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Occasional pulsing sensation in left side of upper back below shoulder blade? Comes & goes. Occurs in time with heartbeat. No other symptoms. Thanks.

Occasional pulsing sensation in left side of upper back below shoulder blade? Comes & goes. Occurs in time with heartbeat. No other symptoms. Thanks.

Trigger point: It can cause by trigger point which is an inflame band of muscle fibers, need physical therapy using muscle stimulus, heat modalities and exercise, if persist, see cardiologist ...Read more

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Have a kink in left shoulder blade & makes upper left arm feel weird & tingly & also have gastric reflux. Heartbeat feels normal. Any suggestions?

Have a kink in left shoulder blade & makes upper left arm feel weird & tingly & also have gastric reflux. Heartbeat feels normal. Any suggestions?

Could be radiculitis: In many cases shoulder conditions irritate part of the brachial plexus and can cause a radiculitis (nerve irritation) or a radiculopathy (sensory or motor changes).Thus an MRI and EMG are in order from a Neurologist or PMR doctor. Thoracic outlet is also a possibility though an Internal Medicine doctor should rule out Cardiac and GERD issues as well before we start Physical therapy.keep me updated ...Read more

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What cause back shoulder blade pain

What cause back shoulder blade pain

Many causes poss.: It can b from muscle strain 2 pleuritic pain referred 2 the back/scapular area. Some r of no great concern some could b serious c ur pcp and get a diagnosis, & if need, get a referral 2 an ortho. Pe, apical disease of the lung r some also. As u can c an eval is needed. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder blade pain?

What could cause shoulder blade pain?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-pain. Htm. ...Read more

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What could cause broken shoulder blade?

What could cause broken shoulder blade?

Chest trauma: The scapula is the medical name for the shoulder blade. The scapula bone is extremely thin & may fracture after any significant chest wall trauma. If the patient has multiple broken ribs, a clavicle fracture and a scapula fracture, one must be wary that the underlying lung has taken a significant injury as well. ...Read more

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What is pain in the shoulder blade mean?

What is pain in the shoulder blade mean?

Pinched nerve: Most commonly, non traumatic shoulder blade region pain is actually referred pain from your neck. This is commonly known as a pinched nerve and can be from a disc bulge or herniation as well as other cervical pathology. ...Read more

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Pain occurring near right shoulder blade?

Pain occurring near right shoulder blade?

Belly pain?: Pain can be referred to that area from the gall bladder and occasionally stomach. Do you have any belly pain or nausea, vomiting? If fever, see MD. ...Read more

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What do lumps near the shoulder blade mean?

What do lumps near the shoulder blade mean?

Hard to say: Without an exam it is hard to answer your question. Examination is required to determine what these lumps are. They may be something simple like lipomas or sebaceous cysts. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve in shoulder blade, what to do?

Pinched nerve in shoulder blade, what to do?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can pain in the shoulder blade indicate?

What can pain in the shoulder blade indicate?

Number of causes!: Gall-bladder disease-referred pain, if on the right. But subscapularis pain, subscapular bursitis. Strained rhomboids. What is needed is an exam by a musculoskeletal pain specialist: rheumatology; physical medicine and rehab; orthopedist! ...Read more

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What is the painful bump on my shoulder blade?

What is the painful bump on my shoulder blade?

Depends on history -: Whether there is an injury to the shoulder blade area or not; in which it could be a fracture or a pulled/torn muscle. Rarely a tumor of the bone or muscle, blood vessel or nerves, or a ganglion cyst, can present a
swelling (a bump).
See your doctor to be properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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What could cause pain below left shoulder blade?

What could cause pain below left shoulder blade?

Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, it can be from the muscles and soft tissues around the scapula; it could represent an irritation of a nerve in the mid back; there are also underlying structures in that area that can cause pain as well such as the pancreas causing left sided peri scapular pain. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Shoulder blade pain when coughing, what do I do?

Shoulder blade pain when coughing, what do I do?

Depends: If it has been there a short time, take a pain reliever (if it hurts enough), try applying heat or cold, and give it time. It is worsens or does not go away, see your doctor. If it hurts to breath or you have trouble getting enough air, see someone (your doctor or urgent care) now. ...Read more

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What does it meant to have broken shoulder blade?

Scapular fracture: The shoulder blade is part of the scapula. These often do not need treatment but an x-ray and sometimes a cat scan is needed to make the diagnosis and determine the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on the left shoulder blade?

What might cause pain on the left shoulder blade?

Dislocation, sprain,: Left shoulder blade/shoulder pain can result from a dislocation or sprain of the shoulder joint. Pain in the shoulder blade area can also be from a possible renal stone in the left kidney, or if there is an infectious lesion from a cut or bite, that could cause pain there as well. A myocardisal infarction can cause pain here as well but it radiates down the left arm in most cases. ...Read more

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What can I take for sporatic shoulder blade pain?

What can I take for sporatic shoulder blade pain?

NSAIDs: Over the counter nsaids (if not contraindicated). If pain persists or is unreleived by the nsaids then have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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PAin in lleft side under my rib and shoulder blade?

PAin in lleft side under my rib and shoulder blade?

Could B from an--: -ulcer, gall bladder, worst is a PE, or apical lung disease. U need 2 C Ur PCP & B evaluated, as U can C there are many causes. ...Read more

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What can cause a dent in your right shoulder blade?

What can cause a dent in your right shoulder blade?

Seek examination: It is possible that you have either a nerve injury to the muscles of your shoulder or you could have an injury to the tendon and the dent is a result of atrophy of the muscle from lack of use.

I would recommend a visit with your local orthopedic surgeon for evaluation, examination and possible imaging if necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause recurring pain below shoulder blade?

Many things: When you say recurring it is unclear if it associated with activities. Can be internal (for example pulmonary), can be musculoskeletal. Needs evaluation ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain below left shoulder blade?

What to do if I have pain below left shoulder blade?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What causes tingling sensation below shoulder blade?

What causes tingling sensation below shoulder blade?

Referred from neck: Usually pain along the medial border of the scapula is referred from facet joints of the neck. ...Read more

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What does a pinched nerve feel like in shoulder blade?

MRI?: Pinching of a nerve usually occurs in the neck. Pain can radiate to the shoulder blade. There is an uncommon condition of pinching of the supra scapular nerve at the suprascapular notch and I would consider seeing specialist. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a broken shoulder blade?

6-10 weeks: Scapula (shoulder blade) fractures generally heal in the 6-10 week time frame. Fortunately, most scapula fractures do not require surgery, and the function of your shoulder should be excellent once it heals. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain under left shoulder blade?

What can I do for this pain under left shoulder blade?

Have it diagnosed --: First.
Meanwhile try some NSAIDs that you have used in the past.
See your PCP and possibly an Orthopod and have it investigated, if it lasts for more than a couple of weeks, or is getting worse, or has associated symptoms like coughing, (with blood in it), or any calf pains, etc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on my back above shoulder blade. What to do?

Sharp pain on my back above shoulder blade. What to do?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Please consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more