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stabbing pain on waking up between shoulder blades when breathing

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stabbing pain on waking up between shoulder blades when breathing and moving. settles to pain behind left scapula. started using vaginal hrt one week ago.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Thanks for this question.

Any shortness of breath or chest pain?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no just hurts when taking deep breath

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
This is very concerning Susie.

HRT increases risk of blood count, heart attack and stroke

I am most worried about a clot

I would go to A and E and get this checked ASAP

I hope this helps.

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