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Arthritis Shoulder Nodule
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
I WENT EMERMERGEN ROOM SUFFERING WITH LEFT RIP PAIN AND LEFT SHOULDER PAIN.they gave me morfin and took xrays.The hospital say left basile nodule?
See details: None of this makes sense, especially the supposed x ray report. Forget the ER and see an orthopedist. ...Read more
I have a similar headache that is above left nodule on back of skull, also have pain in left shoulder. Reason for concern?
Can a 12mm left adrenal nodule and 9mm right adrenal nodule cause right side shoulder pain and cause mild upper thoracic scoliosis? Any correlations?
Small adrenal: nodules will not cause shoulder pain or scoliosis. The vast majorityof incidentally discovered adrenal nodules are benign adenomas. Most of these have unique characteristics on MRI and CT and can be diagnosed without biopsy. If they cannot be characterized as benign adenomas, they are indeterminate and may need additional evaluation and follow up. Talk with your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing back/shoulder pain. X-ray found sclerotic nodule on the humoral head likely a bone island. What does that mean and what can be done?
I have nodules which feels hard all over the back & arms. I'm concerned why nodules on back of the neck is hurting from left side of neck to shoulder?
I had a CT scan to rule out a PE from chest and shoulder pain. I need F/U with dr due to a left lobe thyroid nodule w/ peripherphal ringlike calcifi?
7 yr s of unexpland body pain rashes misscarraiges fatigue lung nodules. Now for 6 mos strait hip shoulder + chest pain. And a + ANA lab. Lupus?
Maybe: Lupus is a complex autoimmune disease in which the body is attacking its own tissue. Lupus is famous for affecting different people in different ways. The effects can be so different from person to person that it does not even look like they have the same diagnosis. ANA is only a screening test that tells us more tests are needed. See a rheumatologist! ...Read more
Seem to have developed finger arthritis very fast.what looks like bony nodules almost overnight. very alarming. how fast can bony nodules form?
Not that fast: You need to be evaluated by a healthcare provider to avoid misleading diagnosis. "Bony nodules" don't develop that fast. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis 1 year ago.I worry a bit about nodules. I get them for what seems like nothing. I don't only get them on joint areas, I get them everywhere. Is there any research that could possibly explain why this happens and wh
Usually never: Subcutaneous nodules are only present in about 20% of cases, they are usually associated with more severe disease. ...Read more
Raised mole on shoulder.Pinched it n piece of black skin broke off. Scratched with nail it bled and now the mole is flat.Nodular melanoma? 20yo guy
See your derm.: While melanoma in a 21 year old is rare, it does occasionally happen. I would bring this skin lesion to the attention of your friendly dermatologist. If the lesion appears suspicious to them they would perform a skin biopsy to obtain a diagnosis. And remember to limit your exposure to UV radiation. Wear sunscreen with an SPF of at least 30 and try to cover up as much as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red rashes on 30% body areas, blood clots under skin + finger arthritis + hyperpigmentation on palm, soles, knee + black nodules on legs. Causes?
I have found my right clavicle thicker (more protruding) than my left clavicle.Have felt pain on right clavic.for over a month.What problem?Arthritis?
It is possible: to develop hypertrophic degenerative arthritis at the sternoclavicular joint or acromioclavicular joint, which can feel asymmetric or like a lump. Dislocations/subluxations can also cause one side to protrude. You should see your doc for an evaluation, an xray may help as well. ...Read more
Huge pain in left sholder , then swelling in the left knee , RA factor +ve, does.That confirm rheumatoid arthritis? If so, how should I go about it ?
No. but trouble: You have migratory polyarthritis, of which rhematoid arthritis is one of the major players. Ou should cojsult with a rheumatologist, a specialist in these disorders. These arthritides are destructive; ie, they destroy the joint tissue is untreated. But we have good medications for them now. So save our joints, get a clear diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have rheumatoid arthritis. Clavicle bone is excruciating. Rheumatologist says he doesn't know what's going on and to seek ER treatment. This normal?
Ac joint arthritis pain for 9 months. No relief from nsaids. Temp relief from 3 cortisone shots. Doctor says surgery is next step. Sound right?
In an exam, my doc pressed too hard on my right clavicle or below it.I have felt pain there for over a month.Fracture?Bruise?Arthritis?Heart problem?
Need more info: There are a couple of reasons for your symptoms. Probably not a cardiac problem but a muscular or bone problem. . See him/her again for a re exam and possibly an x-ray depending on his/her findings.. Continued pain for over a month is reason for re-evaluation ...Read more
Mushy lump at bottom side of neck at hollow area before clavicle. Ultra S. showed 0 other than nodules on thyroid. No big lymphs seen. More tests?
I have a hard fixed nodule directly on my right clavicle near throat. X ray and blood work are clear however ultrasound shows solid mass. No pain.
Have it worked up: Lumps in the neck can be caused by a number of things. They range from benign (like lymph nodes responding to an infection, cysts, or non-cancerous tumors) to serious conditions like cancer. If it is suspicious, then a fine needle aspiration (needle biopsy) would be the next step. ...Read more
See details: It is likely just a referred pain from the neck. One cannot tell if it is neck or shoulder without an exam. ...Read more
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