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Ruq pain to back and r shoulder. Wt loss. Pressure feels like something in there. Chronic. 2 times felt like something being ripped from body.

Ruq pain to back and r shoulder. Wt loss.  Pressure feels like something in there. Chronic. 2 times felt  like  something  being ripped  from body.

See below: You may have gallstones or a dysfunctional gallbladder. A ultrasound and if necessary a hida scan should be able to determine this. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain and loss of strength. What causes this?

Right shoulder pain and loss of strength. What causes this?

May be...: There could be a few reasons for your symptoms. I would see a physician for assessment of your rotator cuff. If the rotator cuff is ruled out as a cause of your discomfort then your physician can look into other potential reasons behind the pain and loss of strength.

http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more

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Could a cortisone shot in the left shoulder cause loss of arm use. It's been 5 months and still no change. ?

Could a cortisone shot in the left shoulder cause loss of arm use. It's been 5 months and still no change. ?

Family practice : A single cortisone injection probably didn't cause increased discomfort and disuse of your arm if done properly. It may have been injected injuring a nerve. Have it checked out. ...Read more

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I've had a frozen shoulder for nearly 2 years still very pain full. Taking over-the-counter antinflammatories. Now looks and feels like muscle loss.

I've had a frozen shoulder for nearly 2 years still very pain full.  Taking over-the-counter antinflammatories.  Now looks and feels like muscle loss.

Need evaluation: Frozen shoulder can be caused by acute trauma, instability, cervical nerve compression, etc. Long term, motion loss can become sever and muscle atrophy and weakness can result. It is extremely important that you undergo a comprehensive evaluation and treatment program. If condition does not improve, re-evaluation, additional therapy and possibly more tests may be required. ...Read more

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I have a pituitary tumor and i wanted does it cause neck and shoulder pain and loss of weight.

I have a pituitary tumor and i wanted does it cause neck and shoulder pain and loss of weight.

Depends on tumor: A lot depends on the size location and function of the tumor. A pituitary tumor may cause headaches, visual disturbances, and if it secretes a hormone, it can cause syndromes related to that. Neck/shoulder pain and weight loss are not common for a pit tumor, unless the tumor actually came from somewhere else, or is caused by some other illness. Get this checked out with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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When I do bench presses, i feel intense pain in my left shoulder and when i let go of the bar i feel a slight loss of sensation in my left hand.

When I do bench presses, i feel intense pain in my left shoulder and when i let go of the bar i feel a slight loss of sensation in my left hand.

Get eval: You may have strained your shoulder/arm and have a type of overuse injury with the weight lifting. Get an eval before you continue to aggravate the area with weight lifting. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could a bad gallbladder cause significant weight loss..Night sweats and pain between the shoulder blades?

Possible: Gallbladder disease can cause weight loss and pain between the shoulder blades. The pain intensifies when you eat a fatty meal. It typically does not cause night sweat. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Mri of t spine yesterday. Show mild disc height loss at t9-t10. Sm schmorl node involving inferior veterbel body. Warrant pain under right shoulder?

Mri of t spine yesterday. Show mild disc height loss at t9-t10. Sm schmorl node involving inferior veterbel body. Warrant pain under right shoulder?

Not likely: This level (t9-10) would tend to give pain a little lower than that. Look at this map, it shows you where the nerves "hook" to in the skin. http://www.backpain-guide.com/chapter_fig_folders/ch06_path_folder/ch06_images/06-4%20radiculopathy.jpg. ...Read more

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I have sharp uncomfrtable pain in left shoulder, arm is stiff when i wake, pains wake me up loss of strength in hand. Xrays showed nothing abnormal?

I have sharp uncomfrtable pain in left shoulder, arm is stiff when i wake, pains wake me up loss of strength in hand. Xrays showed nothing abnormal?

Muscle strain: There could be muscle strain and/or pinched nerved.
Apply warm packs and try over the counter ibuprofen(if no allergies).
Go see your dr if your symptoms worsen.
Take care! ...Read more

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I injured my neck/shoulder last year. I went to pt but its never been 100%. It's swollen, pain in collar bone and loss of rom which is new.Suggestions?

I injured my neck/shoulder last year. I went to pt but its never been 100%. It's swollen, pain in collar bone and loss of rom which is new.Suggestions?

See below: There are a multitude of reasons you may still have persistent pain . You should seek out a good orthopaedic surgeon , if you have not seen one already and get another thorough history and physical exam. I donot have any of your previous history and would start with above. ...Read more

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17yrs. Brown skin.everytime go out I do get signif darker and get tiny pimples along cheeks and shoulder/arms. Worried abt color loss + pimples. Help?

17yrs. Brown skin.everytime go out I do get signif darker and get tiny pimples along cheeks and shoulder/arms. Worried abt color loss + pimples. Help?

Photosensitivity: From your description, it sounds like he may have photosensitivity which essentially means sensitivity to sun exposure. This comes from susceptible patients who have exposure to UV light. I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Shoulder pain, temo loss of use, rest and antiimflammatories help. doc said depressed scapula,meds helped for week pain came back, dr wont do MRI help?

Shoulder pain, temo loss of use, rest and antiimflammatories help. doc said depressed scapula,meds helped for week pain came back, dr wont do MRI help?

Need to discuss with: your physician and follow the doctor's recommendations. If you are not satisfied, seek another opinion from a primary doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more

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My 70 yro diabetic mother in addition to the shoulder blade/chest pain is having fainting spells and weight loss. How concerned should I be?

My 70 yro diabetic mother in addition to the shoulder blade/chest pain is having fainting spells and weight loss. How concerned should I be?

Quite concerned: The symptom complex you describe could herald something very serious. She should have a complete physical examination and an ongoing evaluation based on the findings of her exam. ...Read more

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