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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can a shoulder strain aggravate calcific tendonitis?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
21 years experience
Yes: Depending on the mechanics of your strain and tendons involved in your calcific tendinitis, it is likely that a traumatic event will exacerbate your symptoms.
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: This is very possible. If you are having pain that is effecting your sleeping or activities of daily living, see an orthopedist for evaluation.
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