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