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Can back and shoulder pain be caused from thyroid issues?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Possibly

Both hyper and hypothyroidism can cause myopathy, which can present as muscle and joint pain.
Although this is not the most common symptom of thyroid problem, it certainly need to be ruled out. A simple thyroid blood test will tell whether or not your thyroid function is not normal.

In brief: Possibly

Both hyper and hypothyroidism can cause myopathy, which can present as muscle and joint pain.
Although this is not the most common symptom of thyroid problem, it certainly need to be ruled out. A simple thyroid blood test will tell whether or not your thyroid function is not normal.
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Highly unlikely

Look for other causes- like arthritis in cervical spine.

In brief: Highly unlikely

Look for other causes- like arthritis in cervical spine.
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