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Crushed my rib and now it hurts all they way up my breast and I found a knot

A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Doctor: This needs to be evaluated.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
Left rib pain: Pain in this area may be due to the cartilage of the ribs, called osteochondritis. Other reasons could be a lump in the breast that should be checked
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Intercostal paIn: Excessive coughing often leads to an irritation of the muscles between the ribs or the nerve innervating each rib. Both would give you sharp pain when ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Breast exam-now: including breast ultrasound and mammogram if deemed necessary. Any unexplained breast lump at your age, requires a 3 position breast exam, testing an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: Although a cold pack may help to ease swelling, inflammation and numb the pain but I would recommend you to talk to a physician in detail as the pain ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Rib pain: Sounds like a rib fracture with subsequent pressure and irritation of the intercostal nerve. Firstly get an x-ray to see if rib is fractured. As long ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
You've got pleurisy: Try taking some dayquil/nyquil combo for now. Ask your dt if s/he would recommend antibiotics and chest x-ray . Take care!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Sore muscles.: Hi, Thank you for your question. It sounds like you have muscle aches. Try some anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen or Tylenol. If you aren't feeling b ... Read More

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