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Can mid back pain specially under right shoulder blade pain (dull ache) cause chest discomfort? Right lung cancer ?

Can mid back pain specially under right shoulder blade pain (dull ache) cause chest discomfort? Right lung cancer ?

Back shoulder pain: at 26 years old. Pain in right shoulder area is most likely not related to lung cancer. Absent trauma, it can easily be referred pain from gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Dull ache /throb below right shoulder blade. Feels deeper than muscle. Not constant, but frequent. Duration: 6 mo Xray @ 2 mo didn't show anything.

Dull ache /throb below right shoulder blade. Feels deeper than muscle. Not constant, but frequent. Duration: 6 mo Xray @ 2 mo didn't show anything.

Referred neck pain: If the lateral x-ray of the scapula is ok, unusual tension and poor posture aggravate a mild neck arthritis. Try exercise at EHR around 125 if ur doc OKs it. The dopamine and endorphins will help relieve the tension. Rarely, if it is related to respiration it could be a sticky lung lining., More rarely a rib facet may need manipulation. ...Read more

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For about a week orbso, I have had a dull ache through my back in the lung area.It is now also felt in my right shoulder blade. I quit smoking 2days a?

For about a week orbso, I have had a dull ache through my back in the lung area.It is now also felt in my right shoulder blade. I quit smoking 2days a?

Everyone is: different but setting target date to stop and then stopping completely on that day can be effective. Learning some self-hypnosis can support this plan of action. Chewing gum or eating mints is useful, especially at high risk times like coffee breaks. Peace and good health. Congrats on getting smoke free. Please continue. Please see doc for back pain. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Burning ache in right shoulder blade and chest?

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

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I have had a located ache in my back next to my right shoulder blade, like a slight pressure. No medical problems in my history, female, 52.

I have had a located ache in my back next to my right shoulder blade, like a slight pressure. No medical problems in my history, female, 52.

Scapular bursitis: Commonly, shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. Ribcage/chest pain can be from rib joints. Sometimes, trigger point steroid injection of the shoulder balde bursitis can be helpful along with physical therapy, and medications such as muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Right shoulder blade swollen, shoulder socket has pain and collarbone aches. Is it normal soreness from a fall or more serious? Thank you!

Right shoulder blade swollen,  shoulder socket has pain and collarbone aches. Is it normal soreness from a fall or more serious? Thank you!

Depends on how far+: It depends on how you landed & how far you fell. This is unusual 2 have all these complaints in the areas u described. U should b evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon & have x rays also. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on and around my right shoulder blade? I have had a physiotherapy on it today but this made it worse it sore to move and when still

Scapula: Pain localised to the scapula, in the absence of injury, is unusual. It could be referred pain from impingement of a nerve root in the lower neck intervertebral region from a disk protrusion. In view of the severity of your discomfort, I would recommend an xray of the scapula and cervical spine. Consider a consultation with a neurologist as well and bring the xray report with you. ...Read more

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I do not drink frequently but every time i intake vodka i get right shoulder blade ache which is not very severe but discomforting.Is it lymphoma?

I do not drink frequently but every time i intake vodka i get right shoulder blade ache which is not very severe but discomforting.Is it lymphoma?

Doubtful: But most likely of GI origin like pancreas or a stomach ulcer. You need to get checked out with blood work, possibly upper GI x-rays and possibly endoscopy. Consider your alcohol consumption a problem if you have these symptoms every time you drink. You need to see a dr. Soon. ...Read more

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When i sit i feel a sore throbbing pain between my right shoulder blade and spine. Should i get an x-ray?

When i sit i feel a sore throbbing pain between my right shoulder blade and spine. Should i get an x-ray?

Cerv Radiculopathy: Pain here is likely a pinched nerve from arthritic pressure and/or a herniated disc, or tendinitis (levator syndrome). Aggravated by poor posture at a computer. An exam by your doc can help determine if there is significant injury deserving of further studies or treatment. No hurry if not worsening, but, should be seen if not getting better. Nonsurgical usually helps. Try salonpas hot patches. ...Read more

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I've been expeirencing a burning sensation under my right shoulder blade. Back tends to ache on and off. Currently in physical therapy but no progress?

I've been expeirencing a burning sensation under my right shoulder blade. Back tends to ache on and off. Currently in physical therapy but no progress?

Hard to say: Chest, shoulder discomfort should always be checked out in person. Sometimes, muscle, rash, lung, heart can cause these symptoms. Provided Physical therapy is not helping , an urgent care or emergency room visit is recommended. ...Read more

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Sore armpit and pain going through my right shoulder blade when moving my arm. What could be wrong?

Sore armpit and pain going through my right shoulder blade when moving my arm. What could be wrong?

Could be a tear: I would get yourself to an orthopedist. This could resolve with physical therapy and proper rest or you could have some ligament or labrum damage. Either way a full evaluation of your shoulder is warranted. ...Read more

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For several years I have had a random, very sharp pain. It begins just below my right shoulder blade and lasts 30-45 min. A head ache follows, and gas.?

For several years I have had a random, very sharp pain. It begins just below my right shoulder blade and lasts 30-45 min. A head ache follows, and gas.?

Possible gallbladder: Problems with your gallbladder could potentially explain the shoulder blade pain ("referred pain") and would make sense if you also feel like you have gas. You could also have headaches with gallbladder problems, though this would not be very common. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

I have a burning pain under my right shoulder blade and right side of my neck that makes my right arm ache what's wrong?

Disc: A number of things could cause these symptoms. It could be from a bulging or herniated disk in your neck or a number of other things. You would need a medical evaluation with physical exam. Good luck. ...Read more