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A 24-year-old female asked:

Right shoulder blade pain out of nowhere 3wks ago. feels like the area is exhausted,using hand makes pain worse. starts to hurt after lifting,goes away completely after rest. left part is fine.pain gets worse when coughing. what can it be?thank you?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Likely neck shoulder syndrome with radiculopathy due to cervical spondylosis or herniated disc. Condition is usually limited and resolving by itself. Routine neck exercise may be required if the syndrome recurs often.
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