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burning pain in upper back between shoulder blades

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several things: Pain in this area is common. It can come from neck problems, posture, work environment (often desk jobs), stress, deconditioning to name a few causes. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Rheumatoid Disorder: At your age of 22, if you do not have a history of spine trauma or repetitive stress to the area, it sounds like you may have a rheumatolgical disorde ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Bailie
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rib: may be a dislocated rib- see a good chiropractor- often can be popped back in at 1 visit
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Burning sensation.: Most of burning sensation is due to a problem in nerve (neuropathy). Which might be a nerve impingement in your back. See pcp.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not cardiac: Consider neck, especially cervical disk disease.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get checked: Lots of things could be going on but when between the shoulder blades i consider cervical problems like a herniated disc.
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Relax: Local heat, Bio-Freeze liniment and Advil OR Aleve ( if not allergic to NSAIDS )
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Old Mattress?: Hopw old is your mattress? Maybe you need a new one. Sounds like muscle spasm. Try taking nsaids along with heat. You can get a massage. If all ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start some pain meds: Lie aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen (if no allergies or side effects with their use). Using a heat pad would be helpful. Some like to use ice rather hea ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Karam
10 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Myofascial pain: This sounds like myofascial pain. Essentially this is abnormal symptoms related to tight muscles. If all other neurological causes are ruled out this ... Read More
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