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A 32-year-old male asked:

possible pulled muscle in back or ribcage and hurts to breathe should i get medical attention or wait it out?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Did you pull a muscl: doing some unusual exercise or activity before this started? If so, it is probably safe to apply heat and wait it out. However, if you did nothing unusual and you have pain on deep breathing it could be something more serious like a collapsed lung or blood clot and you should be seen. Good luck!

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