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Contusion of Left Shoulder- Symptoms and Treatment

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Injury to the shoulder is known as Contusion of Shoulder.


It may take four to six weeks to heal the contusion of the shoulder. [1]


1. Usually self-treatable
2. May or may not require a medical diagnosis
3. Lab tests or imaging may or may not be required
4. Resolves within days to weeks


Contusion of Shoulder can be minor or serious. It majorly depends upon the age of the person. Other causes may be a sudden injury to the shoulder due to heavy weight lifting or any other accident in which the shoulder is injured. Poor posture, a breakdown of cartilage can also be some other causes of the contusion.


Symptoms:


1. Pain
2. Swelling
3. Numbness
4. Tingling effect
5. Change in color of the affected part


Treatment


Self-care:
Apply ice packs for roughly twenty minutes over the affected area for about three to four days.


Medication:
Doctors may prescribe for some painkillers to reduce the pain and swelling. You may also be recommended to use a sling for certain cases.


Specialists: Consult a doctor if the symptoms are evident and the condition worsens. At mfine, we provide accurate diagnosis and comprehensive treatment plans for all health concerns under a team of qualified doctors.

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