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When I Press On My Left Shoulder Blade It Hurts And Swollen
I'm havin pain n my left shoulder blade. My back is swollen where it hurts n feels hot what could cause it?
My left shoulder blade is swollen and it hurts when I shrug. Can carrying heavy objects on my shoulder be the cause of this? 20yrM carpet installer.
Shoulder blade pain: Go see a DO who does Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT). He/she might be able to fix you in one treatment! ...Read more
Hi. 54 year old female. Full pain in left shoulder blade. Swollen nodes under left and right armpits. What could cause this? Thank you
Many things: Whatever it is, you need to see your doctor. If these are in fact lymph nodes, then you may need to see a surgeon. Possibilities include infection, inflammatory or malignancy. Call your doctor and have him/her feel these areas. ...Read more
I have a growing rock hard lump on the lower part of my left shoulder blade and if I press, lay down, or move my left arm it hurts?
Blocked gland?: A sebaceous cyst is a collection of oily fluid that occurs when an oil gland is blocked. Some folks are more prone to them than other and they often appear on the neck, shoulders, and back. Please see doc for diagnosis because it could be something else more serious an need attention. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Intense pain under left shoulder blade & front of chest (left side)tender when pressing on chest. Under top of arm also. Hurts when moving & deepbreath?
I have been having shoulder pain on my left side for about two weeks. The pain has extended down to my wrist and also around my left shoulder blade. It hurts 24/7 and the worst is when I am lying down (going to bed). It hurts my wrist to twist it and my e
I have severe pain towards the bottom of my left shoulder blade. It hurts when I'm not moving but gets severe if I breathe move my arm and even my other arm. Touch makes it worse as well.
Could be anything: From pulmonary embolism or shingles, so it is best to consult with your doctor for this. ...Read more
A year ago I fell and hurt my left shoulder blade and since then I have this tiny unseen bump on my shoulder what is it?
Be a calcified sub-periosteal hematoma (bone bruise) A simple x ray will confirm!
Ask your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Hello, I am feeling this crazy tingling under my left shoulder blade. It feels so odd but doesn't hurt. Could it be serious?
Perhaps not so: Some patients will rarely experience a tingling irritating sensation over the middle of the shoulder blade or even below, and that is a problem locally perhaps secondary to trauma or virus, termed notalgia paresthetica. A thoracic disc may compress an intercostal nerve, and cause symptoms. Probably not a sign of progressive disease, but have your doctor examine it. ...Read more
Varies: There are a number of potential causes. Some people will actually have a osteochondroma in the undersurface of their scapula that can cause grinding as it rubs over the rib cage. Their are many other possibilities. I would not hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
I've had a pain in my left shoulder for awhile sometimes if I reach to scratch my back it pops and now right under my left shoulder blade hurts too?
Hard to say: Did u injure it recently? It sounds from your description that it may be a musculoskeletal issue. See your family practicioner who can begin the work up with a good histroy and physical and if necessary some xrays. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a sharp pain below my left shoulder blade. It also hurts when I breath in and gets worse when I move around.
Likely- muscle cramp: With no history of trauma or injury, the most likely cause of pain in the area described is a muscle injury. The intercostal, latissmus, and serratus anterior and rhomboid periscapular muscles could be some og the actual muscles involved. A trial of nsaids, rest, light stretching (when tolerated) should allow for a slef-limiting recovery. If still painful > 7 days seek orthopaedic evaluation. ...Read more
I was doing pull ups last week, and hurt my left shoulder blade. It has been sore ever since. What should I do?
Rest, watch and wait: You may let your shoulder rest and watch the symptoms. If the pain is getting better, you may let time take care of it. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain on my left shoulder blade when I move my arm it hurts more its probably at a 61/2 my. Pain?
See a physician.: You probably have a trapezius strain. You should consult your physician. Your symptoms are caused due to muscle spasm. Your physician can prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication and muscle relaxants and or physical therapy which will help to alleviate your pain. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in my back near my left shoulder blade, comes and goes, when its there it hurts to breath. What's happening?
I have pain on my left shoulder blade that feels like a bruise when touched and just hurts when left alone. Do I need to see a dr right away?
Rest and ice: Pain and tenderness is often from musculoskeletal causes. A pulled muscle or trauma to the area would have to be considered. Associated symptoms such as chest pain or pressure, shortness of breath, pain radiating to the neck or left arm would be more concerning but would be uncommon to cause tenderness over the muscle. A trial of over the counter anti inflammatory medication and rest may help. ...Read more
Why am I having pain in my left shoulder blade, neck and left side of chest. It hurts to move much. The pain has been there for almost a week now.
See a doctor: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
My left shoulder blade hurts like a pulled muscle but it's been that way for weeks don't no if it's the way I'm sleeping or what?
1st is it indigestio: The most important question, particularly for a 57 year old, is what is causing chest or back or arm pain while you are working out. As u may guess, I am questioning whether this is, in fact indigestion: could it be cardiac pain referring to your left shoulder blade? Heart pain can cause symptoms in many areas of the upper body, including the jaw. So, make no presumptions, and see your pcp. ...Read more
I hurt my neck while sleep, now my left shoulder blade has a wet feel, cold and numbness sensation?
Neck injury?: I recommend having it looked at by your pcp to see if injury to cervical spine. ...Read more
I have a bad pain under my left shoulder blade and can't move my arm without it hurting plus when I cough it hurts under my shoulder blade?
Muscle strain: Most likely is a muscle strain.During the act of coughfing several muscles are activated in a sudden and strong manner and that include muscle around the shoulder blade. Need to strecht them out, applky some heat and take otc analgesics. If pain persist need to see your pcp. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain at my left shoulder blade and it travels into my shoulder and neck. It hurts to breathe and move. It's been 3 months. Please help.?
Was feeling a bit bloated, so I was massaging my upper stomach to move things along. This made my back hurt under my left shoulder blade. Normal?
Yes.: When irritated, the nerves under the diaphragm often refer pain to that location. ...Read more
My left shoulder blade and the area under it hurts when I move my arms or sometimes even my legs. What could be wrong?
Explain the legs but the pain under your shoulder blade is a common injury of the sub (under)scapularis muscles... (usually from pushing a heavy object) It is aggravated by motion of your upper extremity
Apply HEAT and take OTC Ibuprofen or Alleve.
This tends to be "stubborn" so if pain worsens or does not improve see your PCP (Primary Care Provider)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
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