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Why Does My Shoulder Blade Hurt
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, and possibly a steroid injection. Make an appointment with an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon to be evaluated and discuss treatment options. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more
I'm 20 weeks pregnant, and when I sneeze my left shoulder blade hurts, kind of like a stinging sharp pain. It probably last about 10-30 seconds long. My question is, why does my shoulder blade hurt when I sneeze. I haven't pulled a muscle, and i don't do
I have this sharp on/off pain in my upper left side, feels like it's near my shoulder blade. Hurt my upper back a few days ago, possibly related?
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. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/shoulder-pain.htm. ...Read more
Probably muscular: Depending how long it has hurt and how you did it this is probably a muscle sprain/strain. Trying heath, stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory meds is reasonable for a few weeks. If it does not get better after 2 weeks go to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left shoulder and shoulder blade hurts bad when i move it or prop up on it what can be the cause?
Why would u hurt in ur back at lower shoulder blade, it feels like a pin or a knife sticking me in that spot?
A few things : A few thing can cause this. Zoster in its early stages can do this before seeing shingles. A pleuro-pulmonary process, nerve pain from the intercostal nerves may as well. Muscular etiology less likely. A "pinched" nerve in the lower part of the neck or the upper back quite commonly manifests this way. Start by seeing your doctor for an exam and x-rays. ...Read more
Difficulty taking deep breaths. Hurts on the right side front and especially the back near shoulder blade. Never happened before.
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