• Johnathan Johnathan
    November 23, 2009
    Pain in upper left back when coughing
    Johnathan Johnathan
    November 23, 2009

    I had a little pain in my left upper back. It started as a small pinch and over the years it got bitter. I only used to get it when I coughed, but now I feel a pain when I even touch the spot. It feels like it's going down my left side. What is this?

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  • Stephanie
    Health Guide
    November 23, 2009
    Stephanie
    Health Guide
    November 23, 2009

    Have you had this evaluated? Since it's been getting worse it's time to get it checked. Because it hurts when you touch it, it may be more related to the musculature or connective tissue on your back. A thorough eval by a doctor is in order though to make an appropriate diagnosis.

     

    Stephanie


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