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X Ray Of The Left Shoulder
Clavicle: Yes it definitely could show up on in x-ray ...Read more
Do chest CT scans w/contrast include evaluation of the clavicle and shoulder? What about chest xrays?
Yes&No: Some of the clavicle can be seen. The shoulder, not too much. CXR does see both, but is a 2Dimensional image and therefore don't see other views of the shoulder. ...Read more
Can a chest CT scan rule out lung cancer? I have pain in shoulder/clavicle. X ray and CT clear. Pain persists along with sore sternum/throat.
Mother has White line on shoulder bone x ray. In the middle of the bone. Shoulder pain for months?
Fell 2 mnths ago, got bad pain in left upper shoulder blade beneath collarbone, kneck, pulsing pain in top of head. had a normal x ray. No MRI done.
Poss neck disk : When you get pain in the back of your shoulder blade and it radiates up your neck , think of a herniated disk in your neck. xrays are often normal look for pain radiating down arm into hand, pain aggravated when extending you neck and turning to either side. If you still have symptoms after 3-4 weeks and some therapy , might need a MRI of your neck good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tightness in upper chest left side towards armpit.
Ekg normal, xray shows bursitis, MRI shows cyst inside bone, ortho. Says no problem. What now?
Need More Exam: Although your ekg was normal you may still have heart problems.You should consult a cardiologist. I doubt this is your problem though. A better physical exam and history may lead to other causes such as myofascial pain or trigger points. Trigger points are extremely common and my be the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inner left side of right knee pain.3 weeks.Saw dr.Yesterday.Would standing ap and lateral xray show this region? Xray normal.Ideas reg.Pain?Concerned
Up back ache 1 yr on right side of spine. Deep inside shoulder blade. Ct 11/01/12 chest clear. Mri spine ok. Chest xray recent ok. Missed lung cancer?
Had 2 chest x rays front/side views.Had 1 CT abdomin, 1 X-ray of neck front/side, 1x ray of my spine for scoliosis front/side, worried radiation exspose?
Read more about it: To learn more about medical imaging and radiation risk, please check out: http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/ct-scan-radiation.Html and http://www.Conciergeradiologist.Com/radiation-exposure.Html. Properly indicated imaging studies represent, by definition, situations where the risks of radiation exposure are outweighed by the benefits to the patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 y/o, normal EKG ECG and chest x ray taken 4 months ago. Could slight chest pain radiating to left arm be do to heart problems or thoracic spine ?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
Fls heart tightness uneasyness sudden pain for a second in left side of chest both back nd front left hand pain sometymes.Ecg CBC chest xray al normal?
Please clarify/check: This could be heart disease, but it could be from stress also. You might have a pneumothorax as you are young, but this usually occurs in thin individuals. Your weight puts you at increased risk for heart disease, but you are young and your tests were negative. So it would be wise to see your doctor for a full work-up including what situations this occurs in and if you're under stress. ...Read more
Deep, localized, sharp pain between left shoulder blade and spine for months. Chest CT showed only gynecomastia and borderline enlarged spleen. ?
Musculotendinous: 20's male w. Chronic unilateral rhomboid muscle region pain suggests localized tendonitis. No history of trauma given, but concern arises for strenuous athletics or weight lifting. An osteopath can diagnose, ; a physical therapist can assist in resolution. Ergonomics must also be considered. Heat, massage, and acupuncture might benefit. Eventually, a single cortisone injection might resolve. ...Read more
What is better CT scan or mir to further diagnose right superior mediastinum widening in the chest x ray?
On and off pain in the upper left chest ( below the left collar bone). Feels good if pressed. No chest pain. Neck Pain. Xray normal.concerns heart at?
No: The problem is in the muscles connecting your collar bone and ribs ...Read more
16 y.o. fem Sharp pain when taking deep breath in upper middle back between shoulder blade & spine. Hurts to bend. Chest x Ray & ECG Normal
Costochondritis: In your age group the most common cause would be viral inflammation of the Cartlidge in the rib cage. It is very common and can cause a very severe and sharp pain. Is the area tender when you push on it as well as painful when you breathe? Treatment would include Motrin and application of ice pack. ...Read more
Hook of hamate fracture or sprain?Minimal swelling and slight pain w/ palpitation on back of hand only. Full rom with only dull pain. Punched wall
They did an X-ray of my left shoulder and he said my spine looks like an s. Now I need surgery. What can I expect from the surgery?
Age counts: At 48, your scoliosis has probably been there for a while and you need to get multiple opinions on the best way to approach tx. Need to ask success rate and experience of individual doing the procedure. May want to consider going to a spine center for another opinion ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if on my left shoulder then did an X-ray and he said my spine looks like an s and now I need surgery?
Scoliosis: you certainly would want to discuss this directly with your physician, but one possible explanation was that you were noted to have one shoulder higher than the other prompting an X-ray of the spine in which you were then found to have scoliosis. In general, if the scoliosis is larger than 45-50 degrees, they will tend to relentlessly progress and surgery is recommended. ...Read more
Clavicle: Yes it definitely could show up on in x-ray ...Read more
Help! sharp pain in left shoulder blade that shoots pain through chest! should I have had a X-ray too or is just a ECG ok?
I've had an EKG and X-Ray done everything is normal but I keep having pain in my left shoulder and sometimes my chest area by my breast but it comes ?
There are many: alternative reasons for shoulder and chest pain. It is unlikely that this is cardiac with a normal EKG and CXR. Most commonly it is musculo skeletal and physical therapy will help. Sometimes it is related to cervical nerve compression. Your health care provider should be able to figure it out. ...Read more
In April, I started getting pain from the bottom of my neck down to my left shoulder &arm. Ive been for physio and an X-ray which said I had superspinatus tendon.I took anti inflam for a few days but the pain hasn't stopped. Should I see a specialist?
Chest X-ray showed enlarged blood vessel, now have pain under left shoulder blade when breathing and coughing, dr hasn't returned my calls-please help?
Hard to say: There are many vessels shown on a chest x-ray. Without knowing just which one i can't give you an exact answer. One thing you have going for you is your young age. At your age you are unlikely having a heart attack or aortic dissection. The pain and enlarged vessel may also be unrelated. However, if you can't get an answer from your doc you need to go to an er asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sharp pain below my left shoulder. X-ray, CT scan, and EKG show nothing but small cysts on liver and kidneys. Where could pain radiate from?
Pin point pain between left shoulder blade and spine. I've had chest x rays and stuff nothing there. Comes and goes for months.. Ideas?
I had ekg, chest x-rays, blood test for cordiac enzymes, all were good reports. I have having pain in my left shoulder blade. Could that be my heart?
My daughter who is 15 an very active in volleyball has had under the left shoulder blade pain for almost 10 months now. She also has knots there. We have seen a chiropractic, massages, an orthopedic doctor (took x-rays) and said she has a week muscle. Now
I've been having consistent stabbing pain in my left shoulder blade with numbness in my left hand. X-rays did not show anything. Mri of my neck showed mild degenerative disc disease in c6-c7 with no pinching of the nerve. Condition started gradually and n
Pain at top of my breath under left ribs and in left shoulder. Also rubbing sound. I've had a chest xray which was clear. Its been about 4 months.
Could be pleurisy: The pain may be due to pleurisy due to an underlying inflammation of the lining of the lung which would not always show on a CXR. Also, it could be costocondritis which is an inflammation of the rib cartilages best treated with antiinflammatory drugs such as Aleve (naproxen) or Advil. If your symptoms continue, you should see you local physician. ...Read more
I have left shoulder stiffness and discomfort irradiating up the left side of my neck.Xray didn't reveal anything broken.What should I do?Mri?
PT: Physical therapy might help. Are you doing heavy lifting with that arm? It does not need that. Have you tried ice or heat? Have you tried regular use of therapeutic doses of Ibuprofen or Naproxen ? Are you sleeping on your left side? Did you injure your shoulder? Have you tried sleeping on your back with your left arm slightly supported? Good luck! shoulders can hurt! ...Read more
After bloody sputum ,nothing was really found on the chest xray, im feeling pain in my left shoulder and left chest is this related to any heart prob?
Bloody sputum: is very concerning at your young age. You are from Pakistan where TB is endemic. Your doctor should be concerned about TB before anything else. A "normal" chest xray does not mean you are clear. Left chest pain could be caused by pleural lung disease. It CAN indicate heart problems, but not common for 18 year old. Did you have an EKG? Additional evaluation is needed for your symptoms. ...Read more
Sharp-tight pain up under left rib & in left shoulder blad worse if eat. Keep clearing throat but nothing there. Bloods xray scan all clear ??
Pancreatic problem : If u drink alcohol stop. U may have kidney stones. I may need an endoscopy to look for a stomach ulcer . Try to take OTC Prilosec for 2-3 days and see if pain improves .drink lot of water but not with meals . Check if have blood in urine ,it may be a left kidney stone sometimes ...Read more
Been to ER several times with chest pains that have gotten worse. Sharp pains woke me and left shoulder/burns. Normal cbc, echo, stress, ekg, xray.
Stomach/esophagus: If you have not been hooked to an EKG during an episode of pain, you should get further cardiac workup: rule out coronary spasm. If the ED physicians ruled out heart problems, you should see a gastroenterologist; possible further workup includes manometry (checking the tightness of your esophagus), esophageal pH (checking for acid reflux), and an EGD ("upper endoscopy"). ...Read more
Something showing on left lung on chest xray doc said could be infection have to have CT scan no symptoms except pain in left shoulder blade been ther?
Continue evaluation: Any lesion detected in the lung by imaging studies should be followed up by further detailed imaging, like ct scanning, etc. Then there may be a need for bronchoscopy with transbroncial biopsy, trans thoracic biopsy or even open surgery if necessary. But one step at a time. It sounds like you have an excellent doctor who is proceeding methodically to establish an accurate diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers