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What causes shoulder blade pain during a pregnancy?

i am 33 weeks pregnant and for the past 2 maybe 1 an a half weeks i have been getting an annoying pain just under my right shoulder blade, like i need to click my shoulder blade or something, is this referred pain ? Do i have anything to worry about? Baby is moving lots still!
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
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Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion the pain under shoulder blade can be due to muscular origin or gastritis.Avoid spicy and oily diet.Take antacids.Also some type of non specific pains are common during pregnancy which subside spontaneously.Take panadol for pain.Apply hot fomentation and local irritants.Nothing to worry.It will subside.
Best regards....Dr.Srilatha
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