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A 33-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, labrum, etc).Can cause pain/ weakness. Some ... Read More
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Dr. Praveen Mambalam
17 years experience Pain Management
Shoulder pain: Can also be caused by issues in the neck. Would recommend evaluation by pain specialist in addition to orthopedist.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Muscle strain: Injury to the supraspinatus muscle of the shoulder girdle can result in this pattern. See an osteopath to get diagnosed. An MRI can detect injury to ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Tractional injury: this may be as when you were born, your cervical plexus (nerves from neck supplying the arm) could have stretch. you need neurological tests like nerv ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Need Consultation: Go to an orthopedic surgeon doctor for an evaluation of this shoulder. Sounds like you have a frozen shoulder and need to seek treatment now.
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A male asked:
Dr. Janet Roberto
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pain under arm: you seem to have pain in multiple areas. Ribs, armpit and legs.. This would require a live consult or a visit to a local provider
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Inability to ambulat: JulianneB ~ from this description, there is inability to ambulate(walk) and no movement of neck, head, chest arms and legs. Were you breathing? This i ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Extreme = Exam: I can't think of a reason not to have an exam by a doctor - best from the one who recommended the RICE method - but any will do. Little reason to thi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
It could be.: Polycystic ovarian syndrome can be associated with the symptoms you've mentioned. Excessive hair growth - like facial hair - is another symptom. One i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Peak
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Possible cuff tear: You would need to see orthopedic surgeon for an examination. There are certain exam tests which are + when a labral tear is causing symptoms. You may ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rixt Luikenaar
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your doctor: So many things, let your doctor draw some blood to rule out a few things (thyroid disease, a growth in your chest/esophagus, diabetes or hypoglycemia) ... Read More

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