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Upper back pain is normally caused by a muscular injury and occurs less frequently than lower back pain


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    Josh — 30.05.2018 18:51
    I have been experiencing back pain at the upper part of my back for close to three months now. Just yesterday, I began to feel some tingling movement around this part of my back. Though, it's not a severe pain but i am really concerned because I don't what really caused this. NB: i have been taken low dose aspirin for about ten months now, could this be the cause? I will really appreciate your comments on this.


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      Earle — 04.06.2018 12:06
      Hello Josh I’m afraid we cant tell you what’s causing your complaint over the internet but there’s a possibility that the aspirin is responsible, as it has a tendency to cause stomach ulcers, which, when aggravated by stomach acid, can cause pain to be felt in the upper back, most typically near the shoulder blades. It may be worth asking your doctor if you can stop using the aspirin for a month or two but you might need to also take some a herb called Slippery Elm to Cato and protect any damaged tissue from further aggravation.


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      Earle — 04.06.2018 12:06
      Sorry Josh, that should have read ‘coat’ at the end of my reply.


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    sumi — 13.03.2018 12:49
    Hi i have upper right back pain for last 1 month.from last 3 days it was continous pain and uncontrolable.i have vitamin d defficiency,thyroid on border line,leg muscles pai.and fell fever but it is not appeare fully


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      Earle — 14.03.2018 10:25
      Hello Sumi I’m afraid your issues are too complex to resolve over the internet. You need to see a doctor local to you for a full examination and medical history to be taken.


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    harry lawson — 05.03.2018 19:14
    hey. I am 15 years old and I am active. I have had the pain around my left shoulder blade and it has gotten too much now. please suggest what I can do


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      Earle — 12.03.2018 15:07
      Hello Harry Sorry for the delay in replying. If you play any sports where your arm is raised repetitively, such as swimming, water polo, basketball, cricket, etc, you’ll probably find this is the cause of your shoulder pain. A physiotherapist will be able to asses you fully and recommend exercises to remedy the pain in the first session. Short term relief should be found from applying our Atrogel.


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