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Upper Left Back Pain Under Left Shoulder Near Shoulder Blade
Anti-inflammatory: Upper back pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for this type of pain to refer to the head as well as shoulder blade. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What'd cause left upper back pain concentrated at one spot but moves around the left upper back area. Its more below & side of the left shoulder blade? Could this be related to similar luq pain ?
I've been waking up with upper back pain mostly between left shoulder blade and spine. Hurts when i breath and can feel it in my left lung/ chest.?
Thoracic Spine: Thoracic spine areas will allow nerves to exit out of the spine and wrap around into the chest wall and abdomen. So herniated discs there can cause pain into these areas as well. I would consider seeing a pain specialist for treatment options like epidural steroid injection or even facet joint treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having upper back pain bt shoulder blades with swelling under my left shoulder that goes down to the side of my rib with some swelling on my chest. ?
Atypical Chest: Always warrants medical evaluation sooner rather than later. You need a thorough Physical Examination, Chest X-Ray, Lab Work including a CBC and test for Mono, possibly a CT of your chest. I am concerned about the possibility of a Aortic problem which is a life-threatening emergency. Go to ER immediately. ...Read more
Shoulder & upper back pain on left side & around shoulder blade that radiates to the left side of head with unbalance feeling but goes when I lie down?
I've had back pain by my left shoulder blade for 1 yr. There's been a lump there now for 6 mths. What is the lump?
I have had pain in my left shoulder blade for several weeks - worse when I am carrying something? Also some back pain on left side.
Multiple causes: Upper back & left sided chest may be the result of a thoracic disc herniation, thoracic facet syndrome, T4 syndrome, costoveterbral syndrome, muscle strain, ect. It may also represent referred pain from internal organs such as the heart & lungs, which are more serious. With your breathing difficulties you should contact your pcp for an immediate evaluation. If not available go to nearest er! ...Read more
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