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What can cause recurring pain below shoulder blade?

What can cause recurring pain below shoulder blade?

Many things: when you say recurring it is unclear if it associated with activities. can be internal(for example pulmonary), can be musculoskeletal. needs evaluation ...Read more

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What could be the cause of upper back pain below shoulder blade?

Several: Muscle spasm is a likely cause. Another possible and more serious cause is irritation of the lining of the chest cavity and lungs. This pain is usually worse with a deep breath. ...Read more

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Really bad back pain below shoulder blade. What OTC pain meds can I take?

Really bad back pain below shoulder blade. What OTC pain meds can I take?

The Ones You Know: Already. There are not any new OTC meds than the ones that are already available now. Ibuprofen/Motrin, Aleve/Naproxen, Tylenol/Acetaminophen are currently available without Rx. Although be aware that too much tylenol (acetaminophen) can result in liver damage/failure. If these are not helping or you are using these daily, I would suggest seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in upper middle shoulder blade?

Pain in upper middle 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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Knot in right back below shoulder blade?

Knot in right back below shoulder blade?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes. A good exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, there is a condition known as subscapular bursitis in which the bursa underneath the scapula gets swollen and tender. This is one of several potential causes. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Why causes my shoulder blade to stick out?

Why causes my shoulder blade to stick out?

A variety of causes: Your condition is called scapular winging and usually affects only one side. Causes include injury to one of the nerves called the long thoracic nerve if you had an injury. Parsonage turner syndrome is a viral syndrome that can affect the brachial plexus and cause scapular winging. This is a self limited condition and can take upto 1 year to resolve. A condition called sick scapular syndrome can cause both scapulas to wing. Treatment is usually with physical therapy. See a shoulder specialist to really find out what the cause is. ...Read more

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Why does my shoulder blade hurt so frequently?

Why does my shoulder blade hurt so frequently?

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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How can I release the tension in my shoulder blade?

Tension: a good massage therapist can usually help release the muscle tension in shoulder blace ...Read more