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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it can be: The shoulder blade region is a common area of referred pain from the GI system and gallbladder pain can be referred to this area.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Mcgovern
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve: Often these symptoms come from a pinched nerve in the neck. A neck (cervical) disc herniation often causes pain in the shoulder blade. Worsening pain ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be neck?: Frequently pain in the scapula esp along the medial border is indicative of cervical spine problems such as spondylitis and or a pinched nerve you ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Meislin
36 years experience sports medicine
Scapula pain: In the absence of a lifting injury or fall, you should have your lungs carefully assessed with physical exam and a chest x ray. The pain may also be r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid reflux & asthma: Acid reflux can exacerbate asthma - when you reflux it can spill into lung. Consider acid reflux meds and check for H pylori a bacteria associated ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
On option: Consider acupuncture. Needles can actually be introduced deep to the scapula that can be quite beneficial. Take care.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Shiller
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cant summarize in 20: Any pain that is persistent is worth getting checked out. In a young and otherwise healthy 36 year old without trauma, the most likely thing is muscl ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sounds muscular: Apply heat and gently stretch the shoulder by pulling your arm across your chest. Move the neck through all its possible motions. Take a mild pain r ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Monitor closely: Can try a couple of days of antiinflammatory but if not better in couple of days or if red lines increase need to be seen by a professional
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Whats inside?: Hi StephaneW Assuming no injury, and no lump you can feel in your breast, you may want to consult your primary care physician because its possible som ... Read More

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