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Sharp pain above left shoulder blade, radiating into base of neck and down left arm, with slight difficulty breathing (deep breaths)?

Sharp pain above left shoulder blade, radiating into base of neck and down left arm, with slight difficulty breathing (deep breaths)?

Go to ER: Though low probability, the first thing you want to have ruled out is a major cardiac of vascular problem that could be life threatening. If you haven't been seen by a doctor yet you should go right to a good er and have them take a history, do a physical exam, and order appropriate tests. The type of pain you describe is a cardiac or major vascular problem until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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I have a weird pain right above my left shoulder blade. It's almost a bruise kind of pain, but there is nothing on my skin.?

I have a weird pain right above my left shoulder blade. It's almost a bruise kind of pain, but there is nothing on my skin.?

Strain?: Maybe you simply strained your shoulder-could be muscular or tendon in nature, etc. If this pain continues, see your Dr. To have it examined. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause pain below left shoulder blade?

What could cause pain below left shoulder blade?

Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, it can be from the muscles and soft tissues around the scapula; it could represent an irritation of a nerve in the mid back; there are also underlying structures in that area that can cause pain as well such as the pancreas causing left sided peri scapular pain. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on the left shoulder blade?

Dislocation, sprain,: Left shoulder blade/shoulder pain can result from a dislocation or sprain of the shoulder joint. Pain in the shoulder blade area can also be from a possible renal stone in the left kidney, or if there is an infectious lesion from a cut or bite, that could cause pain there as well. A myocardisal infarction can cause pain here as well but it radiates down the left arm in most cases. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain below left shoulder blade?

What to do if I have pain below left shoulder blade?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain under left shoulder blade?

What can I do for this pain under left shoulder blade?

Have it diagnosed --: First.
Meanwhile try some NSAIDs that you have used in the past.
See your PCP and possibly an Orthopod and have it investigated, if it lasts for more than a couple of weeks, or is getting worse, or has associated symptoms like coughing, (with blood in it), or any calf pains, etc. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under left 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.
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What is it when you have pain in the left shoulder blade?

What is it when you have pain in the left shoulder blade?

Muscle strain.: Usually it's muscle strain. But it can also be a pinched nerve, or possible a mass. See an orthopedic doctor, who wil start with xrays. ...Read more

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Pain under my left shoulder blade unbearable and nothing helps?

Try something new: If there is no cure then obviously you just have to live with it and try to ignore it. But it is likely that there is something going on that can be successfully treated. If it is a muscle problem, physical therapy could really help. Prescription strength pain medicine may help ease the pain. Sometimes all you need is some time for your body to heal itself. Seeing your doctor would help a lot. ...Read more

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Around and under my left shoulder blade is grinding and it hurts, what exactly is grinding?

Around and under my left shoulder blade is grinding and it hurts, what exactly is grinding?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes. Some people will actually have a osteochondroma in the undersurface of their scapula that can cause grinding as it rubs over the rib cage. Their are many other possibilities. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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My left shoulder and shoulder blade hurts bad when I move it or prop up on it what can be the cause?

My left shoulder and shoulder blade hurts bad when I move it or prop up on it what can be the cause?

It could be: From a musculoskeletal strain, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, rotator cuff injury etc. If it gets worse, go see your Dr and consider having an Xray taken. Take care!
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I've had a pain in my left shoulder for awhile sometimes if I reach to scratch my back it pops and now right under my left shoulder blade hurts too?

I've had a pain in my left shoulder for awhile sometimes if I reach to scratch my back it pops and now right under my left shoulder blade hurts too?

Hard to say: Did u injure it recently? It sounds from your description that it may be a musculoskeletal issue. See your family practicioner who can begin the work up with a good histroy and physical and if necessary some xrays. ...Read more

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Left shoulder blade pain means?

Many causes: Neck problems, suprascapular nerve entrapment, peri-scapular bursitis, posterior rib-cage injuries, and rhomboid muscles can cause shoulder blade pain. See an orthopedist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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