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Causes Of Sharp Pain Between Shoulder Blade And Spine
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?
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 ...Read more
Have sharp pain between my right shoulder blade and spine if I have alcohol . I am a weekend drinker (4large) for 9 years . What could be problem ?
Could sharp pain between my shoulder blade and spine be attributed to my brachial plexus injury and suprascapular nerve compression.
I feel a sharp pain when i lift my arms or twist between my right shoulder blade and spine. It leaves an invisible bruise i can feel but not see.
Deep, localized, sharp pain between left shoulder blade and spine for months. Chest CT showed only gynecomastia and borderline enlarged spleen. ?
Musculotendinous: 20's male w. Chronic unilateral rhomboid muscle region pain suggests localized tendonitis. No history of trauma given, but concern arises for strenuous athletics or weight lifting. An osteopath can diagnose, ; a physical therapist can assist in resolution. Ergonomics must also be considered. Heat, massage, and acupuncture might benefit. Eventually, a single cortisone injection might resolve. ...Read more
Anemic. More blood work ordered waiting results Meantime my upper right side back betwen shoulder blade & spine having sharp pain for 2 hours. Meaning?
It depends...: Your pain there may be muscular or it could be due to something going on in your chest. Please let your doctor know about it so that they can do appropriate tests to find the cause. Also it may be related to whatever is causing your Anemia. Have you had a chest X-ray or Ct scan of the chest done? Your doctor can guide you best. ...Read more
16 y.o. fem Sharp pain when taking deep breath in upper middle back between shoulder blade & spine. Hurts to bend. Chest x Ray & ECG Normal
Costochondritis: In your age group the most common cause would be viral inflammation of the Cartlidge in the rib cage. It is very common and can cause a very severe and sharp pain. Is the area tender when you push on it as well as painful when you breathe? Treatment would include Motrin and application of ice pack. ...Read more
Could the numbness I am feeling be caused by a pinched nerve? I am experiencing numbness on the left side of my chest, under left arm, and back. I have had a sharp pain for 3 weeks that goes from my shoulder blade through to my chest. I was sent to the
Arguably : Arguably the worst possible cause of severe pain felt in the shoulder blade and deep into the chest would be an uncommon condition called aortic dissection. Problems with the gallbladder and heart can also cause pain in the region of the shoulder or armpit (axilla). The spinal nerve corresponding to t2 also feels an area that involves the armpits and hoop-shaped strip of skin that runs across your chest above your nipples, through your armpits, and across your back at about the same level (it also involves part of the skin on the arm). After excluding things like dissection, heart problems, and gallbladder problems, a neurosurgeon may be helpful to get to a diagnosis and some relief. ...Read more
Sharp pain between shoulder blades, upper spine area. Very sharp first movement of the day and twisting or pushing shoulders back. Dull ache otherwise?
Appointment: Recommend virtual consult this week. I'm available from 6PM-9PM Monday - Thursday. All day Friday. ...Read more
Muscle Pain: There are some muscles that attach right on the shoulder blade called the rhomboid muscles and you may have strained one of those at the attachment. Usually we use these muscles when our arm is above our shoulder so perhaps some activity strained this. If pain doesn't resolve over next seven days or so you should get checked as sometimes the lungs can cause pain around the shoulder blade. ...Read more
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
Muscle strain?: The most likely source is muscle strain, but postural irregularities can also cause some periscapular pain. Problems with your neck can also referred pain to the scapular area. If home remedies do not resolve the pain, you should see an Ortho specialist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more
I tripped and fell into my truck with my shoulder. I have a sharp pain in the middle of my shoulder blade on the back side and upper rib cag?
Contusion vs fractur: Most likely that you have a contusion/strain from falling and hitting your truck. Often, pain is worse a day or two after injury due to inflammation etc...Uncomplicated fractures of rib or shoulder blades can happen, but no casting is needed..So only need to treat pain/inflammation for comfort. Gentle range of motion/stretching, and motrin/aleve for few days..If worsen, call your doc.. Good luck. ...Read more
What medication can I take for the sharp pain under my shoulder blade on my right side What could cause sharp pain under the right shoulder blade?
Pain: Pain below the shoulder is very likely muscular. It is possible you may have a pulled muscle causing sharp pain. However, at your age there are several other possibilities such as shingles. Please see your doctor for proper evaluation. Also, note any other symptoms such as shortness of breath, sweating, burning pain etc. ...Read more
About once or twice a day I get a sharp pain in my back right below my right shoulder blade. It only lasts a second but I don't know why it happens?
Sharp pain under my right shoulder blade within past 2 months...the pain is constant and lasts a few days..goes away, then comes back a few days later?
Just a though: You might have your GALLBLADDER examined! Pain from that are can "radiate" to the area you describe! Just a thought Hope it's helpful Dr Z ...Read more
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Please consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more
I hyporventilated 2nights ago severly and now i have sharp pain on my left side back right uder my arm to my lower shoulder blade?
Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)
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