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I have right shoulder pain that radiates in the back and down arms.What could it be? Would dehydration cause this?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Doubt dehydration

It should not cause right shoulder pain.
However, other options include shoulder problem if moving the shoulder changes the pain. Otherwise, it could be related to lung problem, diaphragm, or upper abdominal problem that irritates the diaphragm and radiates pain. Need to see your doctor for x ray and physical exam.

In brief: Doubt dehydration

It should not cause right shoulder pain.
However, other options include shoulder problem if moving the shoulder changes the pain. Otherwise, it could be related to lung problem, diaphragm, or upper abdominal problem that irritates the diaphragm and radiates pain. Need to see your doctor for x ray and physical exam.
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