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Query about costochondritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i recently hit my side on a sharp edge of a counter and i'm having really bad pains in my side and I was wondering should I go to the doctor or will it pass?
User :   I hit where my kidney is.
Doctor :   is there any swelling at the site of injury
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   no but the pain was so intense today I couldn't breathe
User :   19, femail, AAAAAAA or 5'1 and 118
User :   I work at a candy store
Doctor :   i would suggest you to get a xray and consult a physician
User :   Alright and about a month ago I got costrocontritus (can't spell) and I'm still having chest pains (in the heart region) should I go back in for that also?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can consult the physician
User :   DO you think it's anything really serious?
Doctor :   he will review ur costochondritis status
Doctor :   cant say
User :   Life threatening?
Doctor :   if u do have breathing difficult
Doctor :   u need to consult
Doctor :   how severe is the breathing difficulty?

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