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Chest Pain After A Fall
I have shoulder and chest pain after a fall. Could it be muscle pain? Or a break?- there is no brushing but agony to inhale, cough etc...
Could be a fracture: Suzy, the answer won't be clear without an x-ray. Your symptoms are consistent with both a bruise and possibly a rib fracture. Pain can be quite severe with a cough or deep inspiration if it is a fracture as the ribs will move considerably with deep breaths. Your risk of fracture depends on your age, sex and height of the fall. Let pain be your guide for seeking doctor evaluation and work up. ...Read moreSpeak with a doctor now ›
What test clears your heart when you have chest pain? I'm 24 and have chest pain 8 months after a fall. Ekg, chest xray/ct scan, blood work and echo.
Chest pain that won't go away. I take Advil and still have pain in back,chest,shoulder after fall. Can it be heart after 8 months of pain?
Unlikely: Heart issues at your age are rare, especially in light of your fall history. May represent a rib fracture or spine fracture near thoracic nerve root . If not acute changes over the last 8 months, then schedule appointment with your doctor. If a sudden change occurs or shortness of breath develops then report to ER ...Read moreSpeak with a doctor now ›
Can congestion cause chest pain i had a fall a week ago that knocked the wind out of me, I have been sob and have chest pain painful cough ?
Im trying to go to sleep but it feels like if my left arm is trying to go numb when I begin to fall asleep. I've noticed an increase in blood pressure since like about nine oclock the reading is 140/85. No chest pain though. Could this be a drug interacti
Position related: Hard to know without the medication you are on. Usually when the arm begins to going on in his position related. Do you have your left arm up over your head or are you laying on it as that is usually the cause. Your blood pressure isn't high enough to worry about tonight so i would try to get back to sleep. Try sleeping with your arm down at your side. ...Read moreSpeak with a doctor now ›
I have a sharp right sided chest pain. It isn't constant, i experienced once last night and last week after work. The pain usually last for an hour?
Chest wall or lungs: This sounds like costochondritis, an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the ribs to one another and to the breast bone. This condition can causing sharp, knife-like pain at areas in the chest wall;however it does not typically last longer than a few seconds. If you have had a "chest cold" recently, another possibility would be pleuritis, or inflammation of the lung lining. See your doc. ...Read moreSpeak with a doctor now ›
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