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Mri Of Left Shoulder
I've pain below skull on left side of spine.possible lump. Had normal brain mri. Pain also in left lower neck, shoulder and arm. What is this?
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Bad pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, with some mild upper chest pain? A shoulder injury?
No: The shoulder blade, chest wall and lung are in the way and the breast is unlikely to be seen at all. ...Read more
Pain radiating to left arm and chest originating from near left shoulder blade. Tingling in left arm till fingers also present depending upon position?
Two considerations: You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic outlet syndrome, and if arm is elevated, you will have more intense symptoms. One additional caveat, make sure that your pain is not of cardiac origin. Have your doctor assess all of this. ...Read more
I've been having severe neck pain. MRI of my neck was normal. MRI of shoulder showed a tear in the rotator cuff. Is this common cause of neck pain?
Overlapping symptoms: It turns out that the symptoms of neck and shoulder conditions overlap at least 50%. Paragraph raising the arm over the head and placing it on top of the skull will often relieve nerve type pain and make shoulder conditions feel worse. If the MRI was negative but the shoulder has a rotator cuff tear, make the distinction between a complete tear and partial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have radiating gluteal, leg radiating pain and numbness, MRI shows left lateral lumbr disc protusion and degenrative discs, what is my diagnoses?
Infraspinatus tendonitis on left shoulder and type-3 acromion on right in MRI. Will shoulder compressions&supports help me? What about the acromion?
Therapy or surgery: If it is a mild tendonitis it may respond to ice, nsaids and rest.. Perhaps a cortisone injection or therapy will help If there is significant AC joint narrowing, you may ultimately need an AC decompression which you certainly should try to do before you get any significant tears in the rotator cuff ...Read more
Neck pain into forehead and left side of nose left shoulder left arm left elbow left hip left leg left foot. Top of foot feel numb. What is this?
Headache?: Any reason to believe you are having a stroke ? Are you having any weakness anywhere? How is your speech? The areas you described aren't linked so easily. Only place i source i could think of would be in your brain, but even there, what you are describing is just one place. Seek help please! ...Read more
Left shoulder pain with left arm/hand pain. EMG/NCV test. Pain in right armpit & right thumb-pointer. Which discs? NCV show difference in left & right
C5 radiculopathy: Pain in these areas suggests a C5 radiculopathy. Aggressive conservative measurement is preferred prior to considering any surgical intervention. See a neurologist and physical medicine and rehabilitation physician in order to help manage your pain. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/94118-treatment ...Read more
Shldr labrum tear spinal stenosis c6-7, mri ekg ct epis.no relief. which causing gtr pain.pain shldr blade along spine left arm to ring finger achy?
Cervical nerve : this would suggest irritation of a cervical nerve perhaps C6 or C7. Your neurologic evaluation should help clarify that. Since you're still having pain I would agree you need to have this reevaluated. These kind of symptoms could be for other reasons. Location of the shoulder blade to suggest some other issues as well. Ask your physician to have you see a neurologist. ...Read more
Nerve Problem?: The two may or may not be related and represent separate problems or different manifestations of a common problem such as a problem in your neck (cervical spine). A pinched nerve in your neck can be one possible cause but i would recommend you see your doctor to establish a clear diagnosis. ...Read more
Left shoulder blade pain/feeling of swelling down arm weakness/pain travels to rib cage, collar bone and in shoulder socket.Right handed/ no injury?
More info needed: If there is no history of sprain or other injury, you may have tendonitis of the shoulder. Arthritis of the shoulder joint is another possibility. Treatment consists of taking anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) and avoiding stress on the shoulder joint. If symptoms persist consult an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Left sided neck pain, pain under left shoulder blades, occassional chest pain, . Mri shows thin osteophyte complex between c4-5 & c5-6 . Heart sym?
Uncertain.: Coronary pain occurs with exertion and is relieved with rest. Pleurisy (inflammation of lung's lining) causes pain with taking a deep breath. Pericarditis (inflammation of heart's lining) causes chest pain and pain along the left side of the neck along the trapezius muscle. Pain from c4-5 and c5-6 involves muscles from the neck (trapezius) down to the wrist. It merits a medical exam. ...Read more
Upper back pain on rt under shoulder present one year.Ct of chest 6 months ago clear. Mri of throastic ok. I have cervical stenosis. Referred pain?
MRI of spine: posterior central protrusion&compressn of right root in L5-S1.I have pain and weakness in both legs.Y doesnt MRI show left root issue?
Leftside elbow pain/numbness wrist/finger tips numbness, shoulder pain left side of left breast both upper part of back, not all time some ?
Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more