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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hematoma: After a fall, there is inflammation and some blood accumulating from broken small blood vessels. It depends on what you are feeling. Otherwise, use wa ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheng-lun Soo
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Crush injury: question; Do you hurt when you cough; Do you hurt in shoulders when raise the arm up above 90 degrees
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Consider contents: Front-to-back contains the heart, lungs, great vessels, esophagus/gi, and musculo-skeletal components. Most common would be some GI irritation--which ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience Cardiology
Rib fracture ?: Could be a rib fracture. See your doctor about getting a rib x-ray.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Serious fall : That type of fall can injure the coccyx(tip of tailbone) or vertebrae. You may have sustained a rib cage strain accounting for ensueing chest distress ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Your child probably has contusion (sprain/bruising) from the fall with i wound recommend going to pediatrician for for some xrays.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
It may be related: To the head trauma. Please see your doc who may refer you to a neurologist. Peace and good health.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Rubble on chest : Could be fracture a number of ribs, if more than 2 fx in 3 ribs it is usually considered flail chest - not expand properly, may have puncture the lu ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Get X-Ray: One possibility is a rib fractures which are notoriously painful, not only to direct touch, but also when taking breaths. A simple chest X-Ray will a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Fall and pain: You should be checked by your family doctor to be sure you are ok.
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