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Home remedies for relieving shoulder pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Shoulder pain, feels like it needs to click, gets stuck
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Iam.dr.XXX
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   23
Doctor :   Since when you have it?
Doctor :   IS it assctd with heavy work?
User :   yesterday morning
User :   no
Doctor :   dID you have fever/
User :   no
Doctor :   Any heavy work yesterday?
User :   no
Doctor :   was your sleep position normal?
User :   yes
Doctor :   do you have numbness in your arms
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have neck pain/
User :   no
Doctor :   which shoulder is painful?
User :   left
Doctor :   is it assctd with movements/
User :   yes
Doctor :   or is it present at rest?
User :   both
Doctor :   ok'
Doctor :   do you have local pain and swelling there/
User :   no swelling but yes to pain
Doctor :   most common cause can be shoulder bursitis
Doctor :   A bursa is a tiny fluid-filled sac that functions as a gliding surface to reduce friction between tissues of the bod
Doctor :   Bursitis is inflammation of a bursa.
Doctor :   When injury or inflammation of a bursa around the shoulder joint occurs, shoulder bursitis is present
Doctor :   A bursa can become inflamed from injury, infection (rare in the shoulder), or an underlying rheumatic condition
Doctor :   did you take any xray ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the other common cause of shoulder pain and neck pain is injury to the soft tissues including the muscles, tendons, and ligaments within these structures
User :   just wanted to know if i shoould see a doctor or maybe hospital?
Doctor :   For milder cases, basic home-care measures
Doctor :   are adequate until your doctor can see you.
Doctor :   did you try ice compresses or mild pain medicines
User :   yes, did nothing
Doctor :   ok is the pain increasing
Doctor :   Minor injuries that have only slight pain can be treated at home.
Doctor :   Rest: Use the area as little as possible for the first two to three days
Doctor :   you can try some simple remedies first
User :   i have a 9 month old baby i need to look after
Doctor :   like tynelol tab
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that you can do
Doctor :   try simple home remedies
Doctor :   like ice compresses ,tylenol etc
User :   ok
Doctor :   if still the pain is increasing
Doctor :   a local xray will help to find the cause
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have? any history of recent fall
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for minor sprain or strain some rest will relieve
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   the pain apply local pain killer ointments
Doctor :   Thankyou......
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with now?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...
Doctor :   Bye for now...
Doctor :   Take care..
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