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What causes weakness in the right shoulder muscles?

progressive weakness in right shoulder muscles beginning 1 week ago today. don t remember hurting it or straining. weakness lifting objects from chest height to above head. ( noticeable while lifting a glass of water during meals) no pain- during movement just weaker than the left shoulder.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

It can be a simple musculoskeletal pain.
As a first line management, you can take analgesics like Aceclofenac or Tramadol for pain relief. If symptoms persist, better to consult an orthopedician and get evaluated.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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