Shoulder swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of shoulder swelling are injury to the shoulder, fracture of the shoulder, and bruise. Other possible causes, such as tooth disorder, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with shoulder swelling, 88% report having shoulder pain, 40% report having arm stiffness or tightness, and 40% report having hand or finger swelling.
Patients with shoulder swelling often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, x-ray computed tomography, physical therapy exercises, application of splint, arthrocentesis, bone density scan and mammography .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with shoulder swelling include acetaminophen / tramadol, metaxalone (skelaxin), diclofenac, paroxetine (paxil), amlodipine / olmesartan, calcium citrate, azelastine nasal, povidone iodine topical (betadine), methocarbamol, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar) and malathion topical .
Groups of people at highest risk for shoulder swelling include age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get shoulder swelling.