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My upper back and upper chest hurt as if they were bruised.

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My upper back and upper chest hurt as if they were bruised. I touch and it hurts a lot b
JA: OK. The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.
Customer: Well, I am taking Zoloft 50 mg and at night I tend to be uneasy. 3 nights ago I was particularly uneasy and it took me a long time to fall asleep. In the morning I woke up with a sore neck and arms and my upper back and neck as well as my chest up until my breast hurt as if they were bruised. I described it to my family as tender. My skin felt tender.
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Customer: I have been very sick with asthma and was on prednisone for three days. Now I am still on antibiotics, amoxicillin to be precise.
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

These symptoms are commonly due to the muscle fatigue or soreness.

Recent infection can cause this commonly.

However underlying heart problem also should be ruled out.

You can see your doctor about it.

Ibuprofen, and adequate fluids should help in case of muscle pain.
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