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i keep getting sharp pain around the center of my ribs round

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i keep getting sharp pain around the center of my ribs round the back of my body it when quite warm for 40 secs then returned to normal any ideas what this is?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Caring doc replied 4 years ago.

Caring doc : Was the pain in the back or did it radiate across the ches t?
Caring doc : Do you have diabetes mellitisor any other medicla conditions ?
Caring doc : Any history of arthritis ?
Caring doc : any trauma ? Lifting heavy weights ?
Caring doc : Any therapy tried ?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thanks for the reply the pain was local but now has just turned into very sore like pulled mucle both sides of the center of my spine i can feel that it is the mucle that hurts now but, last night it did feel my like my left lung i dont know the the two are related

Expert:  Caring doc replied 4 years ago.
Welcome to justanswer.

It seems you have paravertebral muscle spasm. It can happen with prolonged standing, lifting heavy weight or sleeping on a bad mattress sometimes.

Try having your back massaged with over the counter topical analgesics like capsaicin cream or menthol creams.you may also use diclofenic acid creams.

Additionally you can try oral acetaminophen or ibuprofen to alleviate pai.

Try decreasing stress in your life . Warm bath or lyig in tubmay help.

If the symptoms donot improve or you develop neurological weakness. , contact your doctor immediately.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Sorry I forgot to ask what is nerological weakness?
Expert:  Caring doc replied 4 years ago.
Dear customer ! please give positive feed back , bonuses are welcome. any further questions are welcome. you can request me personally in future
Expert:  Caring doc replied 4 years ago.
Weakness to move leg or foot . Decreased power or tone.