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What do I do to get rid from left shoulder pain?

See below: Rest ice oral anti-inflammatory medication cortisone injection. See your pcp. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Swollen bump, on shoulder, pain and numbness in left shoulder?

Swollen bump, on shoulder, pain and numbness in left shoulder?

MRI: This can be causes by several diagnoses. I recommend being evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Diaphragm causing left shoulder pain after meals?

Diaphragm causing left shoulder pain after meals?

It can: This can occur. If you have a hiatal hernia that is causing irritation after you eat, you can have referred pain in your left shoulder or axilla (armpit) area. You may need an upper GI series or endoscopy to make sure you are not having any other issues such as progressing barretts esophagus or any other issues. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Left shoulder pain when deep breathing. Can it be gas?

Not Likely: Consider a muscle strain in the area of the effected shoulder. Also consider some condition in the lung such as pleurisy. Do you have any sign of an infection or have you strained your muscles recently. Also, consider reflux espophagitis. Do you get a sour taste in the mouth? Consider cardiac pain. How is your heart? ...Read more

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Hi i have left shoulder pain when i move my arm the pain tricep and shoulder?

Hi i have left shoulder pain when i move my arm the pain tricep and shoulder?

Muscular?: If you haven't had a fall or acute injury, I'd think that it is muscular etiology. I'd curtail any strenuous activities and use ice and nsaid med. If symptoms persist I'd see your ortho for further eval. ...Read more

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Pain at the base of skull at the lower left side and pain in upper left shoulder. Pain is dull. What can I do?

Pain at the base of skull at the lower left side and pain in upper left shoulder. Pain is dull. What can I do?

Is there a history : Of trauma or family history of arthritis. You may have arthritis of the cervical spine. I recommend you see an interventional pain specialist. ...Read more

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Boyfriend has been having left shoulder pain. He just turned 45. Could this be a heart problem? He's had it for about a week now.

Boyfriend has been having left shoulder pain. He just turned 45. Could this be a heart problem? He's had it for about a week now.

Shoulder pain: It is unlikely that focal shoulder pain is cardiac in nature. Also having the pain all the time constant without any relation to activity would tend to point more to shoulder. Also if there has not any cardiac history this make it less likely cardiac in origin. ...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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Unable to sleep at night age 51 feels dyspnoeic comfortable only on geting up n walking around.Mild sweat.Left shoulder pain.Pls advice.

Unable to sleep at night age 51 feels dyspnoeic comfortable only on geting up n walking around.Mild sweat.Left shoulder pain.Pls advice.

Call your MD: Difficulty breathing while lying down can be a symptom of a few different medical conditions, some much more dangerous than others. Please call your doctor asap to get an appointment and get evaluated. Ideally, call today, before the thanksgiving holiday. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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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