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really sharp pain around shoulder blade it hurts to move my arm what could it be

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle spasm: Sounds like a common problem people get due to spams of a group of muscles under and around the scapula (shoulder blade). It is painful and distressi ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
See a physician.: You probably have a trapezius strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Buford
27 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Have it checked out: It may be a good idea to go to an osteopathic physician, and have you checked out structurally and treated osteopathically. It would be good to see if ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Albert
9 years experience General Practice
NSAID: There are many possible causes of pain in the shoulder blade - for example, a strained latissimus dorsi muscle. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest wall pain: Moving arm and deep breathing making the pain worse, tells that pain is from your chest wall, possible muscle or bone. Let your physician check it.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis fernando Mesta carrillo
Specializes in Medicina Ocupacional
Related to work?: Sometimes this kind of pain related to some postures acquired during some standing down activities, like working for long hours on the computer, or so ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilities : First and foremost see your doctor to make sure you are not having a heart related problem. There are many other causes for this type of pain as well ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Right or left : side? Right side could be gallbladder, pancreas, or stomach. Left side could heart related, and even more serious. Either side need an exam and test ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Pain neck, back: The type of radiating pain you describe is often from nerve impingement (pinching) in the neck spinal area or in the thoracic area. See your doctor f ... Read More
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