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What problems can come from chest trauma?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Collapsed lungs, pain, paradoxical chest movements, depending on the severity.
You should see a doctor to assess them.

In brief: Many

Collapsed lungs, pain, paradoxical chest movements, depending on the severity.
You should see a doctor to assess them.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care
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In brief: Depends

A gunshot to the chest can cause death.
A blunt object striking the chest might cause a bruise. Or one could end up with broken ribs and a collapsed lung. How much force are you talking about ? Penetrating or blunt?

In brief: Depends

A gunshot to the chest can cause death.
A blunt object striking the chest might cause a bruise. Or one could end up with broken ribs and a collapsed lung. How much force are you talking about ? Penetrating or blunt?
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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