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shoulder blade hurts down into my right arm and my neck

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Likely muscular: Radiation down to your fingers is somewhat worrisome. It may be originating from your neck. Treat your symptoms but be checked soon. All the best.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience in General Surgery
Cervical disc issue?: A disc between neck bones can weaken ; stretch or even break and leak a jelly center onto the nearby nerves. When you flex the neck and the disk bulge ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
You may: have injured your neck which can cause all the pains. not sure why you have leg pain. could be unrelated. trauma and strain can do the same also
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Impingement: Unless you have chronic shoulder symptoms, this maneuver probably causes temporary impingement of muscles or nerves which produces these sharp pains ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Evans
39 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Nerve stretch injury: Any radiating pain from neck under shoulder blade is generally a nerve irritation. Muscle strains can also cause some radiating pain but usually stay ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Please see your doct: Please see your doctor--keep log of your symptoms and what you do to improve symptoms--this will be helpful to your physician-- any history of trauma ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Avanes
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Time for a massage: Sounds like your trapezius and rhomboid muscles are strained and spasming. This is an unhappy feeling because the nerves that course through these mu ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
See below: You could have pinched nerve coming off your neck but the swollen hand may be something. Since you pain sounds worse, you may want to see your docto ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Coles
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably muscular: Depending how long it has hurt and how you did it this is probably a muscle sprain/strain. Trying heath, stretching and over the counter anti-inflamm ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: It sounds as if you've developed a nerve entrapment syndrome of some type. If it persists, see your family doctor.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve : You could have a pinched nerve in your neck. I would get it checked out.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Cervical/upper back: Is there any history of herniated or bulging cervical discs? Are you pushing up from a seated position with your arms to stand? Postural problems that ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Thoracic outlet: thoracic syndrome is a condition that is caused by compression of nerves or blood vessels. See your PCP for final diagnosis, treatment or referral.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoul ... Read More
A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Sprain...: Seems like shoulder sprain......if hx of injury need X ray.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
?Carpal Tunnel?: You may be having carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a build up of pressure in the wrist that causes the nerve to the hand to hurt. It causes hand numb ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience in Plastic Surgery
See Doctor ASAP: See doctor - As soon as possible and get examined and treated --- It could be muscle strain but there are other causes.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pinched nerve - neck: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your neck and you need to get an MRI of the c-spine. Depending on the results it might be just short term th ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doc: This is an irritation of one of the nerves in you neck/arm. Hard to tell exactly where. Because there are many potential causes you should see your ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Evaluation needed: Very commonly, pain near or around the shoulder blade is not shoulder related at all. Instead, it is most often related to neck/cervical spine relate ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience in Rheumatology
Question??: I am not sure what information you are looking for. Do you need advice on possible causes, who to see for evaluation, or have you been evaluated and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cervical spine. : Sounds like this could be coming from the cervical spine, such as from a herniated disc, or maybe from the brachial plexus, a network of nerves betwee ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience in Family Medicine
See doc: There are several things that can cause this. Cervical radiculopathy , or a pinched nerve in the neck, or rotator cuff sprain or impingement can do t ... Read More
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