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I have pain in my upper back on the right side. Could there be something seriously wrong? What serious conditions?
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not likely
The upper back is a common area for muscle tension.
Serious problems would be cervical or thoracic discs with referred pain or referred pain from internal organs.

In brief: Not likely
The upper back is a common area for muscle tension.
Serious problems would be cervical or thoracic discs with referred pain or referred pain from internal organs.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many things - possib
Possibly serious.
Heart/lung/musculoskeletal are most common. Can you breathe deeply and comfortably? Any nausea or shortness of breath? See a doctor right away.

In brief: Many things - possib
Possibly serious.
Heart/lung/musculoskeletal are most common. Can you breathe deeply and comfortably? Any nausea or shortness of breath? See a doctor right away.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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