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Shoulders and upper arms seem to ache a lot and it is hard…

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Shoulders and upper arms...

Shoulders and upper arms seem to ache a lot and it is hard to get arms up to comb hair

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

Health has been very good I'm 74 years old have had a hip replacement but do ride a bike and play pickleball

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not taking any meds but have a bad knee that the Dr. says needs repair

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer.com

This is Dr. John and I will be helping you today.

I will be reviewing your question and will respond shortly.

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

I have a few more questions to ask, is that ok?

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Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

when did the symptoms start?
Do you have the shoulder and arm pain at rest?
have you seen your doctor yet for this issue?
Have you tried any treatment for the shoulder yet?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
problem started a couple months ago- no I have not seen a Dr. sometimes my shoulders get a sharp pain in then when I try to lay on my side in bed- I have tried to exercise my arms and shoulders but they still hurt at times
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

my first thought would be rotator cuff syndrome.

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
no phone call thank you
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

which usually responses to home exercises

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I believe that you are unable to assist me but thank you anyway
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

what exercises have you tried?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I guess I donot wish to continue on but don't see where I can cancel out this account
Doctor: Doctor John MD, Board Certified MD replied 10 months ago

I will contact customer service for you.

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