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Sharp pain in chest with shoulder/back/neck pain. Dull ache constantly/sharp at times for 3 days. Worse at night. ?

Sharp pain in chest with shoulder/back/neck pain. Dull ache constantly/sharp at times for 3 days. Worse at night. ?

Musculoskeletal: Your description is of musculoskeletal pain - myofascial syndrome, costochondritis, muscular strain, stretch, or pull. Simple analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn, (naproxen) rest, heat, massage, and time should help you feel better. If not, you'll have to see your doctor for more advanced therapy. ...Read more

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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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Pain in left shoulder blade after sleeping?

Need for examination: If the pain lasts more than a day or two, it would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder. Worse when sleeping?

Luggage or sports?: Did you recently pull luggage or play some sport? Did you carry something heavy or sleep on the shoulder in an unusual way? The pain you describe sounds like you stretched some ligament or tendon in your shoulder. Try to not use the shoulder or limit motion for a couple of weeks and you should be fine. If not, see an orthopedist or chiropractor. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lung, and kidney problems can also cause similar symptoms. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Awakened at night with sharp stabbing pain left upper back. What could it be?

Sharp left upper bac: Many potential causes: rule out cervical or thoracic disc herniation vs acute muscle strain of paraspinal muscles vs facet joint sprain vs referred pain from other area especially abdomen/diaphram which also refers pain into upper back. If this persist, you need an md to fully evaluate. Try rest, antiinflam meds, localized heat, massage and if not better evaluate by md and ? Mri vs injections. ...Read more

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Back pain in upper left of back worse at night?

Cause of back pain: If the pain is worse when lying down, it is more worrisome. Many people with chronic problems are unable to lie down on the back. Have yourself be evaluated by a spine specialist, neurologist or rehabilitation medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Tuesday gone did 40 pushups left should pain since then swelling and pain when moving my shoulder pain from shoulder to elbow pain at night awakes me?

Shoulder pain: This is likely a strain type injury. Recommend rest, ice, compression, and an over the counter anti- inflammatory (ibuprofen or naproxen). If symptoms continue after this treatment for 2-3 weeks, seek consultation with orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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Pain in buttocks, bad at night. hurts to bend over, leg pain when walking, no recent inj. hurts to move at night. lower lumbar pain, pain in neck?

Pain in buttocks, bad at night. hurts to bend over, leg pain when walking, no recent inj. hurts to move at night. lower lumbar pain, pain in neck?

Uncertain : Could be lumber stenosis but that doesn't explain the neck pain. You'll need a full evaluation to help clarify the diagnoses. ...Read more

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Pain left sholder blade , arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight , upper left chest?

Pain left sholder blade , arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight , upper left chest?

Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem . Your age would be more co sister with a musculoskeletal diagnosis but since there is a cardiac possibility, you should get an evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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Constant dull pain in mid back between shoulder blades. Pain can be sharp or burning at times. The pain is worse if I stretch neck down towards chest?

Constant dull pain in mid back between shoulder blades. Pain can be sharp or burning at times. The pain is worse if I stretch neck down towards chest?

Musculoskeletal pain: Is the likely culprit. Stretching, applying heat, and practicing good posture will help. Over the counter Tylenol (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen can help with the discomfort. ...Read more

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I am in excruciating pain in hip morning also down whole leg with foot tingling. at night severe pain can't sl. walking unbearable?

I am in excruciating pain in hip morning also down whole leg with foot tingling. at night severe pain can't sl. walking unbearable?

Back issues: Your symptoms are similar to someone with back issues. Most likely sciatica. You should see a neurologist or orthopedist for follow up studies such as an MRI ...Read more

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Painful swollen frozen thumb. Can force but sharp severe pain takes my breath away. Wakes me at night. Pain shoots down wrist. Xray-subluxed. Causes?

Painful swollen frozen thumb. Can force but sharp severe pain takes my breath away. Wakes me at night. Pain shoots down wrist. Xray-subluxed. Causes?

From what you descri: -bed it hard to even guess. You need to see a fellowship trained hand surgeon for a hands on evaluation & images . In your statement you talk about subluxed but don't say anything about what is subluxed. ...Read more

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I have pain around the area of lower left rib cage, radiating pain, diffused. At the same time and side, left dull shoulder & neck pain. What is it?

Many causes: There are numerous causes of left shoulder arm chest neck pain in the most serious one can be heart attack in older patients , or it could be a simple sprain or overuse syndrome or inflammation of the ribs or muscles of the chest, simple viral infections can cause diffuse muscle pain and aches.In a young person like yourself most likely it is activity related based on over use of some kind, . ...Read more

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Pain under left ribs and pain left shoulder with belching after angioplasy to look at stomach?

Pain under left ribs and pain left shoulder with belching after angioplasy to look at stomach?

Check w doctor: Any time you have new symptoms after a procedure you should check with the doctor who did the procedure. Do you mean you had an endoscopy to look at the stomach? If so, because sometimes some air gets in then you get belching, and if the stomach is distended it can irritate the nerves in the area and you can have some discomfort. However best check with MD that did your procedure. Best to you! ...Read more

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