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pulled muscle in back shoulder blade

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
B sure not from neck: No good image. Can b from c-spine, but it u can reproduce the pain by pushing on it, try rest ice nsaids if u r able. Modify ur activity. If this is ... Read More
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Myofascial Pain: Sounds like you have a myofascial nodule (muscle knot) of the rhomboid muscle. This is a common yet painful location for a myofascial nodule. I'll bet ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: See your physician and use OTC antiinflammatory medication like Advil/Aleve if not allergic. Must be examined.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: Persistent Left shoulder blade pain can result from strains, bursitis etc. please see you doctor for evaluation.
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Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience Cardiology
That's possible: Yes it may be a pulled muscle or the way you are sleeping. Other causes may be pleurisy, pneumonia, or other musculoskeletal problem. Generally aspir ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it could be, you can try applying heat and gentle massage as well as over the counter pain medication. Good luck!
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Primary care MD: Check with your primary MD or internist. Could be something other than musculoskeletal.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle pull?: Most likely a pulled muscle still. Try heat and anti inflammatories until you can see your physician
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Left shoulder blade pain is commonly a strain of your rhomboid muscle. However, pain can be from neck or back. Internal problems such as pleurisy, pn ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Only one way: to find out: go see a healthcare provider who will examine you properly and tell you whether you need further tests to rule out any potentially lethal ... Read More
A 28-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.
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to the hospital: The symptoms you describe are very concerning given your age. Without something that makes you think of a muscle strain, this is even more concerning. ... Read More
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