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8 months of chest discomfort, dizziness and dull pain between shoulder blades. Ecg stress test and echo normal. Can this be stress more than physical?

8 months of chest discomfort, dizziness and dull pain between shoulder blades. Ecg stress test and echo normal. Can this be stress more than physical?

Need a chest X ray: The chest pain should be evaluated with a minimum of a chest x ray. There are many causes, ranging from simple muscle strain and referred neck pain, to lung and esophageal tumors. You are urged to have a physical exam and a chest x ray, with the possibility of needing further studies, . ...Read more

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I am having dull collarbone pain, shoulder pain, and neck pain on the right side. Hurts to cough as well.

I am having dull collarbone pain, shoulder pain, and neck pain on the right side. Hurts to cough as well.

Hard to say: For this type of complaint a face to face exam and history is required. Did you get into an injury? Are you having a respiratory infection? Is there chest pain? You'll get more answers with an exam by a doctor. I would see one at an urgent care as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Dull pain in my shoulder and by my armpit and in my back at the end of my scapula ?

Dull pain in my shoulder and by my armpit and in my back at the end of my scapula ?

Shoulder strain: It sounds like you have a shoulder strain. Try some motrin for a few days. Warm compresses or warm soaks in the tub and gentle stretching. If it does not clear up see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Tightness in left chest through back with dull pain down left shoulder and arm off and on for 5 year.?

Rule out MI: You need to go to a physician for a chest pain workup. Rule out the most serious possibilities, like coronary artery occlusion and work your way down. Could be muscle or indigestion. ...Read more

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Dull pain in left shoulder blade, but increases to a sharp pain if I inhale deep, or go to sneeze or stretch it, ideas?

Dull pain in left shoulder blade, but increases to a sharp pain if I inhale deep, or go to sneeze or stretch it, ideas?

This can be a sign : of just a muscle pull or related to a disc problem or even to something irritating the diaphragm on that same side. If it persists or worsens, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have this dull pain near my right shoulder blade. Any suggestions?

I have this dull pain near my right shoulder blade. Any suggestions?

More info?: Did you injure yourself? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more

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Dull aching pain near left shoulder blade area for 2 years, feels good to massage real hard with pool ball, it was never injured. What could this be?

Dull aching pain near left shoulder blade area for 2 years, feels good to massage real hard with pool ball, it was never injured. What could this be?

Myofacial pain?: Pain near the shoulder blade in your age group that is relieved with massage is most commonly muscular in origin. This can be brought on by poor posture& ergonomics, stress, muscle tightness. It can also be a referred pain from a pinched nerve in the neck. Best to get it checked out with an md. If the pain is muscular, need to evaluate the cause. Physical therapy can be helpful in this condition. ...Read more

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I have a dull pain between my left shoulder and collar bone when i take a deep breath in, I have bad posture could this be caused due to that?

No that would be : Very unlikely to be the cause of that type of pain especially when only affected by your breathing in terms of a deep breath. It is most likely muscular but if it persists or even worsens, see your physician to make sure it is not something else. ...Read more