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acute pain in back near right shoulder blade

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many potential causes, many of them are quite benign, but you may want to be seen just to make sure it is not something serious. A pulmonar ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck. If turning your head in the direction of pa ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Should pain: after a fall can be a number of things including fracture, ligament rear, ac joint injury, neck injury, rotator cuff tear, each with differing treatme ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Gallbladder: May be a gallbladder issue if the pain started on the upper right side of your abdomen and then went to your shoulder blade.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Mononeuropathy: It sounds like a small nerve is acting up. Sometimes this can happen due to injury (which i assume you didn't have) and sometimes due to medical cond ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
17 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: Please kindly see your primary care physician as you might have a cyst or abcess (if red and painful) on your back.
A male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle spasm: Muscle spasms or localized pain in the soft tissue called a trigger point can cause similar symptoms you are describing. If you were having other pulm ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Rib head pain: Pain between the shoulder blade and the spine often corresponds to inflammation where the rib head attaches to the spine. Please see a spine surgeon o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Scoliosis: This sounds like scoliosis spinal curvature has twisted the ribcage around to make a knot on one side of the back and dropped the shoulder plane with ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
One theory: Is intercostal muscle spasm pain that goes away in seconds should not provoke anxiety not a harbinger of bad things dint let your heart be troubled

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