Hi I have SEVERE upper back pain

Patient

Q: Hi. I have SEVERE upper back pain due to having had a tense back, placing a small, hard instrument under my back and accidentally falling asleep. Its been a week now with little improvement, what should I do?

Doctor

A:   Hello,
Thanks for the query.

Kindly see a Doctor for an examination if there has been any deep injury, as you say it was a sharp instrument that was placed on your back.
You may consider taking an analgesic like Paracetamol or Ibuprofen for pain relief until you see a doctor. Drink plenty of water and use a hard mattress and avoid bumpy rides, two wheelers.

Hope this helped.
Regards

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