What causes throbbing in front of left shoulder?

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Posted on Sat, 6 Jun 2015 in General Health
Question: throbbing in front of left shoulder no pain.
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Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Sounds due to muscular-skeletal issues....

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Throbbing feeling in front of left shoulder, with no pain is a sign of possible muscular-skeletal problem:
- perhaps you've been working and putting in movement more the left shoulder than the other
- bad positioning
- sweating

I advise to:
- apply warm clothing locally
- apply analgesic cream locally
- take OTC pain-killers
- massaging the area with oliver/lavender oil can also help

If no improvement, should see your physician as you might need prescription medications.

If you are also having difficulty in breathing, then, immediate examinations are advised to rule out: lungs, pleurisy or cardiac problems.

Hope it was of help!
Dr.Albana
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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