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Almost constant upper back pain, occasional chest pain, and shallow breathing throughout the day. The pain gets worse sometimes with deep breaths?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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In brief: Rib pain

Most likely at your age is a pulled muscle or rib irritation in the area.
However if it does not resolve with nsaids, ice/heat and rest, you may want to see a physician to evaluate further. You may want to consider an osteopathic physician (do) to see if manipulation of the ribs might be a treatment option.

In brief: Rib pain

Most likely at your age is a pulled muscle or rib irritation in the area.
However if it does not resolve with nsaids, ice/heat and rest, you may want to see a physician to evaluate further. You may want to consider an osteopathic physician (do) to see if manipulation of the ribs might be a treatment option.
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