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    Strained upper back muscle
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    nobody102 posted:
    Help. I look like "the hunchback of notre dame". I have a very large bbump in upper back, below the shoulder blade. I did not notice it until three days ago. I was at the gym doing my normal routine on some machines. Did not feel any pain at the gym, or even the next day. The day after that, I noticed that my shoulder/upper back on one side was sore. Thought it was just from a normal workout. Went to bed. Next day, still sore. Then that evening, my wife said, "what's that on your back?" I looked in the mirror, and started freaking out. Huge hump! I have been taking Ibuprofen and using a heating pad for the last three days. Not much improvement. The funny, thing is, it does not hurt as bad as at looks. I can function, work. It is just tender if I arch my shoulders back. No bruising showing. Going to a Ortho tomorrow. Is this normal for a mucle pull? Should't the swelling bo going down by now???
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