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Symptoms of disease - pain in upper back

Pain in upper back - a very common symptom. It occurs in various diseases, and therefore the key to successful treatment isaccurate diagnosis. Careful examination can usually determine the cause of pain.

Which diseases there is pain in upper back

Pain in upper back accompanies various diseases of internal organs.

1. Diseases of the respiratory system:

Pain in upper back left or right

pleurisy ("dry") with a sense of cutting pain in the left or right half of the chest associated with breathing movements;

spontaneous pneumothorax by a sudden sharp pain in the chest with irradiation in the shoulder. Typical lower excursions of the chest on the affected side, lack of noise during auscultation;

pneumonia with intense or moderate pain in the left or right half of the chest or pan. The pain increases with deep breathing and coughing, a fever, cough, wheezing in the lungs at auscultation;

lung or bronchus. Figure, nature and intensity of pain depends on its localization and prevalence - at the top of the lung lesion develops Pancoast syndrome, in which marked pain in the shoulder, scapula, medial hands during germination pleura there is pain in the chest on the affected sidesignificantly increases with breathing, coughing, body movements, if nerve involvement “between the ribs” shingles pain is nature.

2. Diseases of the digestive system:

Pain in upper back right

acute cholecystitis. The pain lasts from several hours to several days, usually localized in the right epigastrium.Possible irradiation in the right half of the chest, right shoulder blade, in the heart, accompanying nausea, vomiting, fever, yellow skin, tenderness in right hypochondrium, abdominal muscle strain;

Pain at the top left back

Acute pancreatitis is a sudden intense pain in the epigastric region zoster nature of irradiation in the left lower chest, shoulder, region of the heart, severe spasm of abdominal muscles;

3. Diseases of urinary system:

Pain in upper back left or right
renal colic and renal artery thrombosis;

abdominal hematoma. Sudden pain in the back of uncertain origin in patients who received anticoagulation.

4. Lesion of the spinal cord and peripheral nervous system.

Pain in upper back left or right

Pain, often nagging, has features of projection, that is drawing its limited representation outside skin or nerve root, often distal spread.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a pain in upper back

  • Gastroenterologist
  • Infectious disease physician
  • Traumatologist
  • Orthopaedist
  • Chiropractor
  • Therapist
  • Family doctor
  • Cardiologist
  • Pulmonologist
  • Urologist
  • Nephrologist
  • Gynecologist
  • Proctologist
  • Surgeon
  • The doctor aid

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Do you feel upper back hurts? You should be very careful approach to your health in general. People pay not enough attention to the symptoms of the disease and don't realize that these diseases can be critically dangerous. There are many diseases that in the beginning didn't manifest in our body, but in the end it turns out, unfortunately, it have already been treated too late. Every disease has its own specific features typical symptoms - called symptoms of the disease. Definition of symptoms is the first step in the diagnosis of diseases in general. You just need a few times a year to be screened by a doctor, not only to prevent a terrible disease, but also to maintain a healthy spirit in a body and the organism in general.

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Map of the symptoms and the types of pain is intended solely for educational purposes. We strongly recommend do NOT self-medicate; on all matters relating to the definition of the disease and ways of its treatment, contact your doctor. Md-tips is not responsible for the consequences of use information posted on the site.