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Gallbladder Shoulder Blade Pain
Commonly missed: Rib: Several possible causes including pleurisy or lung injury, punctured intestine. The most common cause for pain in this location which is not serious, however, but is extremely painful is a dysfunctional rib. Md's almost never make this diagnosis, but osteopathic docs who commonly do hands-on diagnosis and treatment, in addition to doing all the other work-up, often find and treat this problem. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain on right: Your liver is on your right side below the ribs. Gallbladder is tucked under the liver. Right side abdominal pain, above the belly button is usually where it hurts with a bad gallbladder. The pain occurs after eating, especially fatty foods, can be severe. If pain lasts more than an hour or if you vomit get to your doctor. Ultrasound, and/or TECH HIDA can diagnose. Ask for surgery consult. Be well ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
It can-referred pain: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), i would search for other causes. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain in right shoulder blade it is worse when I put my chin to my chest. Is this definitely muscoskeltal or do I need to worry of gallbladder or aorta?
Constant pain under right shoulder blade. Worst when laying on back and when lift arm. Can it be gallbladder? No other symptom
Hi, i had my gallbladder removed 3 weeks and am still having a lot of pain where it use to be and in the shoulder blade, painkillers aren't helping.
Pain in r shoulder blade area that is tender when pushed on and makes r arm ache. Would any internal organ, aorta, gallbladder causes feel like that?
Possibly: usually, gallbladder or aortic pain would not feel worse with pressure on the scapula. Have you been doing any physical activity? Sometimes, certain exercises and activities strain the rhomboids and infraspinatus muscles causing similar pain. If you're not getting better, get checked out. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
43 yro female w/o gallbladder. Pain under right shoulder blade, right rib cage and lower quadrant worsened by eating.
I'm having pain in my right shoulder blade, a bit in the right side of my chest too. No pain in abdomen but having burping. Gallbladder?
Possibly!: You are right, gallbladder pain can sometimes be felt in the right shoulder blade or side. But other things can cause pain there. If it hurts when you breathe in, you should see a doctor right away to rule out a blood clot to your lungs. Pleurisy (inflammation of the lung lining), muscle strain, fluid around the lung, and even problems with the esophagus, liver, or pancreas can cause this. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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