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Tingling Between Shoulder Blades Upper Back
Are there medical conditions that cause numbness and tingling in the upper back between shoulder blades?
I have a cold tingling across my upper back/shoulder blades, also a lower back problem ive had for yrs. Are they related?
Could Be: Depending on how bad your previous back problem ...Read more
Message therapist said I have very knotted upper back shoulder blades. If EMG normal can I still have tingling in back withDiagnosed Myofacial?
I have sharp stabbing pain in my upper back between my shoulder blade and spine...It comes and goes now for about 3+/- weeks. Tingling fingers?
See your doctor: It could be any number of things, some of which possibly are dangerous. Dee your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
About 5 days ago I started experiencing tingling in my upper back between my shoulder blades, sort of like when your foot falls asleep. Its off and on?
Mononeuropathy: When there is tingling in one specific area of the skin, especially if there is loss of sensation in that region, this could be a sign of a problem with a specific sensory nerve. You should see a neurologist to find out the cause. There are many causes for mononeuropathy. ...Read more
Xray of shoulder shows nothing abnormal but I have burning in upper back between shoulder blades and random right arm tingling and numbness...whats up?
Trigger point?: Pain between the shoulder blades and arm tingling is often a pinched nerve, a trigger point or a muscle strain. Rarely something serious like heart or aorta problems can do this. A careful history and physical exam can usually clarify the issue. While rare, sometimes you need a CT or MRI to rule out more serious problems. ...Read more
I've had pain in my left shoulder/upper back for 3 weeks. Also, pain in my left upper arm, with some tingling/numbness. Massage helped some. Ideas?
I feel pain (sometimes tingling cold sensation too) in upper back side of right shoulder joint while using laptop. I'm freaking out. Any remedies?
6 months ago, MRI shows herniated discs c4-c5, c5-c6. Now, no tingling down r arm but still neck, shoulder n upper back pain almost daily. What to do?
The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The pain in the shoulder and upper back might be a refer pain.
I recommend you seeking help from a health care provider (pain management doctor, physiatrist, neurologist, spine surgeon...) you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
Referred from neck: Usually pain along the medial border of the scapula is referred from facet joints of the neck. ...Read more
Muscle spasm: Upper back pain in a middle age female is likely muscle spasm. Heat and rest should resolve. If pain persists for more than two or three weeks then a physician should evaluate. Excess physical activity and workplace mechanical stress can cause this problem. An ergonomic evaluation might be in order. Massage might be helpful. ...Read more
1st U need 2 B-: -evaled by a physician & get a Dx. Then referred as necessary. ...Read more
Numbness: It is hard for physicians to sort out signs of a serious condition from just functional symptoms without any significance. In the absence of pain, weakness or any other abnormalities in your examination your symptoms may not be indicative of any serious illness. However the differential diagnosis includes spinal cord demyelinating or compressive conditions. Check with your physician for proper history and physical to determine the proper diagnosis and treatment if necessary hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
More info?: Did you injure yourself? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more
See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
Pain: Any pain unless you know yourself you strained a muscle most likely you need to see your internist. There may be something else going on. ...Read more
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