Sharp pain in right lung and my right shoulder blade when I cough.

Lung or pleura. Any irritant of the lung or its tissue covering (pleura) can cause pain in the shoulder blade and lung. It could be a virus, bacterial infection (pneumonia), fungus, tumor or other irritant. It merits a careful evaluation by a cardiologist or pulmonologist.

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Yesterday I noticed I had a sharp pain on behind my right shoulder blade & now it's so intense. It is unbearably painful to cough & I have short breath.

Med eval NOW. Please seek immediate medical attention. There are many possible causes to include: pleuritis, gall stones, liver abscess, gallbladder disease or strains. Similar pain on the left can be a heart attack or angina. Please let the er know that you are experiencing difficulty breathing. Read more...
Myofascial pain. This is often due to myofascial pain / myofascial nodule originating in the rhomboid muscle. A physical therapist can help you work out the trigger point. It may be feasible to work this out yourself using a tennis ball that is sandwiched between you and the floor while compressing the painful nodule. Read more...

I had a sharp pain behind my breast bone, then it moved to my right chest. Now the pain is my right shoulder blade. I'm a 51 year old male.

Chest pain. Chest pain could be due to a number of possibilities - some concerning, others more benign. What you're describing could be a sign of heart disease, but may also be referred pain from your gallbladder. I highly recommend you see a doctor ASAP to evaluate this further. If accompanied by trouble breathing, sweating, or the pain worsens, go to ER. Read more...

Woke up this morning with a small sharp pain in my upper right lung. I went to work and it got worse. Tonight the top of my right shoulder hurts too.?

Shoulder pain ?lung. Shoulder pain can come from the lung. This may all be muscular but you physician needs to check you for the. Discuss with your physician the reason. Is it muscle, is it shoulder bursitis, is it lung - these are areas to look at. Read more...

28 year old male-started as severe back pain from right shoulder blade down to middle of back. 30 minutes later severe pain on right side of chest. Shortness of breath, feeling that im not getting enough oxygen. Deep pain in right lung when inhale/exhale

Multiple causes. Upper back & right sides chest may be the result of a thoracic disc herniation, thoracic facet syndrome, T4 syndrome, costoveterbral syndrome, muscle strain, ect. It may also represent referred pain from internal organs such as the heart & lungs, which are more serious. With your breathing difficulties you should contact your pcp for an immediate evaluation. If not available go to nearest er! Read more...
Probable muscular... Probable muscular in etiology (strain or spasm) but if it persists would recommend evaluation as pulmonary embolus should be ruled out. Read more...
Go to ER. Symptoms sound worrisome for a pulmonary embolus or some severe problem with right lung. Read more...