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Pain Behind Scapula
Chronic dull pain behind left scapula , muscles seem to tighten up had a heap of test, wot could it be had it for over 2 years now?
Dull pain on behind left scapula at the bottom point. And left side of left chest swelling I have had it for the past 2 years 24 7.?
Doctor can evaluate: A person's left chest (nor his right chest) should not swell up for no reason. So, a primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the person is trying to describe. Also, the doctor can check what might be causing the left scapula pain (they may or may not be related). A chest x-ray and other tests might be needed. ...Read more
Shoulder feels like something is pinched when moved across chest or behind back. I was told my scapula & rotator are out of place. Can that happen?
Probably not: As there is no true joint between the scapula and rib cage, probably nothing "out of place". However, it may need to be mobilized through gentle manipulation, and any muscular trigger points or spasm relieved. ...Read more
I had a CMT pull out my shoulder from its joint and now I have numbness behind the scapula and it feels "off." what do you think happened?
Shoulder blade: The scapula is the shoulder blade bone. It is attached to the back and chest through the collar bone and lots of muscles. The scapula also forms the socket part of the shoulder ball and socket joint. The scapula is important for giving the shoulder its huge flexibility. The problem is that such huge flexibility makes it easy to injure. ...Read more
6 - 12 weeks: Presumably you are asking about a scapula fracture. Like most fractures, this would be expected to heal within 6 - 12 weeks, but several factors can affect healing time, such as smoking, diabetes, the severity of the fracture, whether surgery was required and the type of surgery done, and whether the fracture was open or not. ...Read more
Kept feeling pain around my left scapula n now its radiating to the center n downward. Wht is it? This really bother me since the past year.
See a doctor: For an exam. It could be your rib or something inside your chest or upper abdomen. It's hard to tell from description like this. ...Read more
Winged Scapula: Depends on how long you have had it. It can be caused by many things but all result in nerve damage to the long thoracic nerve. The most common cause of scapular winging is serratus anterior paralysis.Many of the causes are serious and some just result in damage to the nerve that many improve. Phy therapy may be of help. ...Read more
Indirectly: I am imagining that you mean "common variable immuno-deficiency" by "cvid" - if I am wrong about that, please let me know. There would not be a direct cause whereby changes in your immune system cause pain. But if there's inflammation or infection for another reason, that can. If you are on medications that irritate your stomach or gallbladder or pancreas, that can refer to your shoulder blade. ...Read more