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Shoulder Popping When Rotating
Varies: There are many potential causes. Among one of the more common is a subscapular bursitis, in a bursa underneath the shoulder blade can become inflamed and cause symptoms similar to what you describe. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
See a specialist: Jessica, Not sure how long you have been having the symptoms however I would recommend you see a sports or foot specialist. Normally a cracking noise with rotation wouldn't worry me too much, however your symptoms are associated with pain and difficulty running/walking. Seem like an X-ray and comprehensive physical examination is necessary. ...Read more
Tennis elbow: The most common cause of elbow pain when gripping comes from lateral epicondytis or tennis elbow. The pain is on the outside part of the elbow right over the prominent bone than can be easily felt there. Usually goes away on its own but can also take several weeks or even months. Simple stretching can help sometimes an injection can help with the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shoulder blade pain sometimes shoots around to chest, right shoulder arm hurts when stretched across chest, chest hurts i'm the middle when i flex it.
Poss cartilage tear: The pain shooting around to the chest is interesting. I guess i would have to see where you are pointing too. If your arm hurts when stretched across your chest, it could be an issue with the labrum inside your shoulder. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Upper back pain near the shoulder blade on one side and intensified by sneezing is likely musculoskeletal. In a late 30's male certain labor or sport mechanical muscle stress might cause a nagging pain intensified by movement. Muscle rest is important, and discomfort longer than 2-3 weeks becomes worrisome. If fever, cough, or shortness of breath then is concern for more urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Shoulder been hurting where it rotates. Feel weakness in that hand. Extend arm on way back it grinds. Pops. Clicks.
Shoulder Pain: Sounds like you have ligament instability of the shoulder. The best treatment for this is strengthening exercises. Without exercises it is likely you will go on to develop osteoarthritis of the shoulder. I would suggest you see a shoulder specialist for an appropriate treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
L shoulder&blade pain, slight tingly feeling down arm, popping/grinding feeling when moving shoulder. Sore upper back when moving chin to chest. ?
Severe pain from shoulder down deltoid into bicep. Not rotator cuff. More pain when arm is rotated toward chest. Torn cartilage in other shoulder. ??
Get examined!: At age 55 your most common cause for this pain would still be 'impingement' ( or bursitis). Labral tears causing this pain are less likely unless associated with the biceps 'anchor'( SLAP) lesions -- but less likely in isolation in your age group.Osteoarthritis can cause pain in this distribution . AC joint arthritis can also cause pain when rotating arm towards chest ( adduction). See an ORS! GL! ...Read more
Left jaw joint ache when chin tilted down or turning neck left. sometimes pain uppr left throat & ear when swallowng. jaw clicking when eating. tmjd?
TMJ-TMD: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rotator cuff tear-pain in elbow-wrist-hand- swollen forearm-catch in bicep, bicep knotted up, when pushed, it has a cracking popping feeling, painful ?
Costochondritis: Pain behind your shoulder blade can be caused by inflammation of the space between your shoulder blade and your ribs or the muscles between the ribs can become inflammed, both can cause pain on deep inspiration, both are usually self limited and can be managed with nsaids. If pain persist or worsens would certainly recommend you see a physician. ...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
History of Chest pain, hurts when moving around, bending. when laying down back hurts between shoulder blade, rattling in lungs, difficulty breathing.
Too many symptoms--: For me to sort out what is going on in this forum, but many are serious enough that you should see a doctor ASAP!!! Good luck. ...Read more
Joint pain: Unfortunately, the information you provided is not enough to make out a diagnosis. More info is needed such as how long you've had it for, is there swelling, redness with it, how many joints are involved, how did it get started, etc. You may choose to see a local doc to discuss it with him in more detail. ...Read more
Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.
Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Front deltoid muscle severe pain every time I elbow backwards or extend my arm towards shoulder blade. Is it sore? Injured?
May need to see your: Doctor. Depends how you injured it.You may have a bicipital tendinitis if you did some unusual lifting, or sports injury. Difficult to diagnose without further exam & evaluation in person. Get it checked out if it continues. Get a 2nd opinion from a D.O., osteopathic doctor specializing in Neuromuscular Medicine. They can diagnose, image if warranted & treat. Many in FL. Call the school's clinic. ...Read more
Popping from both shoulders- joint\scapula when rotating and overhead. Pain sometimes esp w/ ext rotation. Xray showed nothing. What could cause?
Rotator cuff: It is possible to have rotator cuff problems with normal x-rays.An MRI scan is more sensitive. It is unusual for a young person to have problems with rotator cuff in the absence of trauma or repetitive activities which put a lot of stress on the shoulder joint.The "popping" sensation suggests a problem in the joints themselves as opposed to a problem with the spinal nerves that go to the shoulders. ...Read more
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