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Written by Ubie's Medical Expert Team

Updated on November 19, 2021

Possible causes

Generally, Shoulder pain can be related to the following diseases:

  • Chronic pain

  • Neuropathic pain

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome

  • Shoulder periarthritis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

Urgent diseases

Sometimes, Shoulder pain may be related to these urgent diseases:

  • Humeral fracture

  • Myocardial infarction (MI) / Unstable angina

Related symptoms

Those who have Shoulder pain also tend to have the following symptoms:

  • Joint pain that is worse when moving the joint on your own, than if was moved with help

  • Shoulder pain worsens on hand movements behind the head

  • Shoulder pain worsens on doing movements behind my back

  • Moving the arm / shoulder worsens the pain

  • Shoulder pain worsens on changing clothes

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