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pain between shoulder blades when breathing

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pleuritic pain: Pleuritic chest pain (and back pain) indicates an irritation of the inner chest lining. You need to be evaluated by your pcp.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience Rheumatology
Pleurisy: Sometimes if there's inflammation in the lungs due to infection il it might involve the outer lining of the lung which is called the pleura. If The pl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscular pain. : Sounds more like a muscular pain (rhomboids or trapezius) than anything related to the lungs. If you get short of breath, though, get to a doctor.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yazid Almalky
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to the ED : I recommend that you go to the emergency room immediately to rule out pulmonary embolism ( clot in your lungs). If that's ruled out, then it can be a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
16 years experience General Surgery
Or gallbladder: sepends on exact location, timing, and duration. It sounds less likely like lung.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
Doubt cancer but...: If you have a new mass on the spine then you would need an MRI because it's likely something that could be cancer. However, cancers don't commonly ari ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities: Include musculoskeletal pain, pinched nerve, pleurisy etc. See ur dr for any concern. Take care!
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Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Trunk Tribulations: Discomfort in the trunk (both the chest in the front and the back) especially with movement, may be due to internal or external causes. Internal caus ... Read More

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