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A 45-year-old member asked:

I have a pain below my right shoulder blade and it increases when taking a deep breath, do you have any idea what's wrong?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Likely muscular: Try taking some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. If there's accompanying fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, you may need more work up including a chest xray, ekg. I'd recommend blood work too because of your age. Take care!
Last updated Apr 7, 2017

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