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What could cause intermittent pain in my left shoulder?

What could cause intermittent pain in my left shoulder?

Mutiple Causes: Multiple causes of intermittent shoulder pain including bursitis, rotator cuff tendonitis, and pain originating from your cervical spine (neck). Need more info to give you a more specific answer. Maybe best to see your local orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could be causing the pain in my left shoulder and arm that started as pain in my neck and shoulder blade?

What could be causing the pain in my left shoulder and arm that started as pain in my neck and shoulder blade?

Most likely: A musculoskeletal disorder at your age. But it could mean referred pain from your heart. Time to go to doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

What is causing extreme pain around my left shoulder blade, going into my neck and left arm? It hurts to move and even breathe. Also, blood in stool?

Neck Pain: The real blood, if dark red-see your doc. If bright red and rare. Be cool. Your neck-arm pain could be a disc rupture if your pain is patterned. Sounds too much like a real disc injury to wait. Check with doc. Ortho or near surgeons. You will need and MRI. Good luck. Only 80% get well without surgery. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain in my left shoulder on the back side? Could it be related to my spleen as in causing a pain that radiates there?

What could be causing pain in my left shoulder on the back side?  Could it be related to my spleen as in causing a pain that radiates there?

Unlikely: We need to know what's wrong with your spleen. Shoulder pain can be bursitis or muscular or ligament sprain. To begin with get evaluated and may be an x-ray will help. Meanwhile use heating pad , gentle massage and some anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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What would cause a lot of pain in my left shoulder after waking up? Seems more toward the top.

What would cause a lot of pain in my left shoulder after waking up? Seems more toward the top.

Position: It sounds like it may have been in an awkward position while you were sleeping - maybe over your head or pinned underneath you. If symptoms go away shortly after you get up, this is probably the case. If not, you may want to get it checked out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is causing pain in my left arm...shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and fingers?

What is causing pain in my left arm...shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist, and fingers?

Left arm pain: There are many causes including Musculoskeletal, neurogenic (spinal or peripheral), vascular, psychosomatic etc.You have given us no history. Please seek consultation with your doctor for a physical exam. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain in the upper left shoulder?

What could cause shoulder pain in the upper left shoulder?

@ Ur age there R--: -many possibilities. Cardiac, bursitis rotator cuff disease R the main things that come 2 mind & need 2 B evaluated in that order ...Read more

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Severe left shoulder pain by corner socket cannot lift shoulder/arm all the way up what could be possible cause ?

Rotator cuff: If recent onset, a rotator cuff injury is a possibly. If a longstanding problem, arthritis is a common cause of decreased shoulder motion. Have it checked out by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain everyday. What can I do or what could cause this?

I have left shoulder pain that is down to shoulder blade & is now causing arm pain everyday. What can I do or what could cause this?

Pinched nerve?: There are many things that can present this way. Part of the differential is a cervical radiculopathy or radiculitis (this is when nerves in your neck become pinched or irritated). If your symptoms persist or worsen (such as weakness), seek medical attention. Commonly (if this is what you do have.), a trial of physical therapy is very successful, but occasionally, surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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A sudden sharp left shoulder pain. It's not muscular and feels deeper in. It comes and goes and breathing causes it to hurt. No issue on movement. ?

A sudden sharp left shoulder pain. It's not muscular and feels deeper in. It comes and goes and breathing causes it to hurt. No issue on movement. ?

Get it checked out: If it is not movement related but does get worse with respiration then it is likely coming from your lung. The causes can be pleuritis, pneumonia, a blood clot, etc, so best to have it looked at. ...Read more