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Nerves and muscles between shoulder blades can they be repaired if torn or other injury? What image tech is used to see damage? Timeline for repair

Nerves and muscles between shoulder blades can they be repaired if torn or other injury? What image tech is used to see damage? Timeline for repair

Not repairable but-: -also very rare. May see such damage in massive trauma as automobile, train, fall from height. Not repairable, treatment is usually directed in other trauma sustained in the trauma. ...Read more

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What is the thing on the back of my shoulder called? It looks like acne but there are alot. I posted the picture at my profile. Pls hlp me GT rid it

What is the thing on the back of my shoulder called? It looks like acne but there are alot. I posted the picture at my profile. Pls hlp me GT rid it

Not part of svc: If you will read the HT info you will learn that the public site is not designed to diagnose and or treat anyone's specific problem. It is an open advice forum and can help you understand complex issues and direct you to the proper specialty for care. Nothing you post in your profile is visible to the docs. The site does provide access to private paid consultations with docs, contact HT ...Read more

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Can I go to gym my shoulder dislocated long time ago? And what kind of exercise should I do if I go to gym please leave some pic?

Can I go to gym my shoulder dislocated long time ago? And what kind of exercise should I do if I go to gym please leave some pic?

This depends if your: Shoulder was ever reduced or if is unstable at this time. However, cardiovascular exercises such as a stairmaster, elliptical machine, exercise bike or treadmill should be fine. Weight machines should be fine unless they put your shoulder at risk by overhead maneuvers which would be more of a risk with free weights if lifted higher than your chest. You can see an orthopedist or physiatrist ...Read more

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So my mole itched the other day, I scratched it, and piece of it came off, now it looks like I got pac man on my shoulder. I have pics?

So my mole itched the other day, I scratched it, and piece of it came off, now it looks like I got pac man on my shoulder. I have pics?

Should be ok: If part of a mole you scratched came off, you may have irritated the skin in the area. I would avoid picking or scratching the region and if it starts hurting or bleeding or pus comes from it, I would see your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What does skin cancer look like? I have a growth that's been on my shoulder for several years now and it continue to grow and I have pictures if u ned

What does skin cancer look like? I have a growth that's been on my shoulder for several years now and it continue to grow and I have pictures if u ned

ABCD's: Remember your abcd's when thinking of melanoma. Look for moles with
asymmetry boarders that are irregular
color differences within the same mole
diameter greater than 6mm

also, any new mole or old that starts to itch, bleed or ulcerate should be of concern. Another rule is the ugly duckling rule. Which refers to a mole that looks distantly different from the others on your body. ...Read more

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See profile/health info pic. Back of neck where shoulder & neck meet is more prominent & firm than other side. No lumps — could it b swollen lymph nod?

See profile/health info pic. Back of neck where shoulder & neck meet is more prominent & firm than other side. No lumps — could it b swollen lymph nod?

May be neck muscle: If it is really behind the neck, it isn't likely to be a gland. The glands are mainly on the front side of the neck. One of the larger back of the neck muscles may be larger than the other side, or may be swollen from being over used. This muscle is called the trapezius, if you want to look it up and confirm that is where the swelling is at. ...Read more

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X-ray of right shoulder joint; how many pictures do they usually do?

X-ray of right shoulder joint; how many pictures do they usually do?

Varies: The number varies but it is usually between2 and 4 different views. The number of x-rays and the specific views depends upon the reason for the study. ...Read more

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Golf ball size Lump above left clavicle. Does not hurt. Appeared about a week ago. Should I be concerned? Picture of lump is my Pro pic!

Golf ball size Lump above left clavicle. Does not hurt. Appeared about a week ago. Should I be concerned? Picture of lump is my Pro pic!

Try HealthTap PRIME: HealthTap PRIME doctors see and treat you, via smartphone, tablet, or laptop. They can see photos you upload into your FILES. You can also send images while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. PRIME can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and patients just have a monthly subscription fee. (Doctors answering the regular, free questions do not view patients' images.) ...Read more

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If Clavicle fracture not fixed and moved for 2 weeks,also separated in last image,how is the chance of healing with keeping it at fix status?

If Clavicle fracture not fixed and moved for 2 weeks,also separated in last image,how is the chance of healing with keeping it at fix status?

Do U mean if it is. : Do U mean if it is fixed? Or do U mean if left alone as is? Would need to C the images 2 answer if left as is, & if fixated Ur healing time would not B compromised. ...Read more

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How do I stop this constant need to pop back shoulder blade area?

How do I stop this constant need to pop back shoulder blade area?

Snapping scapula: This can be relieved by physical therapy possible corticosteroid injection and in certain patients who fail physical therapy possible arthroscopy and scapular bursectomy. ...Read more

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Everytime I have any kind of soda, I get pains in the area around my shoulder blade, anyone know why?

Everytime I have any kind of soda, I get pains in the area around my shoulder blade, anyone know why?

More info?: Other than pain, any swallowing problems? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long-standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can't feel one area of your shoulder blade by touch, but then get sharp pains?

Damaged nerve: Loss of sensation with pain represents a damaged nerve. There can also be pain referred to the area from somewhere else. It is best for md to examine area and possible order scan to rule out underlying problem. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in kidney area and shoulder blade?

What can I do for pain in kidney area and shoulder blade?

Depends on cause: Most pain in kidney area is musculoskeletal. If it hurts when you move or are in a certain position it is musculoskeletal. Kidney pain itself is usually crampy, unaffected by movement or activity. Shoulder pan could be musculoskeletal. If present on the right side after meals it may be related to gallbladder disease. In addition, sometimes these pains are related to arthritis of the spine. ...Read more

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If acid reflux is severe, is it possible to cause pain in the area of the back between the shoulder blades?

If acid reflux is severe, is it possible to cause pain in the area of the back between the shoulder blades?

Possible: If you are experiencing acid reflux and back pain, you should talk to your doctor about what is going on. It might be related, however, if it's not, you do want to know what is causing your issues. There may be something going on that is totally unrelated to your reflux. If that is the case, you want to get it taken care of incase something else even more serious than acid reflux is going on. ...Read more

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When I flex my back/traps, get a pain in my shoulder blade mostly, and towards the shoulder area, what could it be?

Shoulder pain: Sounds muscular likely due to spasm, and possibly a referred pain pattern from trigger points. Trigger points are hyper irritable knots or areas of muscle spasm. They are generally tender and sometimes produce a local twitch reaction when palpated or needled. Each muscle has their own referral pattern. Read up on janet travell's work on this as she is most famously known as jfk's physician. ...Read more

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Pain between shoulder blades, and through to chest? What could this be. One area upper right feels like ice... Any ideas?

Go to emergency room: This kind of chest pain can be due to problems with your heart such as a heart attack. While there are other possibilities you must get this evaluated first and as soon as possible! ...Read more

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Pain all the way across where shoulder blades are from left to right, pain in the lower back &side &near pubic area, everything feels the worst on right?

Nondiagnostic: These varied symptoms are difficult to tie into one diagnosis. If symptoms persist consult a physician who will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. In the meantime, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen may offer relief. ...Read more

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I've had red blotches on my back in a certain area between my shoulder blades for a few days wonder of it could be related to the massive pain I've had in that area for a long time?

I've had red blotches on my back in a certain area between my shoulder blades for a few days wonder of it could be related to the massive pain I've had in that area for a long time?

Shingles: From the description, it sounds like you may have shingles. See your doctor soon so that he or she can get a look at the rash and decide if that's what is going on, and then treat it. ...Read more

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Having sharp piercing pain in between shoulder blades that radiates into rib area....feels like it goes completely through with some occasional lightheartedness. Pain comes and goes?

Be seen: There are multiple potential causes, including an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine. But because some potential causes can be quite serious, including cardiac disease, I would definitely recommend you be seen and fully evaluated. ...Read more

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I got all the symptoms after my shpulder got hurt after violently hitting a corner of a wall with the area imbetween my shoulder blade or just the edge of it. And it had been like this for quite some time now. For over 2 years now. And it hasn't ceas?

I got all the symptoms after my shpulder got hurt after violently hitting a corner of a wall with the area imbetween my shoulder blade or just the edge of it. And it had been like this for quite some time now. For over 2 years now. And it hasn't ceas?

Chronic pain: Pain from an injury persisting longer than expected deserves another look, that is to say, an examination. Most commonly this type of pain responds well to physical therapy and strengthening exercise. ...Read more

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Sharp stinging pain around the right shoulder blade area. What could be the cause?

Anything from muscle: Soreness 2 pulmonary in origin. Only a visit 2 Ur PCP or internist who can do a hands on exam as well as possible imaging will get an answer, & if not referral 2 a specialist May be needed. ...Read more