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A 25-year-old female asked:

I've had a burning back pain that comes and goes for a couple of years now. it's right in my right shoulder blade, it feels like.recently gettin worse?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Several possibilitys: One is a myofascial (soft tissue problem) often due to overuse and/or stress. Another possibility is "notalgia paresthetica" in which a sensory branch of a thoracic nerve root is irritated causing the symptoms. Sounds like you've suffered in silence until now--so now do something about it and get your doc to examine you.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2013

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