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I have a tingling feeling on my back right shoulder blade. Feels very weird and comes and goes. What could this be?

I have a tingling feeling on my back right shoulder blade. Feels very weird and comes and goes. What could this be?

Mononeuropathy: It sounds like a small nerve is acting up. Sometimes this can happen due to injury (which I assume you didn't have) and sometimes due to medical conditions. If you don't have any other health problems, and you otherwise feel well, it is reasonable to watch and wait. If it persists over time, or becomes worse, you should see your doctor for a basic checkup. ...Read more

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I have been having a sharp sometimes burning feeling in my right shoulder blade. Sometimes this pain moves to my shoulder.?

I have been having a sharp sometimes burning feeling in my right shoulder blade. Sometimes this pain moves to my shoulder.?

Cervical radiculitis: Cervical radiculitis due to compression of nerves in the cervical spine can commonly cause pain in between the shoulder blade as well as the shoulder. Referred pain or a primary shoulder etiology is also considered. Disease of the gallbladder (usually cholecystitis) can also cause pain in the right shoulder blade, but less likely in the shoulder itself. Consultation with a physician is advised. ...Read more

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Right shoulder blade area gets this prickly feeling sometimes, it's never my left side. It's very sensitive when it happens. Any ideas?

Right shoulder blade area gets this prickly feeling sometimes, it's never my left side. It's very sensitive when it happens. Any ideas?

Need more informatio: There is too little information to make a definitive diagnosis and listing possible ailments only makes one anxious. Check with your MD who can suggest a specialist to see. But definitely get it checked out ...Read more

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I was doing pullups and the next day I started to feel a tightness and uncomfortable feeling in my right shoulder blade. What is the cause of this. ?

I was doing pullups and the next day I started to feel a tightness and uncomfortable feeling in my right shoulder blade. What is the cause of this.


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Strain/non dominant?: If it is ur non dominant hand, it may b weaker & was strained while ur dominant is stronger a could handle it if it's ur dominant u may have used it harder 2 do the pull ups, aiding your weaker side. Also, depends on ur grip being equal on the bar. Does not sound more than usual stiffness after a workout. Something torn etc. Would cause immediate pain. Ice, tub soak nsaids rest i.? Massage. ...Read more

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Right Shoulder blade pain that radiates to pointy feeling in right side of chest when moved? Heartattack? Lungs?

Right Shoulder blade pain that radiates to pointy feeling in right side of chest when moved? Heartattack? Lungs?

Muscular pain: Doesn't really sound like heart or lung pain. It sounds more like a musculoskeletal type of pain since it hurts, changes when you move. Try some OTC anit inflammatories such as alleve or motrin and see if they pain resolves. ...Read more

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I have a burning/stabbing pain in right shoulder blade that has been coming on more at night. Also, I have a patch of skin there which has no feeling?

I have a burning/stabbing pain in right shoulder blade that has been coming on more at night. Also, I have a patch of skin there which has no feeling?

Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Painless, unmovable, hard lump under my right shoulder blade. I was feeling some pain yesterday on my right side coming from my back to the breast.??

Painless, unmovable, hard lump under my right shoulder blade. I was feeling some pain yesterday on my right side coming from my back to the breast.??

Varies: There are a number of possibilities and I would not hesitate to be seen for it. There is a condition in which a bone outgrowth from either the scapula or rib can cause what you are describing, but there are other causes as well. An exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause. ...Read more

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2 years popping sound when moving right shoulder blade and pain which i also have in the right upper chest and arm and some burning feeling in chest?

2 years popping sound when moving right shoulder blade and pain which i also have in the right upper chest and arm and some burning feeling in chest?

It's normal : Sound from stretching your muscles and ligaments. The chest burning could be from acid reflux. I'd still recommend u see your dr to be sure your heart is ok. Take care! ...Read more

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Why does my right shoulder drop about 4 inches with a lot of pain, which is not level with other side. Musle knot at back of shoulder blade as well.

Why does my right shoulder drop about 4 inches with a lot of pain, which is not level with other side. Musle knot at back of shoulder blade as well.

Scoliosis: This sounds like scoliosis spinal curvature has twisted the ribcage around to make a knot on one side of the back and dropped the shoulder plane with the curvature. ...Read more

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Hurting around right shoulder blade. And face gets tingly and numb feelings?

Hurting around right shoulder blade. And face gets tingly and numb feelings?

Hyperventilation.: You are probably hyperventilating because of the pain. Hyperventilation decreases pCO2 in the blood and this in turns decreses ionized calcium in the blood and this decreased ionized calcium in the blood makes your face tingly and numb feeling. ...Read more

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I get random tingling/crawling/goosebump feelings on my back under my right shoulder blade. It happens at random. What could it be?

I get random tingling/crawling/goosebump feelings on my back under my right shoulder blade. It happens at random. What could it be?

This is very likely: A temporary nerve compression or dysfunction. The tingling nature of your symptom suggests nerve involvement. Something might be pressing on a nerve near your shoulder blade (could it more likely happen when you are lying on your back/shoulder blade?) The reassuring thing is it sounds transient and resolves quickly. Unless it worsens in frequency or intensity, or spreads in location, OK to watch. ...Read more

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I constantly have a knot behind my right shoulder blade, it moves when it is touched. Is it muscle related? Or should I have it checked out?

I constantly have a knot behind my right shoulder blade, it moves when it is touched. Is it muscle related? Or should I have it checked out?

Lump near shoulder: There are a few possibilities. If it is painful and no lump or nodule is found then it can muscle spasms causing a knot. It could be a cyst or a lipoma which is a fat collection. If the size of it is greater than 1 cm or it has grown recently or has become more painful or it is causing other symptoms like numbness than I would have it evaluated. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a knot around my right shoulder blade however it is painful even when I am not touching it or moving that arm. What is it?

I have what seems to be a knot around my right shoulder blade however it is painful even when I am not touching it or moving that arm.  What is it?

Muscle spasm: Knots in muscles are usually due to local spasm. Much of the time they go away on their own. Sometimes you need to visit a massage therapist or myofascial release practitioner to get them worked out. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in my inner right shoulder blade. Sometimes it's a burning sensation. Gets worse during stress. Is it a knot or pinched nerve?

I have a constant pain in my inner right shoulder blade. Sometimes it's a burning sensation. Gets worse during stress. Is it a knot or pinched nerve?

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

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What should I do? I have pain under right shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause.
Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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Pain under right shoulder blade. How do I get rid of it?

Pain under right shoulder blade. How do I get rid of it?

First: Find the cause. Is it your gall bladder? Do you get belly pain after a fatty meal? Or did you stress muscles around shoulder? Or is it your back? Or stress in general? Or something completely different. Identify the cause and you will have traveled 80% of the road to recovery,. ...Read more

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Having sharp and dull pains under right shoulder blade runs all the to my chest worse on deeper breaths?

? R shoulder pain: If pain is associated with eating, it could be from a gall bladder (GB) problem. A fully blocked GB duct is a surgical emergency. A partially blocked duct may cause pain that comes and goes. A GB ultrasound can show if there is a blockage.

Heart-related pain does not typically vary with breathing, but any pain near the chest is concerning. Constant/worsening pain needs to be checked by Dr. ...Read more

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6+ month been having sharp stabbing pain under right shoulder blade, accompanied with achey neck sometimes pain can last for few day too few weeks.help?

6+ month been having sharp stabbing pain under right shoulder blade, accompanied with achey neck sometimes pain can last for few day too few weeks.help?

It depends: There are many possible causes. An irritation of a nerve in the thoracic pain can cause pain to radiate around one side of the trunk. A gallbladder problem can cause pain radiating into the right side as can a lung and kidney problem. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually tell the cause. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Constant pain under right shoulder blade. Worst when laying on back and when lift arm. Can it be gallbladder? No other symptom

Constant pain under right shoulder blade. Worst when laying on back and when lift arm.  Can it be gallbladder? No other symptom

Doubtful: Not your classic gall bladder symptoms. Gall bladder issues really would not change or occur with movements of you arm. Sounds like a sprain. Get eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days? What might be the cause, how serious?

45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days?  What might be the cause, how serious?

Needs evaluation: Pain in the chest can be musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle or a cracked rib but can also be from inflammation of the pleura (the covering of the lung) or even a problem in the lung like a pulmonary embolus. This could be serious but may not be. You should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain in right bicep I also have burning pain under right shoulder blade both come & go shoulder blade occurs after I've been standing awhile.

See PMR doc: You are a female in late 60s, and the tendency is for head forward shoulder forward positions. This pinches the cervical outflow, and pulls the shoulder blades up and out, resulting in soft tissue pain. See a PMR doc who will check the posture effects and can do EMG to determine if cervical nerves are pinched. ...Read more

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44yr v painful shoulder starts bottom neck and/or under right shoulder blade radiates down arm into chest comes goes for a year been given anti inflam?

Shoulder pain: The location of this pain and how it travels sounds like a nerve, which could be damaged in or around the spine, or along the course of the nerve. Discuss this with your doctor or a neurologist to get proper testing. ...Read more