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Pain In Left Shoulder When Breathing
Chest X-ray showed enlarged blood vessel, now have pain under left shoulder blade when breathing and coughing, dr hasn't returned my calls-please help?
Hard to say: There are many vessels shown on a chest x-ray. Without knowing just which one i can't give you an exact answer. One thing you have going for you is your young age. At your age you are unlikely having a heart attack or aortic dissection. The pain and enlarged vessel may also be unrelated. However, if you can't get an answer from your doc you need to go to an er asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mid back pain under shoulder left side When breathing deep the pain wraps around my side to my left chest and shoulderbBack pain is constant not chest?
Back pain : The pain that you describe is typical of an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine. Anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and massage can help. Apply ice at night and moist warm heat in the morning. Chiropractors are helpful with this problem. Injection of the rib head with a cortisone shot is another treatment option. If the pain persists then a thoracic MRI scan is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not Likely: Consider a muscle strain in the area of the effected shoulder. Also consider some condition in the lung such as pleurisy. Do you have any sign of an infection or have you strained your muscles recently. Also, consider reflux espophagitis. Do you get a sour taste in the mouth? Consider cardiac pain. How is your heart? ...Read more
A sudden sharp left shoulder pain. It's not muscular and feels deeper in. It comes and goes and breathing causes it to hurt. No issue on movement. ?
Could a nerve problem be causing such symptoms? Such as left shoulder pain when breathing deeply and lying down, left arm tingling at all times.
Yes: As tingling in arm is constant, and worsens with change of position, my best guess would be nerve compression within the shoulder. Breathing deeply is like the positional change, it puts further pressure of the nerve as the lungs fill with air and compress anatomy upwards into the nerve compression site. See an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No shortness of breath. Left shoulder pain when inhale. Just got rid of majority of a chest cold, little pleghm left. Breathing good, except shoulder?
Shoulders complicatd: There can be many reasons for this - a muscle strain or joint sprain, a slightly torn tendon, and irritated bursa, an unstable shoulder joint, arthritis, torn cartilage, or shoulder parts jamming each other on motion. This requires a careful shoulder examination by a rehab or orthopedic doc. Don't let this go on too long. James dillard, md. ...Read more
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