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Oakdale, CT
A 23-year-old female asked:

Having significant arm/shoulder pain when moving.i hear popping.did not do anything that would cause injury besides normal activity. what should i do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Dislocation: some time there is popping that means temporary dislocation and relocation. Pain may stay for 2-3 days if pain for longer duration please see your physician
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Neck pain: Likely a minor subluxation. For example if you sleep on your neck wrong that can get the vertebrae slight misaligned and this can cause "popping" and pain. Try NSAID, cool compress and rest. If no improvement get checked.
Last updated Feb 1, 2015

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