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I have a recurring sore area that alternates between shoulder blades. applying pressure helps a lot . what causes it ?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Muscle strain: Heat time stretching with low dose Motrin helpful. If persistent or worsens see physician.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Inflamed muscle: It seems like it is inflammation of the muscles in between the shoulder blades.You can message and take over the counter pils like aleve (naproxen) or motrin, that should help.If it persist see your doctor.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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