A 40-year-old female asked:
A week ago, i started having sharp pains below my left shoulder blade. now it is all the way thru to my breastbone with slight numbness in my arm. ?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadiedanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Let me explain: To have numbness in the arm and sharp pain around the shoulder blade most likely indication of neck problem like pinch nerve in the neck area.
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