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Why does my chest & back hurt when i move my head a certain way!?

Why does my chest & back hurt when i move my head a certain way!?

Difficult to tell: You would need to be seen and examined to answer this question appropriately. It could be from a cervical spinal problem, soft tissue issue or other. See a doctor and get better soon. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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My back and chest hurt slightly when my heart beats, but it's not the heart that's causing it. What could be causing it?

My back and chest hurt slightly when my heart beats, but it's not the heart that's causing it. What could be causing it?

Ribs cage: I guess one of the explanation, it could be inflamed ribs cage which will cause the pain in the chest and the back. as the heart beat will cause slight pressure increase in the chest cavity and initiated the pain. the problem called costochondritis, which inflammation in the ribs and the cartilage part of the ribs. apply heat and take ibuprofen. this is one explanation, that could make sense. ...Read more

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Why is the middle part of my chest hurt then the pain go to my back?

Why is the middle part of my chest hurt then the pain go to my back?

Seek care ASAP: A classic description for the pain in aortic dissection is a chest pain that feels like "tearing" or "ripping" radiating to the back between shoulder blades. Aortic dissection is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition, which involves tearing of the inner wall of the aorta. Other life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks or clots in the lung arteries can also cause such a pain. ...Read more

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Been slouching while writting when suddenly straighten up my back felt a chest pain on my ribcage really hurt when i move, how bad is this?

Muscular spasm: Remember you teacher in school to sit up straight? Slouching may cause a lot of back pain that can be referred to the chest. See an osteopathic physician to have him/her get you back to good posture and relief of pain. ...Read more

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I woke up with upper chest pain the past two days. It does not hurt when I am in a neutral position but if i push my shoulders either back of foreword?

I woke up with upper chest pain the past two days. It does not hurt when I am in a neutral position but if i push my shoulders either back of foreword?

Musculoskeletal: You pain sounds musculoskeletal. There are joints, bones, and muscles in the chest and they all move when you move your chest. If any one of those is injured or inflamed, it will hurt. It is unusual that musculoskeletal chest pain is of a serious nature and with time, it will improve. ...Read more

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Can back pain make your chest hurt also?

Can back pain make your chest hurt also?

Back and chest pain: The cardiovascular system is likely cause. See a cardiologist to rule out an abdominal aneurysm which can cause pain radiating to the back and to rule out the heart which can cause chest pain. Cardiac pain feels like heaviness, pressure, etc whereas aortic pain can feel like a knife stab shooting from front to back. In either care, don't ignore these symptoms and seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Why do I bruices all over my body they keep coming back and when they come.Back my head and chest hurt?

Why do I bruices all over my body they keep coming back and when they come.Back my head and chest hurt?

Needs evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and performing tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can severe acid reflux cause center chest pain?It hurts bad for a few seconds, goes away for a while then comes back.I had coffee this morning.Never do

Can severe acid reflux cause center chest pain?It hurts bad for a few seconds, goes away for a while then comes back.I had coffee this morning.Never do

Absolutely: Absolutely yes. Classically, acid reflux causes a burning sensation in the center of your chest which is sometimes worsened with certain foods and positional changes. Rarely, you may experience a sour taste at the back of your tongue. Coffee is a common cause of acid reflux. ...Read more

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