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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 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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Burning itchy sensation on my left side of back , 20 inch below my left shoulder,always happend during my period.any idea??

Burning itchy sensation on my left side of back , 20 inch below my left shoulder,always happend during my period.any idea??

Pruritis: Itching like this (known as pruritis) is usually of no medical significance. Although annoying, it should go away in time. If it is bothering you a lot, an antihistamine may be of use. Hope this helps! ...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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Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Itchy bumps on my thigh, what could they be? Some turned into black bruises.Started about a week ago on my left thigh, now on my right and shoulder too.

Dermatitis: Sounds like you have a dermatitis (not otherwise specified) and an exam would define it more specifically. Most dermatitis like, itchy skin eruptions can be treated with a topical steroid and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as an antihistamine (which can also help with the itch). If severe, then get derm eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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5 yr old healthy girl has one jelly bean size slightly raised, scaly sometimes itchy and tender skin lesion i guess on her left up chest near shoulder?

5 yr old healthy girl has one jelly bean size slightly raised, scaly sometimes itchy and tender skin lesion i guess on her left up chest near shoulder?

Get the diagnosis: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Non itchy rash on shoulder?

Need more details: The causes are many, please give more details, onset, type of lesions, distribution.. ...Read more

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