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A 26-year-old member asked:

Hi doc, after sleeping one night mostly on my right side. i woke up with a painful right shoulder and i noticed a bump on my lower right neck.

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
StraIn: Most likely strain, perhaps neck & rotator cuff. Apply warm compress to neck, & be sure to keep elbow down when you sleep at night. Acetaminophen or NSAID (like naproxen, ibuprofen) for pain relief. Try that for 3 days & see if it helps. If not, then seek clinical advice. Hope that helps.
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