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left shoulder blade pain and inside upper left arm

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: potential diagnoses that could explain your symptoms including pleurisy, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus and musical skeletal issues. Since it has lasted ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Some pain issues: the location and movement of a pain gives clues as to what is going on. There are nerves that run from the shoulder outward (brachial plexus). mostly ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tingling: Several problems. May be pulled muscle in neck or scapular region. Also sounds like a pinched nerve of the lower neck, possible pinched ulnar nerve at ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ulnar radiculopathy: Muscle spasm or a herniated disc in your neck may be the cause of your pain. Your symptoms are typical of an ulnar radiculopathy. See a physician ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoul ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Many things can: Pancreatitis, stomach and duodenal ulcer, heart attack etc. Need to see doctor.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
See your family MD: Could be a herniated disk in the neck causing your pain or in your upper thoracic spine. Could also be muscle spasm with referred pain. See your fam ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Heart?: see a doctor for heart evaluation, if pain progresses go to ER. Not all left chest pain are heart attacks but you want to make sure you ok
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
More info: In general, if the symptoms change with eating, it is likely gi. If the discomfort getw worse with physical activity, cardiac causes may need to be c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Headache?: Any reason to believe you are having a stroke ? Are you having any weakness anywhere? How is your speech? The areas you described aren't linked so ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Early shingles?: There is the possibility of shingles being present with the rash presenting later intercostal neuralgia caused by a virus is also a possibility.
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: A pinched nerve can cause neck pain headaches, and pain or numbness running into the arm. There are other potential causes, however, and so it would ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: It could be a lot of things. With the pain radiating down the arm, a nerve entrapment syndrome may be present. See your family doctor.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflamed nerves: The areas of pain are supplied by nerves from your neck.. In your age group, degenerative. Joint or disc disease could cause these pains. May need x ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this qu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal: It is impossible to diagnose based on this information, but the description is most compatible with a musculoskeletal problem, from arthritis in the s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Likely muscular: Usually if the pain occurs with movement it is probably related to the muscles that enable your arm to work. If you can recreate the pain by pressing ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve pain: An impingement of a nerve somewhere in the thorax appears to be the likely cause of your discomfort. I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to ev ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pain: lots of possibilities. If Short of breath or bad chest pain should be seen now to insure not cardiac in origin or lung related. I only mention heart ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Asap.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cervical origin: Sometimes a cervical disk can refer pain 2 this erea. C ur pcp or neurologist 2 b evaluated.
A male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't think: Of any one thing to tie all that together. You need to be evaluated.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Two considerations: You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve: 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
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