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What Is This Burning Sensation Between Shoulder Blades
May be: This symptom could be a sign of serious condition such as heart issues. If it persists or worsens, you should be seen by your physician immediately. Other possible causes include musculoskeletal strain, reflux, aortic issues, lung issues, esophageal issues, spinal issues. Need more info - such as onset, duration, aggravating factors, releiving factors, temporal factors, associated symptoms? ...Read more
A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more
Burning should blade: Burning sensation is very often nerve irritation. Shoulder blade areas could be referred pain from a midcervical c5 nerve root irritation, but could also suggest a higher thoracic spine problem. Good to have someone check for numbness where burning and check your reflexes related to the spinal levels. ...Read more
I have had a tingerling burning sensation in my back around my shoulder blade on the left side for 3 years on and of now I am a smoker?
Cervical Referral?: For DX purposes the scapula is a BIG area. Very common is burning pain at inner edge scapula & in the upper thoracic spine. The basic problem is a neck facet arthritis C4-5? that refers pain to that area and is worse with stress & poor posture. Aleve+ sedation+ exercise and sometimes a chiropractor will help. If not this, please be more specific in location and relation to activity & posture ...Read more
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, I would encourage you to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes are: spine related, such as a pinched nerve; peri scapular, such as a sub scapular bursitis; or even nonmusculoskeletal. A detailed exam and appropriate studies would likely reveal the problem and based upon that appropriate alternatives discussed. ...Read more
Maybe maybe not-: -only an exam by Ur PCP, hands on & possible images. If needed U can get referred if indicated. ...Read more
My daughter suffering on and off with a burning sensation in lower shoulder blade. Been happening for few weeks now.she is 13 years old. ?
More info needed: Although it may sound like a sprain, answers to questions such as; Was there any injury to that part of body? Are there any bruises to the area, redness or swelling? Does it hurt more when you press on it? and Does she have fever or any other symptom?, may provide more clues. ...Read more
Swimmers pain netween shoulder blades. Is my trapezoidal musle torn or just inflamed ligaments? Pain is on and off burning sensation.
Burning sensation in upper arm with shoulder blade discomfort. Started a couple months ago pretty sure from a work out ?
Im 28 & have nerofibromatosis I have this fire burning sensation on my right shoulder blade area it goes in the side of my neck...Please help :) ?
MRI w/without Gad: Depending on how high or low on your shoulder blade, this area localizes to either the c4 or t2 nerve roots. An entrapped neurofibroma at one of these levels may be producing the burning pain. An MRI of the cervical spine extended to the high cervical region with and without gadolinium should show any abnormalities in these regions. You would then need to decide surgery or pain management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get chest pains and at the same time a burning sensation between my shoulder blades I've got 2 dised disc in my neck but would this cause the chest pains?
Possible Cardiac : Those symptoms, by themselves are classic symptoms of cardiac trouble, possible heart attack. The vertebrae in the cervical portion of your spine is a confounding variable; however, going to the er under the circumstances would not be a bad call. I would, at the very least, go to emergent care for ekg today. Do not wait until tomorrow. Better safe then sorry. I wish you the best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a constant pain in my inner right shoulder blade. Sometimes it's a burning sensation. Gets worse during stress. Is it a knot or pinched nerve?
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. Please consider seeing your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a sudden onset of extreme pain in the right shoulder blade(rsb) followed by burning sensation. Also rsb is protruding more than the left. Ideas?
I've been having a pain in my left shoulder blade all day with a burning sensation in the upper part of my left arm. I'm pretty healthy.should I be wo?
I have a burning sensation under neath the left shoulder blade on back and down through my left arm. At times its difficult to lie on left side? before this I have a problem from 2008 that I feel savior pain on the same point if I sit for a long time with
Anti-inflammatory: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. It is common for neck 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 more
What can cause pain behind right shoulder blade before then right side of back after eating and when stressed? A dull, achey, burning sensation.
I have pain that radiates from shoulder blade to arm, armpit upper spinal cord and also causes burning sensation.What could be the cause?
Multiple Things: Many sources can result in referred pain to the shoulder blade. Along with the neurogenic sources like cervical (c6 for example) and the suprascapular nerve, we also see many patients with occult shoulder pathology have referred pain to this area. Patients who are very flexible can also have occult shoulder instability refer pain to this area. ...Read more
Underneath right shoulder blade and around it have like burning sensation or it is raw but no bumps or open cuts in area, injuries or bruising. ?
I've been expeirencing a burning sensation under my right shoulder blade. Back tends to ache on and off. Currently in physical therapy but no progress?
I have a burning sensation under neath the left shoulder blade under my breast and down through my left arm. At times its difficult to lie on my back?
I have a burning sensation under neath the left shoulder blade under my breast and down through my left arm. At times it's difficult to lie on my back?
Tough: Its likely musculoskeletal with spasm. Is it worse in the hand the goes up, it may be carpal tunnel but it sounds kind of like an injury. Nerve pain is called radiculopathy and u may need 2 consider getting seen. Clinching or bringing teeth at night is often overlooked and not sleeping well delays healing but you may need 2 get seen. Good luck, try 2 aleve (naproxen) 2 x per day in the meantime ifapplicab. ...Read more
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