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Stiff shoulder

Stiff shoulder: Introduction

Stiff shoulder: Reduced mobility or movement of the shoulder. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Stiff shoulder, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Stiff shoulder: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Stiff shoulder

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Message Boards for Stiff shoulder

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Stiff shoulder: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Stiff shoulder may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Stiff shoulder

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Organs affected by Stiff shoulder:

The list of organs typically affected by Stiff shoulder may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Stiff shoulder

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How Common are these Causes of Stiff shoulder?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Stiff shoulder. Of the 15 causes of Stiff shoulder that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 12 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Stiff shoulder:

The following list of conditions have 'Stiff shoulder' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Frozen Shoulder ... limited shoulder mobility, shoulder stiffness, shoulder immobility





Conditions listing medical complications: Stiff shoulder:

The following list of medical conditions have Stiff shoulder or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Stiff shoulder Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Stiff shoulder based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Stiff shoulder?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Stiff shoulder, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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    Classifications of Stiff shoulder:

    Medical Conditions associated with Stiff shoulder:

    Shoulder symptoms (113 causes), Stiffness (692 causes), Movement symptoms (6001 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Stiff shoulder:

    Weak shoulder (16 causes), Shoulder pain (107 causes), Tingling shoulder (6 causes), Tingling (951 causes), Numbness (497 causes), Paresthesias (453 causes), Ankylosing Spondylitis, Broken Collarbone (9 causes), Frozen Shoulder (9 causes), Hypophosphatemic rickets, Joint injury, Polymyalgia rheumatica, Shoulder arthritis, Shoulder conditions, Shoulder dislocation

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    Medical News summaries about Stiff shoulder

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