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Pain In Right Shoulder And Collarbone
Why is there pain at different points of the body, like behind the right shoulder or around the collarbone, if the attack happens in the gallbladder?
Referred pain: Occurs when the body gets confused about where the pain is located. In gallbladder pain, the nerve that goes to the area is the same one that goes to the tip of scapula, so you think it is coming from there. Another example: when you get irritation of diaphragm, you get pain on top of shoulder. ...Read more
Started working out with barbell shoulder exercises. Now I have right shoulder & collarbone discomfort. X-ray was normal. Is MRI warranted?
MRI will not: Solve your discomfort on your shoulder and collarbone. You may just have strained or pulled a muscle when you started exercising. Physical therapy, warm compresses and anti-inflammatory medications may help. Take it easy with your exercise. See your doctor if symptoms are getting worst ...Read more
Dislocated my right shoulder in january of 2013, reduced, slung it with pt. My right collarbone looks different & right side of neck feels tense. Why?
Dislocation?: After a shoulder dislocation and sling immobilization disuse atrophy of the shoulder muscles can occur and cause the clavicle to appear more prominent. Also, with more scapular than glenohumeral (sh. Jt.) relative motion occurring your trapezius may be seeing more motion and " tenser"... Of course, an acromioclavicular "separation" of the shoulder can cause these 'changes' more quickly... ...Read more
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
Gallbladder? Pain under right rib area radiates to side and back, back right shoulder, collarbone pain with loss stool? Please advise what it could be
Probably gallbladder: An ultrasound is the best first test ...Read more
Should I worry I fell now when I brush teeth my upper right chest near collarbone itches like when a bruise heals no bruising I fell on right shoulder?
What could cause sharp pain in right shoulder/collar bone after eating besides gall bladder? It is worse about an hour after eating. No GB.
Esophagus?: Could be an esophageal spasm, or a large hiatal hernia, known as a paraesophageal hernia. These can be diagnosed with upper GI contrast xray, and esophageal manometry. Usually, a GI doctor, or general or thoracic surgeon with experience in treating reflux disease would order these tests. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Need to be seen.: Pain in the wrists and shoulder and collarbone can really depend based on trauma, motor vehicle accident or if there isn't an injury at all. You could have a pinched nerve, bony or muscular injury and much more. A better approach would be to be seen with a more complete history and physical. Good luck ...Read more
I have this dull achey pain in my right shoulder around my collar bone. It hurts when I reach forwards, push my shoulder down or move it. Any help?
How Long?: If you haven't had this pain very long and haven't suffered any significant injury, it may be a strain of your ac joint (where the collarbone meets the shoulder blade). Often avoiding activities that cause the pain for a while will result in improvement. If you have had pain and trouble for some time, I would recommend you see a shoulder specialist. Http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/shoulder-spe. ...Read more
Hard to say: There are a number of possibilities, and usually a detailed exam and appropriate tests can determine the diagnosis and treatment options can then be given. The coracoid process is a bone structure just below the collar bone and there are a number of structures that insert on it and may be inflamed or even torn. Consider being checked, thankyou. ...Read more
For how long would it take for a gunshot wound to the area around the right shoulder/chest a little below the collar bone take to heal?
Had first rib removal surgery for a broken rib and now I'm having sharp pains in right shoulder (same side) under collar bone. Could it be related?
Yes: I would wonder about scar tissue formation causing irritation in pain. Best to talk to your surgeon regarding this. Best of luck with this Dr. R ...Read more
! I do repetitive work with my right arm. Hve pain in my right shoulder/collar bone and in 1 side of my breasteast/chest could this b pectoral muscle?
Shoulder, chest: A part could be. Have a physiatrist really study your ribs, muscles ac joint and other mechanism. It could be e=several things. ...Read more
Concern? Burning, pins and needles slight numbness in right shoulder radiates to let we're arm and collar bone, breathing fine heart fine what do I do
See: Your PCP for initial evaluation. Such symptoms could be from shoulder or cervical radiculopthy ...Read more
Can't: Best means to immoblize or rest or clavicle or collarbone is a sling. Figure of eight harnesses have also been used for fractures but there is no evidence to show that these are any better than a simple sling and are often times more cumbersome or uncomfortable. ...Read more
I had front shoulder pain yesterday which today has spread into my collarbone what could be happening?
When I do pushups I feel pain in my collarbone close to the neckarea what could it be? I got hit on my shoulder about 3-4 months ago
Perhaps joint: You may have injured the joint the collar bone has with the breast bone. See your doctor or a sports doctor or upper extremity specialist unless it is getting better. ...Read more
I broke my collarbone, and now I am having shoulder pain. Could they be related? I was 10 when I broke my collarbone and now I am 21.
Unlikely: Unless you broke the bone severely and close to the acromion (near the ac joint) the chances of a common mid 1/3 clavicle fx. Causing shoulder pain 10 years later are remote. Common causes of shoulder pain in 21yo females include shoulder instability, tendinitis, referred pain from neck, etc. See your ors if your pain continues. Best of luck! ...Read more
Clavicle strap: A clavicle strap can help with positioning after suffering a broken collarbone. ...Read more
MANY possibilities: Numerous possibilities: In that region are found bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, lymph nodes, apex of lung, nerves, and I probably forgot some! If you have a lump there, see a doctor promptly. If pain persists, see doctor to tell him/her where it hurts, when, how often, etc. Without these details and a physical exam, we can only speculate. ...Read more
I got hit on the shoulder real hard about 4 months ago and now I got a lump just below my collarbone since then. What could it be?
I have pain in my collarbone/upper, inner shoulder that worsened worsens hen I breathe. Could be pleurisy but I don't feel it in the chest at all
R/O PLEURITIS: PLEURITIS=inflammation of the lining of the lung and Pericarditis = inflammation of the lining of the heart can both cause referred shoulder pain. As well as a PE=Lung blood clot. You need a full exam lab testing CXR/EKG/Shoulder X-ray to evaluate your symptoms. Please seek prompt medical attention for diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade. But originates deep in right chest.
M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In your age group, malignancy of the pleura is less common. In addition, a collapse of the lung is another possibility. Your doctor may order a chest x ray to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more
Six months ago, I got injured doing dips in the gym, since my collarbone hurt near my shoulder, especially when I wake up and let my arm hanging down?
AC joint injury: Sounds like you have injured your acromioclavicular joint, the joint where the collarbone meets the shoulder bone. If it has been 6 months and you still have pain, you should see an orthopedic surgeon and have x-rays done and have your shoulder examined. It is possible you have a fracture that goes into the ac joint or a ligament injury that needs surgical treatment. ...Read more
My collarbone is shaped funny and is pressing into my shoulder joint. Is this something that requires surgery? I'm always in pain.
I've cracked my ribs so why do I have pain in my shoulder and collarbone, pain like air trying to escape?
MAY BE REFERRED PAIN: If your fractured lower ribs nay be reffered paoin. Get cxr or dt to check for pneumothoral ...Read more
Is there a problem?: If they look like collarbones, they probably are. (Assuming you have looked at photos of normal collarbones.) If you have ever been in an accident it is possible you may have broken a collarbone, and if it did not heal perfectly in line the bones might be a bit more prominent or asymmetric. (Usually it would have hurt---a lot!) Many people have asymmetric collarbones, we are just born that way ...Read more
Read about the moveable lymph node under the collarbone, mine has started making my shoulder hurt and my arm?
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
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