Is there a possibility that I tore my rotator cuff?
Patient :I am a 15 year old female. In the beginning of May I was taking a shirt off and when I turned my arm, my shoulder popped. Since then I cannot lift my arm above my head, lay on my left side, or carry more than about 5 pounds with my left arm. Every time I move my arm it cracks and pops. I had an xray done in the beginning if June and they did not see any fractures. My arm is swollen and red all the time. Could I have torn my rotator cuff? If not what could be wrong with my shoulder?
Symptoms: Sore shoulder and arm
Can't lift arm above head
Shoulder and arm swollen
Shoulder cracks/pops every time I move it
Cannot lay on affected side
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