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Muscle pull in upper back around right ribs. Taken anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxer. No relief. Reason, treatment?

a week ago dr. said i possibly pulled muscle in upper back around ribs right side. he gave me antiflamatory and muscle relaxer. im still hurting. tried to vacuum and now in alot of pain. What are possibilities here? cant afford to go to dr. many times plus xrays. im 52 female, 5 4 162lbs. (gained about 30 lbs since stop smoking 1st of yr.)
Asked On : Sat, 28 Jul 2012
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From the history given by you it seems to be muscle pulled. Give rest for 1 week. take NSAID and Muscle relaxant for a week. Also take Calcium suppliment medicines and Tab Pregabalin 75 mg at night time for 1 month. definitly you feel the improvment.
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