Back & Neck Community
Pain between shoulder blades
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to back and neck problems, exercise, pain, sleeping, and physical therapy.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Pain between shoulder blades

I am a 28 year old male with pain in my back between my shoulder blades.  This has been going on for about 3 years.  I had my gall bladder removed about 6 months ago and thought the pain was associated with that but, the pain remains the same.  The pain often occurs with burping and sometimes hard to get food and drink swallowed.  It is usually worse at night when laying down and sometimes in the morning.  It is not a constant pain but comes and goes through the day not always associated with eating.  I had a scope about 2 years ago and they found acid reflux and I now take Nexium.  I have asthma and use Advair inhaler daily and have wondered if it could be an irritant.  Thanks for your advice.
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1271743_tn?1320896061
I had the same exact pain... my doctor did a medial branch nerve block and I have not had ANY pain since the procedure. You may want to check it out.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
you have reflux. With the problem swallowing you need to be rescoped the pills are a good cover up. It could be serious, or you may just need to be dialated.
I would follow up with the gastro again and be rechecked you could have barretts.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Thanks for your response.  What diagnostic tests were done to decide using a nerve block?
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Thanks for your response.  I am leaning toward reflux or some related type of problem.  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Back & Neck Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Pain Answerers
7721494_tn?1431631564
Blank
philnoir
Four Corners
547368_tn?1431951756
Blank
Tuckamore
On the Beaches of Paradise, FL
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
remar
st. louis, MO
4851940_tn?1385441629
Blank
jemma116
United Kingdom
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Kalvin
Milwaukee, WI