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After walking with my walker I feel a sharp pain under my shoulder blade on left side.... I do not smoke?

After walking with my walker I feel a sharp pain under my shoulder blade on left side.... I do not smoke?

Muscle stress?: The extra work that your upper body has to do while using your walker may be putting too much stress on your arm and shoulder muscles. If you'll be using the walker for a long time, it would be well worth it to get physical therapy to increase your strength, endurance and flexibility so that you can both use your walker more comfortably and be less dependent on it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have pain in my upper back under shoulder blade left side , what could be the issue?

I have pain in my upper back under shoulder blade left side , what could be the issue?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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I have been doing strength training the past few weeks and I have had this pain below my shoulder blade left side. What could cause this? posture?

I have been doing strength training the past few weeks and I have had this pain below my shoulder blade left side. What could cause this? posture?

Must likely muscle : You clinical picture must likely is due to muscles spasm.Maybe a massage in this area with hot pack could release you pain .if no you will need medication. ...Read more

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Hi woke up today sharp pain on shoulder blade left side going down by my ribs. What do you think can it be muscle related if its on shoulder blade ?

Hi woke up today sharp pain on shoulder blade left side going down by my ribs. What do you think can it be muscle related if its on shoulder blade ?

Muscular most likely: More likely muscular So stretching and warm moist heat and an OTC anti inflammatory would be a good start If it persists more than 4-5 days go to your doc ...Read more

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What causes pain in left back side up near shoulder blade?

What causes pain in left back side up near shoulder blade?

Varies: There are a lot of possibilities and i would encourage you to get checked. Many potential causes are musculoskeletal and quite benign, such as a subscapular bursitis or a thoracic radiculopathy. But there are more potentially dangerous conditions including the possibility it is an abnormal presentation of cardiac ischemia. A detailed exam and appropriate tests can usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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What to do if i felt this sudden pain on the left side of my back right under my shoulder blade?

What to do if i felt this sudden pain on the left side of my back right under my shoulder blade?

If it appeared out. : ..of the blue, suddenly with no unusual activity, there's always a question, is it pulmonary in origin such as a PE. A visit 2 Ur PCP is in order, if has had an insidious onset it could also B pulmonary. This would B the main concern. A strained muscle is not so important. ...Read more

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I have this sharp on/off pain in my upper left side, feels like it's near my shoulder blade. Hurt my upper back a few days ago, possibly related?

I have this sharp on/off pain in my upper left side, feels like it's near my shoulder blade. Hurt my upper back a few days ago, possibly related?

Shoulder pain: This can be muscle pain, especially if you hurt your back and you have been compensating for it by walking dand holding yourself differently, it should resolve with time and nsaidss. ...Read more

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My upper left side of my back hurt between my shoulder blade and spine what could this be?

My upper left side of my back hurt between my shoulder blade and spine what could this be?

Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Please consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a strange ache near the back under my shoulder blade on left side of body. What could be wrong?

I have a strange ache near the back under my shoulder blade on left side of body. What could be wrong?

Unlikely: Shoulder blade pain or scapulathoracic pain is usually musculoskeletal related. Stretch-grab a door frame lean back and then rotate toward your arm so that you put a stretch on the area and hold for 10 plus seconds. Do this several times a day. Apply heat. Lastly, massage the area by putting a tennis ball in a stocking, put it on the area and lean against a wall and roll the ball on the area. ...Read more

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I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?

Cervical Referral?: For DX purposes the scapula is a BIG area. Very common is burning pain at inner edge scapula & in the upper thoracic spine. The basic problem is a neck facet arthritis C4-5? that refers pain to that area and is worse with stress & poor posture. Aleve+ sedation+ exercise and sometimes a chiropractor will help. If not this, please be more specific in location and relation to activity & posture ...Read more

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Right shoulder blade area gets this prickly feeling sometimes, it's never my left side. It's very sensitive when it happens. Any ideas?

Right shoulder blade area gets this prickly feeling sometimes, it's never my left side. It's very sensitive when it happens. Any ideas?

Need more informatio: There is too little information to make a definitive diagnosis and listing possible ailments only makes one anxious. Check with your MD who can suggest a specialist to see. But definitely get it checked out ...Read more

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I've been having a persistent pain on my left side of my back a little below my shoulder blade.It has been a month.What could be some causes for this?

Muscle Spasms: Persistent pain on back near shoulder blade on one side is usually muscle. You don't really need a reason to have back pain. Back and neck muscles are small and difficult to stretch. Also problems can begin so slowly they go unnoticed for months - even years. Often when first noticed back muscle pain has been present at low level for a year or so. Likely other muscles/areas involve too ...Read more

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I'm having pain on my left side under my armpit and my left shoulder blade. What could this be?

I'm having pain on my left side under my  armpit and my left shoulder blade. What could this be?

Under armpit pain: Under armpit and shoulder pain can be due to many things: do you feel a mass? Have you had a fever? How old are you? Are you a smoker? Any history of cancer in your family? Any history of TB? Consult with us. ...Read more

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I have pain in upper back left side between shoulder blade and spine! any ideas?

Neck or shoulder: This type of pain can be from the neck or the solder. Pathology in either area feel the same to the patient. If you have more shoulder pain, then she a shoulder doc or sports med doc. If you have more neck to the intrascapular region, consider seeing a spinal specialist. ...Read more