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I have had a pain in my left shoulder & neck for about 14 hrs. It is dull & hurts more if in certain positions. Could be heart related or sleep wrong?

I have had a pain in my left shoulder & neck for about 14 hrs. It is dull & hurts more if in certain  positions. Could be heart related or sleep wrong?

Shoulder & neck pain: Your left shoulder and neck pain lasting 14 hours, dull and positional are unlikely to be cardiac, and more likely due to musculoskeletal as in sleeping wrong. But it would be virtually impossible to determine the cause based on your descriptions alone. If seriously concerned, please see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my shoulder and neck/spine?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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I have a wisdom tooth that has broken and it is causing pain in my shoulder and neck... Is it infection or swelling? How severe is this?

I have a wisdom tooth that has broken and it is causing pain in my shoulder and neck... Is it infection or swelling? How severe is this?

How severe: Forget about infection and swelling! You must make a Dentist's appointment as soon as possible. When you contact the dentist tell him or her what the problem is and you will almost certainly be seen on that day or the next. Hope all goes well! ...Read more

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Am having pain in my shoulder and neck pain heaaches and leg pain all in left side I have different types of test and mir nothing has change please he?

Am having pain in my shoulder and neck pain heaaches and leg pain all in left side I have different types of test and mir nothing has change please he?

Answer : Answer will be found depending on who is doing the looking. A neurologist, rehab, pain doctor, can put your problem together to arrive at a cause and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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The doctor told me I have carpal tunnel and to wear a wrist brace and take aleve (naproxen). How else can I releve pain in my shoulder and neck?

The doctor told me I have carpal tunnel and to wear a wrist brace and take aleve (naproxen). How else can I releve pain in my shoulder and neck?

Physical therapy: Physical and occupational therapist can help you out. If you have the money (or your insurance covers it), see a chiropractor may be helpful. Conservative therapy at first before doing something major is always recommended. ...Read more

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2 weeks with tight lung pain that extends into sharp shooting pain into my shoulder and neck. Tolerable but increasingly painful. OK to wait?

2 weeks with tight lung pain that extends into sharp shooting pain into my shoulder and neck. Tolerable  but increasingly painful. OK to wait?

Sharp shooting pain: Sharp shooting pain in your shoulder and neck, Lung/chest wall pain . These are serious conditions that require immediate attention including a thorough history and physical, an EKG and xrays of the chest, neck and shoulder. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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I have sudden, dull, consistent pain in my shoulders and neck, what could have caused this, how can I stop it? Earlier this morning (around 12:30am) i started experiencing severe, sudden pain in my left shoulder and neck region (specifically the top of th

As : As this is new and sudden you need to see a doctor for an evaluation. The possibilities include cardiac pain (cardiac (heart) pain is typically more in the chest but can radiate to the left shoulder and neck, and is sometimes associated with shortness of breath, palpitations, and sweating), pain from an artery in your chest (this pain is usually sharp and stabbing and predominantly in the back), lung causes (usually pain is worse with deep breathing), muscular pain (can come on for no apparent reason, is usually worse with movement, relieved by holding still), nerve pain (usually pain radiating down the arm associated with numbness), or several other possibilities. As this is new and you sound very painful please be seen by your doctor. If your doctor can't see you immediately or if you develop shortness of breath, feel light headed, sweaty, or new symptoms then you must go to the er. ...Read more