A 75-year-old male asked:
i fell hard three days ago, landed on my hands/knees. soon after the right side of my chest and rib cage became very tender. pain has diminished some. still hurts to lay on my back or to press on chest. did not fall on torso just hands/knees. ???
1 doctor answer
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The impact of fall: Although you fell on your hands and knees, the fall impacted your whole body, hands/knees were in the forefront but the wave was transmitted to your core as well. Kindly rest, use nsaids/acetaminophen, unless contraindicated, if no improvement see your doctor, wish you wellness
Answered on Nov 16, 2019
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