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I have a pain in my upper back near my right shoulder blade

i have pain in my upper back near my right shoulder blade!! i have back problems. it started about a year or so ago. when i would make sudden movements i would get a sharp pain in my upper back near my right shoulder blade. Recently, its been hurting even more often. For about the last 8 months, its been hurting constantly. Sometimes during the day, sometimes before i go to sleep at night. Ive been having to take advil almost every day. It helps temporarily but then next day it starts hurting again. Im not a very active person. Although I've tried exercising when it starts to hurt, but it doesnt seem to help so i stop doing it. Ive heard it could be a pinched nerve for a disc being out of place but i dont know what i could have been doing to pop anything out of place. Like i said, im not very active. I havent been to the doctor yet but im starting to seriously consider it because im just so tired of having to take advil everyday. do you know whats wrong with me or what i should do?? HELP!! PLEASE!
Asked On : Thu, 18 Mar 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi....dear user...,
welcome to HCM...,
Thanks for query...,
Pain in the upper back near Right shoulder...long duration...
sharp pain in sudden movements...,respond to pain killers..,could be...
This is due to nerve compression...., the following instructions...
1) Regular exercise...
2) Use firm mattress while sleeping...,
3) Turn one side , while getting up...,
4) Wear Cervical collar during the day time...,
5) Use Car belt during driving...,
6) If acute pain...Absolutew rest., immobilizing of neck....,
Don't use pain killers frequently...,
So consult good Orthopedician (Bone specialist) or Neuro-Surgeon and get good advise..,
o.k ...Be healthy life...,
Answered: Wed, 30 Nov 2011
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  User's Response
i have right hand pain, i m suffering from 5-6 years but it is day to day increase i could not do anything. i feel this pain 24 hours. pls help me
Answered: Sat, 7 Aug 2010
  Anonymous's Response

i have a similar problem. my right arm also hurts and gets cold

Answered: Thu, 18 Mar 2010
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