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Chest pain, pain under the shoulder blade when taking a deep breath, upper back pain, fatigue. Cause?

I have been experiencing a variety of problems latley. I have this chest pain on and off and I have to move and breathe a certain way and then there is loud pop and it hurts for a moment longer and goes away. also have a lot of pain under the left shoulder blade when taking a deep breath or moving my left arm, along with severe upper back pain and extreme fatigue . I was wondering what could cause all of this?
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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From your description, the pain appears to be of musculoskeletal origin. Did you hurt yourself ever during the recent because the loud pop you are mentioning could be trapped air in the soft tissue which is released on movement-a condition called subcutaneous emphysema which is generally a benign condition. However i suggest that you get at least a x ray chest done which may reveal any lung pathology or even a bony lesion if present. You may consult a pulmonologist who can examine you and advise you accordingly.
Answered: Tue, 30 Oct 2012
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