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I got in a car accident and was facing left when it happened, ever since it cracks all the time and feels like something is torn in my shoulder. Idea?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Whay cracks?

Shoulder thoughts, labral tear ac seperation snapping scapula are shoulder condition that cause popping of shoulder get with a orthopedic physiciant o rule out torn rotator cuff.

In brief: Whay cracks?

Shoulder thoughts, labral tear ac seperation snapping scapula are shoulder condition that cause popping of shoulder get with a orthopedic physiciant o rule out torn rotator cuff.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many possibilities

Based on your history, there are many possible issues with the shoulder (inflammation, strain, etc.
) see your physician as he/she will want to know the severity of the accident, seatbelt worn, was there passenger space intrusion, where the other vehicle stuck your vehicle, speeds of your vehicles, were you a passenger or driver, were you holding the steering wheel, etc. Info needed for diagnosis.

In brief: Many possibilities

Based on your history, there are many possible issues with the shoulder (inflammation, strain, etc.
) see your physician as he/she will want to know the severity of the accident, seatbelt worn, was there passenger space intrusion, where the other vehicle stuck your vehicle, speeds of your vehicles, were you a passenger or driver, were you holding the steering wheel, etc. Info needed for diagnosis.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Could be

See your doctor to get the shoulder checked out.
You can start with xray and may need to have an MRI scan to rule out a partial rotator cuff tear.

In brief: Could be

See your doctor to get the shoulder checked out.
You can start with xray and may need to have an MRI scan to rule out a partial rotator cuff tear.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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