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pulled back muscle under shoulder blade

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Evaluate first: While muscle strain under or next to the shoulder blade is possible, you might also have neurologic issues with the cervical spine. You should ask yo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kates
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: How did you pull your back muscle, and what part of your shoulder hurts?
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: This may be related to tendonitis or bursitis. You will probably want to see your physician if your pain is lasting greater than 2 weeks. Initially ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Most minor muscle strains will go away on there own. Heat, gentle stretching, tylenol, (acetaminophen) anti-inflammatories can be helpful for many. Im ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info!: Can't answer your question as written resubmit!
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Orthopedist: Have you had your back examined by an orthopedic specialist? You could have a herniated disk. Hard to say but I would have it checked asap
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Maybe : Herniated disc. Worthy of an evaluation.
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A male asked:
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ice, stretch, meds: Put some ice, do stretches to help with stiffness, take anti inflammatory pills if no contraindications and see your doctor.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Orthopedist: See an orthopedist or you can start with your family doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes if it: gets better with heat it likely is a muscle strain..rest is the best therapy.

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