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  • Anonymous
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    Some of the symptoms sound the same, but my hand did not swell up. There was radiating pain with must about any movement. I couldn’t move my shoulder much at all. But a MRI showed a problem in the nerve stem, coming from a cervical vertebrae for me. I don’t think mine had a thing to do with Graves, so I can’t help you here.

    Bobbi

    Anonymous
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    What symptoms did you have with this frozen shoulder? I’ve been trying to find out if anyone has had
    problems with their right arm and hand hurting and numbness with the hand swelling so its unable to
    use at times and sometimes for days. Doctor had me on steroids and now I just had an xray because the
    thinks it may be a pinched nerve in my neck. I think it has to do with GD? Any ideas from anyone out
    there? co1leen

    Anonymous
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    Hi! Colleen I’ve had stiff neck and back and shoulder problems for years
    never had them investigated but I think it was probably something to do
    with the poor muscle tone of stomach and shoulders. Things like getting
    out of the bath, shaking doonas, sweeping, squatting and the similar I now
    realize why I couldn’t do them well. The medical books say this improves
    but I’m still waiting!! At least we can ask each other and know we’re not
    the only ones with strange problems. Also I’m sure I had many symptoms of
    GD going back 20 years finally coming to head when my eyes got huge.
    Good luck.
    Kast

    Anonymous
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    Doctors thought I had TSO in 95 before they found GD in 96. Turns out GD
    causes muscle spasms in pectoral muscle which puts pressure on cortoid
    artery causing numbness and tingling in hand among other things. Often miss
    diagnosed as a varity of other problems. Been there done that!

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