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I am experiencing ear/neck/ shoulder pain on my right side.

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Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019
Question: I am experiencing ear/neck/shoulder pain on my right side. Also had "fluttering sensation" across top of shoulder last two nights.
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Probably arthritis is suspected, follow the advice below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

There are several medical conditions that can be related to your symptoms.

Based on your symptoms and your age, I may suspect of shoulder arthritis.

I recommend doing some examinations to confirm the diagnosis.

I suggest :

A complete blood count

PCR level

Rheumatoid factor blood levels.

Meanwhile, I recommend to use anti-inflammatory medication such as Naproxen 500 mg three tablets a day.

I also recommend to use anti-inflammatory cream for local application such as Voltaren cream.

Cool compresses can also be helpful to relieve the pain.

After the examinations you can contact me again for a specific treatment.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.


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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

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I am experiencing ear/neck/ shoulder pain on my right side.

Brief Answer: Probably arthritis is suspected, follow the advice below. Detailed Answer: Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. There are several medical conditions that can be related to your symptoms. Based on your symptoms and your age, I may suspect of shoulder arthritis. I recommend doing some examinations to confirm the diagnosis. I suggest : A complete blood count PCR level Rheumatoid factor blood levels. Meanwhile, I recommend to use anti-inflammatory medication such as Naproxen 500 mg three tablets a day. I also recommend to use anti-inflammatory cream for local application such as Voltaren cream. Cool compresses can also be helpful to relieve the pain. After the examinations you can contact me again for a specific treatment. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.