Doctor insights on:
Burning Left Clavicle
What causes pain in alternating shoulder blades? Pain has been in my left shoulder blade with burning and now moved to the right.
I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?
Cervical Referral?: For DX purposes the scapula is a BIG area. Very common is burning pain at inner edge scapula & in the upper thoracic spine. The basic problem is a neck facet arthritis C4-5? that refers pain to that area and is worse with stress & poor posture. Aleve+ sedation+ exercise and sometimes a chiropractor will help. If not this, please be more specific in location and relation to activity & posture ...Read more
Doin stretches earlier when suddenly a burning feeling started behind my shoulder felt like sunburn now happens everytime bend my head to left?
Muscle spasm: Most likely just a muscle spam which will resolve in a week or two. ...Read more
See Doctor: First even though you are young we want to make sure that you don't a heart or lung problem that requires urgent attention. If this is a more chronic issue many things can refer pain to these areas with one common area being cervical pain, meaning a pinched nerve in the neck. More about shoulder pain here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more
Could be a # of cau-: ses, like: 1: skin irritation by something coming in contact with it; 2: some insect bite(s); 3: a local nerve being irritated, or from the spine itself; 4: A Metabolic cause, which can also same symptoms. See your PCP to be examined and probably investigated. Good Luck. ...Read more
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, I would encourage you to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes are: spine related, such as a pinched nerve; peri scapular, such as a sub scapular bursitis; or even nonmusculoskeletal. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the problem and based upon that appropriate alternatives discussed. ...Read more
Shoulder pain : New onset shoulder pain without injury can often be treated successfully with rest, over the counter anti- inflammatories (ibuprofen or naproxen), and physical therapy. Recommend visit with primary care provider, shoulder x-rays to rule out arthritis, and a trial of the above treatment. ...Read more