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my left shoulder and shoulder blade hurts bad when i move it or prop up on it what can be the cause?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
It could be: from a musculoskeletal strain,bursitis,tendonitis,arthritis,rotator cuff injury etc. If it gets worse, go see your Dr and consider having an Xray taken. Take care! http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/shouldersurgery/a/shoulderpain.htm
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: A number of possible causes, among the more common would be a rotator cuff injury. Other possibilities as well. I would not hesitate to be seen for s specific diagnosis and treatment options.

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