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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

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I have pain underneath my shoulder blade, neck pain, crunching in my jaw and popping in my ears when I swallow, are these related?

Some of them YES: The shoulder area RHOMBOID muscles are enervated by nerves from the neck C 5& C6 - therefore your neck pain could be linked. An MRI may help to explain Your jaw and ear plus swallowing could be involve but start solving the problem one step at a time Good luck Gabor Racz MD ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?

Sharp pain in my left shoulder blade. Neck pain radiates behind my ear. Shoulder pain and soreness. And little arm soreness as well. Pinched nerve?

Discuss with MD: You have a lot going on for your age, please discuss this with your doctor, you may warrant some further testing. This is not a good forum for this question as we can not diagnose "pinched nerve" without examination and testing. Your doctor may order a nerve conduction test coupled with an emg, or an MRI if they have not done so already. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my shoulder around my neck?

I have a pain in my shoulder around my neck?

Shoulder,neck pain: The problem may be a pinched nerve in your neck with pain radiating toward the shoulder. If the pain is affected by neck motion rather than by shoulder maneuvers, it favors that diagnosis. If pain is mostly on arm,shoulder motions tendonitis of the shoulder is likely. Your physician or orthopedic surgeon can evaluate and advise you as needed. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my upper part of my back and I had a lot of pain in my shoulder and my neck what could it be?

I have a lump on my upper part of my back and I had a lot of pain in my shoulder and my neck what could it be?

Lot of possibilities: There are a number of possibilities for the cause of your symptoms. You should see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What might be causing pain in my shoulder/neck area that radiates down the side and back of my arm. I get a strong aching pain when i move my arm.

Many Disorders : You need examination of your neck, shoulder, & arm. Since pain is aroused by shoulder movement, this suggests neural pinching in the shoulder. Thoracic outlet syndrome is a consideration. So is a disc protrusion in neck spine. An osteopath or physiatrist can examine, order tests, & define. Mri probably needed. Ultrasound can help decide. Physical therapy if spinal disc problem not found. ...Read more

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I have pain in my shoulder shoulder blade neck all on the right side bright side of my spine upper half I have COPD i did surgery and made it worse?

I have pain in my shoulder shoulder blade neck all on the right side bright side of my spine upper half I have COPD i did surgery and made it worse?

Muscle pain: Sounds like muscle pain in neck shoulder upper back coughing overhead work heavy lifting all can aggravate the pain try heating pad hot shower neck exercises to see if that will take care of it if the pain persists then you need to see your primary care doctor who may have get some further tests if necessary to diagnose the problem good luck. ...Read more

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Pain in my shoulder neck area and it gets so intense I lose most control of my arm, also my hands turn white and itch and hurt when it's cold. 21 fem?

Neck pain: It's possible that there is impingement on a nerve root in your neck from a disc or spur in the vertebral area. There also may be associated vasospasm(spasm of a blood vessel) as a reflex or by actual impingement. This could explain the hand symptoms. Since you're having so much distress, I recommend that you consult a neurologist for evaluation. Appropriate tests and or referral will be done ...Read more

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Once a day I get what feels like a pinch in my right beast. I am also having pain in my right shoulder neck and armpit all on the right side. ?

Once a day I get what feels like a pinch in my right beast. I am also having pain in my right shoulder neck and armpit all on the right side. ?

Jjust a guess: but I think these symptoms may be coming from a PINCHED NERVE in your neck (at the exit of the CERVICAL 6 and th vertebrae) Check it out FIRST with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) who may wish to refer you to a spine specialist. !! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more