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For the last week my left shoulder has been popping nearly everytime i move it. I am Starting to get worried about this.
It doesn't hurt but doesn't exactly feel good either. I can't see why it'd do this but weirder things have happened in this world.

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Has that shoulder ever been fully dislocated by an injury? You should see a doctor if you possibly can, because you might have damaged a tendon or something. And there are also medical conditions that can make your joints become loose, as well as affecting internal organs; if you're beginning to develop the signs of one of these conditions, it's best if you get it treated early, like now. There's no need for panic, but you shouldn't just ignore it.

When I get the money I plan on getting it checked out. But for now I have to wait until i have said money. I don't trust doctors either so there's that issue. I haven't dislocated my shoulder before not even partially. So I have no idea what's going on. At first I thought it was just that I slept on it funny which I usually do. Nothing strange about that for me. I tend to fall asleep in some weird positions. And considering how riddled with medical problems my mothers side alone tends to be I probably should get checked out for a few things just in case.

Well, nobody exactly "trusts" doctors, but they're technicians who are trained in things most people aren't. Most people don't trust mechanics either, but at least an average person can learn how to do an oil change, or what that funny clunking noise in a wheel means. And if you don't have access to a lift, and other special equipment, you're going to have to take your car to a mechanic. Since you don't have access to MRI machines, lab tests, X-rays, and such, you're going to have to take your body to a doctor. But with both auto mechanics and doctors, don't hesitate to get a second opinion if you aren't sure the technician is competent!

Again the money thing, I don't have insurance...

I understand completely. The only reason I was able to get surgery and radiation and all the other stuff for cancer was because I'm old enough for Medicare. (And Medicare doesn't pay for dental work or eye care - two things you'd expect old people to need more than most. Sometimes I wish I lived in a civilized country, like Australia or Canada...)

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