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Pain in the shoulder joint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hello.
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   Shall I come to the point
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   I've a problem with my right shoulder
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   I play cricket regularly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   whenever I throw a ball I feel extreme pain on my shoulder joint, you can say on the wing part
User :   I'm facing this problem since 2yrs
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   that pain stays till 2-3mins and than vanishes
Doctor :   Have you shown your self to any doctor?
User :   Never met with an accident or anything which shall cause this problem
User :   yes, but they suggested that this is a temporary pain and it will go of with time
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Did he give any medications for that.
Doctor :   ?
User :   Volini spray.
Doctor :   Give me your Age, Height and weight.

Doctor :   Location, Occupation?
User :   24yrs, 173cms, 72.5kgs
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Location, Occupation?
User :  
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   How often do you play cricket?
User :   I used to daily in my college days, after joining as a professional only play when there is any corporate tournaments, so now I play thrice in a month
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is it present all the time?
User :   yeah.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Can you rate the pain from 1 to 10, 10 being the maximum pain.
User :   7
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Does it radiate to other part of your arm?
User :   no.
Doctor :   Can you pin point the pain?
User :   umm..
Doctor :   I meant is it localized?
User :   yes...
User :   only in one spot I feel that
Doctor :   Can tell me the exact location of the pain?
User :   Near the joint of my right shoulder and the wing on my back, somewhat near the armpit
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It looks like a muscle tear.
User :   ohh.
Doctor :   You have to consult a orthopedic doctor and go for a MRI of the shoulder joint.
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   It could be just a minor tear.
User :   How many days will it take to heal...
User :   will he suggest me to go for a surgery
Doctor :   If it is confirmed as a minor tear then , It will take 2 to 4 weeks of rest.
User :   only rest or with some medications
Doctor :   We only say after the examination is done.
User :   Ok.
User :   any more suggestions you would like to give?
Doctor :   You should give rest for 2weeks.
Doctor :   Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.

User :   Sure. Thank you so much. It was nice talking o you
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Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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