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Shoulder pain can be symptomatic of many illnesses or diseases. Consult a physician immediately if:
Your shoulder pain is accompanied by chest pain, nausea, or shortness of breath.
Your shoulder pain is a result of an accident, fall, or other injury.
Your pain lasts more than 7 to 10 days.
Your pain is becoming more severe.
You have questions or concerns about your shoulder pain.