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A 60-year-old female asked:

What causes pain in right shoulder that radiates up the neck?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Several posibilities: This could actually be referred pain from the diaphragm or heart, but more likely musculoskeletal. You need to be examined by a pcp and perhaps have some imaging studies done. Better to go asap and get this worked out. Good luck.

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A 42-year-old member asked:

How do I find out why i'm having pain in my right shoulder?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Exam: Unilateral shoulder pain in a forties male is not easily diagnosed. Shoulder is a very complicated biomechanical structure. The most valuable information is gained by a doctor, such as an osteopath, who performs a hands-on evaluation while the shoulder is functioning. Absent acute mechanical injury, imaging studies provide little information. Once surgery has been performed all bets are off.

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