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Periodic strange nerve beats in shoulder, no pain or numbness. Cause?

I am feeling strange nerve beat in my right shoulder from the last couple of hours, every 3 mins or so. No matter in which position i keep my hand . There is neither any pain nor any numbness in hand. What can be its cause? feeling beats on top of my right shoulder just above biceps . Kindly suggest me cause and solution to this.
Asked On : Thu, 25 Oct 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi there,

Thanks for your query.

The problem is apparently due to irritation of a nerve branch supplying the affected muscles. Irritation is due to either compression by the adjacent bone/shoulder joint; or, partial but reversible injury to the nerve.

There is nothing to be done. An anti-epileptic drug can curb the problem.

If it doesn't disappear in 2 weeks' time, consult a doctor who will evaluate you and order relevant investigations.

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Answered: Wed, 18 Dec 2013
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