Patient Comments: Bursitis - Symptoms

What signs or symptoms did you experience with your bursitis?

Comment from: amelie, 19-24 Female (Patient) Published: June 05

About 5 months ago the back of my left shoulder started to get sore. I work in a mill and being a welder operator is very repetitious. Months go by and I have tried icy hot patches, ibuprofen, hot and cold compresses, and massage. Now I have shooting pain up the left side of my neck and down my arm. My pinky and legs are numb. I had an MRI and some X-rays, all of which are normal. I'm in such horrible pain and it's frustrating not to have a diagnosis. I need to get better so I can go back to work. I'm waiting for a referral to a neurologist.

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Comment from: nessa, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: April 15

I have pain on one side of my right hip, down the buttocks, and down the back of my thigh. Severe pain keeps me awake at night. Recently, I went to the doctor, who gave me a cortisone injection in that hip. After about 24 hours, I started to feel the medicine working more and my hip was starting to feel better. I could get up and down the stairs better. I also found myself sleeping a bit better.

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Comment from: vijay, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: April 08

I feel pain in the back side of my left thigh, including my buttock. I am not able to sleep on that one side at night.

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