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Shoulder pain

Yesterday suddenly I started feeling pain in the back of my shoulder. The pain came in waves. When I checked I saw the area has got swollen. I applied balm and got some relief but the pain is spreading to my back and neck. What can be the cause and cure?
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Dr. Raviraj Francis
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Hello there.... well ther are number of causes to pain in an around shoulder region it may be as simple as postural related or could be complex as well....a detailed history regarding how the pain started,what is the site,any history of stress/trauma wethr shoulder movements are affected needs to be understood so  actual examination of the part becomes necessary.....however for the temperory relief you may apply diclofinac based gel or intradermal pain patches for temperory relief of symptoms. Regards & take care.
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani (PT)
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Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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DR. PRADEEP KUMAR SAHU
Orthopedic Physiotherapist 2 yrs exp Delhi
hi. you need a detail assessment . but as par of your complain d pain might b originating from levator scapulae/scaleni/upper trapezius. take some hot formentation for symptomatic relief then consult a best physiotherapist.
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Dr. Vineesh Niranjan
Orthopedic Surgeon 10 yrs exp Patna
Kindly get investigated by an orthopaedician. To rule out infective cause, in such cases with no history of trauma.
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