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I've been having this pain in my left upper back for a while. It feels sore and painful whenever I turn or lie down. I feel pain in my upper left chest when I press on one rib there or when I bend. The pain forces me to cough. I did an ECG and a blood test for a clot and a chest xray and all results were normal. I'd like to know what might be the causes for that pain.

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I've been having this pain in my left upper back for a wh...
Dear lybrateuser, - Your problem could be due to muscular & bony problem - do not exert, bend, lift up weight - do hot fomentation of the affected area three times a day - apply pain relief gel thrice a day, do not rub apply lightly - take a pain relief tablet after meals if pain is more.
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