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What is wrong when you have shoulder pain and numbness?
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Check neck
Symptoms could be from the shoulder or referred.
Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. A herniated disk in the neck could be causing your symptoms. See an orthopedist.

In brief: Check neck
Symptoms could be from the shoulder or referred.
Common referred sources include: abdomen, heart and neck. Shoulder sources include: arthritis, labral tears, instability, tendinitis, rotator cuff tears, bursitis, painful bony spurs etc. Shoulder blade pain can be from the neck or bursitis around the blade. A herniated disk in the neck could be causing your symptoms. See an orthopedist.
Dr. Amir Khan
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
A problem with the shoulder can cause both pain and sometimes numbness.
A problem with the neck can do the same thing. It is impossible to tell what is wrong without a physical examination and this should be done by a doctor.

In brief: Depends
A problem with the shoulder can cause both pain and sometimes numbness.
A problem with the neck can do the same thing. It is impossible to tell what is wrong without a physical examination and this should be done by a doctor.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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