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Mesa, AZ
A 50-year-old male asked:

Very painful right shoulder and arm, from elbow up. hard to sleep, have to use my left arm to move my right one at times. throbbing, heat doesn't he?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Painful shoulder: Your shoulder pain may be due to varierty of reasons resulting from trauma, infection, excessive exercise , tendinitis or possibly rotor cuff injury. See an orthopedist for evaluation and treatment.
Last updated Apr 4, 2018

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