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When I press on my left shoulder blade it hurts and swollen

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Muscle pain: This is most likely muscle pain and spasm. You can try either ice or heat and see if that helps. If the problem persists, see your doctor.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Shoulder blade pain: Go see a DO who does Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT). He/she might be able to fix you in one treatment!
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Shoulder pain : Hard to answer without more information and examination so I would recommend you get examined
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Many things: Whatever it is, you need to see your doctor. If these are in fact lymph nodes, then you may need to see a surgeon. Possibilities include infection, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: Although there are multiple potential causes, you would want to be seen urgently to rule out a cardiac or pulmonary cause such as a pulmonary embolus ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Need work up: If this problem is recurrent need investigation tests like MRI to see the intactness of complex scapular muscles. This where your great medical deli... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Could be anything: from pulmonary embolism or shingles, so it is best to consult with your doctor for this.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are a number of potential causes, from a pinched nerve in the neck to a peri scapular problem such as a subscapular bursitis. A physical exam w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Time to c an: Orthopedist.You could have a partial separation,rotator cuff tear,or something else.An exam and images are indicated.Its not going away ,so u go in.

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