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had pain in left side underneath shoulder blade

A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Henning
49 years experience Anesthesiology
Possibilities..: "stabbing" pain sounds pretty severe. So, my threshold for asking you to see an md is low. That said, structures around/near the area you describe ar ... Read More
Dr. HENRY LEGERE
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Seek medical attn: Stabbing pain in your back could just be musculoskeletal however it might be due to inflammation surrounding your lungs, heart or other organs (stomac ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Skin changes?: shingles? could also be other nerve related issue like from thoracic disc.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Very common: Very common to have pain in that area, especially during the computer age. Always ask for a chest x-ray just to be safe, but muscles and daily living ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Shingles?: get checked out quickly if symptoms worsen or rash appears. Sometimes is a preview to shingles.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper back pain: Pain in that region, if it's not from a recent strain or injury, is often due to nerve impingement from a bulging intervertebral disc or an arthritic ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
?unrelated: Stomach intestinal issues should not be referred to the back unless something serious is going on such as perforation, pancreatitis, bleeding. If you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Ask your OBGYN for a referral to a psychologist for an eval. A few sessions might tell if talk therapy can guide you thru this or if preg-safe meds ar ... Read More
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