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I have been experiencing an itchy and sore left shoulder. It's not super painful , but more annoying. Just curious what could be causing these symptom?

I have been experiencing an itchy and sore left shoulder. It's not super painful , but more annoying. Just curious what could be causing these symptom?

Sore Shoulder: A common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon (a cord that attaches a muscle to a bone) of the rotator cuff (the part of the shoulder that helps circular motion). Another common cause is soreness of the subacromial bursa (a sac of fluid under the highest part of the shoulder). ...Read more

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What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

What causes a burning itchy feeling in the left shoulder blade?

Could be a # of cau-: ses, like: 1: skin irritation by something coming in contact with it; 2: some insect bite(s); 3: a local nerve being irritated, or from the spine itself; 4: A Metabolic cause, which can also same symptoms. See your PCP to be examined and probably investigated. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have a very itchy shoulder. It results In raised scratch like marks on my back left shoulder?

I have a very itchy shoulder. It results In raised scratch like marks on my back left shoulder?

Uncertain: This could be due to xerosis (dry skin) and scratching. I would start with a good moisturizer. Other possibilities such as an allergic rash are possible, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hard itchy bite on the back of my shoulder. It is in a rectangular shape is can be painful. What bit me?

I have a hard itchy bite on the back of my shoulder. It is in a rectangular shape is can be painful. What bit me?

Who knows?: I am not aware that any type of insect or flying species that sting have a peculiar shape to their sting. The more important point is how do you feel and what does the wound look like? is it small and red or has it enlarged and infected? If it has enlarged and begin to widen see your doc for the best treatment. ...Read more

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I have an area below my shoulder blade on my left side that feels numb but is very itchy at times. There is no pain just a very odd sensation. ?

I have an area below my shoulder blade on my left side that feels numb but is very itchy at times. There is no pain just a very odd sensation. ?

Medial branch: This could be a problem with the "medial branch" nerve that comes off the main nerve root as it exits the spine and innervates the spinal joint and overlying skin just to one side of your vertebral column. The opening could be narrow for the nerve, or this could be subclinical zoster without rash (shingles) activity that will settle down (shingles most commonly flares on the chest wall). ...Read more

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What is this itchy painful rash on my shoulder ? Have history of shingles.

What is this itchy painful rash on my shoulder ? Have history of shingles.

Recurrent shingles: According to the 2008 edition of "harrison's principles of internal medicine, " recurrent shingles results from deficits in cell-mediated immunity, the same problem that people with aids have, and, sometimes, inability to make sufficient antibodies. The two processes are usually linked because antibody production depends on communication between t-cells and b-cells of the immune system. See doc. ...Read more

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Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

Red bump on pubic area and not painful. Noticed it and red rash on chest and shoulder for a week that's itchy. What could it be? Please help?

See your doctor: Red bumps on your pubic area need to be seen by a physician because they usually need treatment. Red itchy rashes are also important to treat. They can range from infections which are also contagious such as strep or herpes to skin conditions such as allergies and eczema. Please do not delay getting a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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