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Elbow hit by car, shoulder pains, weird sound, numbness during cold. What could this be?

Morning. Two years ago the cars door knocked my elbow in between the joint . Ever since I knocked it, my shoulder pains, it feels like it came of the joint, it makes a weird sound as if its knocking against another bone. When its cold and when people lay on myy shoulder it gets numb. I went to the doctor and he told me I m paranoid. Please help?
Asked On : Sun, 26 Aug 2012
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Since car door knocked you in the elbow and you are saying pain in the shoulder with weird sounds.
Limb sudden extension like your case may cause dislocation of shoulder joints which can produce some clicking sounds.
In your case if it is a due to dislocation injury it is mild since the arm bone (humerus) is possibly not out of the shoulder girdle (scapula). There are some important nerves to arm are passing which when compressed can also cause numbness.
You need to get a X-ray after consulting your orthopaedician for further course of treatment if it is a shoulder dislocation.
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