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I am 65 and three days ago i fell forward landing directly on my chest the right side. i am still very sore in my upper chest that goes thru to my back in the same right area. i thought it may either be a fractured sternum or a very badly bruised sternu

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: yes these are all possibilities. Person who falls and has an injury like this should have an in person evaluation by physician

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