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Dr. Syed Jaffery
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Sharp stinging pain around the right shoulder blade area. What could be the cause?

Sharp stinging pain around the right shoulder blade area. What could be the cause?

Radiculopathy: Check with your neurologis for a possibility of cervicla radiculopathy. You may need MRI of c spine and electrodiagnostic study. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. James Chapman
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


Dr. Bettina Herbert
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Pain in shoulder blade with deep breath?

Pain in shoulder blade with deep breath?

See your doctor: Pain with deep inhalation may be a rib slightly out of place or a myofascial injury. But it is best to make sure it's nothing worse by being examined by your physician. Then, if it's musculoskeletal, go see a good osteopath. Find one near you: http://physician.Academyofosteopathy.Org, http://www.Cranialacademy.Com or http://jamesjealous.Com/physician-directory/u-s-physician-directory/. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. John Michalski
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What could cause pain in shoulder blade and chest, not pleurisy?

What could cause pain in shoulder blade and chest, not pleurisy?

Shoulder and chest: Pain there other than pleurisy may include cardiac, referred gallbladder, muscle strain, sprain, referred radicular pain. ...Read more

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Dr. C. andrew Hunt
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
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What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

What causes sharp pain in shoulder blade and hip when coughing?

Multiple answers: Sharp pain in the shoulder with coughing could represent a problem with a cervical or thoracic disc problem or possibly an issue with tendonitis in the shoulder. Less likely but possible. Definitely needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Sharp pain in shoulder blade i suffer from severe anxiety?

Thoracic pain: This is a nonspecific complaint and could represent anything from scapulothoracic pathology to cervical radiculopathy to underlying chest pathology (i.e. Heart, lungs). If the pain has been present for over 6 weeks or is severe and waking you at night or if there are any other concerns then you should see a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Upper back pain in shoulder blade area. What is it?

Upper back pain in shoulder blade area. What is it?

Trigger points: Pain around the shoulder blades (scapula) is commonly caused by trigger points , also known as myofascial pain. These painful areas may respond to i've or heat, massage , acupressure, rest or physical therapy. Occasionally injections or acupuncture may be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Timothy Silver
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Can ibc cause stabbing pain in shoulder blade and ribs?

See your doctor: Inflammatory breast cancer (ibc) can cause pains and swelling sensations around the arm and shoulders, even the ribs, usually starts in the breast and nipple region, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Chu
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Upper back pain in shoulder blade area. Best way to fix this?

Nerve root irritatio: If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it.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. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Sharp pain close to my heart. Hurt to take breath. Pain in shoulder blade on same side. Could I have a heart problem?

Sharp pain close to my heart. Hurt to take breath. Pain in shoulder blade on same side. Could I have a heart problem?

POSSIBLE GET CHECKED: Pain as you describe close to your heart associated with hurt to breathe at your age needs to be checked asap I suggest you get evauated by your doctor right away or go to ER as it may be related to yor heart or may be from the lungs ...Read more

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Dr. David J. Rosenfeld
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Pain in shoulder blade and upper arm muscle when i look down. What's this sound like?

Trapexius spasm: Sounds like spasm of the trapezius muscle. Try heat and nsaids. If that fails try massage. You can always ask your pcp for a muscle relaxer. ...Read more

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