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Pain In Upper Left Shoulder And Neck
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Left shoulder and neck muscles continuously hurt and can't seem to get any relief. Why is this happening to me?
Time for doc eval: In a patient your age, this is often due to myofascial dysfunction- meaning strained, inflexible and restricted soft tissues in your area of pain. Often seen in young women who do a lot of reading, typing, desk & computer work. X-rays can evaluate the cervical spine and shoulder. Physical therapy, stress reduction, trigger point injections & improving posture can be helpful for myofascial pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Relieving shoulder and neck pain possibly due to improper lifting? I lift a lot a work, and now feel a sharp pain between my left shoulder and neck.
Relief: Most likely you gave a shoulder impingement syndrome common in weight lifters including myself. Nsaids ice heat. Less like possibilities include pulled trap muscle or high cervical disc herniation. Physical therapy guided by therapist with stretch bands helpful to counteract. Try to not go as deep with bench or military p. If no better see doc. ...Read more
Before priod I often left chest and left shoulder to back pain is that normal? My left shoulder and neck always pain anyway
Going on 3 wks now. hurts When turning head to the left. shoulder and neck pain. had baby 3 wks ago epidural was used. pain every since?
Very unlikely: See my previous answer to your question ...Read more
I am experiencing an extreme amount of pain in my left shoulder and neck whenever i swallow. It almost feels like it is some bone or deep tissue...
I fear : That you need to see a physician for diagnosis. It could be serious. ...Read more
What is the most likely diagnosis for left flank or left hypochondriac pain accompanied with left shoulder and neck stiffness in a 23 year old male?
See details: This is the third time you have asked basically the same question. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
My top left shoulder and neck feels pushed forward and is sore to the point where my left arm feels paralyzed and numb what happened can it be fixed?
My top left shoulder and neck feels pushed forward and is sore to the point where my left arm feels paralyzed and numb what happened? Can it be fixed?
I have throbbing pain in my left shoulder and neck, a week ago i had a checkup. The doctor said my heart sounds fine What could this be?
Musculoskeletal: Likely musculoskeletal involving neck, shoulder, arm. Any specific physical activities, specifically sports or work relatedvwhere you may be overusing your left arm or assume a specific posture for longer periods of time? ...Read more
A sharp pain for 30 secs or so, like muscle spasm, extending from left chest to left shoulder and neck. same muscle tightness taking deep breaths 30 mins after the initial pain, should I worry?
You are young: Of course, people tend to worry about left chest pain being cardiac in origin. This would not be common at your age (but not impossible). In broad overview, sharp, short pains are less often of serious cause unless pain is quite severe and/or associated with other abnormalities. Ultimately, cannot diagnose this way; so, if concerned then have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Musculoskeletal: Neck & shoulder pain is most commonly musculoskeletal in nature, typically your trapezius muscle that attaches your neck to your shoulder. Perhaps you strained & injured it. Rest your shoulder by avoiding activities that make it worse. If you notice numbness, tingling or weakness in your arm, it suggests involvement of your spinal cord, eg pinched nerve. Go see your family doc for further evaluati. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: It is likely just a referred pain from the neck. One cannot tell if it is neck or shoulder without an exam. ...Read more
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