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Chest contusion healing time

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvonne Duffe
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Rib pain: Often trauma to the ribs or simply coughing hard or lifting something the wrong way may cause the little muscles between the ribs to spasm and may mis... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Evaluation: A chest contusion may affect the cardio respiratory tracts. Please have an imaging study and EKG 12 lead. You may see an urgent care center or your PC... Read More
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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 40 years experience
Perhaps: In the fog of the accident sometimes you find out you have other problems a day later. In this case go see your doctor and have him or her exmaine yo... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Whiplash.: It could be whiplash. See an orthopedic doctor for proper evaluation and treatment.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
Hematoma: Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall. It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resoluti... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hammer
Pulmonology 53 years experience
exercise asthma: You may have exercise induced asthma, due to cooling of airways while exercising , try exercising with mouth closed, if no success see a pulmonary spe... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Costochondritis: = inflammation of the cartilages between your ribs and breastbone (sternum) is a very common condition. Try applying ICE or HEAT or BOTH (which ever h... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
See doctor....: There are many possible etiologies for your symptoms including a blood clot in your lungs, pneumonia, bronchitis, pleurisy, bronchospasm, etc. Some of... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 33 years experience
Rhythm: Best to have detailed heart rhythm evaluation including a Holter; also possibility of hyperthyroidism if heart rate is high thru the day
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
A bruise ....: That is consistently appearing in the same location suggest some form of recurrent trauma to the area. Try to think back to your routine, if there is... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
1st, sort out basis: Chest wall pain: many origins; commonly recognized include: skin, intercostal muscles, cartilage (connecting ribs to ribs & ribs to sternum), pleuriti... Read More
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