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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: I would start with regular use of otc nsaids like ibuprofen. If you have tried that then see your pcp. You may need xrays and an orthopedic or rheumat ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc) can cause pain. Some ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Find the cause: If you found the cause of the pain you could avoid it and get relief from the pain.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Possibly: Large breasts can be causal of chronic upper back and shoulder discomforts. Breast reduction is a consideration and third party payers will often appr ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You may have a bursitis (inflammation of the fluid filled sac overlying the shoulder), or you may have a rotator cuff issue. Please see an orthopedic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
TOS: You could try a neurologist or orthopedic surgeon...But generally best managed by a thoracic surgeon (heart surgeon). Not all thoracic surgeons manage ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NSAiDs: Quickest relief for acute shoulder pain is continuous ice, and adult dose of nsaid. Ibuprofen is 2400mg per day in 3 or 4 divided doses. Naprosyn (nap ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
2 many causes: Without any injury, there are many possible causes, from bursitis-tendonitis-infection-calcific tendonitis, and more. U need 2 c an orthopedic surgeon ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle knot: A myofascial pain nodule in the trapezius caused by using the muscle beyond its endurance limit and not getting restorative sleep to repair it.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pain relieft: Consider options - warm shower to your neck/shoulders, use of a heating pad (don't get burned), working with a massage therapist, acupuncture, physic ... Read More
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