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Doctor insights on: What Is It When You Have Pain In The Left Shoulder Blade

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Pain in the left shoulder blade when strtching, leaning my head right side, exhaling, lying on my left side, wen twisting my body. what cud be d cause?

Pain in the left shoulder blade when strtching, leaning my head right side, exhaling, lying on my left side, wen twisting my body. what cud be d cause?

Shoulder blade pain: The first thought is muscle of course, trapezius or less likely sternocleidomaistoid. If tender to touch at all that would go along with this. ...Read more

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Pain in the left shoulder blade when strtching, leaning my head right side, exhaling, lying on my left side, wen twisting my body. what cud be d cause?

Pulled Muscle: Probably muscle sprain. Take some over the counter pain medications for a few days and see your primary doctor for worsening or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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I am 47yr F. Woke up with aching and throbbing pain in the left shoulder blade shooting down to my left arm. I have taken some aleve (naproxen) and tried to massage the area but hasn't really helped yet. Should I be worried?

I am 47yr F. Woke up with aching and throbbing pain in the left shoulder blade shooting down to my left arm. I have taken some aleve (naproxen) and tried to massage the area but hasn't really helped yet. Should I be worried?

Get checked: Most likely it is a muscle spasm but given your age you should see a doctor to make sure that there are no other issues going on. If it is muscle spasm there are medications that could help. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on the left shoulder blade?

Dislocation, sprain,: Left shoulder blade/shoulder pain can result from a dislocation or sprain of the shoulder joint. Pain in the shoulder blade area can also be from a possible renal stone in the left kidney, or if there is an infectious lesion from a cut or bite, that could cause pain there as well. A myocardisal infarction can cause pain here as well but it radiates down the left arm in most cases. ...Read more

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Swelling behind the left shoulder blade, what could be wrong?

Swelling behind the left shoulder blade, what could be wrong?

Muscle strain: The swelling could be from a muscle strain, or possibly inflammation of the bursa sac of the shoulder blade. I would recommend you have this evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause pain when i cough underneath the left shoulder blade?

Referred pain: Your pain could be due to either aggrivation of a pulled muscle in the back. It could also be referred from irritation of the nerves that innervate the diaphragm. A good physical therapist or massotherapist should be able help if it is related to a musculoskeletal cause. ...Read more

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What causes a very painful spasm around the left shoulder blade? It hurts to move my neck also.

What causes a very painful spasm around the left shoulder blade? It hurts to move my neck also.

Varies: There are a number of potential causes, from a pinched nerve in the neck to a peri scapular problem such as a subscapular bursitis. A physical exam would usually give a good idea, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more