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Sharp Stabbing Pain Under Left Shoulder Blade
Sudden sharp stabbing pain under left shoulder blade down through ribs, comes and goes on and off, rest/hear/ice does not help?
Pain: Sounds like this came on at rest. Have you been coughing or having a fever? Does the pain worsen with a breath. Although you have tried rest and thermal measures have you tried an NSAID? If you find yourself coughing, fever or persistent symptoms especially if symptoms worsen with breathing you should get checked. ...Read more
Muscular: In all probability it is muscular, however, if it is a long term or re-occurring problem, i would at least ask my doc for a chest x-ray. ...Read more
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more
For the last week I have sharp stabbing pain in my left shoulder blade which causes some pain in the arm . What could this be ?
Strain: Sounds like you may have a rib or upper back out of place. See your doctor and make an appointment with a chiropractor as well. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a stabbing pain at the base of your left shoulder blade in your back?
No trauma?: If you have not experienced a trauma, then the likely etiology of your pain is an irritated nerve in your neck. Anti-inflammatories and a formal course of physical therapy is the first line of treatment. An examination with an orthopaedic surgeon including xrays of both your neck and shoulder can help confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more
Stabbing pain in left shoulder blade and left side of abdomen, abdomen feels normal, could be linked to endometriosis?
U could be right.: Your ibs can contribute to ur symptoms.Follow up nevertheless with ur dr and get checked for ruptured intestines, peritonitis/ inflamed lining of the abdominal wall etc. Take care! http://digestive.Niddk.Nih.Gov/ddiseases/pubs/ibs/ http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=356. ...Read more
Stabbing pain left shoulder blade and down left ar past 4hrs.Gurggling in chest. History of gerdand pots normal EKG echo last month. Heart or gerd?
Symptoms: Probably gerd and musculoskeletal pains.Get a more detailed answer ›
What causes a 5 second stabbing pain in left side of chest/breast?Happened after I stood up. PCP says heart ok. Some left shoulder blade pain.
Pain: The pain is musculoskeletal not cardiac.Get a more detailed answer ›
D-dimer normal, but now I have shooting pain down left leg bruising around ankle and swelling. Bad chest pain stabbing pain in left shoulder blade.
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