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my shoulder hurts when i hold my arm in down ward position or when i lay down

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Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs evaluation: Needs evaluation, including complete history of this, any injuries, physical exam with range of motion before any diagnosis is made; could be due to s ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
29 years experience in Sports Medicine
Seek evaluation: As you describe your symptoms, you're problem could be in your neck or shoulder. A thorough evaluation by physician expert in evaluating musculoskelet ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
??: Could be several things neck problems or shoulder joint itself can present this way if it is concerning you enough then go get it checked out by an ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Limitations: Do you have limitations in movement? Weakness or other symptoms?
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal: Sounds like you have strained a muscle or one of the joints in your chest. Common in your age group and sometimes takes a while to heal. Non steroidal ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Lynch
18 years experience in Pain Management
See Pain Doctor: Could be sciatica. Depending on how long its been going on you should make an appointment with a pain doctor. Check out paindoctor.Com for a good do ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try this...: Does the pain stay in 1 place, or does or move down to 1 foot? If to the foot, then possible nerve pain, but I doubt you have that. Did you have an in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Middle ear muscles: A fluttering noise in the ear most commonly represents spontaneous muscle spasm of one of the two middle ear muscles. This is like spontaneous eyelid ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Working hard?: For an 18 year old? Ever hear of the Beatles smash hit, "Hard day's night!" Kind of sounds like that's what you just had. If not, and if this is al ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience in Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you are dealing with coccyx (tailbone) strain. This happens from trauma, over use or exercises like cycling where you are sitting for p ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Calf ache: If you have not strained or bruised the calf, then one would be concerned about phlebitis or blood clot in the calf vein. Another possibility is a Bak ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Pelvis joints: Episodic pain in the low back and same sided abdomen can reflect such issues as subluxation of the sacroiliac point, an hernia, etc. Osteopaths are s ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe neck problem: Arm numbness may be the way it is positioned, affecting circulation of nerves. But the upper back pain along with it suggests a neck problem. Check wi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Could be: Groin muscle strains are not common. What is of greater concern is an hernia. Sacroiliac joint ligament injury refers pain to the groin. The sartor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
The pundendal nerve: Is the main nerve in the perenium, the area between the legs. It has branches that can cause sensation in the rectum, scrotum, penis, etc. One way t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Probably chest wall: It needs to be checked by your doctor but it seems it is in the chest wall according to your symptoms.The other causes can be gastro esophageal reflux ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain: This is likely costrochondritis. Discuss it with your physician. It is a very treatable condition.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lightheadedness: May be ear or vestibular issues labyrinthitis / neuritis/ otolith dysfunction a variant of vertigo ( which is usually exprienced on standing), rarely ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
MSK: Sounds muscularskeletal. Take it easy and try some nsaids. If not getting better call pcp.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
Possible hernia: Other causes should be checked in to as well like enlarged lymph node etc.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
24 years experience in Family Medicine
Back pain: You should have a check up done including rheumatoid studies and make sure you don't have a hernia. In the mean time try to be conscious of your posi ... Read More

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