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Pain in left shoulder blade after sleeping?

Pain in left shoulder blade after sleeping?

Need for examination: If the pain lasts more than a day or two, it would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to provide an opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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After gallbladder surgery, pain in right shoulder blade common?

Shoulder pain: Not common, but it does happen if the diaphragmatic nerves are irritated and there is referred pain to the posterior shoulder. ...Read more

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Left arm pain after eating?

Can tell here but...: Don't know details of age, health status, tobacco, family history, location, (inner, outer), neck, back pain, onset, duration, other, etc . Could be gut or cardiac. Call your doc. If new symptom, esp if associated sweats, nausea, short of breath, chest discomfort, lightheaded er asap. ...Read more

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Cold feelinh sharp pains in left shoulder blade with pain in left arm as well ?

Scapula: Did you perform heavy exercise? It may be that you strained the muscles supporting the scapula. The pain going to the arm is due to radiation from the scapular area. You may want to apply ice/heat and take an anti-inflammatory medication. If that does not help then go to see your physician. ...Read more

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Dull periodic pain under the right shoulder blade. Also pain in mid & lower gut after eating. Is this heartburn?

No not typical of HB: No it is not typical of heart burn.Heart burn does not cause pain in mid and lower gut and not typically cause pain under the shoulder. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left breast that shoots to my shoulder blade?

Go to the doctor: Pain in the left chest that radiates to the arm or shoulder may be a sign of a heart problem. I can't make a diagnosis on the internet, but that is not a description i would mess around with. Even if this isn't an acute symptom, you need to discuss this with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Cramp in left shoulder area under/near shoulder blade. Pain felt when arm is moved in a way that also moves shoulder.

Cramp in left shoulder area under/near shoulder blade. Pain felt when arm is moved in a way that also moves shoulder.

Suprascapular nerve: You probably have a spasm of the supraspinatus muscle which overlies the suprascapular nerve. This pain often extends to the shoulder and sometimes part of the upper arm. If it persists it can be treated with an injection of the muscle and nerve. ...Read more

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Experiencing sharp shooting pains that start below right shoulder blade and shoot to front of chest below right breast. Happens a few hours after eat?

Experiencing sharp shooting pains that start below right shoulder blade and shoot to front of chest below right breast.  Happens a few hours after eat?

Gallbladder? : While its not typical, this could represent gallbladder pain. Sounds like its worth a trip to your primary care provider to find out more. Timing depends in duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

Multiple answers: Sharp pain in the shoulder with coughing could represent a problem with a cervical or thoracic disc problem or possibly an issue with tendonitis in the shoulder. Less likely but possible. Definitely needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Upper right abdomen pain,nausea and pain in right shoulder blade . Happens after every meal. Mouth turns sour after eating something sweet.

Upper right abdomen pain,nausea and pain in right shoulder blade . Happens after every meal. Mouth turns sour after eating something sweet.

Gallstones: Your history is the classic description of cholelithiasis, also known as gallstones. You can have referred pain at your shoulder blade as a result of blockage of your gallbladder duct. Acid reflux or an ulcer is another consideration as well. I would recommend an ultrasound and evaluation by an MD. ...Read more

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Is gallbladder pain dangerous? Sharp pain when breathing in under right rib, & pain in right shoulder blade, worse when lying down.

Gall bladder pain is: usually associated with eating fatty foods. U may B having " gas pains " . If constipated,the bowls R moving stool along, and if there's a gas bubble,the peristalsis pushes the air around the hard stool. This causes increased pressure or stretching of the colon wall. The body has great pressure sensors, & this increase hurts as the air bubble is pushed by, deep breath adds 2incrs press & it's pnfl ...Read more

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Pain under left ribs and pain left shoulder with belching after angioplasy to look at stomach?

Pain under left ribs and pain left shoulder with belching after angioplasy to look at stomach?

Check w doctor: Any time you have new symptoms after a procedure you should check with the doctor who did the procedure. Do you mean you had an endoscopy to look at the stomach? If so, because sometimes some air gets in then you get belching, and if the stomach is distended it can irritate the nerves in the area and you can have some discomfort. However best check with MD that did your procedure. Best to you! ...Read more

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Diaphragm causing left shoulder pain after meals?

It can: This can occur. If you have a hiatal hernia that is causing irritation after you eat, you can have referred pain in your left shoulder or axilla (armpit) area. You may need an upper GI series or endoscopy to make sure you are not having any other issues such as progressing barretts esophagus or any other issues. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Pain in my left shoulder blade and neck when breathing in?

Pain in my left shoulder blade and neck when breathing in?

Pinched nerve: Shoulder and/or shoulder blade pain can be caused by an irriated shoulder or a pinched nerve in the neck. If turning your head in the direction of pain causes the pain to shoot to your shoulder and shoulder blade there is a good chance it's coming from your neck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?

Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this question as we can not diagnose "pinched nerve" without examination and testing. Your doctor may order a nerve conduction test coupled with an emg, or an MRI if they have not done so already. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain near shoulder blade that intensifies by swallowing. ?

Sharp pain near shoulder blade that intensifies by swallowing. ?

Esophagus problem: Esophageal pain often goes to this area. Check it out soon with a Gastroenterologist. Meanwhile avoid caffeine alcohol citrus juice and bedtime meals. Chew 5 Altoid peppermints with 2 tablespoons of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) to stop the pain. Avoid peppermint otherwise ...Read more

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What cause dull pain in upper back by left shoulder blade? 29/f.

Scapular pain: There are a number of causes of scapular pain. The most serious is referred pain from the lungs or heart. Musculoskeletally the discomfort can be from an irratated nerve, muscle spasm, bursitis. This should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Severe pain under left shoulder blade & numbness down left arm till fingers.Tingly feeling in elbow.Neck is fine.Weakness in left arm. Supraspinatus ?

Severe pain under left shoulder blade & numbness down left arm till fingers.Tingly feeling in elbow.Neck is fine.Weakness in left arm. Supraspinatus ?

Need exam: Your symptoms suggest cubital tunnel syndrome ( ulnar nerve entrapment @ elbow) but a thorough history and physical exam is required to confirm. Supraspinatus( rotator cuff) injuries can occasionally present as you describe but this would be unusual. Most RC strains or tears cause pain w/ overhead activities, difficulty sleeping on the affected shoulder and/ or weakness... Best of Luck! ...Read more