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Anterior shoulder pain for 6 months. Cause - sleeping on it exclusively all night, for 8 months due to injury in other shoulder. Ultrasound was normal?

Anterior shoulder pain for 6 months. Cause - sleeping on it exclusively all night, for 8 months due to injury in other shoulder. Ultrasound was normal?

Need MRI: I would recommend you get an MRI for further evaluation. It is much more sensative for internal injuries of the shoulder such as a tear of the labrum and ligaments of the shoulder, which you could very well have. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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What are some common causes of shoulder pain?

What are some common causes of shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder pain?

What can cause shoulder pain?

Many Things: You can learn more at http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm shoulder pain can have multiple causes including pain that actually originates elsewhere and is called referred pain. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain?

What could cause shoulder pain?

See below: There are many causes, but the most common are an injury or irritation to the rotator cuff muscles/tendons, arthritis in the shoulder joint, or a pinched nerve in your neck. See your physician for a complete work up. ...Read more

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What can cause my shoulder pain?

What can cause my shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can cause severe shoulder pain?

Many causes possible: Ultimately a formal history and exam by an orthopedic surgeon is probably the best option for correct diagnosis. Many things can cause severe shoulder pain such as rotator cuff tears, bursitis/tendinitis, labral tears, shoulder instability, frozen shoulder, fractures, arthritis, contusions/direct trauma, cervical spine and nerve impingement in the shoulder as well. ...Read more

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I have shoulder pain. What's caused by?

I have shoulder pain. What's caused by?

Shoulder pain: Most likely due to a soft tissue injury in the shoulder. This may be due to overuse or muscle strain. It could however be a rotator cuff tear/injury. I would suggest rest, ice and oral otc nsaids. If it persists see your pcp. ...Read more

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How can endometrioses cause shoulder pain?

How can  endometrioses cause shoulder pain?

Diaphram irritation: If the endometrioses is under the diaphram then pain could be referred to the shoulder. ...Read more

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My shoulder pain is persistent. Potential causes?

My shoulder pain is persistent. Potential causes?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Hope this helps. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of my recurring shoulder pain?

What can be the cause of my recurring shoulder pain?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc) can cause pain. Some injuries of the shoulder are acute & some are from overuse. While you can certainly start w/ rest, ice, & nsaids (if not a problem for you), i also suggest you see an ortho for a specific treatment plan http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more

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What are some probable causes for my recurring shoulder pain?

Orthop,neuro: Shoulder pain cold result from a cervical root lesion or local pathology of the shoulder joint ie, dislocstion, arthritis, etc. Less likely but worth looking into it: coronary artery disease, pericardial lesion. ...Read more

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Are back and shoulder pain always caused by the same thing or can they not be related?

Are back and shoulder pain always caused by the same thing or can they not be related?

May not be related: Shoulder and neck pain may or may not be related. If it is related it is probably because of a pinched nerve in the neck (we call that cervical radiculopathy) that is referring pain to the shoulder. However a person can definitely have two things separately going on but usually it does not start at the same time. Meaning one usually started before the other. ...Read more

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Can a crook in neck cause shoulder pain?

Yes: If the pain persists, it could be a pinched nerve as well. If it doesn't resolve with some stretching, exercise and anti-inflammatory use you may consider seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain / weakness?

What could cause shoulder pain / weakness?

Impingement syndrome: The most likely problem after the age of 40 is impingement syndrome. It causes bursitis in the shoulder which eventually leads to rotato cuff tendinitis causing pain and perceived weakness with attempted elevation of the arm. If it persists you should be checked by a Ortho doc who can prescribe some physical therapy, anti-inflammatories, and a steroid injection. Cervical radiculopathy? ...Read more

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How can endometriosis cause shoulder pain?

How can  endometriosis cause shoulder pain?

Endometriosis: You may have some pain from endometriosis, especially at or near the time of your menstrual cycle. This results as the fluid from the endometriosis may cause inflammation of the area near the diaphragm on the right. Sometimes, there is an implant directly on the diaphragm that may worsen over time as well. The only way to tell would be at the time of surgery. ...Read more

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Diverticulitis - can it cause shoulder pain?

Not likely: Because it is usually located in sigmoid colon, which is lower left abdomen. Upper abdominal problems can, at times, cause irritation of diaphragm and referred shoulder pain. ...Read more

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