Pain between shoulder blades

SHOULDER PAIN AND PAIN BETWEEN THE SHOULDER BLADES

Shoulder pain and pain between the shoulder blades is common. People with shoulder pain have dull, sore or shooting pain in the upper part of the back and between the shoulder blades.

At times shoulder blade isn’t anything to worry about. But in some cases, it can be a sign of a more serious condition.

WHEN SHOULD YOU SEE THE DOCTOR WHEN YOU HAVE SHOULDER PAIN AND PAIN BETWEEN THE SHOULDER BLADES?

You should see your doctor if the pain is severe and you have the following:

  • chest pain
  • shortness of breath
  • excessive sweating
  • lightheadedness
  • coughing up blood
  • pain, swelling or redness in your legs
  • fever
  • rapid or irregular heartbeat
  • loss of vision
  • sudden difficulty speaking
  • paralysis on one side of your body
  • loss of consciousness