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Right shoulder pain while breathing in and yawning?

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Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management

In brief: Frequently missed

Common presentation for 'locked down' rib.
Pain is usually really behind shoulder.Ribs rise in front w/ inhalation & go down w/ exhalation.When 'locked down', something prevents rib from rising.Pain is exaggerated by deep inhaling like yawning.Consider a good history & phys exam, incl osteopathic hands-on exam which may determine cause.Ribs can be easily diagnosed & fixed in the office.

In brief: Frequently missed

Common presentation for 'locked down' rib.
Pain is usually really behind shoulder.Ribs rise in front w/ inhalation & go down w/ exhalation.When 'locked down', something prevents rib from rising.Pain is exaggerated by deep inhaling like yawning.Consider a good history & phys exam, incl osteopathic hands-on exam which may determine cause.Ribs can be easily diagnosed & fixed in the office.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: "referred pain"

This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain".
Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few tests.

In brief: "referred pain"

This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain".
Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few tests.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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