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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN I HAVE SHARP PAIN IN MY RIGHT UPPER SHOULDER AREA

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
Well that sounds lik: Like pleuritic chest pain or rib pain just under your scapula. But i suppose it could still be your scapula. Since this has so many etiologies you n ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
?: Could be alot of things. This is a vague question. Hard to give details without further info. Probably won't kill you.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
RICE: What activities led up to the problem? Rest the shoulder, consider applying an ice pack to the shoulder several times a day. The ice should itself not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Probably nerve : Stimulation. Get mri.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
See orthopedist: Its important to establish a diagnosis. Shoulder/arm pain could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sources i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Many possibles: With your pulmonary symptoms, the arm pain could be related to pulmonary and rarely to cardiac issues. It could also be related to a musculoskeletal i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Could be gallbladder: The nerves to the gallbladder can send a sensation that feels like pain under the shoulder blade. When it is blocked and you eat a meal that is high i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Easton
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Neck problem: Pain in the neck or shoulder that radiates down your arm with associated numbness can be a sign of a neck disorder. You should see your doctor to dete ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscular: Use heating pad twice daily. If no improvement see md.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc).Can cause pain/ weak ... Read More

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