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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

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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?

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. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more

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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. http://drmarkgalland.com/category/shoulder/. ...Read more

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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?

Frequently missed: Common presentation for 'locked down' rib.Pain is usually really behind shoulder.Ribs rise in front w/ inhalation & go down w/ exhalation.When 'locked down', something prevents rib from rising.Pain is exaggerated by deep inhaling like yawning.Consider a good history & phys exam, incl osteopathic hands-on exam which may determine cause.Ribs can be easily diagnosed & fixed in the office. ...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

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

It is a cancer which arises from the ovary. This cancer is typically silent, producing little or no symptoms till it spreads, first into the pelvic area and later into the peritoneal cavity leading to fluid accumulation(ascites) which is often the first symptom. Despite its late presentation, there is a reasonable treatment for it, with some long term survivors even ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Balin
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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