Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain can occur due to various causes. The most common causes are due to repetitive strain on the joint, resulting in ligament and labral tears. It is also a site for dislocation that can cause excessive pain.

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I had a right shoulder injury and have right shoulder pain during certain movements. Please review my MRI images.

Query: Hello doctor,I have right shoulder pain on certain movements. I had a right shoulder injury during racket sports. Please review my MRI images.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Shoyab

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your attached reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I can see a large amount of fluid collection around the shoulder joint. That is caused by focal complete tears and retraction of 2 of the 4 tendons that make up the rotator...  Read Full »

I had a problem with my shoulder for so many days, and the doctor recommended an MRI. What does my MRI report suggest about my condition?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a problem with my shoulder for so many days and I consulted a doctor and the doctor recommended an MRI. My MRI report says the following.1. Tear of the anterior inferior labrum from 7 o'clock to 10 o'clock position with medially displaced but intact anterior periosteum.2. Abnormal...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) films (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). There is a Bankart lesion (Perthes variant) with a Hillsach lesion in the humeral head. The only correction is that the lesion is usually between the...  Read Full »

I am 29 years old and have been having left-side chest discomfort, upper left shoulder left bicep pain, back pain, weakness, nausea, and upset stomach. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 29 years old. My symptoms are left-side chest discomfort, sometimes pain in the upper left shoulder left bicep, sometimes upper back pain, weakness, sometimes dizzy spell, and always face fear of death. Burping and nausea with stomach upset are also common. ECG was normal. Pleural ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Alone, medicines will not work permanently. Do yoga and pranayam regularly. Go for walks regularly. Take tablet Thiosinaminum 3X, two tablets thrice daily, and tablet Bryania alba 30 ch 4 drops three times a day f...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain in the fingers, palm, and wrist after working on the laptop from home?

Query: Hi doctor, Now, I am working from home for eight to ten hours a day. Before six days, my laptop got backed up. For the next three days, I was working with an external keyboard and mouse by sitting on the bed instead of using my table and chair. Though I had some strain and discomfort, I continued...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please mention the exact location of pain. Please mention whether you have pain in your wrist or elbow or shoulder joint. Please mention whether you have hypothyroidism or diabetes. You have possible causes of neuropraxia, carpal tunnel syndrome, hypocalcemia, hypokalem...  Read Full »

Can my grandmother discontinue one of her gout medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, My 83-year-old mother is taking two different medications for gout. She has consistent hand and shoulder pain with weakness. She is unable to catch her walker grip and even she is unable to catch her water bottle. One of the pharmacists told me that one of the medications taken by her ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Her symptoms are not related to gout or it can be due to chronic tophaceous gout. She can also have CTS (carpal tunnel syndrome) or a flare of RA (rheumatoid arthritis). If the symptoms are more in the early morning and then it decreases gradually, then it can be due to R...  Read Full »

What is the reason for shoulder and arm pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 28 years old. She is suffering from shoulder and arm pain. She has more pain during night-time and not able to get good sleep. First we consulted a doctor; he gave some multivitamin and Calcium tablets. Also advised her to do some exercise, but there is no effect. Then we consu...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Uric acid levels are within normal levels. Hemoglobin levels are reduced and should be around 12 g.Most probably it is due to iron deficiency anemia. She needs to take Iron and Folic acid tablets for a month and repeat her hemoglobin levels to see that it has returned to ...  Read Full »

I get severe pain in my spine and shoulder while riding bikes or sitting for a longer period. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from severe spine pain and shoulder pain. At normal times, I do not have pain, but while riding bikes, sitting in front of computers, and standing with both hands on my backside, I get severe pain in my spine and shoulder. I consulted an ortho doctor, and after a few examin...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your description and with no examination findings and reports, I can only be general and not specific. Also, I do not know your age. However, I think you have cervical spondylitis and myofascial pain from long hours of poor posture and working on the desk and compu...  Read Full »

How to cure body aches in the shoulders and neck in a hypertensive patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached the reports of my mother. She experiences symptoms such as itching and skin dryness. She also experiences body aches, including the shoulders and neck. She suffers from sleeplessness. She takes medication for BP, and she also takes vitamin supplements. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. I saw the files you have attached (attachments removed to protect patient's identity). Interpretation of the laboratory results: 1) Vitamin D level is sufficient. There is no deficiency state. 2) Complete...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old female who underwent surgery for scoliosis, but I still have pain in my left hand and shoulder. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old, female, and I have scoliosis. I had surgery 12 years back, and everything was fine. I do not have any problems. However, until now, I have had pain In my left hand and shoulder with a tingling in both hands and feet, and my neck hurts when I move it. The pain suddenly a...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I can understand your concern. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). But what I need are the X-rays and clinical findings, such as, Do you have any weaknesses or limitations during movements? D...  Read Full »

What to do for shoulder pain, weakness and tingling sensation on hand in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic patient. I am having weakness, shoulder pain, and tingling sensation on hand. I am taking the following medicines: 1. Lantus injection 26 units in the morning. 2. K GEM (Gliclazide 50 mg and Metformin 500 mg). 3. K pio (Pioglitazone hydrochloride 15 mg). 4. Tendia...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query, and from what you have mentioned, I would suggest increasing the dose of Lantas to 30 units once daily. Try to rotate the insulin injection sites as well. Try to walk for 30 minutes and drink 12 glasses of water daily. It will help the natural lo...  Read Full »

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