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Could right shoulder pain possiby mean lung cancer?

Could right shoulder pain possiby mean lung cancer?

Possibly: Shoulder pain can be caused by a superior sulcus tumor, meaning a cancer that arises high up in the top of the lung. These tumors are uncommon, but can cause severe pain because of pressure on large nerves. There are however, more likely causes for shoulder pain than lung cancer and these should be ruled out first! ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Had cholecystectomy in August 13 now liver region looks swollen and hard and right shoulder pain constant please help scared of cancer?

Had cholecystectomy in August 13 now liver region looks swollen and hard and right shoulder pain constant please help scared of cancer?

No cancer: Depending on the reason for cholecystectomy and the nature of the GB that was removed and whether there was difficulty in removing due to penetration into the liver, a hematoma could have formed producing liver swelling. This would give referred pain to shoulder from irritation under diaphragm. This is not a sign of Ca which would have been reported by pathologist examining the GB ...Read more

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Still severe right shoulder pain. What do I do?

Still severe right shoulder pain. What do I do?

Complex Joint: The shoulder is a complex joint, & many conditions/ injuries (rotator cuff injury, bursitits, tendonitis, labral pathology, etc) can cause pain. Some injuries of the soulder occur due to acute injury and some are from overuse. Shoulder pain can also come from your neck... I suggest you see an orthopedist for a complete exam.

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What could cause right shoulder pain for about 6 months now?

What could cause right shoulder pain for about 6 months now?

Depends: Shoulder pain can be from muscle, tendon or arhriiits. Tendonitis may last longer than other problems. You need to seedoctor for evaluation and prope treatment. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain and loss of strength. What causes this?

Right shoulder pain and loss of strength. What causes this?

May be...: There could be a few reasons for your symptoms. I would see a physician for assessment of your rotator cuff. If the rotator cuff is ruled out as a cause of your discomfort then your physician can look into other potential reasons behind the pain and loss of strength.

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What could cause pain underneath my right shoulder, pain while breathing deeply, and yawning?

Many things: Most common cause would be a "pulled muscle", but this may be a sign of something more serious such as a pneumothorax, pleural effusion or another pleural problem. If it gets worse or does not go away in a few days by itself or with over-the-counter medicines, consult a doctor. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

"referred pain": This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain". Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! You need a few tests. ...Read more

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Can a hiatal hernia cause refered right shoulder pain?

Not normally: A hiatal hernia can caused referred pain to the left shoulder rarely but not normally to the right shoulder. One way it could cause some referred pain would be if the hiatal hernia is causing so much irritation to your diaphragm that its spasming on the right, which could lend itself to some referred pain, but this is not very common. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain when using left arm, my body is confused?

Right shoulder pain when using left arm, my body is confused?

Two problems: We like to lump things together. "occam's razor" is the priniciple we use to explain many issues with a single (or the simplest) cause - but it's not always correct. In your case, it's hard to put right shoulder pain together with left arm use - I think you have two conditions. ...Read more

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What to do if the right shoulder pain when pressure put on left arm?

What to do if the right shoulder pain when pressure put on left arm?

This depends on--: -where the pressure is, & in what position the arm is. A little more info is needed. Direct pressure to the humerus with the arm at the side, & minimal pressure not a punch, the possibilities are many from neoplasm, bone cysts &more. If arm is actively moving away from the body, it could be rotator cuff, as well as neoplasm. So more info is needed. ...Read more

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Extreme severe right shoulder pain 10 days after gallbladder ultrasound showed stones?

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Extreme severe right shoulder pain 10 days after gallbladder ultrasound showed stones?

Referred pain: It is very common to have pain in the shoulder after injuries and problems in the abdomen. Injuries to the liver and gallbladder often causes right shoulder pain while injuries to the spleen often causes left shoulder pain. It occurs because the same nerves that go to that part of the abdomen also go to the shoulder. Our brain cannot distinguish between the two. ...Read more

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Right shoulder. Pain torn muscle under shoulder what can orthopaedics do to relieve pain?

Right shoulder. Pain torn muscle under shoulder what can orthopaedics do to relieve pain?

Many options: There are several options available to you and others with these complaints and findings including physical therapy, injections or surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning with right shoulder pain. Gets worse when I inhale and extends to my chest when I inhale deeply.?

Pleurisy: It sounds more like pleurisy which is usually due to a virus and is inflammation of the covering of the lungs. Have a doctor evaluate the problem if it persists. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the right shoulder, pain beneath the right ribs at the front of my body, and difficulty breathing?

Shoulder pain: Unsure of pain loco. 2 pains or one? Difficulty breathing is a reason to be examined by a doc and x-ray. Point of shoulder could be tendinitis. Medial to this is breast and lung. Occasional sharp lung pain with breathing, is from sticking of the lung lining called pleura and is transient not worth an exam unless persistent. A rarer rib problem can be seen in a plain X-ray. ...Read more

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I have been having sever right shoulder pain, and I felt an abnormality on it and the pain radiates to my neck and arm. What could it be?

I have been having sever right shoulder pain, and I felt an abnormality on it and the pain radiates to my neck and arm. What could it be?

Uncertain what you: I'm answering what you feel. If it is swelling. This could come from the joint itself or from tendons are even bursitis. If the pain goes from the neck to the shoulder we see this sometimes with the shoulder problems but the other thing to consider is whether there is a pinched nerve. I can't be certain but I would discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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I have gallbladder polyp that has grown from 3mm to 6.2x4.7mm within 4 months follow up. I have been suffering from nausea, right shoulder pain too.

I have gallbladder polyp that has grown from 3mm to 6.2x4.7mm within 4 months follow up. I have been suffering from nausea, right shoulder pain too.

Monitoring?: Sounds like your doctor is monitoring the gallbladder. Does he plan to remove the gallbladder? Best to speak with your doctor and see what the plan is ...Read more

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What causes right shoulder pain and hand numbness?

Possiible the neck: Numbness is usually a neurologic complaint. There may be a number of possible causes of shoulder pain and hand numbness. One possible cause is a "pinched nerve" in the neck. Consider seeing a dictor for an exam and appropriate studies. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What could cause right shoulder pain/injury?

Variable: The pain could be things as simple as
a contusion, tendonitis internal derangements, and fractures.
You need a thorough exam, history and
possible xrays or MRI scans
obviously, the results of the above will
help determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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I always have right shoulder pain when I am bench pressing. Is this bad?

I always have right shoulder pain when I am bench pressing. Is this bad?

Possibly: Bench pressing places significant stress on the shoulders and often causes pain. Whether it is causing damage or whether you can push through it is impossible to tell without a more thorough evaluation. I recommend that you see an ortho doc with experience with shoulders. ...Read more

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What are probable causes for right shoulder pain and what can I do to treat it?

What are probable causes for right shoulder pain and what can I do to treat it?

Too many to name: The differnential diagnosis for right shoulder pain is immense without further information. The best thing to do is get a formal evaluation by a physician that specializes in shoulder/musculoskeletal pain. Orthopedics, physiatrist, sports medicine, or pain physician are all reasonable choices. The problem may be from the shoulder itself or a referred pain from another area, thus requiring eval. ...Read more

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What causes right shoulder pain after coughing?

What causes right shoulder pain after coughing?

Diaphragm spasm: The diaphragm and the deltoid muscles share a common ennervation. When you have diaphragm spasm with coughing or sneezing the pain is referred to the shoulder, usually right sided. ...Read more

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What can I do about throbbing right shoulder pain?

What can I do about throbbing right shoulder pain?

Throbbing shoulder: Depends on the cause. Could be from the shoulder or referred from the neck. Is it worsened with certain neck positions? Moving your shoulder? Any tingling or numbness into your arm? Best to have evaluated by care provider to separate out causes. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain since sleeping on it wrong last night?

Possible: It should resolve in a day or two. Try advil (ibuprofen) if not allergic. If not better by next week see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be causing me to have right shoulder pain when using the opposite arm?

What could be causing me to have right shoulder pain when using the opposite arm?

Hmmmm: Well maybe your right shoulder is somehow compensating for something your left should is doing.

You should go see a doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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There is like a tingling/numbing pain in my right shoulder. Pain won't subside.???? Help!

There is like a tingling/numbing pain in my right shoulder. Pain won't subside.???? Help!

Need more informatio: How old are You? How long it bothers? How did it start?
Any preceding injuries? Any associated medical problems? ...Read more

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Can right shoulder pain be caused by gallstones?

Could be: Some times gall bladder attaches will give referred pains to right shoulder area. ...Read more

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What can I do for right shoulder pain while breathing in?

What can I do for right shoulder pain while breathing in?

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

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When will the right shoulder pain after my gallbladder surgery go away?

In few day, gas pain: Are common after laparoscopic procedures because carbon dioxide is injected into the abdomen to improve the surgeon's view. To help treat that. Position yourself on your side if you have shoulder pain caused by the carbon dioxide irritating the diaphragm. Bring your knees to your chest and hold this position for 5 to 15 minutes, recommends the universityof wisconsin hospital. ...Read more

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Sharp right shoulder pain while running, usually starts after about 12 minutes into my run?

Sharp right shoulder pain while running, usually starts after about 12 minutes into my run?

Rotator cuff issue?: The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. You have the cuff muscles 4 and 2ndary muscles. ~16 muscles that have to work together for a smooth range of motion. Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone. Start self-pro massage, chiropractor, heat, and stretching. In my practice acupuncture is the best tool! ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Right shoulder pain and pain under right rib cage. Worse when breathing, worse at night. Please help?

Varies: There are many potential causes. An irritation of a nerve in the mid back can cause pain that radiates around one side of the trunk. Gallbladder, lung, and kidney problems can also cause similar symptoms. Consider being checked. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Left and right shoulder pain for past 4 years M.R.I and X-RAY negative  many different medications prescribed newest being Cymbalta (duloxetine) but nothing helps.

Osteopathy: I would highly recommend finding an osteopathic doctor (a D.O.) who does Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) who specializes in diagnosing the musculoskeletal system and treating it with their hands and manipulations. It's highly effective, I practice it myself and have had a very successful practice doing so. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pain Under The Right Shoulder (Definition)

Pain under the right shoulder is a symptom that can suggest local shoulder problems or problems with the gallbladder (known as referred pain because the nerves that detect pain from your gallbladder run with the nerves that detect pain ...Read more