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My wife's shouldermakes aloud, painful click if she raises her arm laterally above horizontal. ?
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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Needs further eval.
This symptom is caused by a problem with the tendons in the shoulder called the rotator cuff.
Sometimes it is just inflammation (tendinitis) but often there is a calcium deposit, bursitis, or an impingement of the bones. Her doctor can sort this out.

In brief: Needs further eval.
This symptom is caused by a problem with the tendons in the shoulder called the rotator cuff.
Sometimes it is just inflammation (tendinitis) but often there is a calcium deposit, bursitis, or an impingement of the bones. Her doctor can sort this out.
Dr. Robert Stuart
Dr. Robert Stuart
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: I agree
This does sound like the below answer. Also, have your physician evaluate the status of her labrum, or the "gristle" of the joint.
Best of luck!

In brief: I agree
This does sound like the below answer. Also, have your physician evaluate the status of her labrum, or the "gristle" of the joint.
Best of luck!
Dr. Mark Galland
Dr. Mark Galland
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