A 27-year-old female asked:
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there's a burning pain under my shoulder blade that after hurting for a while turns almost the whole right side of my back numb. what is this?

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Dr. Ragan Faler
23 years experience Dentistry
Cervical vertebra : Arthritis in the cervical vertebrae or bulging discs at c5-c7 can compress the radial and ulner nerves which can alter sensation to the arms and hands. Seek an orthopedist, or neurologist for diagnosis immediately.
Answered on Apr 19, 2015
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