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What cause shoulder pain in patient on peritoneal dialysis with turbid color fluid and peritoneal pain?

What cause shoulder pain in patient on peritoneal dialysis with turbid color fluid and peritoneal pain?

Pain on PD: This question is clearer - turbid fluid indicates infection. Infection will cause these symptoms. Call your doctor and PD nurse. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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


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What causes shoulder pain and finger numbness? The pain is really bad and my arm is almost immobile.

What causes shoulder pain and finger numbness? The pain is really bad and my arm is almost immobile.

Shoulder instability: Due to a variety of causes, previous trauma, muscle weakness or injury. Loose ligaments are some causes. An unstable shoulder can give a feeling of apprehension when in certain positions and make the arm feel " dead". There are other explanations too. See an orthopedic surgeon . It's not normal for a 22 year old to feel this. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder pain?

Many Things: You can learn more at http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm shoulder pain can have multiple causes including pain that actually originates elsewhere and is called referred pain. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain?

What could cause shoulder pain?

See below: There are many causes, but the most common are an injury or irritation to the rotator cuff muscles/tendons, arthritis in the shoulder joint, or a pinched nerve in your neck. See your physician for a complete work up. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder pain with no injury?

What can cause shoulder pain with no injury?

Several poss. causes: Arthritis is common. Bursitis, tendonitis, small tears from overuse (i.e. Unnoticed injury), inflammatory disorders, intestinal injury (air in abdomen!), shoulder girdle prob. (poorly functioning ac or sternclavicular joints), etc. Posterior rib pain is also mistaken for 'shoulder pain' as it is behind the shoulder. A good history & phys, including osteopathic exam might help find & treat the cause. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain / weakness?

What could cause shoulder pain / weakness?

Impingement syndrome: The most likely problem after the age of 40 is impingement syndrome. It causes bursitis in the shoulder which eventually leads to rotato cuff tendinitis causing pain and perceived weakness with attempted elevation of the arm. If it persists you should be checked by a Ortho doc who can prescribe some physical therapy, anti-inflammatories, and a steroid injection. Cervical radiculopathy? ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain in a 6 year old?

A lot of thing: Trauma is the most common to cause problem in the age, which lead to painful situation. Some bone tumor problem in the bone like binge or malignant tumors, infection in the bone also could lead to pain in the shoulder also. Congenital abnormalities could cause that. ...Read more

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What could cause shoulder pain in the upper left shoulder?

What could cause shoulder pain in the upper left shoulder?

@ Ur age there R--: -many possibilities. Cardiac, bursitis rotator cuff disease R the main things that come 2 mind & need 2 B evaluated in that order ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder pain when you breathe deeply?

Not the shoulder: The typical causes of shoulder pain are not exacerbated by deep breathing. However, one can experience pain from the diaphragm that is referred, or felt, near the shoulder. There are many causes of diaphragm irritation. Since it separates the chest from the abdomen, problems from both can cause irritation of the diaphragm which can be referred to the shoulder. Get it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more