U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Franklin, AL
A 55-year-old female asked:

Fell and hit my left side up under lt. arm and chest. ribs hurting and hurts to breath. what do in moderat to sever pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine 27 years experience
Go to ER: Need to be seen in ER or urgent care- you need an X-ray. It could be as simple as a soft tissue contusion but need to evaluate for rib fractures, collapsed lung etc

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Mar 24, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.