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I have been having pain in the back between the shoulder blade and gassy?

I have been having pain in the back between the shoulder blade and gassy?

Yes: Anything that causes strain or spasm of the muscles can cause pain in those muscles or muscle groups. The area your talking about is probably the second most common area of the body to experience this, the first being lower back. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in the back between the shoulder blade and spine, what exercises can help me.?

I have been having pain in the back between the shoulder blade and spine, what exercises can help me.?

Stretching: It sounds as though you have sprained the rhomboid muscles. These support your shoulder blade and can be strained if you have been doing pull ups; sitting for long periods of time typing with your arms held out in front of you. Sometimes this pain is due to a nerve in your neck being pinched. Most likely it is musclular, and stretching along with stopping the source will help. ...Read more

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Hi I am suffering from pain on upper back in between shoulder blades and besides right side shoulder blade I am getting more pain there and consulted?

Hi I am suffering from pain on upper back in between shoulder blades and besides right side shoulder blade I am getting more pain there and consulted?

ORTHO EVALUATION: This may represent primary shoulder dysfunction or a cervical spine problem. See an orthopedic doc for a primary consult. Diagnostic studies may include xrays and MRI depending on the finding of the physical examination. ...Read more

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Dear sir, pain in my back near right shoulder blade, increasing while deep breathtaking?

Varies: There are many potential causes, many of them are quite benign, but you may want to be seen just to make sure it is not something serious. A pulmonary embolus, although not terribly common, can cause similar complaints and is potentially life threatening. More common causes would be pluerisy, pneumonia, periscapular bursitis, and a thoracic radiculopathy. An exam can usually tell the cause. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my back below the shoulder blade about bra strap. Moving around doesn't stop it and it has been for several months now?

I have a pain in my back below the shoulder blade about bra strap. Moving around doesn't stop it and it has been for several months now?

Get a chest X-ray: If it is not related to musculoskeletal pain, which the lack of reproducibility with movement suggests, i would be worried about a process in the lung. With something this chronic and nagging, which appears to interfere with your day to day comfort, you need to get a complete diagnostic workup. ...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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I have a pain in my back near my shoulder blade it has now radiated toward the front of my chest . It hurts when i take a deep breath or move.

Get checked: The pain could be arising from the muscle/bone of your chest wall, or from the pleura (the membrane that surrounds the lungs). It might also be coming from your diaphragm muscle. If it persists you need to see your healthcare provider. If you feel short of breath, go now to rule out a more serious cause. ...Read more

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Went golfing. Tons of pain now in back near left shoulder blade. Pain with movement and deep breaths. Thoughts?

Strained muscle?: Probably a strained muscle. Uncomfortable but not dangerous. Try ibuprofen, naproxen, or other similar drug for a day or two. See your doctor if it continues or you remain concerned. ...Read more