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pain in shoulder blade radiating down arm

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Trapexius spasm: Sounds like spasm of the trapezius muscle. Try heat and nsaids. If that fails try massage. You can always ask your pcp for a muscle relaxer.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Farhy
36 years experience Cardiology
Shoulder pain: Thiose symptoms sound as muscle pain probably muscle spasms, but you should have a dostor check it to be sure.
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Dr. Noel So
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12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve?: There are many things that can present this way. Part of the differential is a cervical radiculopathy or radiculitis (this is when nerves in your nec ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a ner ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: It appears likely that there has been some nerve injury in view of your symptoms. As inflammation and swelling subside the nerve symptoms should impro ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Orthopaedics consult: You need a full history and exam by an orthopaedic surgeon in clinic.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Buford
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscular Pain?: Hi, your recent onset of symptoms and your age suggest that at this point the most likely diagnosis is that you have a shoulder/upper back/neck strain ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Sounds muscular but: While this sounds muscular, the diffuculty breathing makes me worry about any possible lung involvement. You need to be evaluated by your primary care ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
24 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Unrelated: Ganglion doesn't cause your pain syndrome. Sounds like shoulder-arm syndrome caused by Trapper Ulnar Nerve Two separate entities
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched ner ... Read More
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