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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?

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

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I just started having a sharp pain in my left shoulder right above my blade. What could it be? I'm just laying here. I am pretty anxious at the moment

I just started having a sharp pain in my left shoulder right above my blade. What could it be? I'm just laying here. I am pretty anxious at the moment

Pinched nerve?: Could be a pinched cervical spine nerve. Try some heat and try to relax your muscles. Take nice and calm breaths. Find someone to massage the area for 15 minutes. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that comes and goes.cause?

Muscle strain?: The most likely source is muscle strain, but postural irregularities can also cause some periscapular pain. Problems with your neck can also referred pain to the scapular area. If home remedies do not resolve the pain, you should see an Ortho specialist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a terrible cold that's going around and every time I cough I get a sharp pain in my left shoulder. I've never had an injury to it or anything. ?

I have a terrible cold that's going around and every time I cough I get a sharp pain in my left shoulder. I've never had an injury to it or anything. ?

See your doctor: The pain could be a musculoskeletal strain from your recurrent coughing but it also could be from pneumonia in that area of your lung near the area that is hurting. You should go in for an evaluation. You might need a chest X-ray to rule out pneumonia or other cause of your pain. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left shoulder and i feel breathless, what mite this be.

I have a sharp pain in my left shoulder and i feel breathless, what mite this be.

Shoulder pain: If you did not injur your shoulder, shoulder pain with difficulty breathing can come from irritation of the diaphragm that separates the lungs from the intestine. The causes can be many, i suggest you get it checked out, you need to have a full examination to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left shoulder and my ribs and gets worse when breath in what could it be.?

I have sharp pain in my left shoulder and my ribs and gets worse when breath in what could it be.?

See your doctor: You might have strained some muscles in that side , but a fractured rib, or more serious pathology needs to be eliminated, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my left shoulder blade that moves to my arm pit and should what can I do for the pain?

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

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I have been having sharp pain in my left shoulder, specifically when I breathe. It feels like air trapped in my shoulder. What can I do?

I have been having sharp pain in my left shoulder, specifically when I breathe. It feels like air trapped in my shoulder. What can I do?

Pleuritic pain: Pain like this is from one of two sources. Either the top of your lung or from under your diaphragm on the same side. Often pain like this is transient and may be relieved with typical anti inflammatories. You can see your doc to discuss if this does not improve with time. ...Read more

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I have a really bad sharp pain in my left shoulder and under my left rib. Barely slept last night because it hurt so much. It hurts more when I inhale?

Irritant L diaphragm: The clue to the answer is the location (under left rib); the area of referred pain' (left shoulder); the nature of the pain (bad, sharp); and the relation to inhalation, which usually means something on or near the pleura (lining of lung) is being irritated (pleuritic). The most likely cause is a gas pocket stuck in the colon under the left diaphragm (anti-gas pill)or a viral pleurisy--pain rx. ...Read more