A 50-year-old member asked:
what could cause pain below left shoulder blade?
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Dr. Edward Hellman answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, it can be from the muscles and soft tissues around the scapula; it could represent an irritation of a nerve in the mid back; there are also underlying structures in that area that can cause pain as well such as the pancreas causing left sided peri scapular pain. Don't hesitate to be seen.
Answered on Apr 17, 2018
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