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Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Breathing
Upper back pain between shoulder blade and spine, hurts when breathing in deeply. Slight mucus producing cough, what could it be?
Pleurisy: Sometimes if there's inflammation in the lungs due to infection il it might involve the outer lining of the lung which is called the pleura. If The pleura becomes irritated then you could have "pleurisy" which can cause pain in the chest when you take a deep breath. If you have a fever and the symptoms persist you should have this checked out by your physician ...Read more
Muscular pain.: Sounds more like a muscular pain (rhomboids or trapezius) than anything related to the lungs. If you get short of breath, though, get to a doctor. ...Read more
I have pain under my shoulder blades when breathing even moving or lifting also having dizzy spells?
Go to the ED: I recommend that you go to the emergency room immediately to rule out pulmonary embolism (clot in your lungs). If that's ruled out, then it can be a muscular pain. ...Read more
I have had sharp shooting chest pains both side accompanied by upper back pain between shoulder blades. Sometimes worse by breathing why is this?
Discuss with MD: You need an evaluation, it could be nothing but will need an evaluation and good physical exam, to rule out heart or lung causes. In your age group it is most likley musculoskeletel, but still warrants an evaluation. ...Read more
Short sharps pains in front and backribs and ache pain between shoulder blades. No issues breathing. Heart ok. How to tell if lungs or muscoskeltal?
Or gallbladder: Sepends on exact location, timing, and duration. It sounds less likely like lung. ...Read more
Pain & crunching when moving shoulder blade for years now but now I feel like it is making breathing difficult at times. What could this be?
Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade. But originates deep in right chest.
M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In your age group, malignancy of the pleura is less common. In addition, a collapse of the lung is another possibility. Your doctor may order a chest x ray to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more
Have pain in left shoulder (top) not blades made worse with breathing coughing can move arm slight pain when lift arm high but worse if I bend down?
Gallbladder: Sounds like your gallbladder might be the cause - it sits right under your diaphragm so the breathing can effect it and pain will often refer to the shoulder. Please see a physician. ...Read more
Go see a Doctor: If the pain does not settle down within 7-10 days, you should get an examination by your doctor. A chest xrays may be needed if there are any other symptoms or your pain gets worse insttread of getting better. ...Read more
Pain in back left shoulder blade, occurs throughout the day when breathing in or coughing and such, and mostly when sitting or walking.?
10 days right sided chest pain radiates to shoulder blade. Worsens when taking deep breath. A bit of breathing prob but is very hot and humid.
Sudden onset of bony hard bulge between shoulder blades, at level T1, with pain radiating towards chest upon pressing only. Normal breathing. Dx?
I am having very sharp pains under my right shoulder blade when taking a deep breath, or bend over. No pain in chest or anywhere else when breathing.?
Muscular sprain: Likely but see a doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
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