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upper back pain left side under shoulder blade

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Very common: Very common to have pain in that area, especially during the computer age. Always ask for a chest x-ray just to be safe, but muscles and daily living ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Upper back pain: Pain in that region, if it's not from a recent strain or injury, is often due to nerve impingement from a bulging intervertebral disc or an arthritic ... Read More
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Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Rash: If you are developing a rash as well this may be shingles. See you pcp sooner than later if there is a rash. This condition is best treated early on ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Need an Evaluation: Could be several things: muscle spasm, kidney disease, kidney disorder, lung, ribs, spine.. An exam and a conversation will help narrow the field of c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Severe back pain: Anytime i hear severe, i would suggest a physician evaluate. Regarding the location, pain upper left (near shoulder blade) can suggest muscle spasm/te ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go see your doctor: There are a lot of things that could cause these symptoms. Go see your doctor to examine you and figure out what could be causing yours. It could be t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience Urgent Care
Shoulder pain: This seems to be neck snd shoulder blade muscle sprain/pull. Avoid activities that make pain worse.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Muscle spasm: Start with heat, rest, nsaids, and massage. If that fails your pcp can prescribe a muscle relaxer for you.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness ... Read More
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