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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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Sudden sharp stabbing pain under left shoulder blade down through ribs, comes and goes on and off, rest/hear/ice does not help?

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

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Sudden sharp stabbing pain under left shoulder blade down through ribs, comes and goes on and off, rest/hear/ice does not help?

Sudden sharp stabbing pain under left shoulder blade down through ribs, comes and goes on and off, rest/hear/ice does not help?

See MD: This sounds like it could be serious and if you don't have it looked at by a physician it could leave you with long term pain. Try OTC Advil or Aleave, if you don't get relief when you see your doctor ask for some pain killers. I can't tell what to ask for as your MD may prescribed more conservatively etc. I sounds like nerve pain. You may have pulled a muscle. It can easily happen unknowingly. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in left shoulder blade and left side of abdomen, abdomen feels normal, could be linked to endometriosis?

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

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What is sharp stabbing pain in left shoulder blade?

What is sharp stabbing pain in left shoulder blade?

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

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Why is there a sharp, stabbing pain underneath my left shoulder blade?

Why is there a sharp, stabbing pain underneath my left shoulder blade?

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

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Help docs? Why is there a sharp stabbing pain under my left shoulder blade?

Help docs? Why is there a sharp stabbing pain under my left shoulder blade?

Muscle strain.: It could be a strained muscle, or, less likely, a pinched nerve, radiating pain under the shoulder blade. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, who can sort that out for you. ...Read more

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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

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What does it mean when you have a stabbing pain at the base of your left shoulder blade in your back?

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

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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?

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 a 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

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I WAS FINE WHEN SUDDENLY HAD SEVERE, SHARP, STABBING PAIN FROM IN RT EAR DOWN TO INSIDE RT SHOULDER BLADE. PAIN IS NOT CONSTANT. 48 YR FEMALE. NO CLUE?

I WAS FINE WHEN SUDDENLY HAD SEVERE, SHARP, STABBING PAIN FROM IN RT EAR DOWN TO INSIDE RT SHOULDER BLADE. PAIN IS NOT CONSTANT. 48 YR FEMALE. NO CLUE?

URGENT ER EVAL: That area of the neck is where the CAROTID ARTERY is. You need prompt evaluation to rule out a dissection /aneurysm/Stenosis. Also, it is possible to have a DVT IN THE SHOULDER/BRACHIAL PLEXUS REGION. Seek prompt evaluation ...Read more

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Just had 10cortisone shots in my back. My left shoulder jus below my neck feels stabbing pain & I feel nauseous with high fever and dizziness.

Just had 10cortisone shots in my back. My left shoulder jus below my neck feels stabbing pain & I feel nauseous with high fever and dizziness.

Fever, Dizziness: The high fever with nausea and dizziness are troubling signs and should be checked out immediately. It is difficult to discern from your description whether it is related to the injections you received, but your signs and symptoms may be indicative of an infection and should be evaluated by your provider. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing left shoulder pain next to my shoulder blade?

Help please? What is causing left shoulder pain next to my shoulder blade?

Muscle pain: Try ice and heat and stretching. If no relief see your doctor for an evaluation and diagnosis. Could also be a nerve pain or other cause. ...Read more

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I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain every day. What can I do or what could cause this?

I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain every day. What can I do or what could cause this?

Pinched nerve?: There are many things that can present this way. Part of the differential is a cervical radiculopathy or radiculitis (this is when nerves in your neck become pinched or irritated). If your symptoms persist or worsen (such as weakness), seek medical attention. Commonly (if this is what you do have.), a trial of physical therapy is very successful, but occasionally, surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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Constant upper left shoulder blade / shoulder pain past 2 weeks, sore to touch. Been working out past 3 months, stopped this past week... Pain persists?

Shoulder pain: Probable represent tendinitis. Start an ice and oral antinflammmatory program. This should be combined with a stretching orogram. ...Read more

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I am having left shoulder pain under shoulder blade and a dry skin area. Need some help please?

Nerve irritation: You may have neck nerve root irritation. Please make sure that you are not over exercising or lifting heavy things. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a specialist and physical medicine and rehabilitation. ...Read more

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I have severe left shoulder pain, above my shoulder blade. Pain is worse when i breath it hurts my heart. Pain gets bad when I eat or drink?

Need evaluation : This could be chest wall muscle pain, pain from inside the chest sometimes call pleurisy, pain from your heart, sometimes call pericarditis, or some other reason. You need to see your physician to get this evaluated. ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing pain going from my left chest through to my back shoulder blade... Should I go to the doctor? The pain comes and goes

Sharp chest pain: Yes, you should go to the nearest er and see your physician. These symptoms must not be taken lightly as they may suggest serious medical conditions like heart attack, aortic dissection, blood clots in the lungs, atypical chest pain from gerd seems less likely. Further, work up is necessary to exclude serious conditions. ...Read more

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Sharp, stabbing, knife-like-pain in my back under my left shoulder blade. Bending backwards, twisting left, sneezing increase pain. Could it be a rib?

Sharp, stabbing, knife-like-pain in my back under my left shoulder blade. Bending backwards, twisting left, sneezing increase pain. Could it be a rib?

YES!: An out-of-place rib can definitely cause pain like this. Go online and buy an MA Roller. About $30?
It's a specially shaped roller that you can lay on a carpeted floor on the roller and slowly adjust your body to move the roller up and/or down your back. It will adjust your spine and ribs using your bodies weight. It's wooden and can be quite painful over the area that's a problem but it will help. ...Read more

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Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Wake up pain in left shoulder blade/ arm then will have pain thru out the day. When touched there feels stabbing then burns. What could this be?

Pinched nerve?: Sounds like you may have a pinched nerve or a radicular problem which is causing pain radiating
down your arm. I'd try some NSAIDs and avoid possible exacerbating exercises.
If symptoms persist, I'd see your orthopedist. ...Read more

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My left shoulder blade is in severe pain. The pain worsens when I try to breath deeply, like a normal person needs to do on a regular basis. The pain is like a stabbing type of pain?

My left shoulder blade is in severe pain. The pain worsens when I try to breath deeply, like a normal person needs to do on a regular basis.  The pain is like a stabbing type of pain?

Shoulder blade pain: There are a number of muscles and soft tissues that surround and support the shoulder blades. Your doctor will help you figure out what is happening and any treatment you may need. One POSSIBILITY is a rotator cuff tear. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain left side of my back just under the shoulder blade only when I lay down?

Seek medical attn: Stabbing pain in your back could just be musculoskeletal however it might be due to inflammation surrounding your lungs, heart or other organs (stomach, pancreas, etc). A physician needs to evaluate you and decide if you need imaging or other studies. ...Read more

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Pain near middle left back near shoulder blade but more towards the middle. Not constant. But it is a stabbing pain?

Get screening: You definitely need to make sure all you're screening diagnostic tests are upto date and negative. Thereafter, consider a vacation, and a message. Placing something from freezer in a thin towel and placing on area will help. Maybe and I believe it is most likely muscle spasm from stress. But again, make sure you don't ignore the first line above. Taking an anti-inflammatory if you have good Kidneys 2 ...Read more

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I have a sharp stabbing like pain in my back / left shoulder blade when I breathe in. Also, there is a lump on where it hurts to breathe in?

I have a sharp stabbing like pain in my back / left shoulder blade when I breathe in. Also, there is a lump on where it hurts to breathe in?

Posterior rib "out": 1) posterior rib "out". I can't really explain it anatomically, but the ribs can "go out" and a chiropractic adjustment can help tremendously. Give it one or two tries. 2) trigger point in one of the thoracic paraspinal muscles. Can be helped with massage (ischemic compression) and injections into the painful area of the muscle. ...Read more

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Having jaw pain by ears & little pain in ears, pain up by left shoulder & in back of left shoulder blade. Have occasional headaches. What could it be?

Classic TMJ Disorder: Common symptoms of TMJ disorder include: tenderness in the face, jaw, earache, tension headache, clicking noises and pain in the neck and shoulders. See your dentist or orthodontist for exam and treatment. ...Read more