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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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Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Dull deep pain between left shoulder blade and spine ?

Pain should blade: My guess is you have been dong some new exercises or work that has strained some muscles in area. ...Read more

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Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. Whats cause?

Stomach pain radiating into back between shoulder blades. Whats cause?

See a GI: Could be anything from gallbladder/pancreas or even stomach issues. You should see a gastroenterologist for blood work and possibly a abd sono. ...Read more

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What causes ahcy pain between the shoulder blades?

Achy pain: Achy pain between the shoulders blades could be stress causing your muscles to go into spasms or a pinched nerve to name a few. You should have this evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

What causes upper abdominal pain between shoulder blades?

Maybe gallbladder: If pain happens after meals, is worse after greasy items, associated with nausea and vomiting, gallstones are a likely cause. Pain can radiate to right shoulder too. Important to see your doc for ultrasound and blood work to ensure. Liver and pancreas labs are normal. ...Read more

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Does emphysema cause back pain between shoulder blades?

Does emphysema cause back pain between shoulder blades?

Yes: Emphysema can change the accessory respiratory musculature which can lead to musculo-skeletal pain throughout the thoracic area. In between the shoulder blades specifically, rhomboids can spasm when someone holds their shoulders back and tries to breath in the classic emphysema posture.Stretching, gentle massage and light strength training all can aid in avoiding this pain. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes pain in back between the shoulder blades and abdominal aches.

Stomach or pancreas: Pain in the back between the shoulder blades associated with abdominal pain can be an esophagus or stomach or pancreas problem. Please see you health provider for assessment. ...Read more

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Can trigger points in levator scapulae cause burning pain between shoulder blades and lower neck ?

Can trigger points in levator scapulae cause burning pain between shoulder blades and lower neck ?

Yes: It is possible. If it does not resolve with your doctor;'s advice, stretching, massage and trigger point injections, consider further evaluation of the neck and mid back regions. ...Read more

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Have pain between shoulder blades when breathing?

RHOMBOID MUSCLES: Trigger points in the rhomboids and/or the serratus anterior or posterior muscles. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain between shoulder blades, what's wrong?

If the pain: Is worse with positional change or movement, it could be due to misalignment of thoracic vertebrae from bad posture or workplace ergonomics. If you don't have any chest tightness, sweating or shortness or breath, then try simple things like rolling your back on a foam roller to see if they'll realign. Then see an osteopath or a physical therapist. ...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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Upper back pain between right shoulder blade and spine hurts to breathe?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of cartilage between the ribs and is associated with a viral illness, smoking, and other causes such as trauma to the area, physical activity straining the rib cage, arthritis and other causes. Try ice on area, ibruprofen/tylenol to relieve pain, avoid activity that makes it hurt. Chk with doctor for source of pain. Chest xray/physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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Possible causes of constant pain and severe pains between the shoulder blades that radiates into the chest?

Possible causes of constant pain and severe pains between the shoulder blades that radiates into the chest?

See a physician ASAP: Any severe pain in the chest needs immediate evaluation by a physician. Go to the ed. ...Read more

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Burning back pain between the spine and the right shoulder blade. The pain extends through the right shoulder and down the right arm and elbow.

Burning back pain between the spine and the right shoulder blade. The pain extends through the right shoulder and down the right arm and elbow.

This is a fairly : Classic pattern for a lower cervical disc herniation such as c6-7 level. Sometimes a shoulder problem can present like this as well. Rarely, a lung issue (pancoast tumor) can present this way. If it does not improve with time or worsens, see your physician. ...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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Upper back pain. Intermittent stabs on both sides of chest, between shoulder blades, and a few pinches between breasts. Muscular? Related to back pain?

Muscular secondary: Sounds like pain radiating from the spine to the ribs , so you feel it on the sides. Muscle spasms are usually secondary in the spine, due to an underlying inflammatory condition. ...Read more

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Burning sensation near intersection of right acromiom and scapula radiating to deltoid, with lower thoracic spine or scapular pain. Possible causes?

Sounds like a pinch-: Ed nerve in the neck/tspine , causing all your symptoms. Acromion is a part of the scapula, so I am unsure which specific area are you referring to (by calling it the intersection of ac. With scap.)? See an orthopod to be evaluated/investigated, so treatment could be started. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read more

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I have been having pressure and mild pain between my shoulder blades. Can this be trapped gas.

I have been having pressure and mild pain between my shoulder blades. Can this be trapped gas.

Unlikely: It is unlikely to be trapped gas but it could be from reflux. If you are having heartburn try an over the counter medication like zantac (ranitidine) to see if this gets rid of the sensation. It could also be musculoskeletal discomfort so try a heating pad and some gentle stretches to see if this will relieve the pain. If these suggestions do not work see your doctor ...Read more

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What causes ahcy pain between the shoulder blades?

Achy pain: Achy pain between the shoulders blades could be stress causing your muscles to go into spasms or a pinched nerve to name a few. You should have this evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more

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What would cause pain between the shoulder blades mainly at night?

What would cause pain between the shoulder blades mainly at night?

Vague: Could be a number of causes but impossible to answer without history, duration, severity, other symptoms, sleeping position, pain during day and night, etc. Need an exam. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of back pain between the shoulder blades?

Would like to have explanation of back pain between the shoulder blades?

Muscular dysfunction: Most pain between the shoulder blades are do to poor muscular function resulting in dysfunction and poor endurance. This results in myofascial pain and local compression of small nerves running through the layers of muscular tissue and fascia. Physical therapy is very good for improving these issues but they need to specialize in myofasical release techniques. Check with your pcp. ...Read more

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What are some recommended exercises to help with back pain between the shoulder blades?

Neck exercises: Most commonly pain between shoulder blades is as a result of cervical degeneration and loss of normal alignment. So exercise needs to include building up neck muscles and squeezing shoulder blades squeezing together and holding together for three seconds. ...Read more

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I m 32 yrs of age.Well my problem is that i m suffering from pricking pain between the shoulder blades with fullness in chest and pain and belching.?

See your doctor: Your symptoms certainly sound like "heart burn" or gerd (gastroesophogeal reflux disease), but depending on weight, family history, other med problems, etc, you can never be too sure it is not cardiac as well. Certainly try to avoid trigger foods for gerd (acidy, spicey, fatty foods, etc) and increase fiber and fruits. To assure it is not your heart however, see a doctor.(meds may be needed too). ...Read more

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What is pain between the shoulder blades caused from when sleeping?

Many causes: Commonly, shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. The abdomen, heart and neck can also refer pain to the shoulder region. Ribcage pain from rib joints can cause pain around the shoulder blades. Shoulder problems such as arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc may need to be considered as well. See ortho. ...Read more

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What causes pain between the shoulder blades and causing a dull sensation down you right arm?

Musculoskeletal : Strain and/or injury to the muscles of your upper back is most likely. A less likely cause would be degeneration or protrusion of a thoracic intervertebral disk impinging on a nerve. Try rest, heat and analgesics like Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) and see if doesn't improve on its own. O/w, radiographic studies should be performed. ...Read more

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I have upper back pain between the shoulder blades. Seems to be more on the right. What should I do to relieve the pain?

Start some pain meds: Lie aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen (if no allergies or side effects with their use). Using a heat pad would be helpful. Some like to use ice rather heat; even alternating ice with heat is helpful. If no improvements then certainly see your pcp to be evaluated ; investigated. Good luck. ...Read more

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For about a year I get back pain between the shoulder blades. When I look down it feels like a strong stretch. The pain goes away after swimming.

For about a year I get back pain between the shoulder blades. When I look down it feels like a strong stretch. The pain goes away after swimming.

Muscle but neurologi: This sounds muscular but your physicians will evaluate you for a possible neurologic cause. It sounds like exercise helps nd this is a good sign. ...Read more

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Could a bad gallbladder cause significant weight loss..Night sweats and pain between the shoulder blades?

Possible: Gallbladder disease can cause weight loss and pain between the shoulder blades. The pain intensifies when you eat a fatty meal. It typically does not cause night sweat. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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38yr old female - pinching chest pain on left side, pain between the shoulder blades, body is cold but i'm sweating. Family history of heart issues?

38yr old female - pinching chest pain on left side, pain between the shoulder blades, body is cold but i'm sweating. Family history of heart issues?

See a cardiologist: Chest pain could be cardiac, esophageal or musculoskeletal. Because you have a family hx of heart issues, cardiac problems need to be ruled out- so first see a cardiologist to make sure no cardiac problem exists- rest can be taken care by your pmd. ...Read more

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Back pain between the shoulder blades. sore outside breast. period late.what can this mean?

 Back pain between the shoulder blades. sore outside breast. period late.what can this mean?

Unsure: First, always do a pregnancy test when your period is late. If your pregnancy test is negative, then I can't give a good assessment without more information. ...Read more

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2 months ago i woke up with stiff neck. Тhe pain fade out, but since than, I have pain between the shoulder blade with tingling.It feels like muscular?

2 months ago i woke up with stiff neck. Тhe pain fade out, but since than, I have pain between the shoulder blade with tingling.It feels like muscular?

Radiculopathy: Radicular pain or a pinched nerve in the neck commonly refers between your shoulder blades. Probably still from your neck and time to get it checked...Especially if getting worse. ...Read more

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What can cause the upper back pain between the shoulder blade,one side of your rib and chest to swell and with needle like pain?

Nerve impingement: Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain, dizziness and nausea. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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What could cause pain between my shoulder blades?

What could cause pain between my shoulder blades?

Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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How come I have pain between my shoulder blades when jogging?

How come I have pain between my shoulder blades when jogging?

Parascapular weaknes: You are probably fatiguing your parascapular muscles when jogging. This could be postural or related to deconditioning. I would try some resisted band work to see if that will help strengthen your shoulder blades/rhomboids. If it burns this is also a common area for referred pain from a cervical source. Try stretches first. Essentially pull bands appart and attempt to squeeze blades together. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain between my shoulder blades with pain in my upper right.What is there?

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