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Pain Between Shoulder Blades And Neck
Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It sounds like you have neck pain radiating to upper back area. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: If you have previously seen a bone specialist that is where you should go. The alternative is for you to first see you primary doctor about back pain. The doctor could send you immediately to the Radiology area and see if there are problems with your neck and back. Hope all goes welll - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Can trigger points in levator scapulae cause burning pain between shoulder blades and lower neck ?
Ear/jaw/gum ache, sore throat, nostrils hot. Pain between shoulder blades, neck, radiating to arm. Doc says muscular. Can it be flu or heart related?
Maybe: But it is more likely to be muscular. If it is being treated and does not go away i would go back to the doctor for a reevaluation. ...Read more
26 y/o female with constant pain/tightness between shoulder blades & neck. Heat/ice/massage helps only temporarily. What could be the cause?
Posture: while,there are other causes, posture with head forward position is a common cause in young women, especially if,she has large breasts, and rounds shoulders to hide it. See your PMR or ortho doc to evaluate posture, image your neck, and help you get exercises or other treatments to help resolve the problem ...Read more
Going on about 8 months I have had a aching pain between my shoulder blades that causes neck pain & constant headache. No OTC helps the pain.
Headaches/Cerv disc: Persistent pain deserves an evaluation. Based upon age, i would suspect a disk herniation, or occipital neuralgia causing muscle spasm/tension. This may then create the muscle tension headache scenario. Nsaid's may actually cause headache in some. Try tylenol (acetaminophen). Pursue cervical pt. Robin mckenzie book "treat your own neck" is $8.32 online. Formal spine or neurology eval if no better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden severe shooting pain between shoulder blades whoke right shoulder and neck in right side. Can't look right at all what is it and what do I do ?
If the pain is: related to specific movement then it is likely musculoskeletal. If it is triggered by breathing or swallowing, or other autonomous motion that we have no control of, you will need to see a healthcare provider to rule out other causes such as potential heart attack, blood clot or aortic aneurysm. ...Read more
Have done chemo and am doing herceptin (trastuzumab) for breast cancer. Have backache between shoulder blades and neck. Herceptin (trastuzumab) or could the cancer be back?
It isn't due to Herc: Pain between the shoulder blades can be caused by any number of reasons/causes including muscle pull or sprain. It is not likely to be due to herceptin (trastuzumab). So make sure that your oncologist is aware of this development and may consider checking you for any recurrence of your cancer in the bones(spine and or ribs). This can be determined with a bone scan or another imaging test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore shoulder blades and neck more in the morning . Feel some tender points around shoulder blades . Please advice ?
See a Sports Med MD: Often muscle spasm in the shoulder blades and neck can occur and cause the soreness you mention. However, there are other possibilities as well include worker upper limb disorder, thoracic outlet, myofascial pain and rotator cuff syndrome or cervical radiculopathy. Thus a thorough evaluation to include Physiotherapy and possibly active release may be in order as directed by a MD. Keep us posted. ...Read more
What could cause severe pain between shoulder blades on both sides of spine along with both shoulder pain and neck pain, also severe constant headache?
Why do I get intense pain and pressure under my collar bones? It comes and goes in waves. It radiates to shoulder blades and neck. I get back pain too
Need to examine: It is not feasible to know without examining you. One cause of the symptoms you described is large breasts. If you are overweight, it would help to lose weight. If the symptoms persist, do see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Hi sir, I have severe pain in shoulder blades and neck, X-rays revealed straightening of C spine, Marginal Osteophyte in CV5, Marginal lipping at CV6?
Burping all the time. Pain in left stomach rib area. Aching shoulder blades and neck. Very weak. Any thoughts to what it could be? Had it for 2wks.
I'm a smoker for 15 years I'm 30 years old I have upper back pain on my shoulder blades and neck pain can it be lung cancer ?
Sounds muscular, but: I would still see your PCP to discuss cancer screening possibilities, have a full physical, and discuss smoking cessation options. The sooner you quit, the lower your chances of cancer, and the more likely your lungs will return to pre-smoking health! Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a knot in the bs k of my neck that hurts so bad all the time an sometimes I get these pains in top between my shoulder blades what can this be?
Muscular: It sounds muscular in nature with the geograhic spread of the pain. Reasons include a dusc herniation, degenerative changea, a possible late instability due to a prior injury or related to progressive degenerative chsnges. You should get it evaluated. ...Read more
Probably muscular: Depending how long it has hurt and how you did it this is probably a muscle sprain/strain. Trying heath, stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory meds is reasonable for a few weeks. If it does not get better after 2 weeks go to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a pain begining from my shoulder blades through back of the neck to both sides of head.plz help me?
Pinched nerves: This distribution of discomfort could be coming from pinched nerves emanating from the spine but usually the impingement would occur in the neck and radiate behind the ear and then to one side of the head. Pinching of a nerve in the region of the shoulder blade radiates to one shoulder as a rule.Another possibility is inflammation of muscles. Try nsaids like ibuprofen.See your physician as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever i slightly move my neck down, my back hurts, more specifically in between my shoulder blades. What are my options?
Many possibilities : It sounds like you may have a pinched nerve in your neck, perhaps at the c5 or c6 levels and you may also be developing a secondary frozen shoulder. Learn more here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/pinched-nerve-in-shoulder.Htm and http://theshouldercenter.Com/frozen-shoulder.Htm see your doctor. ...Read more
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