A 46-year-old member asked:
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what do you advise if i had shoulder decompression and debridement is it normal to still be in pain 3 weeks later?

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Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
13 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Maybe: Shoulder surgery is painful. This may be normal but you should be followed by your surgeon for a period of time to make sure there is nothing more going on.
Answered on Jul 12, 2014

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