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When I wake up every morning I have pain in my left shoulder

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When I wake up every morning I have pain in my left shoulder and recently also in my right shoulder too....the pain subsides within 10 minutes . Is this something medical
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 3 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.

It is certainly a medical problem. But the fact that it goes away in 10 minutes leads me to believe that it is nothing serious.

These symptoms are likely due to nerve compression as you sleep As you get moving and go about your day, it is relieved.

It may be from sleeping on your side. You can try a body pillow for support.
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