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what causes upper right shoulder pain that hurts in both the front and the back?

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Dr. Raghotham Patlola
17 years experience Cardiology
Arthritis: You probably have "shoulder rotator cuff" problem. You will possibly need an MRI of your shoulder and on orthopedic evaluation.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be many things: Shoulder pain can come from many sources. The joint due to arthritis or inflammation. The muscles to due fatigue or strain. The rotator cuff due to inflammation or a tear. The bursa due to hypertrophy or inflammation. Finally the nerves to the shoulder can be compressed in the neck and cause pain. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment.
Answered on Apr 8, 2018
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