A 19-year-old female asked:
my left shoulder hurts between shoulder blade and spine it's like a burning sharp pain. can last from 10mins to an hour i got extra rib idk if matters?
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Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Shoulder pain: Hi Brianna M680- make sure there's no rash to rule out shingles. If not that then it's most likely "trigger point pain" and it's best treated with a few visits to a physical therapist or even deep tissue massage therapist to give deep seated massage. Stretching by grasping a pole and pulling back helps as firm deep pressure over the area does as well. It will go away with some time and patience.Tx
Last updated Jun 1, 2015
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