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Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
24 years in practice
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What can cause a dull ache under my right shoulder blade on my back?

Dr. Tom Heston
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What can cause a dull ache under my right shoulder blade on my back?

Lots: Lots of things, but a pulled muscle would be one cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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I have been having a dull ache pain under my right shoulder blade off and on accompanied by indigestion. Is this anything to get checked out?

Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
8 years in practice
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I have been having a dull ache pain under my right shoulder blade off and on accompanied by indigestion. Is this anything to get checked out?

Yes: See your doctor for evaluation. Common problems that can cause your symptoms include acid reflux or gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Jackson
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I have dull ache in my back just under right shoulder blade. How can I treat this?

Dr. Alan Jackson
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I have dull ache in my back just under right shoulder blade. How can I treat this?

Is it muscular: I would consider physical therapy after of course checking with you primary care physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Nir Hus
Board Certified, General Surgery
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Can mid back pain specially under right shoulder blade pain (dull ache) cause chest discomfort? Right lung cancer ?

Dr. Nir Hus
Board Certified, General Surgery
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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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Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
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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?

Dr. Bernard Seif
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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?

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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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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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?

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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Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
17 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
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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?

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

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Dr. Amir Khan
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22 years in practice
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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.

Dr. Amir Khan
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
22 years in practice
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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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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
26 years in practice
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Burning ache in right shoulder blade and chest?

Dr. Vivek Agrawal
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
26 years in practice
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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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