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Arms swollen and sore 9 hours after getting the Depo-Provera shot?

Arms swollen and sore 9 hours after getting the Depo-Provera shot?

Exam: It would be normal to have soreness at the sight of a depot shot at after you've received it. However it's difficult to tell with an internet question how swollen the area is. If the area is quite swollen you should go see a doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Lump popped up under shoulder blade after having a lump upper arm same side. Numb skin but extremely painful when walking laying sitting. ?

Lump popped up under shoulder blade after having a lump upper arm same side. Numb skin but extremely painful when walking laying sitting. ?

See a doctor: This may be an infection that needs to be drained. Only by seeing a doctor and having an exam of the area can this be determined. ...Read more

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Spider bite 4 weeks ago still sore hot pains up and down body stabbing ankles wrists tingling tired aching head feels tight throat swollen ankles too?

Spider bite 4 weeks ago still sore hot pains up and down body stabbing ankles wrists tingling tired aching head feels tight throat swollen ankles too?

Is a spider bite?: It may not have been a spider bite. There have been many cases of skin infections caused by Methicillin Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) . The lesion is typically described as a spider bite. What happens is this organism penetrates the skin via hair follicle and makes its way into the body. It can evade the immune system, but it can also attack with vigor. Get a blood test! ...Read more

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After I sleep my shoulder hurts and neck is tight?

After I sleep my shoulder hurts and neck is tight?

Consider: Consider your positioning. May want to lay on back or get a different pillow or even mattress. If not improved or worsening, would recommend being seen by your physician to check you over - consider a full structural musculoskeletal exam by an osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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I'm on Intuniv. My right arm started feeling heavy last morning. Doesn't affect me during day. Slight pain in shoulder when arm moved over body.

I'm on Intuniv. My right arm started feeling heavy last morning. Doesn't affect me during day. Slight pain in shoulder when arm moved over body.

Shoulder pain: Please make an appointment to see your Primary doctor about this. If you have to wait a day or two please go to the Emergency facility. ...Read more

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Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ? Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog ?
Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Myofascial : This sounds like you may be experiencing a myofascial trigger point; this irritation of muscle groups can even mimic nerve root type pain. The shoulder girdle area is a common site for these types of regional muscle fiber strains. If your dog takes you for the walk (with lots of tugging) then a few trips to dog training school may help to change unruly tugging. A lighter, fashionista bag ? ...Read more

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After sleeping, woke up having pain between shoulder blades. Help?

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

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Does neck and shoulder soreness come after a cold .?

Yes: Yes so take it easy and get rested. If it persists see your md to rule out other issues. ...Read more

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Fell on back during snowmobile accident 2 weeks ago. Right ribs very sore. Still sore with increased tenderness after massaging them. Internal bleed?

Fell on back during snowmobile accident 2 weeks ago.  Right ribs very sore.  Still sore with increased tenderness after massaging them.  Internal bleed?

Bruise: An internal bleed that is a bruise. Internal bleeding that is life threatening would not be stable at two weeks. It sounds like you need medical attention. ...Read more

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Sore throat appeared suddenly slight nose drip hardly noticable .after about 3-4 days i had very itchy rash under my breast and hips?

Sore throat appeared suddenly slight nose drip hardly noticable .after about 3-4 days i had very itchy rash under my breast and hips?

See Your Doctor: Sore throat with nasal "drip" suggests you have an upper respiratory infection likely of a viral nature. Viruses also cause rashes & even hives which are itchy. Rashes have many causes & need visual inspection to diagnose. Strep throat is also a possibility & requires an antibiotic. Calamine lotion can help the itching however you must see your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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About 3 weeks ago I had a 5-day Cold. This week: sore throat, cough, stiff neck, head throbs when I move. Low fever 1 night. Possibly sinus infection?

About 3 weeks ago I had a 5-day Cold. This week: sore throat, cough, stiff neck, head throbs when I move. Low fever 1 night. Possibly sinus infection?

See a doctor: This is not something that can easily be diagnosed over the internet. You need to be examined and further history obtained. The stiff neck, headache and fever are disturbing and need assessment to be sure you do not have involvement of the central nervous system. Go see your PCP. Best wishes. ...Read more

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First time getting massage sore neck after dull neck pains on an off it's day 3? Help?

First time getting massage sore neck after dull neck pains on an off it's day 3? Help?

Muscle spasms?: I am not sure what your question is, however if you've been having some neck pains and have no numbness or weakness in the upper extremities then it's likely a muscle spasm. Massage should help. You can also do some gentle exercises. Try ibuprofen. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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