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I have severe pain in my right shoulder whenever I raise my arm up over my head or try to throw a ball. It feels like direct center of joint area.

I have severe pain in my right shoulder whenever I raise my arm up over my head or try to throw a ball. It feels like direct center of joint area.

See your doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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My right shoulder hurts when I throw a baseball hard. Who do I see?

My right shoulder hurts when I throw a baseball hard. Who do I see?

See below: There are three types of docs who would deal with this. An orthopedist, a sports medicine specialist and a physiatrist who specializes in joint and musculoskeletal problems. ...Read more

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I have pain in the back part of my left shoulder when I swing a baseball bat. It doesn't hurt when I throw a ball with that arm.

I have pain in the back part of my left shoulder when I swing a baseball bat. It doesn't hurt when I throw a ball with that arm.

Muscle strain: Using your muscle when you swing the bat but you don't use when you threw the ball I would suggest you see a sports doctor to get the best treatment for this ...Read more

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I play baseball. My shoulder hurts when I try to throw the ball hard. I can sublux my shoulder with certain movements. What does this mean?

I play baseball. My shoulder hurts when I try to throw the ball hard. I can sublux my shoulder with certain movements. What does this mean?

You are limber: Your have hypermobility syndrome. This is a type of benign Ehlers Danlos syndrome. You may have a rotator cuff syndrome of the shoulder, or a dislocation.You need an evaluation to clarify your invovlement ...Read more

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I play baseball and the side my throwing shoulder hurts every time I throw the ball, its been hurting for 3wks an it feels like its bruised up, I been iceing daily but still hurts. What can be wrong?

I play baseball and the side my throwing shoulder hurts every time I throw the ball, its been hurting for 3wks an it feels like its bruised up, I been iceing daily but still hurts. What can be wrong?

Rotator cuff: So one of the main injuries seen in baseball players is rotator cuff tears. If you keep using that arm, the tears could worsen. This can be diagnosed by a sports physician and also by obtaining an MRI. You could also have inflammation of tendons, a bursitis, etc. These are the most common ...Read more

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My right shoulder keeps coming out of socket what steps should I take to prevent these painful incidents? This has been happening for about 8 years.

My right shoulder keeps coming out of socket what steps should I take to prevent these painful incidents? This has been happening for about 8 years.

Recurrent Shoulder: Dislocations. The step you should take is into your local Orthopedic Surgeons office so you can schedule surgery to repair your shoulder. This is the definitive treatment. ...Read more

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I have a very sore right shoulder. The pain feels muscular and concentrated near the socket. It is throbbing even when I don't move it.

At your age: This is more likely than not related to a bursitis. See an orthopedic surgeon for a possible injection of steroid into that bursa and/or a more accurate diagnosis! ...Read more

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Right shoulder blade swollen, shoulder socket has pain and collarbone aches. Is it normal soreness from a fall or more serious? Thank you!

Right shoulder blade swollen, shoulder socket has pain and collarbone aches. Is it normal soreness from a fall or more serious? Thank you!

Depends on how far+: It depends on how you landed & how far you fell. This is unusual 2 have all these complaints in the areas u described. U should b evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon & have x rays also. ...Read more

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I have a 1 CM raised, dark pink skin patch on my right shoulder. It is flaky, but does not itch at all. What is it, and what are possible treatments?

I have a 1 CM raised, dark pink skin patch on my right shoulder. It is flaky, but does not itch at all. What is it, and what are possible treatments?

Multiple causes: The lesion could represent nummular eczema, psoriasis, ringworm, or other possible rashes or growths. See a dermatologist to evaluate and treat this lesion. ...Read more

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Quarter sized rash on right shoulder asymmetrical. Raised up a tiny bit and red in color been present for two days any hints on cure? It itches

Quarter sized rash on right shoulder asymmetrical. Raised up a tiny bit and red in color been present for two days any hints on cure? It itches

Rash: Many possibilities including nummular eczema, contact dermatitis, herald patch of pitiriasis rosea, tinea corporis, insect bite, see your doctor or dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Possible insect bite that appeared w/red ring around it yesterday. The ring is not raised. Pain at site on right shoulder & tingling today. Help?

Possible insect bite that appeared w/red ring around it yesterday. The ring is not raised. Pain at site on right shoulder & tingling today. Help?

Needs evaluation: I think it would be very important for a medical professional to look at this to help determine 'what' it is... Sometimes an insect bite can become secondarily infected - so this redness needs to be properly evaluated. Could this bug bite have been from a tick? There are certain tick borne diseases as well that one needs to be on the look out for. An Infectious Diseases doc is specialized for that ...Read more

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I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

I have a rash on my right shoulder blade that has now seemed to have started on the back of my right arm. Skin in red raised and itchy...

Spreading rash: There are many rashes that can erupt along paths of skin nerves. These paths are called dermatomes. One such rash is shingles (herpes zoster) that has red patches and small grouped blisters or vesicles. Several dermatoles involve the back and the back of the arm. Please see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. Shingles is usually treated with antiviral medications taken by mouth. ...Read more

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I'm a volleyball player and have had a shoulder injury for a while now. Anytime I swing in a game, it pains as if the ball has removed from the socket?

I'm a volleyball player and have had a shoulder injury for a while now. Anytime I swing in a game, it pains as if the ball has removed from the socket?

Need Exam: A number of possibilities but at the top at your age and with your description is impingement syndrome (rotator cuff injury) and should be evaluated soon in order to preserve your level of functioning and prevent further injury. See a good sports medicine or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Why is the ball and socket shoulder joint important?

Why is the ball and socket shoulder joint important?

For function: If I understand the question correctly, the answer is that this type of joint allows a large range of motion, more so than a simple "hinge.". ...Read more

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Which substance does a doctor inject into your shoulder between the socket and ball?

Which substance does a doctor inject into your shoulder between the socket and ball?

Cortisone.: Generally, it is a cortisone injection, which is a powerful anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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I fell side wide's down on the ground during a soccer game tonight. What happen was I was getting the ball I landed on my right shoulder? Bye

I fell side wide's down on the ground during a soccer game tonight. What happen was I was getting the ball I landed on my right shoulder? Bye

Shoulder pain?: Ice it tonight and daily for few days. Slowly work it in the morning and throughout the day. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. If pain is excruciating then see an Orthopedic doctor, or if not getting better after a a week to two ...Read more

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Hi I am having shoulder pains which are really affecting my sport perfomance I can bowl a ball in cricket but cannot throw what can I do?

Hi I am having shoulder pains which are really affecting my sport perfomance I can bowl a ball in cricket but cannot throw what can I do?

Possible labral tear: In addition to problems with the rotator cuff, throwing athletes can injury or tear a cartilage structure inside the shoulder called a labrum. Rehab or surgery may be helpful. ...Read more

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Hi, I slept funny on my right shoulder about a month ago the pain hasn't gone away it feels it's the end of my trap On the centre of my shoulder ball?

Muscle spasm: Can last for weeks, especially if it's in a hard-to-reach place. Certainly massage can help, as can stretching exercises designed to relax the muscles in question. A physiotherapist should be able to help you, or of course your personal physician. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain down to the foot shoulder as a burning sensation ?

Right shoulder pain down to the foot shoulder as a burning sensation ?

Nerve related: Possibly stemming from the back i.E herniated or bulging disc. I would follow up with an orthopedist or possibly neurologist. ...Read more

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I'm having shoulder pain in my right shoulder and jus noticed my right foot is swollen? Should I worry?

I'm having shoulder pain in my right shoulder and jus noticed my right foot is swollen? Should I worry?

Different problems: I don't seen any connection between the foot and shoulder unless you have a history of trauma or some neurological weakness also present? Need more info to answer this question properly. The shoulder pain could be evaluated by a physiatrist or ortho md. The foot problem could be seen by ortho md, podiatrist or physiatrist or general md if no pain is present. ...Read more

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Possible to pushup, pullup or any chest workout with dislocated hand? Not able to throw a ball with force from shoulder. Please advice. Will Gyming cure?

Possible to pushup, pullup or any chest workout with dislocated hand? Not able to throw a ball with force from shoulder. Please advice. Will Gyming cure?

Rest: Fracture/Dislocation of hand requires immobilization, rest for healing, especially if you have disrupted ligaments. You have not indicated the anatomical part of the hand, wrist, metacarpals, or phalanges (fingers). Get seen by MD, get X-rays, immobilize and use RICE.
RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compress with ace (in your case thumb spica splint or cast if MD indicates) and NSAIDs (unless fracture) ...Read more

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Up back pain present one year. I laid on a tennis ball and I had lots of pain when one was digging under right shoulder blade. Mri ok. Any ideas?

Up back pain present one year. I laid on a tennis ball and I had lots of pain when one was digging under right shoulder blade. Mri ok. Any ideas?

Myofascial Pain: Sounds like you have a myofascial nodule (muscle knot) of the rhomboid muscle. This is a common yet painful location for a myofascial nodule. I'll bet your sleep is poor. These knots respond to quality sleep and deep friction massage. A pm&r specialist is your best bet at getting proper treatment if your family doc is stumped. ...Read more

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My right shoulder, arm, leg, neck, head, eye, foot, chest. Not all at the same time, but there is constant pain somewhere. What could it be?

Too many areas at: Once to think about even if not at the same time. What is your Vitamin D3 level? Your base Magnesium (RBC), Vitamin B12? These are important clues to see your overall health picture to get a better handle on what's happening in your body. You may be mineral or supplement depleted, but won't know unless you're tested first. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Shoulder has been hurting for months when I throw a ball (of).Mri recently done and shows nothing wrong. Should I get a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot? Other ideas?

Shoulder has been hurting for months when I throw a ball (of).Mri recently done and shows nothing wrong. Should I get a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot? Other ideas?

Why not?: I think a steroid shot and physical therapy would be a good option. Labral tears are sometimes subtle and difficult to see on mri. I think if the cortisone and pt do not resolve your symptoms, a shoulder scope would be a reasonable next option. ...Read more