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Im a 52 yr. old hairstylist & lately when Ive had really

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I'm a 52 yr. old hairstylist & lately when I've had really busy day the muscle in my upper back on the left side will spasm & then turn cold & feel wet. It goes away when I'm through working & it gets to rest. It just feels really weird.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.

Dr. AM. MD. :

hello.

Dr. AM. MD. :

welcome to just answer,

Customer:

I dont see an answer

Dr. AM. MD. :

since when you have these symptoms?

Dr. AM. MD. :

Is there any associated tingling numbess?

Dr. AM. MD. :

Thanks

Customer: I've had these symtoms acouple of weeks. The muscle feels tight
Dr. AM. MD. :

do you feel any tingling numbness?

Dr. AM. MD. :

Have you tried any medication?

Dr. AM. MD. :

How often you get these spasm in a day?

Customer: Maybe numbness. Once or twice aday it depends on how busy I am. I'm not working today & the muscle just feels tight.
Dr. AM. MD. :

Is there any pain? Can you grade pain on scaleof 10?

Customer: There's pain at the end of the day while I'm working 4or5 level it's like a muscle cramp
Dr. AM. MD. :

Thanks for all the information.

Dr. AM. MD. :

These symptoms i.e tightening and pain you are having are due to muscle spasms.

Dr. AM. MD. :

Muscle spasm occur when a muscle is overused and tired.

Dr. AM. MD. :

If muscle is overstretched or if it has been held in the same position for a prolonged period of timesuch symtoms occur.

Dr. AM. MD. :

Othere cause can degenrative spine causing pinching of nerve,

Dr. AM. MD. :

anti-inflammatories like ibuprofen and muscle relaxants can be used to relief.

Dr. AM. MD. :

You avoid standing in same position for longer duration.

Dr. AM. MD. :

Take proper rest.

Dr. AM. MD. :

If symptoms persist you need to get your self examined by your doctor.

Dr. AM. MD. :

He might order x-ray of spine.

Dr. AM. MD. :

Thanks

Customer:

Thankyou

Dr. AM. MD. :

please do accept the answer.

Dr. AM. MD. :

Thanks

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