A 43-year-old female asked:
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Burning pain in left upper back, shoulderblade, ribs under armpit, breast, and below breast.Some arm pain too.Pain moves and is intermittent. ideas?

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Dr. Carol Hulett
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve affected by the reactivation of the virus that causes Chicken Pox.
Answered on Feb 12, 2019

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Shingles: Could be shingles , depends on onset, duration, and rash , not enough information.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Hulett
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Have you experienced a rash in that same area? You are describing the pain that one sees with shingles. The pain will follow the path of a nerve aff ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
More likely : Musculoskeletal but GI also possible.
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