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My shoulder hurts when I try to lift it

Patient: My shoulder hurts when I try to lift it

 

 

Doctor: Hi .Thanks for your query.Read and understood your history of pain in the shoulder on lifting movement.The mos t important causes are:Frozen shoulder, in which the tissues around the shoulder joint are inflamed hence gives the pain.Trauma: due to fall or hit on the joint.Diabetes must be ruled out.I would advise you the following :First of all consult an Orthopaedic Surgeon for clinical evaluation, physical examinations and investigationsMRI is the best to tell the extent of the disease and guides for further management.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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