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Pain Between The Shoulder Blades And Chest
What would cause chest pain. Abdominal pain epigastric and urq, and in between the shoulder blades?
See your Doctor: Most likely cause is gallbladder disease and gallstones especially if the pain occurs after a fatty meal. Any chest pain that is persistent however should be evaluated immediately since other more serious conditions like blood clots in the lung, heart attacks, hepatitis etc. Can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Would muscle tightness and knots between the shoulder blades cause numbing and tingling in the shoulder and upper arm?
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
Pain should blade: My guess is you have been dong some new exercises or work that has strained some muscles in area. ...Read more
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
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
Sharp stabbing pain in between breasts, between shoulder blades and front bottom of neck, comes and goes suddenly, hurts to inhale deeply.
Needs further workup: This very well could be pleurisy, which is an inflammation between the chest wall and lung. Having had a recent respiratory tract infection is a classic preceding finding. However, it may also be a sign of a more serious condition, especially in the setting of shortness of breath, swelling of the legs and history of smoking and use of birth control pills. See your doctor for a physical exam ASAP ...Read more
What could be the cause of chest pain and tightness, rib cage pain bilateral made worse by bending trunk, back pain between shoulder blades on right?
Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?
Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heartburn symptoms: You can have referred pain from the esophagus that is felt in the back though it is unusual. Other possibilities could include gallbladder disease. You should have your doctor check you out. ...Read more
Aortic dissection : This condition can cause severe chest pain that radiates through the chest into the upper back and in between the shoulder blades. Other much more benign causes can cause this as well. But a male in his 30's may be suffering from a hereditary condition which can present with aortic dissection as it initial manifestation. This sort of severe pain is a medical emergency which require an er visit. ...Read more
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