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Pain Between Shoulder Blades And Shortness Of Breath
42 yr old female, been having tightness in chest over 24 hrs with pain between shoulder blades. Pain in chest comes and goes. Shortness of breath.?
Go to ER: Without knowing your medical history or examining you I have to recommend going in to get evaluated right away. Many different things can cause these symptoms, and heart attack and pulmonary embolism top the list of serious things. Please go to the ER. ...Read more
Burning stiffness n bulging in both legs, shortness of breath n pain in back near shoulder blades, could this b a clot or embolism n what should I do?
Needs evaluation.: Your symptoms can be due to many things but you need to be evaluated asap. It is always important to rule out the most significant potential problem which could be a blood clot and possible pulmonary embolism (clot in the lung) or thoracic aneurysm. You should go to the emergency room where the proper tests can be done, the diagnosis made and the treatment instituted. ...Read more
Muscle under left shoulder blade causing extreme pain and shortness of breath, what should I do? I am struggling to move.
I am 23 a smoker I suffer with anxiety at the moment I have shortness of breath and pain in middle back and between shoulder blades do I hav lung canc?
As above-see U MD: Not every one who smoke will get lung ca, but if u smoke one pack for 8 years u can get copd, so if u can quit smoking, . ...Read more
I have a sharp shooting pain in my heart and in my left shoulder blade and I'm having shortness of breath?
Painful breathing thru back and chest near lower left shoulder blade, esp with deep breaths. Some shortness of breath coughs, tight chest. Off &on 3w?
Why do I keep getting a shooting pain where my heart is as well as a sharp pain where my left shoulder blade is and shortness of breath?
Emergency Room time: A man or woman, with pain inside the chest and shortness of breath, should call 911 and take the ambulance to the er. He should not wait at home to see if the symptoms get better. It could be a heart attack, which can be fatal. If it turns out to be a collapsed lung, a pneumonia, or a blood clot in the lung, she will still be in the right place at the emergency room. Time to call for an ambulance. ...Read more
I have back pain around my shoulder blade and have slight shortness of breath. I'm a 36 year old occasional smoker. Could I have lung cancer?
Certainly is a: Possibility but there are also a number of other things that could give you these symptoms that are much less serious. The only way to know for certain is to have a health care professional evaluate you. Make an appointment today to get checked out. ...Read more
Shortness of breath especially after climbing stairs, feels like breathing in cold air, lungs hurt, pain in upper back between shoulder blades?
Symptoms: See your doc to evaluate possible causes for your symptoms. Don't ignore those symptoms. ...Read more
My colleague tapped strongly on my left shoulder blade. There are some bruises/pain there and I've had a lot of shortness of breath. Lung/heart problem?
"Tap"? W/hammer?: Caused bruising? Something doesn't line up. Not likely heart issue, but could be orthopedic or lung, depending on your specific health issues/meds and what a "tap" is that can cause bruising. Should see your Dr or an Urgent Care for exam and x-ray -or- go to ER if shortness of breath prominent. Good luck. ...Read more
28 year old male-started as severe back pain from right shoulder blade down to middle of back. 30 minutes later severe pain on right side of chest. Shortness of breath, feeling that im not getting enough oxygen. Deep pain in right lung when inhale/exhale
B/p is 189/102, pulse 106. Mild chest pain, a little shortness of breath. Major fatigue and muscle (shoulder) pain. Suggestions?
BP when sitting was 132/110 HR 116 spo2 98 standing 101/65 hr 132 spo2 96 shortness of breath all day sharp pain in right shoulder painw/ low activity?
Get urgent evaluatio: This is worrisome for a few life threatening illnesses---go to the emergency room now ...Read more
My dad is having shortness of breath and pain in the left shoulder (right next to the wing) He won't go to the dr because he's on medicare and so on.
I have had on several occasions shortness of breath tightness in chest n pain in left shoulder. It happens even when lying down.
More info needed: Is the discomfort affected by a deep breath or when you rotate your shoulder? What happens when you exert yourself? Do you have a cough? How long does the chest tightness last? Is there a tender spot on the rib cage? It doesn't sound too worrisome but have your pcp evaluate this complaint. ...Read more
Tightness in mid and upper back particularly on right side up into shoulder, also achy under ribcage at front. No shortness of breath. Worst when eat.
I was diagnosed with an acute sinus infection and was put on meds well the next day I started having shortness of breath and pain between the shoulder?
MGT: I would advise continuing prescribed medications. The new symptoms must be further evaluated by your physician. There are many possible causes. If you are in distress and air hungry, please see the ED right away. ...Read more
Cause of coughing up white foamy phlegm and chest pain from shoulder to shoulder and Shortness of breath?
I have chest pain on the left side extreme fatigue shoulder pain on the left side and shortness of breath what does this mean?
See your doctor!: Left sided chest pain that radiates to the shoulder and is associated with fatigue and shortness of breath is very concerning for a heart or lung problem. This should be evaluated very soon by your doctor with physical exam, ekg, chest x-ray and blood tests. This constellation of symptoms should prompt a visit to the emergency room. I would recommend that you chew an Aspirin and go or call 911. ...Read more
What could cause elevated immunoglobulin M (IgM)? IgM result is 468 mg/dl, all other bloodwork normal. Also shortness of breath, shoulder, rib pain
Infection, myeloma: IgM is the 1st antibody released by the immune system in the course of fighting an infection. Depending on the amount of other antibodies (even if normal), it could also represent a tumor or malignancy of the immune system, like lymphoma or myeloma. We can't diagnose that here. Use HealthTap Prime to upload the entire report (all tests) or talk to the doctor who ordered the bloodwork. Good luck. ...Read more
SL reconstruction using autograft yesterday, with an on-Q attached to shoulder. Shortness of breath, and lower back pain. Anxiety, or side effects?
Severe sharp pain in chest spreading to back, shoulder and neck. Shortness of breath on exertion and palpitations. I'm hypertensive. Should I worry?
Symptoms: With the symptoms that you present here, I would advise seeing a physician and getting checked out sooner than later. ...Read more
I have been having shortness of breath, off and on shoulder pain, chest pain, and neck pain. I have seen my pcp. What do you suggest is my next step?
Sharp stabbing shocking pain in right temple, same pain back of neck, left shoulder&chest&shortness of breath gets worse when laying, bend over, beath in?
Shoulder pain. No chest pains or shortness of breath. I'm a hypochondriac so I always assume the worse. I have acid reflux. Trapped gas?
Heart won't stop beating fast. Shortness of breath and sharp pain in upper stomach. Especially when I eat. My shoulder/back hurt. Help. What's wrong?
Go to ER....: You should be evaluated in the emergency room today! shortness of breath can be a life-threatening symptom and a cardiac etiology needs to be ruled out since you are also experiencing a rapid heart rate. You need to be diagnosed and treated asap so go to the er today! Good luck! ...Read more
No shortness of breath. Left shoulder pain when inhale. Just got rid of majority of a chest cold, little pleghm left. Breathing good, except shoulder?
Can anxiety cause tingling in tops of breasts, fingers. Back and shoulder pain. Shortness of breath. All while NOT in the midst of a panic attack?
Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, appetite changes, palpitations, and pain. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation.
22y male, dull pain and ache only on left side chest, back, shoulder, neck and uper arm. No shortness of breath, nausea or dizziness. What's the dx?
Chest pain? Etiol: Cardiac cause such as pericarditis needs to be evaluated. Could also be musculosketetal / neuromuscular. Needs further workup. ...Read more
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