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Grayslake, IL
A 38-year-old female asked:

What would cause tension in left shoulder blade, muscle spasms in shoulder blade, chest, and in upper outside of arm (not bicep)?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Heart, nerves: Heart conditions can cause left upper extremity symptoms. Also, a pinched nerve in the neck can cause the symptoms you describe. If your symptoms are persistent/severe then you should definitely see a physician esp to evaluate for possible heart problems.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2020

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