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What Causes Pain In My Upper Back On The Left Side By My Ribs
Really bad upper back pain behind rib and down the left side what could be the cause of it? Muscles?
Hard to say: Unless you injured it, it would be unusual to have really bad back pain from the muscles in your back. There are many potential causes some of which are musculoskeletal, but some which are not. A kidney infection, known as a pyelonephritis is just one example. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more
Can excessive gas cause rib and back pain? Sharp pains under left rib, down left side and mid to upper back . Some burping and flatuence
Yes it can: Excessive gas in the bowels can cause pressure upwards and backwards. Pressure upwards effects the diaphragm which attaches to the ribs. Pressure backwards can impact the back. Drinking warm tea and gently massaging the belly may help move the gas along. ...Read more
1 yr upper back pain.Now pain in left chest at the breastline.Pain only lasts seconds, usually when bending forward or lying on side.What causes this?
Mechanical: This is probably muscular. You need evaluation of musculoskeletal system. This will decide if it's muscle, bone , chest wall, lung, tendon, bursa, vertebral,etc. ...Read more
Many: Causes...Get evaluated by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Think I have a pinched nerve on the left side of my neck. Would i be getting pain when i turn my body to the left in my ribs and also upper back pain?
What can cause the upper back pain between the shoulder blade,one side of your rib and chest to swell and with needle like pain?
Nerve impingement: Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness and nausea. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more
Having upper back pain bt shoulder blades with swelling under my left shoulder that goes down to the side of my rib with some swelling on my chest. ?
Atypical Chest: Always warrants medical evaluation sooner rather than later. You need a thorough Physical Examination, Chest X-Ray, Lab Work including a CBC and test for Mono, possibly a CT of your chest. I am concerned about the possibility of a Aortic problem which is a life-threatening emergency. Go to ER immediately. ...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 (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
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?
Upper back pain left side arm pain rib pain all on left side for 20 days now. Been experiencing heavy heart beat when lieing down. I'm 19 male?
Go see your doctor: There are a lot of things that could cause these symptoms. Go see your doctor to examine you and figure out what could be causing yours. It could be things as simple as panic attacks, to things as significant as emergency heart related problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.
Started using treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side & today i woke w/left upper back pain?
Angina pectoris?: Or pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. ...Read more
Started treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side days after & today i woke w/left upper back pain?
Cp: Despite your young age every time we hear exertional chest pain we think angina, however exertional CP can be encountered for many other reasons sometimes. My recommendation would be to tell your doctor right away . If you just started and exercise program your muscles can be sore and they can cause pain. At any rate please speak to your doctor. ...Read more
What causes upper back pain and left chest pain around the same area. Steady sharp pain from area left chest to To same distance straight to upper back ? Feels like a pinch when I'm moving
Many possible, r/oMI: Various issues can yield left chest pain radiating into the upper back. First you need an EKG to rule out a myocardial infarction, as it can present in the manner you're describing, but is usually, but not always, accompanied by chest heaviness, shortness of breath, sweats, and left arm or neck pain. A chest xray will show wether is it pneumonia or maybe just a sprained pec muscle ...Read more
Right sided chest pain all day.I could reproduce it.Upper back pain.1 left side chest pain, same as right side. Can't reproduce.Doc says heart ok.
Myofascial pain: You might be able to find tender knots and ropes in chest and upper back muscles. Suggest seeing a specialist who knows about myofascial pain. Most of the pain in the body comes from injury to muscle and fascia, and the inflammation in the injured tissue that comes from food that is not good for us. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com. ...Read more
1 yr chronic upper back pain. Now 5 sec. pinching pains in left breast and chest and straight back to shoulderblade. What causes this?
What would cause 1 sharp, 5 second, deep pain in chest to the left of sternum?No other symptoms.Chronic upper back pain.fear cardiac.PCP says heart ok
Muscular?: Often, sharp, brief pains in the chest are due to strained ligaments or joints In chest wall where rib joins to breast bone, called costochondritis. When you bend, turn, deep breathe, or cough this can cause brief stabbing pain. Usually heat to area and Advil or aleve (naproxen) can help. If pain continues to occur, or gets worse, or you get short of breath or other symptoms, see doctor again. Good luck! ...Read more
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