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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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My right shoulder got injured and has some swelling/inflammation. And I can hardly do 3 push ups. What could be the problem? M 25. Rugby Game.

My right shoulder got injured and has some swelling/inflammation. And I can hardly do 3 push ups. What could be the problem? M 25. Rugby Game.

AC Joint injury: Acromioclavicular injuries are very common in contact sports. This injury occurs where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade on the top of the shoulder. This injury is very common when there is a impact from the side during a tackle or when being pushed down to the ground. Separation of the joint occurs when the ligament connecting the bones together tears. Treatment and recovery depends on severity Read more

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Swelling down the right side of my body. Pain in right shoulder. Hard to breathe when I raise it. No tingling or pain anywhere else. What could this be?

Swelling down the right side of my body. Pain in right shoulder. Hard to breathe when I raise it. No tingling or pain anywhere else. What could this be?

Ultrasound scan: It is difficult to comment without a thorough examination. The symptoms may be caused by inflammation in the muscle and cartilage or it could be something more obscure such as a clot in your axillary or subclavian vein. Please see your doctor so you can get further investigations such as blood tests or Ultrasound scan done to determine the cause Read more

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I'm having severe burning pain in and on top of right shoulder, along with bad swelling in both hands and tingling. What could this be?

I'm having severe burning pain in and on top of right shoulder, along with bad swelling in both hands and tingling. What could this be?

Uncertain could be: Uncertain but this could be arthritis of hte hsoudler and hands. You need to see your physiciasn and get evaluated and possibly see a rheumatologist Read more

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What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess? I have a swelling on my right shoulder that is colored red and is painful upon touching it. It has been there for about one week now. Having researched it on the internet, I believe it is a skin abscess. What

What is a good home remedy for a skin abscess? I have a swelling on my right shoulder that is colored red and is painful upon touching it. It has been there for about one week now. Having researched it on the internet, I believe it is a skin abscess. What

Boil: Boils are referred to as abscesses, in the medical community. They can occur from breaks in the skin, which provide a route of infection for bacteria to form an abscess (collection of pus/infection). When this happens, you may need to see a medical provider who may need to prescribe you antibiotics or incise and drain the abscess. Some home remedies may include a warm compress and ibuprofen. Read more

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Right shoulder pain like dislocated/stuck vein. "vein" hurts when moving shoulder in angles. No redness/swelling.2 weeks already. 3rd time in 6mos?

Right shoulder pain like dislocated/stuck vein. "vein" hurts when moving shoulder in angles. No redness/swelling.2 weeks already. 3rd time in 6mos?

?? pain in vein: I don't know about pain in the vein but what you are talking about could be caused by "subluxation" like a little bit of dlslocation this can hurt good ; proper and can come and go with tearing of the labrum if it continues go get it checked out. Read more

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Tendinitis in right shoulder: I suddenly jerked arm and swelling and whole arm pain w/ swollen hand followed. What should be done?

Ice, elevate: If you are having severe pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling, you should have it looked at in urgent care. Sometimes swelling can track between the tissues causing swelling in an area further down the body. Too much can cause other symptoms and should be looked at sooner rather than later. Read more

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From right shoulder, down arm having aching, numbness. Tingling, hand numb, tingling and swelling female age 47

From right shoulder, down arm having aching, numbness. Tingling, hand numb, tingling and swelling female age 47

Numbness: Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history of trauma or rheumatic disease? For a better orientation you need to provide more details! I think the best option at this point is to go talk to your pcp or your family physician. Read more

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Aching and tingling in right shoulder, down arm into hand, wrist and hand swelling female age 47

Aching and tingling in right shoulder, down arm into hand, wrist and hand swelling female age 47

Numbness: Numbness and tingling of the extremities are typically seen in peripheral neuropathies. Swelling is a typical symptoms of inflammation. Any history of trauma or rheumatic disease? For a better orientation you need to provide more details! I think the best option at this point is to go talk to your pcp or your family physician. Read more

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