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i have a lump on my shoulder blade

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See PCP : 'lumps' on shoulder blades could be several things but what u should do is see your physician. Fatty benign tumors( lipomas) are common here.If u fell ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes it can: A lipoma is a benign fatty tumor and fairly common. It usually causes no symptoms but then they grow large or are on an area of skin where there is s ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your Orthopod or: Pcp, so that its investigated with xrays, maybe ct/mri to determine the nature of the swelling.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably need exam: Its difficulty to determine what it is without examining it You may have pulled a muscle and could have spasm But you may have a lipoma, fibroma, cyst ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: There is no way to tell you much without an exam. See your doctor.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
It may: be a calcified sub-periosteal hematoma (bone bruise) A simple x ray will confirm! Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your PCP to have: It diagnosed properly so treatment could be started. Good luck.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would encourage: Evaluation by your physician.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your PCP to get: Checked with a examination and some routine labs, xrays etc.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician.: You probably have a trapezius strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe yo ... Read More
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A female asked:
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Ac joint??: Is at the top of the shoulder and problems can cause shoulder pain. Or might be spasm of overlying muscles. A physical examination should help sort ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Lipoma?: You should see a surgeon for exam and probable excision. Lipomas are self-contained fatty growths that are usually left alone unless they become large ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Come se come sa: Too little info to tell what it is. Could be nothing serious or could be very serious. See a human doc to evaluate it.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually Ur muscle...: ..Bunches up in the mid 4-arm to if close 2 the joint may form a knot in it in an attempt 2 heal. U may feel this if u r thin, or if the healing bundl ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Kayvanfar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Heart / Neck problem: Heart problems should be checked for first. Though, if it was a heart problem, you would likely been to the ER/MD already. Neck problems can cause a ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Mintzer
40 years experience Family Medicine
Pinched nerve, neck: This area of your body is ennervated by cervical nerves C5, and C6, which control both the motor strength in your arm and the sensation. The nerve co ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Concerned to a degre: Two common things that come to mind are an enlarged lymph node or more remotely a hernia. If is is painful, or if it's been there for more than a day ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder blade pain: Shoulder blade pain may, in some cases, be a manifestation of irritation of the diaphragm. This symptom should be evaluated by a physician immediatel ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
FOREARM LUMP: I CANNOT SEE THIS LUMP! HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN THERE? HOW LARGE IS THE LUMP? HAS IT BEEN GROWING? DO YOURSELF A FAVOR: SEE YOUR PCP OR DERMATOLOGIST S ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Make an appointment with your doctor for evaluation and treatment plan
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swollen lymph node: The axillary region is a "collection station" for white blood cells and other abnormal cells pegged for destruction by the lymphatic system.It could b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: It is possible in the same injury in which you dislocated your shoulder, you also fractured your scapula. I would certainly let your orthopedic surge ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
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