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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest medication for back pain and shoulder pain

i am having back pain...the pain is behind my shoulder and extends to right before my bra strap on the right side it has been off and on for 4-5 days with today now being almost unbearable...had to leave work...have started on tramadol from pmd a few hours ago and it hasnt helped much
Tue, 29 Dec 2015
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Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have back pain and shoulder pain . Well there can be many reasons for symptoms you mention in query like nerve compression , trapezius trigger points , cervical spondylosis or due to wrong posture for long time . I would suggest you to apply warm compresses to shoulder and back twice a day , take proper rest an take ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain . If condition doesn't get better then consult orthopedic surgeon for proper examination . Doctor Will order CT scan or MRI along with physical examination . Doctor may prescribe muscle relaxant along with anti inflammatory and recommend physical therapy .

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.

Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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