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I have excercised and have a very tight right shoulder muscle, right neck muscle, and a vein over right eyebrow that has just popped out. All related?

I have excercised and have a very tight right shoulder muscle, right neck muscle, and a vein over right eyebrow that has just popped out. All related?

Maybe: It sounds like a pulled muscle in your neck. I don't see how the vein over your eyebrow is related to it. Perhaps you have become more aware and focused because of your pain and you notice it now. If the veins in your neck are being compressed it could cause the veins in your forehead to enlarge. Good health ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I've been having muscle tightness & pain near my right shoulder blade for the past 4-5 wks & wondering what would help ?

I've been having muscle tightness & pain near my right shoulder blade for the past 4-5 wks & wondering what would help ?

Varies: It varies somewhat based upon the cause of the problem. If it is a soft tissue problem such as a "pulled muscle" or a peri scapular bursitis, rest, an NSAID and ice could potentially help. If it does not improve or if it worsens, being seen for a specific diagnosis would probably be a good idea. ...Read more

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My right shoulder and shoulder blades are tight and knotted my strnocleiomastoid on my right side is a little bigger not visualy but to touch.normal?

My right shoulder and shoulder blades are tight and knotted my strnocleiomastoid on my right side is a little bigger not visualy but to touch.normal?

Tight SHoulders: Not normal. Right shoulder tight and both shoulder blades tight? Any recent injury or increase in activity to explain this? Some simple home shoulder stretches can help. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/fitness/multimedia/stretching/sls-20076840 Good luck ...Read more

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I have had pain for about a week that started in my right shoulder and has moved into also my chest. It feels very tight. I am 23. Should I be worried?

I have had pain for about a week that started in my right shoulder and has moved into also my chest. It feels very tight. I am 23. Should I be worried?

Right shoulder pain: and chest pain may be correlated, but it is not likely to be cardiac related. At least not from the blockage or heart attack stand point. You may have some muscle strain or pull so try some Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I was doing pullups and the next day i started to feel a tightness and uncomfortable feeling in my right shoulder blade. What is the cause of this. ?

I was doing pullups and the next day i started to feel a tightness and uncomfortable feeling in my right shoulder blade. What is the cause of this.


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Strain/non dominant?: If it is ur non dominant hand, it may b weaker & was strained while ur dominant is stronger an could handle it if it's ur dominant u may have used it harder 2 do the pull ups, aiding your weaker side. Also depends on ur grip being equal on the bar. Does not sound more then usual stiffness after a workout. Something torn etc. Would cause immediate pain. Ice, tub soak nsaids rest i. ?Massage. ...Read more

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My shoulders feel tight like someone is pinching them and when I move my right shoulder I feel like a pulsating pain?

My shoulders feel tight like someone is pinching them and when I move my right shoulder I feel like a pulsating pain?

More information: needed! have you injured your shoulders? What is your OCCUPATION?? your HOBBIES. Any family history of ARTHRITIS??? Ask your question again! Dr Z ...Read more

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45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days? What might be the cause, how serious?

45 yr old f, sharp persistent pain under right shoulder blade, radiates to front of body, feels "tight" and shifting causes the pain, +4 days?  What might be the cause, how serious?

Needs evaluation: Pain in the chest can be musculoskeletal like a pulled muscle or a cracked rib but can also be from inflammation of the pleura (the covering of the lung) or even a problem in the lung like a pulmonary embolus. This could be serious but may not be. You should have a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Upper spin & right shoulder blade are super tight & painful. Walking in elliptical machine helps but next day comes back. Help?

Stretching Technique: If you are young and healthy you might benefit from specific stretching techniques. Try pulling your arm across your chest with the opposite arm until you feel the stretch and hold for a count of five then take a deep breath and relax. Repeat the process 5 times per set 2 sets per day for 3 days. If the pain presists or is getting worse have you doctor examine you. ...Read more

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3 days ago my right shoulder hurt today it turned from my shoulder to my elbow it hurts and now between my boobs my chest feels tight/a bit of pain. ?

3 days ago my right shoulder hurt today it turned from my shoulder to my elbow it hurts and now between my boobs my chest feels tight/a bit of pain.
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Strain?: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. Unclear what the cause of your symptoms is - have you been lifting or doing heavy physical work? You need an examination. ...Read more

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