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Suggest treatment for severe shoulder pain

hi I developed R shoulder pain after a motorcycle trip out west last summer ending in September pain became unbearable October saw family DR X-Ray reveled inflammation dose of steroids gave relief but pain returned and started in L shoulder and I have been getting increasingly tired and gained 15 pounds and as I am obese I think people are taking it for being lazy . of witch I am not but it is becoming a effort to exercise. I am 59 y 345pounds male please help I once weight 400 and had gastric bypass 2008 had a gun shot wound in 1976 pure led ball never removed in r leg inside the tibia
Wed, 24 Jun 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello,

I have studied your case.
It can be shoulder rotator cuff injury which may need MRI for confirmation.

Medication like methylcobalamine with muscle relaxant and analgesic will reduce pain, you can take them consulting your treating doctor.
You may consult physiotherapist for further guidance. He may start TENS ,or ultrasound which is helpful in your case.
You may need to take rest for early healing.

Also check your vit B12 and vit D3 in your blood.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
Regards
Dr Vaibhav
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