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Upper arm sore after shingles shot. Gave cortisone shot for tendinitis. Throbbing at night. Reason?

I had a shingles shot in Sept. 2012. My right upper arm has been sore ever since Dr. gave me a cortisone shot and said I had tendonitis . Still hurting now 3/19/13. Now left upper arm is sore. Both arms are sore throbbing that keeps me up at night. They only seem to throb at night. During the day right upper arm hurts to move it? Any clue as to what s going on?
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome at HCM.

There is no connection between your previous shot & present symptoms.This looks to adhesive capsulitis or supraspinatus muscle involvement .You should have a MRI of shoulder to diagnose your problem.You can have relief by having an anti inflammatory analgesic & by having good physiotherapy.

Hope this all will help you.

With best wishes.
Answered: Fri, 26 Jul 2013
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