to identify the cause of your pain. You should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Pain: there are multiple possibilities for what you describe. You need to see your doc to work through the possibilities ...Read more
I m having upper back pain n chest pain from last one month.Every morning I wake up I find my upper back and chest pain.Even I m feeling lower back?
M/skeletal: check ur mattress and improve ur posture. regular walking exercises may help. Avoid drugs. ...Read more
I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me at night every night, the pain is sharp and last a long time. Can it be heart related?
Chest: It is very possible that that those complaints could be related to the heart as well as possibly the aorta which is the tube that comes from the heart and delivers blood to the remainder of your body, this is probably something that you should get checked with your family doctor and move further if necessary ...Read more
I felt upper back pain only right hand side after wake up only .It goes after 10 minutes of wake up.It's not sure that i felt it regularly.
I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me every night, the pain is constant and last a long time. I had many heart tests done and they are all good. Can it be related to my heart?
If it's from the-: -pancreas, U can have these symptoms. Also if on BC pills a pulmonary embolism is always possible. Heart tests may not reveal it. B Cn by a pulmonary specialist. ...Read more
While lying/sleeping on left side i feel palpitations and wake up with left upper arm pain and numbness. I have upper back pain and neck.
Symptoms: the symptoms are likely not related to the palpitations. The pains are likely musculoskekeletal ...Read more
Why am i going to bed with upper back pain and waking up with a headache and high to lower back pain everyday?
I've been waking up with upper back pain mostly between left shoulder blade and spine. Hurts when i breath and can feel it in my left lung/ chest.?
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
Upper back pain for a few months, nothing helping, progressive worsening, suddenly too painful to sleep laying down and wakes me up, what should I do?
Get it checked: We do not have enough information to tell you what is causing your pain . You have had it for few months . It is about time you consult your doctor to find out what is causing the pain and get it treated. It may be Muscular pain or pain coming from the thoracic or Cervicsl spine .you may need meds and /or Physical therapy and other trsatment depending on the Diagnosis. Consult your Doctor ...Read more
What can cause upper back pain for 7 months mainly upon waking and bedtime, i'm worried its an aneurysm i'm only 27 m quite active?
Thoracic pain: Thoracic pain is a nonspecific complaint which could be caused by any number of things, including pathology within the chest (i.e. Heart or lungs), cervical or thoracic spine pathology (i.e. Degenerative disc, herniated disc), soft tissue problems (i.e. Myofasciitis), etc. If you have had pain for 7 months i would certainly recommend evaluation with a physician. ...Read more
I am a 50yo overweight female with constant left sided low back/side pain x6mos that is severe at times.Sometimes I have upper back pain which wraps around above my rib cage that is worse upon waking in the am but does subside throughout the day.
Upper back pain and chest pressure for 2 months.
Could this be my lungs? Get worse while laying down and waking up in morning. What else?
Chest pressure: Impossible to tell without significantly more detailed history;BUT it is vital to obtain an accurate diagnosis so do promptly be evaluated by your physician or via a Health Tap Concierge consultation. ...Read more
I have mid upper back pain after i wake. I have had MRI and chest xray. If i had cancer would it of caught it?
I have had frequent urination with upper back pain and very bad fatigue. Is this something severe?
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
A woman with upper back pain, 13 days away from period, feeling vagina wetness. Could upper back pain be from ovaries that is not cancer?
Having recent burning and tightness in my chest on and off for a week with upper back pain, cramping in legs when walking . Is this cardiac related?
Cad: Could be, go get checked out soon. ...Read more
Urg:persistent mild chest pain only lasts few secs on l/s with upper back pain radiates to r/s shoulder & l/s chest. Cuase?Htn-lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) &pcos
Many causes: Cardiac causes including valvular or coronary heart disease, angina, throracic or addominl aneuryms, thoracic masses intrathoracic or extra thoracic, bulging/herniated thoracic or cervical discs, muscle spasms , clavicle fractures, referred shoulder or neck problems, pulmonary edema, luminary embolus, vertebral fractures or masses, post surgical scar tissues, beast rumors, arthritis of spine. ...Read more
Posture!: Most of the people that come to me with this type of pain (pain not from an injury) are doing something repeatedly or for long periods of time where they hold their arms out in front of them. (reading, computing, etc.) they have pain in the rhomboidal muscles, or trapezius. They respond to nsaias and stretching exercises usually, with physical therapy for some. Correcting the posture can help. ...Read more
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