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What causes pain on top of shoulder?

What causes pain on top of shoulder?

See dr.: Can be ovarian torsion which is an emergency which also causes lightheadedness. Can be referred pain from lower lung infection or problem near diaphragm. Could be impingement of the acromioclavicular joint. Please see a physician to differentiate it. ...Read more

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For past 3/4 weeks I Keep having a pain that comes and goes in the front of my shoulder at top. Scared it's something serious or dangerous?

For past 3/4 weeks I Keep having a pain that comes and goes in the front of my shoulder at top. Scared it's something serious or dangerous?

Shoulder: The common cause of such shoulder discomfort in your age bracket, excluding injury or sprain, would be tendonitis. This is usually diagnosed by finding a tender spot and noticing increased discomfort on shoulder motions. It responds to cold or hot applications and taking anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). For further evaluation see your physician or an orthopedic specialist.. ...Read more

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Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Lumps at top of shoulder? Normal?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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My right top shoulder got hurt in gym today. What happen is one of my classmate threw the ball to fast at me.? And sometimes it still hurts

My right top shoulder got hurt in gym today. What happen is one of my classmate threw the ball to fast at me.? And sometimes it still hurts

Don't worry too much: You should specify what KIND of ball, but at your age it is most likely just a bruise and it will get better soon. Put a little bag of ice on it when you can today and then a little hot water bottle or heating pad tomorrow if it still hurts. If you have trouble moving the arm or any strange feelings in your hand or fingers, then you should see the school nurse or a clinic. ...Read more

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I have a knot in the bs k of my neck that hurts so bad all the time an sometimes I get these pains in top between my shoulder blades what can this be?

I have a knot in the bs k of my neck that hurts so bad all the time an sometimes I get these pains in top between my shoulder blades what can this be?

Muscular: It sounds muscular in nature with the geograhic spread of the pain. Reasons include a dusc herniation, degenerative changea, a possible late instability due to a prior injury or related to progressive degenerative chsnges. You should get it evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes lump on top of shoulder?

Possibly a cyst/mass: A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. A lump could represent a cyst or a mass. You should have it evaluated if it is increasing in size and painful. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why do I have numbness top of shoulder an foot?

Why do I have numbness top of shoulder an foot?

Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

What can I do about a painful lump on top of shoulder?

May be AC joint pain: The ac joint is where your clavicle meets your acromion (see diagram) and may become arthritic and cause a painful lump on the top of your shoulder. Doing a quick google search to see if this fits with what you are seeing and feeling is reasonable. If this does not fit or you think you need treatment then you should see someone for an evaluation in person. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause a large lump on top of your shoulder?

Depends: This could arise from multiple causes. If located over the ac joint you may have a cyst or ganglion off the joint. You could also have a lipoma or less frequent and worst case scenario a soft tissue tumor like a sarcoma. If it is growing or concerning I would recommend a formal evaluation by your pcp or an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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How will I know what does a sudden sharp pain at the top of my right shoulder mean?

How will I know what does a sudden sharp pain at the top of my right shoulder mean?

?: Could be alot of things. This is a vague question. Hard to give details without further info. Probably won't kill you. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain on the top of my shoulder in the socket that hasn't healed. Any suggestions?

I have sharp pain on the top of my shoulder in the socket that hasn't healed. Any suggestions?

Yes: First, realize that pain is often 'referred', i.e. Problem may not be where feel pain. In ur description, sounds like shoulder is the problem, like bursitis, and pain may travel to same side neck, down upper arm or into ant/posterior shoulder areas. Try ice applic 20 min/day and a pain med u know u tolerate (ibuprofen, alleve, tylenol). Remember: pain there can also come from heart. See 'gp' 1st. ...Read more

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When I lay on my left side my back at the top between the shoulder blades feels like it's leaking fluid?

When I lay on my left side my back at the top between the shoulder blades feels like it's leaking fluid?

Likely psychological: Spontaneous leakage of cerebrospinal fluid is uncommon unless it happens after a spinal tap. Or there could be an abscess or cyst draining in your back which you don't see. Have someone check your back or see your dr for reassurance. Come visit las vegas and walk for miles on the strip. This may help u lose weight. But then, watch out for the cheap buffets! Take care! ...Read more

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Every time I lift my arm or use it for doing something I get a pain at the top of my arm/shoulder? Do you know what this is?

Every time I lift my arm or use it for doing something I get a pain at the top of my arm/shoulder? Do you know what this is?

Sprain AC joint: Most likely its the ac sprain, which is a common condition. Other possibilities would be tendonitis/bursitis, if any trauma then a fx/strain etc. Rarely a nerve problem from the neck.
If it doesn't improve with nsaid, rest, ice/heat pads then see a doc. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the top of my shoulder that is roughly around two inches around. It is soft and painless. What could this be?

I have a lump on the top of my shoulder that is roughly around two inches around. It is soft and painless. What could this be?

Depends: Depending on the location, this could be a lipoma or fatty tumor or could represent a ganglion off the ac joint which is more anteriorly based towards end of collarbone. If the mass is enlarging it may be important to have this checked out as soft tissue sarcomas and more aggressive things can be painless at first so would follow this appropriately. ...Read more

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I notice the top section of the spine of my 7 year old son seems bent, with one shoulder higher than other. Anything to worry about?

I notice the top section of the spine of my 7 year old son seems bent, with one shoulder higher than other. Anything to worry about?

Scoliosis: I would worry he might have scoliosis one shoulder higher than other is a physical sign of scoliosis im sure an exam by pediatrician can sort it out or family medicine. ...Read more

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Having bad pains in my shoulder, sometimes it hurts a lot when I try take off or put on my top. Sleeping on it is fine. What could it be?

Having bad pains in my shoulder, sometimes it hurts a lot when I try take off or put on my top. Sleeping on it is fine. What could it be?

Assuming that: You have not sustained any injury, it sounds like tendinitis. Try otc nsaids, but, if it doesn't work, consult with orthorpedic surgeon. Sometimes an injection is all you need. ...Read more

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I have developed a hard growth on top of my right shoulder. It is painful when I press around the base of it, especially on the rear side of it.

I have developed a hard growth on top of my right shoulder. It is painful when I press around the base of it, especially on the rear side of it.

Evalution: There are a number of possibilities for a growth with these characteristics, this should be evaluated as soo. As possible. ...Read more

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I am having severe, intermittent stabbing like pain in the top right of my back, under my shoulder blade. Occurred yesterday too for a short time too?

I am having severe, intermittent stabbing like pain in the top right of my back, under my shoulder blade. Occurred yesterday too for a short time too?

Stabbing pain: More information is needed : did you have any extra activity / exercise / crushing injury to upper back, any extra lifting of objects over the past days, did you experience other associated symptoms with the pain (sweating, problems breathing, dizziness, nausea, severe headache, chest pain), have you used any medicine...
Please seek medical attention for your pain. Take care... ...Read more

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I have pain in my shoulder with a knot on top of my shoulder bone?

I have pain in my shoulder with a knot on top of my shoulder bone?

Could be inflamation: Sprain/Strain of your AC joint (acromioclavicular).Sprain can last up to 6 weeks. Don't do anything that makes it hurt worse, Advil like drugs help, ice for 15-20 minutes 4-6xa day. See doc (Orthopedist) if persists or to confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a small bone bulged on top of my shoulder. I don't have any pain at all. But I'm afraid as it is a tumour or something?

I have a small bone bulged on top of my shoulder. I don't have any pain at all. But I'm afraid as it is a tumour or something?

Not likely: To be a tumor in this location. It is most likely this is just a normal variant, a bone more prominent on one side than the other.
If it hurts or gets irritated from some clothing or activity, you might want to have it x-rayed just to be sure, but almost certainly it is nothing dangerous. ...Read more

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I tore my bicep now I have a lump on the top of my shoulder what is it?

I tore my bicep now I have a lump on the top of my shoulder what is it?

Usually Ur muscle...: ..Bunches up in the mid 4-arm to if close 2 the joint may form a knot in it in an attempt 2 heal. U may feel this if u r thin, or if the healing bundle is large. ...Read more

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I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

I have small spots at back of neck/top of shoulder, do you know what they can be?

No: If new could be irritated hair follicles, if old can be sun damage-need to be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...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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I get pain sometimes on the top of the shoulder and but not in the arm. Could it be rotator cuff?

Possibly: If you get pain or limited motion in the shoulder with abduction and external rotation you may have some rotator cuff inflammation.
If you can't lift your arm at all you may have a tear.
Typically inflammation with pain on motion is more common.
Sometimes the pain can be localized to the ac joint which is on
top of the shoulder. ...Read more

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Clicks and crackles when I pull my shoulder back. What's in between the top of scapula and rib cage? What could cause this?

Clicks and crackles when I pull my shoulder back. What's in between the top of scapula and rib cage? What could cause this?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is inflammation of the junctions where the upper ribs join with the cartilage that holds them to the sternum. Causes localized chest wall pain and tenderness associated with crackles and clicks you are describing. Similar symptoms occur where the the top of the scapula, (the acromium), and the clavicle connect. ...Read more

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Muscle pull/spasm top of shoulder that radiates to neck is causing me to feel out of balance. Is this likely to lose balance?

Muscle pull/spasm top of shoulder that radiates to neck is causing me to feel out of balance. Is this likely to lose balance?

Neck spasm: A disc herniation in the neck can cause the symptoms you're describing. Loss of balance can be a sign of spinal cord compression in your neck (myelopathy). If this persists you should get an mri of your cervical spine since this can be dangerous. ...Read more