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I have pain below my right shoulder blade, hurts when i move my arm, or turn my head when i sleep i can barley turn over w/o losing my breath hurts ?

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Dr. Robert Meislin
sports medicine 37 years experience
Scapula pain: In the absence of a lifting injury or fall, you should have your lungs carefully assessed with physical exam and a chest x ray. The pain may also be referred from the thoracic spine and/or reflect of a muscle spasm of one of the scapulothoracic muscles.

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