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Sore spot on spine

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I am 23 years old and in good shape. for the past three months, I've had a sore spot on my spine. the spot is right on the bone, toward the right side. it only hurts when I press on it.

I've had no injury to the spot that I know of. the pain has not gotten worse. Any idea what it could be? the pain is literally on the bone when i press on it. what is weird is that on the left side of the bone, it doesnt hurt, just on the right side. the pain is located in the middle part of my back right on the spine.


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replied March 8th, 2009
Back Pain Answer A6006
Your question involves pain upon pressing on a particular spinal segment.
Pain upon pressing on a spinal segment can be caused by a number of factors, and it is highly recommended that you visit your doctor to rule out spinal pathology. One of the most common causes for this type of pain is agitation of the facet joint on that side. This may come from excessive extension to that side, or postural imbalance that causes repetitive stress to the area.
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