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Really Sharp Pain Around Shoulder Blade It Hurts To Move My Arm What Could It Be
Muscle spasm: Sounds like a common problem people get due to spams of a group of muscles under and around the scapula (shoulder blade). It is painful and distressing. Usually self limited and treated with heat or ice, massage and Ibuprofen type meds. May need some physical therapy and or muscle relaxers if doesn't go away. If in doubt get in to pcp and be seen. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on my left shoulder blade when I move my arm it hurts more its probably at a 61/2 my. Pain?
See a physician.: You probably have a trapezius strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will help to alleviate your pain. ...Read more
Left shoulder pain increasing for 5 days. Sharp pain. 8/10. Hurts to lay or turn head. Can move. Neck, shoulder blade & arm hurt. What should I do?
Muscular Pain?: Hi, your recent onset of symptoms and your age suggest that at this point the most likely diagnosis is that you have a shoulder/upper back/neck strain. You don't describe radicular symptoms that would suggest a neurologic etiology. Initial treatment after an H&P and imaging usually starts with NSAIDs and maybe a muscle relaxer and also some therapy exercises to see if your symptoms will get better ...Read more
Sharp pain in my right shoulder blade (trapezius muscle I believe). Hurts most to move arm, and laugh/sigh deeply/etc, but also hurts without movement?
Have it checked out: It may be a good idea to go to an osteopathic physician, and have you checked out structurally and treated osteopathically. It would be good to see if it is of musculoskeletal cause or not, especially around the rotary cuff. S/he might need to do further imaging to see what is happening. ...Read more
I have sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that moves to my arm pit and should what can I do for the pain?
See a doctor: Pain is usually a signal that something is wrong. If this pain has been sticking around you should see a doctor and be checked out. Most of the time it is something fairly simple but you do not want to ignore something that could serious. ...Read more
When I move my right arm or take a deep breath I have a sharp pain under my right shoulder blade. I don't know why. Could be from stress? What is wrong
Chest wall pain:
Moving arm and deep breathing making the pain worse, tells that pain is from your chest wall, possible muscle or bone.
Let your physician check it. ...Read more
I have severe sharp pain that seems to start from the left shoulder blade and has moved down my left arm to my hand and now is radiating across my che?
Many possibilities: First and foremost see your doctor to make sure you are not having a heart related problem. There are many other causes for this type of pain as well such as a pinched nerve. C6 or C7 for example. Please see your doctor to establish a firm diagnosis and make sure it isn't cardiac related right away. ...Read more
Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade/back radiating to my left breast, left arm, neck. No breast lumps and breast does not hurt when its being touched?
I hyporventilated 2nights ago severly and now I have sharp pain on my left side back right uder my arm to my lower shoulder blade?
I have a sharp pain on my right side by my shoulder blade then shoots down my arm. Then my arm goes numb. What does this mean?
Neck problem: Pain in the neck or shoulder that radiates down your arm with associated numbness can be a sign of a neck disorder. You should see your doctor to determine if this is indeed the cause. ...Read more
I have pain in the middle of my back near the right shoulder blade and radiates down my right arm with a sharp pain just to the middle of my arm.
What does it mean when you get a sharp pain in your left shoulder blade with pressure in your top left arm?
Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Pain in the area you describe could also be rooted in your neck or chest (cardiac)... I recommend you see a physician asap. ...Read more
Could the numbness I am feeling be caused by a pinched nerve? I am experiencing numbness on the left side of my chest, under left arm, and back. I have had a sharp pain for 3 weeks that goes from my shoulder blade through to my chest. I was sent to the
Arguably: Arguably the worst possible cause of severe pain felt in the shoulder blade and deep into the chest would be an uncommon condition called aortic dissection. Problems with the gallbladder and heart can also cause pain in the region of the shoulder or armpit (axilla). The spinal nerve corresponding to t2 also feels an area that involves the armpits and hoop-shaped strip of skin that runs across your chest above your nipples, through your armpits, and across your back at about the same level (it also involves part of the skin on the arm). After excluding things like dissection, heart problems, and gallbladder problems, a neurosurgeon may be helpful to get to a diagnosis and some relief. ...Read more
I have a pain in my left shoulder blade that radiates down my arm and in my jaw and I also have a sharp pain in my left breast. What could this be?
I have a sharp pain in my (R) shoulder blade causing my arm to be weak and I have a sharp pain in my forearm. Muscle relaxers don't work. Been a month.
Pinched nerve: There are multiple potential causes, but among the more common is a "pinched nerve" in the neck, which typically can cause pain running into the arm. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated, there are many treatment options available and they can establish whether that is the correct diagnosis as well. ...Read more
Sharp pain above left shoulder blade, radiating into base of neck and down left arm, with slight difficulty breathing (deep breaths)?
Go to ER: Though low probability, the first thing you want to have ruled out is a major cardiac of vascular problem that could be life threatening. If you haven't been seen by a doctor yet you should go right to a good er and have them take a history, do a physical exam, and order appropriate tests. The type of pain you describe is a cardiac or major vascular problem until proven otherwise. ...Read more
I feel a sharp pain when I lift my arms or twist between my right shoulder blade and spine. It leaves an invisible bruise I can feel but not see.
Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?
Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this question as we can not diagnose "pinched nerve" without examination and testing. Your doctor may order a nerve conduction test coupled with an emg, or an MRI if they have not done so already. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Why do I cough and then feel a sharp pain in my armpit across my back to under my shoulder blade?
Could be diaphragm: When you cough, it increases your intrathoracic and intra-abdominal pressure. If you do not have enough fluid between your lung tissue and your diaphragm, coughing and even deep breathing can cause pain. Your medical doctor can hear if this is happening using a stethescope. Another reason for your pain could be a pinched nerve in your thoracic spine. Sometimes an MRI is necessary to diagnose this. ...Read more
Tingle in right hand and finger tips, sharp pain in neck area when I lower my head also pain in elbow joint and shoulder blade all on right side.
Cerivical radiculiti: Sounds like you have a herniated disc or pinched nerve in your neck. Reproduction of the pain and numbness while bending your neck to the affected side is called a positive "spurling's sign". Your shoulder blade pain is also characteristic of this. Would start with some otc antiiflams and if pain persists or weakness develops in hand or numbness persists would seek attention. ...Read more
Costochondritis?: Superficial chest wall pain in young women is very common. If you press gently on the painful area and find a spot that's tender to the touch -- but not red, hot, or swollen -- that might be it. See an md if you have fever, cough, weight loss, bloody sputum, wheezing, or shortness of breath. Costochondritis is harmless and often due to stress. See the mayoclinic. Com discussion on this topic. ...Read more
I stretched this morning and now when ever I bend move or anything I have a sharp pain by my shoulder blade it hurts to the point I have to lay down?
I woke up this morning with a sharp pain below my left shoulder blade. It also hurts when I breath in and gets worse when I move around.
Likely- muscle cramp: With no history of trauma or injury, the most likely cause of pain in the area described is a muscle injury. The intercostal, latissmus, and serratus anterior and rhomboid periscapular muscles could be some og the actual muscles involved. A trial of nsaids, rest, light stretching (when tolerated) should allow for a slef-limiting recovery. If still painful > 7 days seek orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more
When I turn my head to the right it hurts bad in my shoulder blade. And when I move it. It's a super sharp pain.?
I felt a sharp pain like burning feelin in my left side under my shoulder blade an im finding it so hard to take deep breaths wen I move it hurts?
See a doctor: While this could be as simple as a pulled muscle, it could also be a lung problem. You should see a doctor. ...Read more
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