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A 36-year-old female asked:

Is burning in left shoulder blade something serious? ive had pain on and off for about a month and now its burning. pain with stretching too.

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Dr. Stuart Hirsch
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Usually bursitis: Burning pain in the area you describe is usually bursitis but could also be referred pain from nerve irritation from the neck. Neck posture should be considered as well as shoulder intense activities

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