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Dull pain on behind left scapula at the bottom point. And left side of left chest swelling I have had it for the past 2 years 24 7.?

Dull pain on behind left scapula at the bottom point. And left side of left chest swelling I have had it for the past 2 years 24 7.?

Doctor can evaluate: A person's left chest (nor his right chest) should not swell up for no reason. So, a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the person is trying to describe. Also, the doctor can check what might be causing the left scapula pain (they may or may not be related). A chest x-ray and other tests might be needed. ...Read more

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Chronic dull pain behind left scapula , muscles seem to tighten up had a heap of test, wot could it be had it for over 2 years now?

Chronic dull pain behind left scapula , muscles seem to tighten up had a heap of test, wot could it be had it for over 2 years now?

Long thoracic nerve : Can't say for sure but could be long thoracic nerve damage which can cause scapular winging with the shoulder blade sticking out. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain left chest and next to left scapula?

What can I do for this pain left chest and next to left scapula?

Nonspecific: Unfortunately your description is fairly nonspecific and potential causes include lung or heart pathologies as well as pinched nerves. See a physician if your symptoms are persistent or severe. ...Read more

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Why would a pinched nerve on the left side cause pain in the right scapula? On going for 7 months now.

Why would a pinched nerve on the left side cause pain in the right scapula? On going for 7 months now.

Neck pain: You most likely have a pinched nerve originating from the left side of your neck between the 5 and 6th cervical vertebrae. Best to see your family doctor to get this treated. ...Read more

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I have shoulder pain(left) like around my scapula, what could be the cause?

Several resons: Several causes for this pain. 1-burisitis of the scapula could be the reason. 2-pain from disc disease in the neck area could cause this pain. 3-shoulder problem could cause that also. ...Read more

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Can cholecystitis or lithiasis cause pain in the upper left back, near the scapula?

Can cholecystitis or lithiasis cause pain in the upper left back, near the scapula?

Maybe, not common: Most commonly, gallbladder pain is referred to the middle or right upper back, mid-epigastrium, and right upper quadrant. If you have pain and/or nausea after eating (especially a fatty meal) get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Shoulder feels like something is pinched when moved across chest or behind back. I was told my scapula & rotator are out of place. Can that happen?

Shoulder feels like something is pinched when moved across chest or behind back. I was told my scapula & rotator are out of place. Can that happen?

Probably not: As there is no true joint between the scapula and rib cage, probably nothing "out of place". However, it may need to be mobilized through gentle manipulation, and any muscular trigger points or spasm relieved. ...Read more

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Why doesnt my left trapezius work? How do I get it to work? My left trapezius Is very thin and weak and it causes my scapula to stick out from my back

Why doesnt my left trapezius work? How do I get it to work? My left trapezius Is very thin and weak and it causes my scapula to stick out from my back

Nerve injury: It sounds like you have spinal accessory nerve injury on the left side. This nerve gives motor function to your trapezius muscle. I recommend you see your pediatrician for evaluation as soon as you can. Any recent trauma?. Do you do weight lifting?. Think back but definitely see your doctor ...Read more