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Nerve impingement at the cervical spine or shoulder level can cause such pain.
You should apply warm compress and gently massage the area.
Ibuprofen ( Advil) can be tried 3 tabs with food 3 times a day.
Physical therapy will help with more resistant cases.
Please sleep on your back and avoid sleeping on the affected side.
May take about a week to recover from.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable and authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/