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Medical Conditions associated with Upper back pain:
Back pain (479 causes), Back symptoms (1093 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Upper back pain:
Lower back pain (89 causes), Back pain (479 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Side pain (33 causes), Shoulder pain (107 causes), Poor posture, Back injury, Whiplash, Back strain, Exertion, Bending or lifting, Large breasts, Osteoporosis (313 causes), Spinal disc disease, Ruptured spinal disc, Referred back pain (7 causes)
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