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What is usually the cause of very painful upper back?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many possibilities

Severe pain to the upper back can be due to many causes.
Some are serious, such as heart, lung, nerve or esphagus issues; and some are less serious, such as muscle, cartilage and bone issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the possibilities.

In brief: Many possibilities

Severe pain to the upper back can be due to many causes.
Some are serious, such as heart, lung, nerve or esphagus issues; and some are less serious, such as muscle, cartilage and bone issues. Best to see your doctor to narrow the possibilities.
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