A 29-year-old male asked:
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i have had lower back pain for 3 years. had an xray 2 years ago, no disc damage. i have had a pain near my right shoulder blade, to base of neck?

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Dr. Joseph Maklansky
24 years experience Radiology
Back pain: Plain x-rays cannot see a herniated disc. A neurology consult and possible MRI may help. A small disc herniation hitting a nerve root can cause a lot of pain.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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