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Wake up every 3-4hrs spasms across mid back & sides hard ro breath. Can only get back to sleep in sitting position. Any ideas?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Go to the Doctor

When one cannot catch their breath or says "it is hard to breath" the doctor tells you one thing: go to the hospital.
Or at the very least go get seen by your family physician. No ifs ands or buts, this is serious.

In brief: Go to the Doctor

When one cannot catch their breath or says "it is hard to breath" the doctor tells you one thing: go to the hospital.
Or at the very least go get seen by your family physician. No ifs ands or buts, this is serious.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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Dr. Prem Gupta
Neurology

In brief: Thoracic spine issue

Location of your pain suggests that pain is emanating from thoracic spine.
See an orthopedician or a neurologist.

In brief: Thoracic spine issue

Location of your pain suggests that pain is emanating from thoracic spine.
See an orthopedician or a neurologist.
Dr. Prem Gupta
Dr. Prem Gupta
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