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Severe shoulder pain radiating to arms, no relief with several treatments. What can be done?

Thank you i had a severe pain in my right shoulder and it foes down to my right arm and under my shoulder i have made different visits to the doctor and take different medications but nothing functions would you please help me what could it be all started by a cold day and a sharp pain came under my arm as if my breth went away.
Asked On : Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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Welcome to the forum.
The symptoms you have described are more likely to be symptoms of muscles strain.. Exact diagnosis can be made only after proper examination by an orthopaedician. So I suggest you to consult one.
In the meanwhile, for symptomatic relief.
1. Do hot fomatation at the site.
2. Apply local anti-inflammatory gel 2-3 times a day.
3. Take mild pain killers like acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
4. Stronger prescription NSAIDS with muscle relaxants may help if simple analgesics do not help.
5. Do not lift weight or try to do exercise that involve painful muscles. Give proper time to heal.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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