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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more


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Have had pain between shoulder blades, constant headache, nausea, dizziness, and fatigue for about 4-5 days now. What could it be?

Have had pain between shoulder blades, constant headache, nausea, dizziness, and fatigue for about 4-5 days now. What could it be?

May be a virus: Those symptoms are common to viral infections, like the ones that cause the flu. If you have a fever too that would be very suspicious. ...Read more

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Intense pain in between right shoulder blade. Nausea. Pain started in the morning after eating cereal that lasted all day. Then calmed down the next day but after eating cookies came back pain and nausea. Bilirubin levels are at 1.5 and calcium 10.5?

Intense pain in between right shoulder blade. Nausea. Pain started in the morning after eating cereal that lasted all day. Then calmed down the next day but after eating cookies came back pain and nausea. Bilirubin levels are at 1.5 and calcium 10.5?

Anything that causes: Persistant pain should be thoroughly evaluated. Potentially this is representative of a gall bladder issue. You need to be seen by a health care provider as soon as possible for an examination and potentially some noninvasive testing. Don't wait. Call today. ...Read more

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Hello I have been having a stiff pain in my back. In the soft tissue right before the shoulder blade and along with that headach & nausea help plz?

Hello I have been having a stiff pain in my back. In the soft tissue right before the shoulder blade and along with that headach & nausea help plz?

Muscle strain: Sounds like you have neck/upper back muscle strain. That can cause tension headaches and nausea from the headaches. Try to see if improving your posture helps. Keep back straight, shoulders open and vision at eye level. Avoid prolonged screen time on computer, tablets or smart phones. Check online for some gentle neck and back stretches as it is too long for me to type here. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve in shoulder blade going into neck also causing nausea going for 3 weeks nothing helping?

Pinched nerve in shoulder blade going into neck also causing nausea going for 3 weeks nothing helping?

Clarify diagnosis: Who has made the diagnosis of "pinched nerve"? Certainly could be shingles if rash present, or maybe a viral brachial plexitis. Could consider thoracic outlet syndrome or cervical radiculopathy. Have you been evaluated by a neurologist or neurosurgeon? ...Read more

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Have a sharp burning pain on the spine between shoulder blades and have nausea with it what could it be?

Have a sharp burning pain on the spine between shoulder blades and have nausea with it what could it be?

See your doc: Depending on when the symptoms occur, this may be referred pain from your stomach or gallbladder. See your doctor to help figure this out. ...Read more

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I have increased pain in my shoulder, shoulder blade area and headaches with sharp pain mostly on the right side of my head. Also having nausea.

Be seen: It would be wise to be seen for a specific diagnosis. Among one of multiple possibilities is a pinched nerve in the neck which can cause severe neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain and potentially nausea secondary to the pain itself. There are many other possibilities as well. ...Read more

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Pain right shoulder blade by spine, right chest pain, more in evening but nausea comes and goes all day regardless of whether I eat or not?

Pain right shoulder blade by spine, right chest pain, more in evening but nausea comes and goes all day regardless of whether I eat or not?

Nausea causes: You really need to see your primary care physician for an evaluation. This could indicate a number of conditions including gallbladder disease or stomach ulcers as well as esophageal problems. Avoid greasy or spicy foods and see your physician. ...Read more

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Getting v sharp pains seems like under my right shoulder blade near the spine. Seems to come and go with nausea + fever. Really unbearable at times?

Getting v sharp pains seems like under my right shoulder blade near the spine. Seems to come and go with nausea + fever. Really unbearable at times?

Need Thorough Eval: The location of the pain and its accompanying fever and nausea makes the potential dx long. The anatomy at the point you described is complicated (back of the heart, lungs, diaphragm, liver....) and may need additional expert evaluation (CTscan, blood tests, others). It's best to directly talk to a doctor about your signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a very strong and sharp pain on my right shoulder blades and a dry cough and pain on my troat some nausea comes along a times may you help me?

I have a very strong and sharp pain on my right shoulder blades and a dry cough and pain on my troat some nausea comes along a times may you help me?

See a doctor: More history and a good exam are necessary. Would need to know if this is musculoskeletal and you have separate cause for the sore throat and the cough. Do you have fever, to what have you been exposed? Sounds like you might have a flu-like illness, but could be a lot of other things. ...Read more

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I woke up with really bad back pain this morning on my left shoulder blade and in my lower back. I've got nausea aswell. Do you know what this may be?

Can be heart related: Can be coronary heart disease, angina, dissecting thoracic or abdominal aneurysm. I would go to an emergency room as soon as possible and get your heart and blood vessels evaluated. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my right rib cage that sometimes radiates into my upper back near my shoulder blade. Nausea. And acid reflux.

Gallbladder?: Sorry your feeling badly. Could be your gallbladder. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation, and ask of an ultrasound and blood tests are appropriate to check your gallbladder. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I hate hypoglycemia & random hypokalemia. Twice I have gotten intense pain that will bring me to nausea between my shoulder blades. Strain or problem?

I hate hypoglycemia & random hypokalemia. Twice I have gotten intense pain that will bring me to nausea between my shoulder blades. Strain or problem?

Different cause: Not enough information, but hypokalemia and/or hypoglycemia should not directly cause this type of symptoms. A local cause, either spine or muscle related seems to be the culprit. The circumstances, specifically the type of activity you are engaged it should help pinpoint the cause. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under right rib cage, goes into back and shoulder blade, nausea and vomiting. Really soft stools. Suggestions?

Sharp pain under right rib cage, goes into back and shoulder blade, nausea and vomiting. Really soft stools. Suggestions?

Talk 2 Ur parents.: Need eval by gastro-enterologist.

Usually happens after a fatty meal, & commonly refers 2 the back & sub scapular area.

C if it runs in the family, it's very common if indeed it is gall bladder.

Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right shoulder blade Vomiting nausea and dizziness I also suffer from anxiety! Breathless also what's the cause?

I have pain in my right shoulder blade Vomiting nausea and dizziness I also suffer from anxiety! Breathless also what's the cause?

Anxiety: Maybe all associated with your anxiety I suggest you see if physician and Have him or her to prescribe medication for your anxiety and your symptoms may improve ...Read more

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Light pain 3-inches right of belly button, nausea shoulder blade pain. Hiatel hernia. Could it be gallbladder? Prior cdiff, diverticulitis a year ago.

Light pain 3-inches right of belly button, nausea shoulder blade pain. Hiatel hernia. Could it be gallbladder? Prior cdiff, diverticulitis a year ago.

Could be gallbladder: Many things are in the upper abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Pain in the right upper abdomen, plus symptoms that occur after eating, can be due to gallstones or other gall bladder disease. A doctor can evaluate for gall bladder problems. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pins and needles pain in my right side under my rib cage that goes into back, armpit and shoulder blade. Also have nausea and vomiting.

I have a sharp pins and needles pain in my right side under my rib cage that goes into back, armpit and shoulder blade. Also have nausea and vomiting.

Radicular pain: This pattern of pain is following the distribution of the intercostal nerve. There is one nerve beneath each rib and comes out in the back and goes forward. You need to be evaluated by a physician to make sure that you do not have cervical vertebral injuries or abnormalities. Sometimes this may happen before a flare up of shingles (if this is the case you may see a rash in the same area soon) ...Read more

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Hidascan is normal. Still have problems with fatty foods, light fluffy stools. UQP diheria right back pain into shoulder blade, nausea indigestion gas?

Other possibilities: The HIDA scan rules out gallbladder dysfunction and chronic cholecystitis but there could be other possible explanations for your symptoms which warrant further evaluation, ...Read more

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Pain in left : ear, base of skull, scalp, shoulder blade. Nausea. Steroid, massage, pt not helpful. 5 months. What's up? Which doctor can help? 31 f

Pain in left : ear, base of skull, scalp, shoulder blade. Nausea. Steroid, massage, pt not helpful. 5 months. What's up? Which doctor can help? 31 f

Osteopathic manipula: I recommend a do who specializes in manipulative treatment. There may be mechanical issues. With th spine or base of skull that are involved. Neurologist or physical medicine specialist are other options. ...Read more

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Symptoms: raspy cough includes chest pain, right side pain (above hip), tummy pain, right side back pain (below shoulder blade) nausea, heartburn?

Symptoms: raspy cough includes chest pain, right side pain (above hip), tummy pain, right side back pain (below shoulder blade) nausea, heartburn?

Need to see doctor: Your symptoms are too many in chest and abdomen and you need to be checked to find out what is causing all your symptoms
so check with your family doctor asap. ...Read more

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Only gerd&back pain between shoulder blades&queasy -cbc for regular checkup revealed low wbc (2.5), hct (37.9), rbc (4.15)&high mono% (14.3). Why so low?

Only gerd&back pain between shoulder blades&queasy -cbc for regular checkup revealed low wbc (2.5), hct (37.9), rbc (4.15)&high mono% (14.3). Why so low?

Follow closely...: Abnormal CBC results need to be followed up closely. Many times the abnormality is transient, a virus or infection affects it, which the body will bounce back and recover from. However, if this becomes persistently low, it will be important to find out what is causing it. It may be as simple as a medication or supplement you are taking, or require more testing to discover the cause. ...Read more

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I'm having really bad pains in my upper/lower stomach and also in my right shoulder blade making me feel sick. What could this be?

Gallbladder: Abdominal pain radiating to the right shoulder is a common symptom of gallbladder disease. Typically this pain is worse after meals, especially fatty foods.. There are many other causes if abdominal pain as well. See your physician to get the testing started. ...Read more

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Greasy, foul smelling floating stools. Discomfort below breastbone. No fever or appetite. Sometimes discomfort under right shoulder blade. Queasy.

Greasy, foul smelling floating stools. Discomfort below breastbone. No fever or appetite. Sometimes discomfort under right shoulder blade. Queasy.

? Cholecystitis: This needs to be evaluated by a GI doctor. It sounds as if you may be malabsorbing, and sometimes this is related to gallbladder disease, but other factors may be present. Get seen and assessed. Good luck. ...Read more

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34 wk preg Sharp pains in left shoulder blades. Left arm jaw feel sick. Ekg normal blood work normal awaiting results from Holter monitor and echo?

34 wk preg Sharp pains in left shoulder blades. Left arm jaw feel sick. Ekg normal blood work normal awaiting results from Holter monitor and echo?

Interesting: To me it sounds more of an orthopedic problem not a cardiac problem. Maybe a "pinched" nerve in your neck and. Or spine. Consult with an osteopathic physician who I thing can be of help. ...Read more

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I have high ferritin, low vitamin d and high pth in my blood, I get nausa a lot and vomit, I ache all over and have pins and needles in between my shoulder blades and in my neck & head I have phoasis?

I have high ferritin, low vitamin d and high pth in my blood, I get nausa a lot and vomit, I ache all over and have pins and needles in between my shoulder blades and in my neck & head I have phoasis?

High PTH: Y your ou need to see an endocrinologist to see if you have hyperparathyroidism (h). H causes abdominal symptoms and could be causing your abdominal problems. Bone pain is also a symptom of h. A simple blood test will tell you if you have h. If so, surgery to remove the parathyroid gland adenoma may be needed to alleviate your problems. ...Read more

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Pain in left shoulder and nausea what can it be?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Dizziness lasting a few minutes at a time. This has been happening throughout the day for a week. Stiff neck. Shoulder pain and nausea?

Occipital neuralgia: (ON) involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. The most common symptom is suboccipital pain radiating to the back of the head and occasionally down the back of the neck. This is treatable condition. Rec. See orofacial pain or pain management specialist. ...Read more

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I have gallbladder polyp that has grown from 3mm to 6.2x4.7mm within 4 months follow up. I have been suffering from nausea, right shoulder pain too.

I have gallbladder polyp that has grown from 3mm to 6.2x4.7mm within 4 months follow up. I have been suffering from nausea, right shoulder pain too.

Monitoring?: Sounds like your doctor is monitoring the gallbladder. Does he plan to remove the gallbladder? Best to speak with your doctor and see what the plan is ...Read more

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I'm 16 & get random nausea during the day. Also twice in the past month my heart & shoulder had chronic pain waking me up. It happened around 4-8 am?

See doctor: At your age, you need to be checked either by your pediatrician or gynecologist for this pain symptom.
You may be pregnant, have menstrual complications,
ulcer, stomach indigestion, or a number of other illnesses that are causing your recurring pain. Please call tomorrow and get a good, thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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Slamming breathtaking Cher pain off/on. Can't take deep breaLightheaded, nausea. Chills/cold/hot. Hurt across shoulder areas/top of chest to lift arms?

Slamming breathtaking Cher pain off/on. Can't take deep breaLightheaded, nausea. Chills/cold/hot. Hurt across shoulder areas/top of chest to lift arms?

Needs Evaluation: Your symptoms of chest pain when you breathe in, along with the chills/fever and pain that's between your shoulders, arms and back are concerning for a possible infection such as a pneumonia that is irritating the diaphragm and a major nerve (the vagus nerve) that run through the areas described. The most important thing is to get evaluated now by a doctor before it gets worse. ...Read more

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Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.

Severe back, shoulder, neck pain, migraines, hot flashes, dizziness, nausea? I don't know what is wrong with me.

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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I have been having dizziness and nausea also right pain in shoulder oxycodone 10 mg barely helps also now running a low grade temp!! ?

I have been having dizziness and nausea also right pain in shoulder oxycodone 10 mg barely helps also now running a low grade temp!! ?

Shoulder pain: A main concern is if it really your shoulder. If movement of the shoulder especially lifting your elbow to the side does not recreate the pain it may be another issue. If food especially fatty foods trigger your pain it could be your gallbladder which can give shoulder pain, nausea and a temp. dizziness, nausea and a temp are not usually caused by the shoulder. ...Read more