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I have pain behind my shoulder blade radiating to the elbow and wrist.

I have pain behind my shoulder blade radiating to the elbow and wrist.

Referred pain: It's likely referred pain, with the cervical spine or neck being the source. You likely have some disc disease and are having nerve pain related to the problem in your neck, and are feeling the pain where these nerves travel, likely a lower C spine disc being the problem ...Read more

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What to do if i cannot lift my head and it hurts all the way down between my shoulder blade down to my ulna nerve + wrist?

What to do if i cannot lift my head and it hurts all the way down between my shoulder blade down to my ulna nerve + wrist?

Cervical spine doc.: You should see a cervical spine orthopedic surgeon. You may have a pinched nerve or bulging/herniated disc, that may be giving you your symptoms. He or she would start with xrays, and then determine if you'd need any further diagnostic testing. ...Read more

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Wat does it mean wen ur left wrist starts throbbing and the pain travels up to ur shoulder blade and it hurts?

Wat does it mean wen ur left wrist starts throbbing and the pain travels up to ur shoulder blade and it hurts?

Pain in the hand or: wrist can be severe enough so that it radiates up the arm. Alternatively the source of the pain may be in the shoulder or neck and the nerves to the wrist are inflamed in the neck or shoulder, this is so called referred pain or a radiculopathy when the spine or neck nerve are involved. A proper physical exam, history, X-rays or other radiologic images may be needed to sort this out. ...Read more

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What would cause numbness from elbow to wrist on the right arm and pain under right shoulder blade?

What would cause numbness from elbow to wrist on the right arm and pain under right shoulder blade?

Several things: Pinched nerve in one of the lower cervical nerve roots is most common. Other causes include masses at the lung apex, thoracic outlet syndrome, compression of ulnar nerve at the elbow. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ? Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ?
Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Myofascial : This sounds like you may be experiencing a myofascial trigger point; this irritation of muscle groups can even mimic nerve root type pain. The shoulder girdle area is a common site for these types of regional muscle fiber strains. If your dog takes you for the walk (with lots of tugging) then a few trips to dog training school may help to change unruly tugging. A lighter, fashionista bag ? ...Read more

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What does regular stiffness, fatigue and discomfort in the shoulder blade, elbows, wrist and sometimes fingers mean ?

What does regular stiffness, fatigue and discomfort in the shoulder blade, elbows, wrist and sometimes fingers mean ?

Arthritis! : Multiple joints involved almost certainly indicate a systemic arthritis. See a rheumatologist ! if your pcp cannot diagnose a multi-joint problem! ...Read more