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Pain in left shoulder, radiating to neck - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hi
User :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi....I have quite servere pain on my left shoulder....radiating up to my neck.My left arm is completely numb at moment
User :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   Since when are you having these symptoms?
User :   female 25 years old.....i have degenerative disk disease and have had both thoracic and lumbar disectomies
User :   Ok
User :   i started having these symptoms yesterday
User :   i lifted my laptop onyo a table and got a sudden onset of pain
User :   Do you have difficulty in gripping with your left hand?
User :   yes
User :   Ok
User :   Let me brief you.
User :   Pain with numbness and weakess involving one limb (upper limb) are feature of cervical radiculopathies.
User :   You would need to consult an orthopedician for physical examination and evaluation.
User :   In the mean time, you may use analgesics for pain relief and avoid physical exertion.
User :   Have you followed what I have sugested/
User :   yes thank you
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