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Painful grinding movements in shoulder joints - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you
User :   Hi
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Please proceed with your query
User :   As a 23 y/o female, what could cause chronic grinding and pain in both of my shoulder joints?
Doctor :   Ok
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I will help you in this
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Can i ask few questions ?
User :   sure
Doctor :   do you have pain in the shoulder joints
User :   yes
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do you have swelling in the shoulder joints ?
User :   no
Doctor :  
how is movements at the level of shoulder joint
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wats your occupation ?
User :   i am an engineer
Doctor :  
ok
User :   movement at the level of the shoulder causes grinding, but no more pain than anything else
Doctor :   Since how long do you have this problem?
User :   1 yr off and on
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Ok
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did you do any investigations like X-ray
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of the shoulder joint
User :   i had an x-ray, but haven't gotten results yet
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Ok
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Ok
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any blood investigations like C reactive protein
User :   no
Doctor :   ASLO titre
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Ok
User :   last blood tests were about 6 months ago, no problems then
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Are you on any medications
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   X- ray will guide us in diagnosis
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based on that the further medications and treatment

Doctor :   can be planned
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