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Pain while breathing and moving due to muscle pull injury - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Last Tuesday I went to the Laundry mat to do laundry I carried a laundry basket with my left arm and held it against my side and held it with my left arm and now it hurts on my side near my breast when I move and breathe. Im scared as to what it could be?
User :   Last Tuesday I went to the Laundry mat to do laundry I carried a laundry basket with my left arm and held it against my side and held it with my left arm and now it hurts on my side near my breast when I move and breathe. Im scared as to what it could be?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   hello
Doctor :   Can i know your age please.?
User :   33
Doctor :   Is the pain present throughout the day or is related with breathing and moving only?
User :   When I move and breathe and use my left arm
Doctor :   It could be a muscle pull injury.
Doctor :   Apply topical ointment 3 to 4 times a day and do hot fomentation.
User :   My husband told me that is, the pain has been getting less. I was just worried it was something worse the but i have no swelling or lumps in the arm pit or breast
User :   a topical ointment, like Icy hot or something
Doctor :   Since the pain is present after carrying basket it can be related to that only
Doctor :   Yes you can take Icy hot
User :   okay thank you
Doctor :   Was the pain present anytime before also?
User :   the pain started Thursday
Doctor :   It will be relieved in a week or so
Doctor :   No need to worry
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   Okay I freak out ever since a had precancer cells on my cervix in 2002 thank you doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you have a nice evening
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me,bye for now.
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