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pain in my back left side under shoulder blade

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
45 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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Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rhomboids: As long as more serious causes have been ruled out (such as no cardiac issues), then it often happens from rhomboid spasms. There may be other etiolog ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: This type of question really can't be well answered here because you need to be examined to determine exactly where these humps are. It's possible th ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multiple causes: Upper back & left sided chest may be the result of a thoracic disc herniation, thoracic facet syndrome, T4 syndrome, costoveterbral syndrome, muscle s ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
14 years experience Urgent Care
Shoulder pain: This seems to be neck snd shoulder blade muscle sprain/pull. Avoid activities that make pain worse.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 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 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Trapezius: You are describing the pattern and attachments of the trapezius muscle. This may be a muscle strain or overuse injury. If you are working out too mu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
32 years experience Pain Management
Muscle spasm: Most likely this pain related to a muscle spasm, caused by straining when you were coughing, put some heat on the area, take motrin, if no help, see p ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
28 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sometimes : Sometimes back pain is so severe that breathing is painful, but this is unusual. The presence of pain with breathing is concerning for lung pain and ... Read More
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