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What is this burning sensation between shoulder blades?

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

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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Burning Sensation (Definition)

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


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What's that burning sensation between my shoulder blades?

What's that burning sensation between my shoulder blades?

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

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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?

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

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I have severe burning sensation in my left shoulder blade, what could it be?

I have severe burning sensation in my left shoulder blade, what could it be?

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

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Occasionally i get a burning sensation in my right shoulder blade area. Should i be worried?

Occasionally i get a burning sensation in my right shoulder blade area. Should i be worried?

Maybe maybe not-: -only an exam by Ur PCP, hands on & possible images. If needed U can get referred if indicated. ...Read more

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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. ?

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

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Severe pain under left shoulder blade with burning sensation on skin?

Severe pain under left shoulder blade with burning sensation on skin?

Doctor can evaluate.: Severe pains in any part of the body, especially a new symptom, needs to be evaluated by a doctor to find out why it is happening, and to rule out any serious medical problem. The doctor can be a primary care, E.R., or urgent care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

I have a burning sensation in the muscle of my shoulder blade. What can I do about it?

Ben gay: You can try over the counter anti-inflammatory or ben-gay. You can also try ibuprofen. A heat compress helps some as well. See your physician if you have further problems. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in upper arm with shoulder blade discomfort. Started a couple months ago pretty sure from a work out ?

Burning sensation in upper arm with shoulder blade discomfort. Started a couple months ago pretty sure from a work out ?

Neck: Have your doctor check for a pinched nerve or herniated disc in your neck. Another possible cause could be rotator cuff tear in the shoulder. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. Good Luck ...Read more

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