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Sharp Pain In Right Shoulder Into Neck
Ihave sharp pain in right shoulder and neck when I breath, getting worse and been going on for over a week now?
Was woken up with sharp pain in right shoulder blade and neck. What could cause something like this? (haven't been in any accidents)
It can be one of: Several possibilities ranging from: muscular, cervical disc origin, shoulder issue, even gi, respiratory and cardiac etiology. If it does not resolve or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my right shoulder from my stiff neck and when I cough it hurts also I have pain on right side near ribs what could it be?
Variety of causes: This could be a variety of things. A thorough history and physical needs to be completed by your health care provider. ...Read more
I am having carotid artery sharp pain on right side and shoulder neck arm pain along with chest pain in center. Is this serious?
Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who reports, as you do, a history of angina, should be further evaluated, especially if it's new, occurring more often, with less effort, lasting longer, or getting worse. ...Read more
Maybe muscle spasm: Your neck and upper back muscles on that side could be in spasm -especially if your ability to turn your head has decreased. You can try gentle stretches, ibuprofen/Advil 400-600 (with food) every 4-6 hours for any inflammation, and warm compress to loosen the spasm or ice if you have sustained an injury to that area. Would also see your doctor if symptoms do not improve in the next day or two. ...Read more
When I turn my neck to the right, I get a sharp pain next to my right shoulder blade. No other time?
Started last night sharp pain behind right shoulder blade when breathing worse with deep breath, radiates into right neck and arm-seems better today??
Right shoulder sharp pain that's also hurting in the neck. Hurts with every movement. Started shen I lifted a kid while skiing. Been getting worse. Help?
Shoulder pain: You might have dislocated your upper arm. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the right side of my chest when I breathe deeply, and also in my right shoulder and side of neck. What is this?
Good news, it is not your heart.
what you are describing is what we call pleurisy, or pleuritic type chest pain. it comes from inflammation/irritation of the lining of the lung. It can at times if irritates the diaphragm, refer pain to upper shoulder/neck area (called Kehrs, sign). benign mostly, and no therapy needed. If prolonged pain (not norm) then anti-inflammatorys may help ...Read more
See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder/arm pain could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Therefore proper diagnosis is essential to stopping the pain. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What are some possibles causes of severe trapezius spasms in right causing a lot of swelling and deep sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Unbearable?
Various: 44y female w. spinal stenosis, disk degeneration, loss cervical lordosis & history shoulder surgery w. severe unilateral Superior trapezius painful muscle spasm, esp. Shoulder blade. POTENTIALLY CAUSAL: crossed Trapesium muscles, see below, large breasts, anterior sloped shoulders, swan neck, asymmetric shoulders, tilted head, thoraco-lumbar scoliosis & repetitive stress on computer looking left. ...Read more
2weeks ago fell on right arm wrong. Now, everytime I move it towards my left body I get extreme sharp pain in right shoulder other thrn that its fine.?
BP when sitting was 132/110 HR 116 spo2 98 standing 101/65 hr 132 spo2 96 shortness of breath all day sharp pain in right shoulder painw/ low activity?
Get urgent evaluatio: This is worrisome for a few life threatening illnesses---go to the emergency room now ...Read more
Woke up with stabbing sharp pain in right shoulder blade. Seemed to correlate with gas and movement but Was very intense?
Occasional sharp pain in right shoulder blade and a dull ache that comes and goes under right breast. Both areas are a bit tender to touch. Causes? .
Shingles?: Get checked out quickly if symptoms worsen or rash appears. Sometimes is a preview to shingles. ...Read more
What could cause sharp pain in right shoulder/collar bone after eating besides gall bladder? It is worse about an hour after eating. No GB.
Esophagus?: Could be an esophageal spasm, or a large hiatal hernia, known as a paraesophageal hernia. These can be diagnosed with upper GI contrast xray, and esophageal manometry. Usually, a GI doctor, or general or thoracic surgeon with experience in treating reflux disease would order these tests. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain in right shoulder blade and right chest muscle this week. Lasts 1 sec. Pain occurs randomly. Chest xray, ekg last month normal. Help
Propped phone btween my face /left shoulder. Min's later had very sharp pain in right side to middle of chest. Then under right shoulder blade. Heart?
Neck strain: Possibly injured neck. Rec you see an orthopedic doctor if not better soon. ...Read more
Is gallbladder pain dangerous? Sharp pain when breathing in under right rib, & pain in right shoulder blade, worse when lying down.
Gall bladder pain is: Usually associated with eating fatty foods. U may B having " gas pains ". If constipated, the bowls R moving stool along, and if there's a gas bubble, the peristalsis pushes the air around the hard stool. This causes increased pressure or stretching of the colon wall. The body has great pressure sensors, & this increase hurts as the air bubble is pushed by, deep breath adds 2incrs press & it's pnfl ...Read more
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Muscle Pain: There are some muscles that attach right on the shoulder blade called the rhomboid muscles and you may have strained one of those at the attachment. Usually we use these muscles when our arm is above our shoulder so perhaps some activity strained this. If pain doesn't resolve over next seven days or so you should get checked as sometimes the lungs can cause pain around the shoulder blade. ...Read more
Referred Pain?: The same nerves that innervate the diaphragm go to the shoulder, as well. Therefore, anything that irritates the diaphragm, such as gallbladder or liver problems, can be "referred" to the shoulder. If the only symptom is shoulder pain (ie, no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc), I would search for other causes such as a muscle pull, arthritis. ...Read more
EXAM: These symtoms require a thorough physical examination and chest xray, call your private physician. ...Read more
MANY possibilities: Numerous possibilities: In that region are found bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, lymph nodes, apex of lung, nerves, and I probably forgot some! If you have a lump there, see a doctor promptly. If pain persists, see doctor to tell him/her where it hurts, when, how often, etc. Without these details and a physical exam, we can only speculate. ...Read more