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33 possible causes of "Shoulder pain"
  • Blindness
  • Stiff neck
  • Alteration in consciousness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Loss of vision in one half of the visual field
11. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between the brain and the tissues that cover the brain. The subarachnoid space is the space through which th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Joint erythema
  • Shoulder pain
  • Stooped-over position
12. Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability. In more advanced cases, th...
  • Heart murmurs
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Epigastric pain
  • Excessive yawning
  • Shoulder pain
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
13. Heart Attack Overview
In the movies, heart attacks are always very obvious. In reality, heart attacks aren't always so sudden or dramatic. Read our brief overview for information about heart attacks.
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
  • Sciatica
  • Toe numbness
  • Numbness of foot
  • Pain in limb
  • Shoulder pain
  • Thigh pain
14. Slipped (Herniated) Disk
Your spinal column is made of up 26 bones (vertebrae) that are cushioned by disks. The disks protect the bones by absorbing the shocks from daily activities like walking, lifting, and twisting. Each disk has two parts-...
  • Limited range of motion
  • Chronic pain
  • Knee pain
  • Ankle pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Pain
15. Dislocations
A dislocation occurs when the bones that are usually be connected at a joint separate. You can dislocate a variety of different joints in your body, including your knee, hip, ankle, or shoulder. Since a dislocatio...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
  • Sleeplessness
  • Anxiety
  • Low back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Paresthesia
16. Whiplash
Whiplash occurs when a person's neck is whipped backward and then forward very suddenly. This injury is most common following a rear-end car collision. It can also result from physical abuse, sports injuries, o...
  • Chronic pain
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Fever
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Shoulder pain
  • Fatigue
17. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory disorder that causes pain and stiffness in various parts of the body. Parts of the body commonly affected include the shoulders, neck, arms, thighs, and hips. This disorder i...
  • Loss of balance
  • Hand numbness
  • Leg cramps
  • Finger numbness
  • Shoulder pain
  • Toe numbness
18. Spinal Stenosis
The spine is a column of bones. It provides stability and support for the upper body. It enables us to turn and twist. Spinal nerves run through openings in the vertebrae and conduct signals from the brain to rest o...
  • Chest pain relieved with rest
  • Chest pain under breastbone
  • Arm pain
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Shoulder pain
  • High blood pressure
19. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Overview
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. Learn the definition, symptoms and causes of CAD by reading our overview.
  • Foot pain
  • Irritable mood
  • Bruises
  • Shoulder pain
  • Swollen ankle
  • Swollen feet
20. Sprains & Strains
Sprain refers to damage or tearing of ligaments or a joint capsule. Strain refers to damage or tearing of a muscle.

This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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