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Sharp Stinging Pain In Shoulder
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
Shoulder pain, arm pain and numbness elbow pain, dull and sometimes stings diagnised with over use injury more than 2 months ago still have pain?
Pain in shoulder hip and knee/leg all on right side also stinging in right hand and hot sensation on right thigh please what is wrong with me?
Pinched nerves: It sounds neurological to me. I would see a spine surgeon. ...Read more
Choked on a crisp last week since then I have stinging pain in throat swallowing difficulty pain in shoulder doctor gave me difflam not working ?
Reevaluation: If the initial course of treatment has been unsuccessful, a revelation is in order. Ask your PCP to refer you to an ENT Specialist. ...Read more
oral anti-inflammatory medication
cortisone injection. ...Read more
A sharp pain in my shoulder that lasted for a few minutes and left my shoulder soar what could be wrong shoulder pain for two weeks?
I get shoulder pain & if this not the case i get really sharp stabbin like pains in my ribs, which make me not want to move cuz it hurts so much?
Does not sound: Like a heart problem. Have you been lifting heavy weight at the gym or at work? Sound like two different pains. Shoulder pain and then the chest pain. Most common cause of chest pain on young people is musculoskeletal in nature like costochondritis or muscle sprains after heavy lifting. Do you have pain when you touch the chest area? Any pain in deep inspiration? Do you have history of heartburn? ...Read more
Shoulder pain: It is conceivable that this is due, in some fashion, to irritation of the diaphragm with radiation to the right shoulder. Although this would usually occur in the left shoulder there may be something wrong in the upper gastrointestinal tract that is producing an irritant effect on the diaphragm. See a family practitioner or a general internist to begin a full assessment. ...Read more
Throwing pain: Pain with overhand throwing in a 45 year old may be as simple as a tight capsule in the back of the shoulder. This can be simply treated with stretching. More significant injuries may be a tear of the labrum or rotator cuff tendons. You should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder problems. ...Read more
Left shoulder pain for weeks. No injury. Sharp, on&off, top of the shoulder. Doesn't always hurt w/ movement, and hurts when doing nothing. Thoughts?
Depending on your-: -age, this could be impingement. Some symptoms include trouble putting on a coat or blouse, fastening your bra, and a positive empty can sign. You extend your arm out in front of you, elbow extended & pretend that you're emptying a can rotating your arm as is emptying a can. In Wisconsin we call it the empty beer can sign. If not painful or if it is, see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Thoracic pain: This is a nonspecific complaint and could represent anything from scapulothoracic pathology to cervical radiculopathy to underlying chest pathology (i.e. Heart, lungs). If the pain has been present for over 6 weeks or is severe and waking you at night or if there are any other concerns then you should see a physician. ...Read more
Multiple answers: Sharp pain in the shoulder with coughing could represent a problem with a cervical or thoracic disc problem or possibly an issue with tendonitis in the shoulder. Less likely but possible. Definitely needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I woke up at 4am with very sharp right shoulder pain. It is still hurting especially when I take a breath.
Started with right shoulder pain at first felt stiff now it's sharp and goes to my elbow. Took anvil with no relief it's keeping me awake.
Get evaluated: may be referred from neck if no injuries. see md for xrays and work up ...Read more
Sharp pain when lift things up to put on high shelf. Now, shoulder pain when extend arm to the side or lift arm up or write or sleep on side. Serious?
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
68-yo active male. Progressive pain in shoulder joint, sometimes sharp. Is there a simple procedure to reduce inflammation?
My daughter woke up Today with sharp upper back pain and shoulder pain. It hurts whenever she is bending down or coughing. What Can it be?
Rib/vertebral dysf: Sounds like rib or vertebral dysfunction.Must rule out lung or other serious problem, but key may be pain w/bending.Ribs/vertebrae can get 'locked' for seemingly no reason-even during sleep & hurt w/coughing or certain movements.A good history & physical incl hands-on osteopathic exam may be the best way to find the cause.Osteopathic manipulation can free them & relieve the pain. ...Read more
I'm having shoulder pain that radiates down to my wrist I've also noticed that when I take a deep breath I get a sharp pain in my shoulder,?
Brachial plexus ?: Middle age person with shoulder pain intensified by inspiration & with radiation of pain to wrist needs Neurology evaluation to rule out brachial plexus injury, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, TOS, & lung tumor. Some Neurologists are unfamiliar with physical exam methods to define TOS & uncomfortable with this diagnosis; in which case an Osteopath might be consulted. An MRI of shoulder is indicated. ...Read more
A sudden sharp left shoulder pain. It's not muscular and feels deeper in. It comes and goes and breathing causes it to hurt. No issue on movement. ?
Lately I've had dull/achy chest, back, shoulder pain, sharp at times in sternum. My Echo was normal, what's the best test to identify pericarditis?
Jumped wrong, sharp pain from neck into head. For a month, upper back, neck and shoulder pain. When back moved, sharp pain from sh/blade to chest. ?
What would cause a sharp pain below breast middle for a couple secs than stops then happens again later on Also have shoulder pain that comes an goes?
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