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muscle spasm under right shoulder blade

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask PCP Dr. for : answer. Can be related to gastrointestinal signs that need to be explored. Referred pain to the right shoulder is a classic sign, and may point to an ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Evaluation: Muscle spasm in that area could be secondary to stress, posture, muscle weakness, poor set up at work (ergonomics) or all of the above combine among ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Indravadan Gatiwala
41 years experience Neurology
Spasm: Pulled muscle.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly.: It can be a muscle spasm, a mass, a lung problem, just to name a few possiblities. See your internist or family md, to start with an evauation and xra ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fernando Miranda
Specializes in Neurology
Trauma related?: Many possibilities.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Try heat stretching: and then ice till you can see your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Diaphragm.: It could be your diaphragm. Make sure you stretch your trunk muscles routinely, it could help.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Junglas
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Fasciculations: These can be from medications (allergy/decongestants and others) recent exercise and nerve issues, to name a few. If prolonged (over two to three day ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Various: Several different things could be causing this. Pleurisy from a cold, pneumonia, rib bruise, shingles, arthritis, spinal nerve root compression, or ir ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Referred pain: This is classic; the pain fibers from the region of the bottom of the right shoulder blade and the bile duct system cross in the spinal cord. It's fa ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gagne
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Costochondritis?: Superficial chest wall pain in young women is very common. If you press gently on the painful area and find a spot that's tender to the touch -- but n ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. A good exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, there is a condition known as subscapular ... Read More
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A 63-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 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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Heart, nerves: Heart conditions can cause left upper extremity symptoms. Also, a pinched nerve in the neck can cause the symptoms you describe. If your symptoms ar ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pain should blade: My guess is you have been dong some new exercises or work that has strained some muscles in area.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Gerbino
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info.: Structures in that area are spleen, kidney, diaphragm, and intestines. True muscle spasm that comes on after exercise is most likely diaphragm and wil ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Siegel
37 years experience Pulmonology
Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the ... 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likey bursitis?: Most pain over or under shoulder blade are from bursitis? Also do not forget pain coming out for disc in the cervical area?
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are many potential causes. Among one of the more common is a subscapular bursitis, in a bursa underneath the shoulder blade can become inflamed ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem . Your age woul ... Read More
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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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