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Shoulder Pain After Fall
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
Pain when taking a deep breath only but when I change posture or move shoulder pain goes away. Shoulder pain around rotator cuff and down shoulder?
Couple of things: Could be a couple of things. If not going away in a couple of days, then should have it checked by someone. Maybe even get X-ray. ...Read more
Severe shooting, tearing pain in rt shoulder at shoulder joint. Rt arm falls asleep. Very weak, can barely lift anything, 3+ wks, getting worse, ?
No Trauma?: If no trauma one possibility is parsonage turner syndrome (acute idiopathic brachial plexopathy) its uncommon but i see one or two cases a year. You've pretty much described the acute presenting symptoms. I think you should see a neurologist if there is no reason to suspect traumatic injury of the shoulder itself. ...Read more
Fell on my shoulder from a handstand. Shoulder has fairly decent movement after two weeks, but benchpressing brought pain. Rotator cuff Injury?
Not necessarily: 2 weeks too soon to tell. need some more time. if remains painful needs evaluation ...Read more
Tuesday gone did 40 pushups left should pain since then swelling and pain when moving my shoulder pain from shoulder to elbow pain at night awakes me?
See below: First of all, if this was an attack of pain, it could likely represents the first gallbladder attack you ever had. Clearly if the pain persists or recurs see your family doctor or gastroenterologist for further evaluation. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Left shoulder, March 18th, subacromial decompression/bone spur removal. 6 weeks later constant pain and numbness from mid upper arm to fingers.
Call surgeon!: Call your surgeon to find out what to do. The doc who did the procedure will be able to tell you if this is normal at this stage or not. If you are unhappy with his advice, consider a consult with a doc on Healthtap Concierge, or see your primary care doc, who can give an opinion, too, or arrange for a second opinion for you, if necessary. ...Read more
Pain in shoulder and neck and underarm following fall down the stairs 2 weeks ago. Getting worse?
Sharp pain in neck by shoulder. 2nd time in 2yrs. Excruciating pain when I turn my neck. Pain went away after 2 days. Herniated disk maybe? Need MRI?
Severe shoulder pain as I wringing wet rag. pain at front shoulder. Arm ok up and down painful front to back. Bursitis? Tear? No repete motion prior.
Neck pain shoulder pain radiation into shoulder and down arm no trauma
throbbing and intense pain
intensifies when i move my neck?
Pinched nerve : this is just a pinched nerve. However you can have muscle pain in the neck thatcan be felt in the arm and you can also have shoulder pain that could be felt in the neck or in the arm. You need to see your physician and have an evaluation perhaps looking at both the rheumatic issues in the neurologic systems ...Read more
Talk to your PCP: Pain like that may be nothing but it could be heart pain. If it is severe, or if you have a history of heart problem go to the er. You should get seen quickly also if it is associated with shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, dizziness, or palpitations. It is impossible to know for sure on the internet. Best wishes. ...Read more
Right leg pain while driving for months. Now intermittent heat whenever. Pain at joints, heat radiates. Ideas?
ER for CT/xrays: If you experienced unconsciousness even for a brief interval, it would be best to be seen by a physician right away. You may need a head CT to rule out trauma-related problems such as bleeding and swelling. At the ER, they can also prescribe pain medications as necessary. It must have been a significant blow to the head to cause neck, shoulder, and spine pain, too. ...Read more