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Upper Back, Left right Shoulder blade pain

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: May 29, 2020 1:20 PM

Anonymous 7 months

Hi Dr:
Recently I am having a pain on my Upper Back, Left & Right Shoulder Blade. The pain starts when I woke up or lean on chairs.
What can I do to reduce the pain as I have been applying heating cream/patch but it still doesn’t work.
Thank you

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 7 months
General Practitioner

Greetings. Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. Regarding the description of your condition, the symptoms and signs that you stated are too vague. There are several questions that we need to enquire from you to explore different possibilities and making conclusions regarding your complaints. From your complaints, the pain could arise from the muscle, skin, nerve or joints of that area.

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. In order to received treatment to your problem, the plausible cause needs to be recognized before treatment can be given. In order for us to provide you with an accurate diagnosis, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor.

You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online or (DoctorOnCallEPharma) to get connected to our pharmacy… We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri May 29 2020 13:20:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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