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Doctor insights on: Acute Pain In Back Near Right Shoulder Blade

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Dear sir, pain in my back near right shoulder blade, increasing while deep breathtaking?

Dear sir, pain in my back near right shoulder blade, increasing while deep breathtaking?

Varies: There are many potential causes, many of them are quite benign, but you may want to be seen just to make sure it is not something serious. A pulmonary embolus, although not terribly common, can cause similar complaints and is potentially life threatening. More common causes would be pluerisy, pneumonia, periscapular bursitis, and a thoracic radiculopathy. An exam can usually tell the cause. ...Read more

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Pain occurring near right shoulder blade?

Pain occurring near right shoulder blade?

Belly pain?: Pain can be referred to that area from the gall bladder and occasionally stomach. Do you have any belly pain or nausea, vomiting? If fever, see MD. ...Read more

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Could cervical steonosis cause pain near right shoulder blade?

Yes: Cervical stenosis can cause radiating pain anywhere from the neck, through the shoulder region and into the arm. It could also refer pain down near towards the blade, or there could be concurrent myofascial pain. With proper medication and physical therapy, if there's no neurologic compromise, the symptoms should be controlled. Should see a medical doctor. ...Read more

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Severe pain near right shoulder blade -- numbness in both arms.

Severe pain near right shoulder blade -- numbness in both arms.

CT spine: Any falls or weight loss. Please get cervical and thoracic spine CT. Good luck. Please see physician soon. ...Read more

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Have had pain near right shoulder blade when taking deep breath and also in front of chest. Taking warfarin from previous clot 4 years ago.?

Have had pain near right shoulder blade when taking deep breath and also in front of chest. Taking warfarin from previous clot 4 years ago.?

See doctor: Given your prior history of blood clots, these symptoms are troubling and even though you are already on anti-coagulants, warrant a visit to your physician and a work-up for recurrent clotting. Would take it very seriously. Good luck!! ...Read more

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I am having pain near right shoulder blade that has moved into my neck. This pain sometimes radiates into my chest and right rib cage. Heart or liver?

Chest pain: Likely atypical chest pain but depending on circumstances and aggravating factors. Breathing, exertion, etc could be musculoskeletal, GI, referred pain from neck, need to see pcp. What are u risk factors for cad? Htn, diabetes, smoker, choleaterol etc. ...Read more

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What can cause a dent in your right shoulder blade?

What can cause a dent in your right shoulder blade?

Seek examination: It is possible that you have either a nerve injury to the muscles of your shoulder or you could have an injury to the tendon and the dent is a result of atrophy of the muscle from lack of use.

I would recommend a visit with your local orthopedic surgeon for evaluation, examination and possible imaging if necessary. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under right shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause.
Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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Continue pain in right shoulder blade what can be the cause?

Depends: Pain in this area can have many causes, from a herniated disc in here neck to simple overuse or postural issues. A more thorough history of your symptoms and physical exam are needed to advise you. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under my right shoulder blade?

What should I do? I have pain under my right shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause.
Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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I have a ull pain below right shoulder blade. What should I do?

Need to see your PCP: To start evaluating you and then onward referral to an orthopod.
Meanwhile take some aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen (if no allergies/side effects), and apply ice/heat packs.
Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

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Have a deep pain above right shoulder blade, what causes the pain?

Have a deep pain above right shoulder blade, what causes the pain?

Many possibilities: The differential is long but here are a few of the more common considerations: referred pain from the cervical spine (particularly C5 which supplies some of the muscles of the scapula), intrinsic shoulder pathology (impingement syndrome, rotator cuff tears...), brachial neuritis (parsonage turner syndrome) and entrapment neuropathies (dorsal scapular nerve).
Please meet with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Continues pain in lower right shoulder blade what can be the cause?

Continues pain in lower right shoulder blade what can be the cause?

Musculoskeletal: There could be many causes for pain. It could be bone, muscle or radiated pain from somewhere else. You may wanna go to pcp and get checked. ...Read more

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Please help! I'm having pain underneath/left of right shoulder blade?

Varies: The two most common causes are an overuse of the left extremity causing a subscapular bursitis, that often causes pain just to the side of the scapula. Another common cause is an irritation of a thoracic nerve in the middle back. In either case, rest and possible use of an antiinflammatory is a good start, consider being seen if it does not improve. ...Read more

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I have had pain my in right shoulder blade for 6 weeks. How do I treat this?

See Dr.: Rest, ibuprofen, warm heat to area may help, see dr for eval. And proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the right shoulder blade and what medicine do you suggest?

See your doctor: Several things can cause pain in the shoulder. You should see your doctor for a thorough evaluation. Only through this can he/she tell you what's going on and wha to do for it. ...Read more

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What causes pain on the right shoulder blade and what medicine should I take for it?

Not simple.: Assuming no trauma to that site, shoulder pain can be arthritis, gall bladder disease, or even a peculiar lung tumor called a pancoast tumor. Start with primary doctor, she/he will take a history, physical, do some blood work and get a plain chest x-ray and shoulder x-rays. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right shoulder blade during the day and not at night. What could be wrong?

Gravity: The arm and shoulder weigh about 20 pounds, and this weight is borne by muscles (superior trapezium) (st) that suspend this mass when upright. Only connection of shoulder to axial skeleton occurs where collar bone joins to breastbone. Chronic st spasm and strain increases in the upright position. Heat, massage, acupuncture, biofeedback, and physical therapy can help. ...Read more

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I've had a pain in my right shoulder blade about 5 days. Now its moved to my lower left and right back. Just concerned what it might be?

I've had a pain in my right shoulder blade about 5 days. Now its moved to my lower left and right back. Just concerned what it might be?

See below: Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck. If turning your head in the direction of pain causes the pain to shoot to your shoulder and shoulder blade there is a good chance it's coming from your neck. ...Read more

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I have fallen off the back of our truck the other day causing my right shoulder blade to have lots of pain when I move it what could I have done?

I have fallen off the back of our truck the other day causing my right shoulder blade to have lots of pain when I move it what could I have done?

Should pain: After a fall can be a number of things including fracture, ligament rear, ac joint injury, neck injury, rotator cuff tear, each with differing treatment needs, get evaluated, ...Read more

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I get pain around my right shoulder blade when I squizze the blades together. Like I'm doing a bend over row. I cant squeeze my shoulder and lie down!

Muscle spasm: This can be a painful and frustrating problem, but is not a danger to your health. Applying local heat, gentle massage, or taking acetaminophen or an NSAID-type pain reliever (like naproxen) can help. It normally resolves on its own after 2-5 days. See your doctor if still concerned or if worsens. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain under the right shoulder blade?

What could cause sharp pain under the right shoulder blade?

Referred Pain?: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), I would search for other causes such as a muscle pull, arthritis. ...Read more

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Does pain under the right shoulder blade indicate a gallbladder problem?

Does pain under the right shoulder blade indicate a gallbladder problem?

It can-referred pain: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), I would search for other causes. ...Read more

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My right shoulder blade hurts. Is this normal after removal of the gallbladder?

My right shoulder blade hurts. Is this normal after removal of the gallbladder?

Yes it can be: The shoulder blade region is a common area of referred pain from the GI system and gallbladder pain can be referred to this area. ...Read more