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Suggest treatment for pain near shoulder after accidental twisting of arms? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Jan-2014
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
Doctor:How can I help?
User:My daughter is 4 and half month while picking her up her left hand got turned and now she is not picking anything from her left hand
User:now she is sleeping
Doctor:Is there any visible swelling?
Doctor:Is she behaving as if there is pain?
Doctor:Like crying, etc
User:when i try to pull up her left hand than she start crying ..
User:she is having pain near her shoulder
Doctor:Is there any deformity of shoulder?
Doctor:First thing is that do not pull from arm or hand
Doctor:Rather pick the baby by putting hands under her armpits, palms facing the rib cage
Doctor:Give her some brufen syrup
Doctor:It is painkiller
Doctor:It will give her relief
Doctor:If she does not get better in a day or so
User:i have given her calpol
User:will that work
Doctor:Then take her to an orthopedic surgeon
Doctor:Calpol wont help with pain
User:ok doctor
User:can be give her massage
User:near her shoulder
Doctor:Avoid massage in the area
Doctor:If she is in pain at night
Doctor:keep her arm folded and adjacent to the chest
Doctor:and put a sling with a cloth that holds her arm in the position
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:no thank u doctor
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
Doctor:Take care
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