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Stinging Pain In Shoulder Blade
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
I've had a burning/stinging pain above my right shoulder blade and down right side of my neck whenever I swallow since last night. Aches now, stretched
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
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
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
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
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
Have for 2 nights severe burning sharp pain in shoulder blade and behind breast upon lying down and breathing, .ok when sit up but burn stays a little?
Muscle issues..: It sounds like you might have some muscle and possible nerve irritation in that area. If you suffered an injury, pushed, pulled, did heavy lifting this is most likely the consequence. Sometimes just by sleeping in the wrong position you may have this issue. Icing and anti-inflammatory meds can help. If persists or worse make sure you get checked ASAP esp. If not better or chest pain as well. ...Read more
ganglion volar side of wrist in joint ulnar side, I get sharp burning pain in forearm, inner elbow and sometimes pain in shoulder blade why?
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched nerve in the neck, which can feel like a pinched nerve in the elbow. Many of these resolve on their own. If it persists, you can get it examined to get a clearer answer. ...Read more
I've had mild to extreme shoulder blade/neck/shoulder pain for four years, pain increased with caffeine beverages, what could this be?
Possible Migraine: It's possible that this may be a migraine variant. It's possible to see pain in the neck and shoulder area with some folks. Another possibility is a pinched nerve but that wouldn't explain the caffeine connection. Our bodies never read the textbooks, so anything is possible. Have it checked out. ...Read more
I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain everyday. 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
Shoulder pain. No injury. Hypermoble. Can't lift or move arm. Popping. Front part and area by neck and shoulder blade. Help? I'm in a sling right now.
Orthopaedics consult: You need a full history and exam by an orthopaedic surgeon in clinic. ...Read more
Shoulder pain, feeling of numbness at the left part of head and neck, shoulder blade feeling of needle pins esp. When I worry so much?
Stabbing R shoulder pain upon inspiration x 1 day - feels in the joint or in tendons (?) close to joint, not back of shoulder blade. No known injury.
Radiation:R shoulder: Gall stones and pleurisy need to be ruled out. Otherwise, it's likely muscular. ...Read more
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 an 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
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?
Cause of left back/shoulder blade pain, shoulder pain. Many blood test and physical examinations done, nothing but vitamin d def. What could this be?
Not due to vit D: Musculo skeletal pains require a serious detectiive work. It might be something you are doing. ...Read more
During sports jumped wrong way and got a sharp pain in back of neck into back of head. Have neck, shoulder blade, and shoulder pain. What could this b?
Severe right shoulder pain, hurts to breathe cough, laugh, do anything pretty much. My whole right shoulder blade area and makes my arm feel heavy?
Sounds muscular but: While this sounds muscular, the diffuculty breathing makes me worry about any possible lung involvement. You need to be evaluated by your primary care to rule out pulmonary disease then decide on proper evaluation of your pain. ...Read more