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Why am i having pain between shoulder blades when lying down?

Why am i having pain between shoulder blades when lying down?

Pain: Pain between shoulder blades can be muscle, fascia, tendon, vertebra, disc, pinched nerve, tumor, gerd, heart, aneurysm and etc.. Please see your doctor and have thorough examination and diagnostic tests. Thanks. ...Read more

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I'm coughing and having pain between shoulder blades, what could it be?

I'm coughing and having pain between shoulder blades, what could it be?

Cough and back pain: Not uncommon - while coughing you are using back and lower neck muscles that attach in the area between the shoulder blades - as the cough subsides, so should the pain - understand, if the cough does not, get checked out by a competent doctor - both issues can then be served. ...Read more

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Intense pain between shoulder blades ?

Intense pain between shoulder blades
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Multiple reasons: A number of conditions can cause the pain you describe. Gallbladder disease, Gastric ulcer, GERD (esophogeal pain) are a few See your PCP or Health Care Provider ...Read more

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Pain between shoulder blades and ingestion?

Pain between shoulder blades and ingestion?

Be carefull: This could represent lot of things , the most importent two are: 1-gallstone. 2-acid reflux. 3-heat attack. See your doctor for further testing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have pain between shoulder blades when breathing?

Have pain between shoulder blades when breathing?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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40, overweight, pain between shoulder blades in back?

40, overweight, pain between shoulder blades in back?

The time is NOW: Your problem may be postural from sitting at a computer/desk all day. The problem is made worse by being overweight. I suggest tylenol, (acetaminophen) anti-inflammatory medications, and heat. Try paying attention to your posture. Start a conservative weight loss program with minor diet changes and increased exercise. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of intense pain between shoulder blades?

What is the cause of intense pain between shoulder blades?

Muscle strain: Most likely due to strain of the muscles than bring the shouder blade together(serratus muscles)if the pain is in the middle of the back the ethiology is different.Try doing shoulder streches(so called sleepers streches)google it.It will show how to do them)use local oitment to increase heat to the affected muscles(bengay, ice-colheat). ...Read more

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Unknown pain between shoulder blades and chest. What tests should I undergo?

See a physician: First, you need to be appropriately evaualted by a physician. Physicians are trained to order tests based on their findings during their evaluation of you. ...Read more