A 39-year-old member asked:
What causes pain in your back just below your shoulder blade thar hurts when you take deep breaths?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 14 years experience
Sounds like: Slipped rib. See your doctor and if he finds nothing concerning, have him send you to a physical therapist for treatment of rib dysfunction.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Upper right back below shoulder blade hurts when i take a deep breath?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
It depends: There are many possible causes. An irritation of a nerve in the thoracic pain can cause pain to radiate around one side of the trunk. A gallbladder problem can cause pain radiating into the right side as can a lung and kidney problem. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually tell the cause. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question.
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 18, 2017
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