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What does it mean when your left shoulder hurts

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Need much more info: Does it hurt all the time, or only with certain movements? What makes the pain worse? What makes it better. Did the pain start suddenly or gradually? ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Abrutyn
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Emphasize technique : You should focus on stretching--particular your subscapularis and posterior capsule; look up on youtube for proper technique. Don't go past 90 degrees... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 30 years experience
Maybe important: Is your pain changed with deep breaths? Is your pain affected by moving your shoulder or pressing against your shoulder? Is your pain affected by pu... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: There are several causes for shoulder pain including tendinitis, bursitis, tears and arthritis. See an orthopedist and have the shoulder evaluated.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Bursitis/tendinitis: The most common causes of shoulder pain are bursitis or tendinitis. Have your doctor take a look.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
get checked: There are a number of possibilities, and if it is pretty severe, i would encourage you to be checked. Probably the three most common causes are a pro... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sniezek
Pain Management 38 years experience
Unclear: More information is needed to determine possible causes. Muscle aches and pains may be due to simple postural problems while working or sleeping, howe... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
If it moves it's not: If you can move your shoulder without severe pain then it is not broken or dislocated. If you have significant pain you should see an orthopedist and... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
Rheumatology 29 years experience
When: You inhale, your chest cavity expand and is irritating a nerve or a ligament near shoulder.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe/not: Scoliosis is a condition where the vertebrae that make up the spine do not form in a straight line. Like a stack of bricks on uneven mortar, the stack... Read More

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