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Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)

Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)

It can be one of : Several possibilities ranging from: muscular, cervical disc origin, shoulder issue, even gi, respiratory and cardiac etiology. If it does not resolve or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable?

What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable?

Various: 44y female w. spinal stenosis, disk degeneration, loss cervical lordosis & history shoulder surgery w. severe unilateral Superior trapezius painful muscle spasm, esp. shoulder blade. POTENTIALLY CAUSAL: crossed Trapesium muscles, see below, large breasts, anterior sloped shoulders, swan neck, asymmetric shoulders, tilted head, thoraco-lumbar scoliosis & repetitive stress on computer looking left. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in right shoulder/collar bone after eating besides gall bladder? It is worse about an hour after eating. No GB.

What could cause sharp pain in right shoulder/collar bone after eating besides gall bladder? It is worse about an hour after eating. No GB.

Esophagus?: Could be an esophageal spasm, or a large hiatal hernia, known as a paraesophageal hernia. These can be diagnosed with upper GI contrast xray, and esophageal manometry. Usually, a GI doctor, or general or thoracic surgeon with experience in treating reflux disease would order these tests. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes me to have sharp pain in both of my shoulder blades?

What causes me to have sharp pain in both of my shoulder blades?

See examples: If movement related, symptoms are likely due to muscular or nerve issues. If respiratory-related, this could be due to inflammation or infection in the chest cavity. Figure out the aggravating factors & see if you can modify them. If you can't identify a relationship or your corrective actions don't work, see a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain under the right shoulder blade?

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

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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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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

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

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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?

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

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Everytime I take a deep breath I feel a sharp pain in my right shoulder? What could cause this

Everytime I take a deep breath I feel a sharp pain in my right shoulder? What could cause this

Diaphragm: This symptom most commonly is a sign of irritation of the diaphragm (big muscle that separates chest from abdomen and helps us breathe). Sometimes it is seen with gall bladder inflammation. I would consult with a physician ...Read more

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Left lower outer chest area with sharp pain radiating to shoulder blade. What is the possible cause?23/m with history of gastritis and tenting of left diap

Left lower outer chest area with sharp pain radiating to shoulder blade. What is the possible cause?23/m with history of gastritis and tenting of left diap

Likely GI, but...: In general, such a pain does not sound like heart pain, which is what most people would be concerned about. However, young people can have heart attacks. Such things as family history, smoking, gender, other diseases like high BP and diabetes increase the risk. However, I would think musculoskeletal or GI like reflux more likely. Bad pain, worsening, radiation, nausea, sweating or short breath-be seen. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain when touched directly above collarbone?

Arthritis: Arthritis of either end of the clavicle joint with manubrium or with acromion could be tender. A lymph node above the clavicel could be a soft tissue reason. I would have a physician examine that. ...Read more

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What would cause sharp pain in my shoulder from an injury that happened 6 years ago?

What would cause sharp pain in my shoulder from an injury that happened 6 years ago?

Exam: Cannot be answered without an examination and x-ray; however, this "sounds" like post-traumatic arthritis or tendonitis. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

Multiple answers: Sharp pain in the shoulder with coughing could represent a problem with a cervical or thoracic disc problem or possibly an issue with tendonitis in the shoulder. Less likely but possible. Definitely needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in my upper back, between my shoulder blades, when I take deep breathes? I've had this for 2+ years.

What causes sharp pain in my upper back, between my shoulder blades, when I take deep breathes? I've had this for 2+ years.

Cannot diagnose: This could be something in the spinal column, irritation of the pleura, musculoskeletal, neurologic, and so an and so on. See a doctor and get this evaluated. As you are well aware, it is not normal. Good luck and hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I often get a strong sharp pain in my shoulder when I eat. If I had a beer with food (and I mean 1, not loads) it will nearly always cause it to happe?

I often get a strong sharp pain in my shoulder when I eat. If I had a beer with food (and I mean 1, not loads) it will nearly always cause it to happe?

Could be gallbladder: The nerves to the gallbladder can send a sensation that feels like pain under the shoulder blade. When it is blocked and you eat a meal that is high in fat the gallbladder has pain that feels crampy. You should see a doctor to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain in my right shoulder that is almost unbearable, only when I yawn? (not when I breathe deeply or anything similar)

What could cause a sharp pain in my right shoulder that is almost unbearable, only when I yawn? (not when I breathe deeply or anything similar)

Yawwwwwwn....POP!!: When someone yawns, it usually means that they take a breath then hold it under pressure for a short while. If that's what you do, that means there's some pressure held expanding your lungs. So if it hurts, that might mean something wrong in there. If it persists or gets worse, you'll need to be examined in person. If it also hurts when you cough or sneeze, all the more reason to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

What is the cause of a sharp pain in both arms between shoulder and elbow?

Cervical disc: A central bulging disc can put pressure on the nerve to both arms giving you your findings. You need to see a spine surgeon. ...Read more