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I have pain under my shoulder blades at times radiating higher & closer the left it comes&goes & wakes me up @times. I removed my gallbladder 1yr ago.?

I have pain under my shoulder blades at times radiating higher & closer the left it comes&goes & wakes me up @times. I removed my gallbladder 1yr ago.?

Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what is causing the back pain under the shoulder blades. It may be from the ribs, the spine, the muscles, and/or the nerves coming out of the spine. Sometimes, disorders from the internal organs such as the gall bladder, pancreas, liver, lungs, etc..., can send pain signals to parts of the back. A neurologist and a G.I. Doctor may also be consulted. ...Read more

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I have pain under my shoulder blades when breathing even moving or lifting also having dizzy spells?

I have pain under my shoulder blades when breathing even moving or lifting also having dizzy spells?

Go to the ED : I recommend that you go to the emergency room immediately to rule out pulmonary embolism ( clot in your lungs). If that's ruled out, then it can be a muscular pain. ...Read more

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Could my back pain under my shoulder blades be due to muscle weakness?

Yes: While there are a number of different causes of back pain around the shoulder blade (scapual), having weakness of the scapular muscles can be one of them, one way to test this theory is to do exercises to strngthen these muscles and see if that helps. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under left shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause. Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under right shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause. Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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What should I do? I have pain under my right shoulder blade?

What should I do? I have pain under my right shoulder blade?

Should see your PCP: As a detailed hx ; examination are required to evaluate your symptoms. Xrays, and mri/ct scans might be needed to DX the problem. An orthopod referral would probably be generated or with a spine surgeon, if its deemed the pain is from a spine cause. Good luck ; enjoy the best of xmas. ...Read more

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What could cause grinding under my shoulder blades when I shrug?

What could cause grinding under my shoulder blades when I shrug?

Varies: There are a number of conditions that can contribute, most of which involve an abnormality on the under surface of the scapula. Osteochondroma a and other bony prominences can impinge on the rib cage, with motion; sometimes an increased thoracic kyphosis or a hyper mobility syndrome can contribute as well. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated . ...Read more

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I have pain under shoulder blades that radiates to the front, what could be wrong?

I have pain under shoulder blades that radiates to the front, what could be wrong?

Nerve Pain?: I suspect you are having nerve pain that may be coming from your neck and possibly more. For instance, c6 and c7 can give pain in the chest and biceps as well as posterior shoulder blade. Learn more about difficult to diagnose shoulder pain here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/suprascapular-nerve.Htm see your doctor right away. ...Read more