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A 36-year-old female asked:

Its been about 2 months i have a burning sensation on my left shoulder blade. there is no itching or rash it just burns and the burning gets worse if anything touches it. went to chiro and no relief?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Suggest you visit either an MD or DO and have a proper exam of the area of concern. You could be experiencing what is termed notalgia paresthetica, a localized neuralgia over one shoulder blade, but this could represent a lingering area due to prior shingles. A chiropractor would not be expected to manage this.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You may have frozen shoulder. It is treatable. It would be prudent to see a doctor, preferably a rheumatologist. Visit this site for info: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frozen-shoulder/symptoms-causes/syc-20372684 Wish you good health!

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