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Bad throbbing pain around left shoulder blade. No falls or slips etc. Also getting period cramps.

Bad throbbing pain around left shoulder blade. No falls or slips etc. Also getting period cramps.

Blood in belly: Your shoulder pain is probably from diaphragm irritation, which may be from a small amount of blood in your abdomen. This can come from a bleeding ovarian cyst. This is really just an educated guess though. If the pain is severe you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

Neck Pain: The real blood, if dark red-see your doc. If bright red and rare. Be cool. Your neck-arm pain could be a disc rupture if your pain is patterned. Sounds too much like a real disc injury to wait. Check with doc. Ortho or near surgeons. You will need and MRI. Good luck. Only 80% get well without surgery. ...Read more

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Immense pain on back around left shoulder blade can barely move my arm. Neck in pain too 32 y/o f. I exercise frequently - run- lift -yoga what is it?

Immense pain on back around left shoulder blade can barely move my arm. Neck in pain  too 32 y/o f. I exercise frequently - run- lift -yoga what is it?

Pinched nerve: Most commonly, non traumatic shoulder blade region pain is actually referred pain from your neck. This is commonly known as a pinched nerve and can be from a disc bulge or herniation as well as other cervical pathology. See your doctor to find out for sure. Mri often needed. ...Read more

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Burning pain around top of left shoulder blade. Should i see a doc?

Muscle spasm: I would start with heat and nsaids. You dont say if the pain is there constantly or comes and goes. If it is activity related back off of those activites that cause it for a week or so. If it persists your pcp can give you a muscle relaxer. ...Read more

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I have sharp deep pain around my upper left shoulder blade and back area. Pain hurts when i breathe deep, cough, bend, twist, lift my arm. Been 2 days?

Pleurisy likely: Based on your history, the most likely problem is a condition called pleurisy. This is an inflammation of the lining surrounding the lungs. It can develop shortly after a simple cold or mild upper respiratory infection. Ibuprofen usually helps. It's always best to check with your physician and have yourself seen to make sure there is not a more serious problem causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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Sudden pain and muscle spasm around left shoulder blade. No injury. Can it be nerve pain?

Sudden pain and muscle spasm around left shoulder blade. No injury. Can it be nerve pain?

Nerve pain: can be one cause of shoulder discomfort especially problems with the nerve roots in the mid cervical region however we're common things are bursitis tendinitis arthritis AC joint issues and rotator cuff tears. The muscles that stabilize the shoulder blade and the lower neck can also be a source of shoulder pain ...Read more

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What causes a Mild ache that moves around left shoulder blade & between blade and spine. Pain comes and goes, Only left side. For about 2 months now ?

What causes a Mild ache that moves around left shoulder blade & between blade and spine. Pain comes and goes, Only left side. For about 2 months now
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Wandering Sinew: There are some muscles in there that are commonly a source of pain.There are bursae in there(little sacs of lubrication fluid)that can get inflammed tool.The whole sliding motion of the scapula(wing bone)is balanced by these muscles and repetitive use and stress can get them to holler out.Massage and acupressure can help,also modifying activitiesTry the Backnobber massage tool:pressurepositive.com ...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